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Adam Haslett

Autor(a) de You Are Not a Stranger Here: Stories

6+ Works 2,653 Membros 115 Reviews 3 Favorited

About the Author

Adam Haslett is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His work has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, The Yale Review, BOMB magazine, and on National Public Radio's "Selected Shorts." He has been a finalist for a National Magazine Award and received fellowships from the mostrar mais Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center and the Michener/Copernicus Society of America. He is currently a student at Yale Law School mostrar menos

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Image credit: Author Adam Haslett at the 2016 Texas Book Festival. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53330351

Obras de Adam Haslett

You Are Not a Stranger Here: Stories (2002) — Autor — 1,121 cópias
Imagine Me Gone (2016) 926 cópias
Union Atlantic (2010) — Autor — 564 cópias
The Remedy (2018) 40 cópias
Mothers and Sons 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

George Washington's Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation (1747) — Introduction & Annotations, algumas edições990 cópias
Iceland's Bell (1951) — Introdução, algumas edições681 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 2003 (2003) — Contribuinte — 469 cópias
The Letter Q: Queer Writers' Notes to their Younger Selves (2012) — Contribuinte — 264 cópias
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story (2007) — Contribuinte — 214 cópias
Cotton Tenants: Three Families (2013) — Prefácio — 151 cópias
The Ecco Anthology of Contemporary American Short Fiction (2008) — Contribuinte — 126 cópias


Conhecimento Comum



Who are those investment crooks who scammed us out of billions? Just ordinary greedy people like the well-drawn characters in Adam Haslett's excellent new book about a bank called Union Atlantic and the world-wide machinations which brought it to its knees, momentarily, until We the People came to its aid. He also includes some likeable if odd individuals and multiple narrators to broaden the picture of our economy just a few years ago and some intense gay sex.
featherbooks | outras 22 resenhas | May 7, 2024 |
Started off promising enough, but it lost me around page 125. I got upntob225 and just couldn't get myself to the finish line.

Michael was the most interesting character, the rest I found petty and boring. The writing itself is good, even though he gets flowery for what I think, is the sake of showing that he can write prose.

Not for me.
BenM2023 | outras 57 resenhas | Nov 22, 2023 |
Adam Haslett has written the tragic story of a family with two of its five members dealing with mental illness. It is written from the perspective of the five family members over several decades. In his signature style, Haslett has captured the emotions and personalities of all five, giving us insight into the struggles of the mentally ill and the lasting effect on the family members, both genetically and psychologically.

Many families have members who are mentally ill. They are all too familiar with heartbreak and frustration. Treatments vary, and sometimes are unsuccessful. Medications are mentioned in this book that may be effective, but the right combination is too often elusive. It is so very wrong that there has been a stigma attached to people suffering from mental illness. I believe that we are becoming more enlightened as a society in recognizing that these people and families deserve our compassion and respect for their struggles.… (mais)
pdebolt | outras 57 resenhas | Aug 18, 2023 |
This was totally meh, and knowing what series it was part of, gave away the twist for me.
bookwyrmm | outras 8 resenhas | Jul 13, 2023 |



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