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A Better Angel

Chris Adrian

With Gob’s Grief, The Children’s Hospital, and The Great Night Chris Adrian announced himself as a writer of rare talent and originality. The stories in A Better Angel, various of which have appeared in the New Yorker, Tin House and McSweeney’s, demonstrate more of his endless inventiveness and wit, and confirm his growing reputation as a most exciting and unusual literary voice, and a writer of heartbreaking, magical and darkly comic tales.

  • Published: 07/06/2012
  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781847084989
  • 129x20mm, 240 pages

A gifted, courageous writer

New York Times

He is a lucid, brilliant fortune-teller

Esquire

Astonishing

San Francisco Chronicle

The Author

Selected by the New Yorker as one of the ’20 Under 40′, Chris Adrian is the author of Gob’s Grief, The Children’s Hospital, A Better Angel and The Great Night. He is a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at Columbia University.

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