Am I Alone Here? Finalist for the
2016 National Book Critics Circle Award
Peter Orner has established himself as one of the most distinctive voices of his generation.
Orner is a true writers' writer... Imagine Brief Interviews with Hideous Men written by Alice Munro.
The underlying force of Am I Alone Here? is the desire to recover the "weight of what's vanished" and fiction's alchemical ability to do so.
THE NEW YORKER
This is an ideal moment to appreciate a master of his form.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
For the past 12 years, since his lauded “Esther Stories,” Peter Orner has been engaged in a strange, quiet and wonderful experiment.
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW