Books Adam Haslett Books by Adam Haslett Adam Haslett has written books about: Nonfiction Art & Design History & Society Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Adam Haslett NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Book Reviews Unquiet Minds Make Absorbing Reading In 'Imagine Me Gone' May 4, 2016 Adam Haslett's new novel focuses on a family tormented by father-and-son battles with chronic depression and anxiety. He captures the lasting reverberations of suicide with precision and tenderness. Critics' Lists: Summer 2013 Lost And Found: 5 Forgotten Classics Worth Revisiting July 16, 2013 It's a tragedy, perhaps, but books do go out of print. Reviewer and editor Parul Sehgal recommends five that have come back to life. Lost And Found: 5 Forgotten Classics Worth Revisiting Listen · 2:15 2:15 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/195234263/216926479" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript New In Paperback Cascade Of Characters: Jane Austen Revisited, Facebook Gets Profiled, And More February 10, 2011 From Adam Haslett's unchecked financial wizard to Cathleen Schine's late-life divorce to Alan Bradley's 11-year-old chemist and sleuth, this week's fiction is bursting with big personalities. And in nonfiction, journalist David Kirkpatrick profiles Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Adam Haslett's first book, a collection of stories called You Are Not a Stranger Here, was nominated for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Brigitte Lacombe hide caption toggle caption Brigitte Lacombe The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books 'Union Atlantic' Author Banked On A Coming Crisis February 23, 2010 A first novel by a much-honored short-story writer imagines a financial system wracked by risk and on the verge of collapse. Yet Adam Haslett wrote Union Atlantic before the current financial crisis exploded, making him seem more prescient than he will confess to being. 'Union Atlantic' Author Banked On A Coming Crisis Listen · 6:14 6:14 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/123542128/123993877" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Book Reviews Money Collides With History In 'Union Atlantic' February 11, 2010 Adam Haslett's debut novel pits a retired history teacher against the young banker trying to build a garish house on her father's land. Reviewer Heller McAlpin calls Haslett's book "a literary go-kart." Graham Letorney/NPR What We're Reading What We're Reading, Feb. 9 - 15, 2010 February 9, 2010 Three novels of past and present: Lynn Neary reviews the "perfect" novel for our down economy — written before the banks failed. Steve Inskeep reads a tale of political infighting resonant of today, but that follows events in Cicero's Rome. And Alan Cheuse celebrates The Lost Books of the Odyssey, a novel both timeless and very contemporary.