AM I ALONE HERE? NAMED A FINALIST FOR THE 2016 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
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. - John Williams, 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. - Lauren Groff, New York Times Book Review