AM I ALONE HERE? FINALIST FOR THE 2016

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD

 

Orner is a true writers' writer... Imagine Brief Interviews with Hideous Men written by Alice Munro. 

 HARPER'S

 

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