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