Chuck Palahniuk: 'Stranger than Fiction' NPR's Andrea Seabrook talks with author Chuck Palahniuk about his new book Stranger than Fiction, his writing craft and the reactions he likes provoke in his readers. Palahniuk is most well-known for his novel Fight Club.
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Chuck Palahniuk: 'Stranger than Fiction'

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Chuck Palahniuk: 'Stranger than Fiction'

Chuck Palahniuk: 'Stranger than Fiction'

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Author Chuck Palahniuk is known for his direct, unflinching style of writing. While he's still best-known for the novel-turned-movie Fight Club, Palahniuk's latest book, Stranger than Fiction, is a collection of true stories that appeal to the author's sensibilities.

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NPR's Andrea Seabrook talks with Palahniuk about the tricks of his trade, from ways to unearth vibrant dialogue to how to set up a reader.