Books Thomas Pierce Books by Thomas Pierce Thomas Pierce has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Thomas Pierce Roy Scott/Getty Images/Ikon Images Author Interviews In 'The Afterlives,' Holograms And Ghosts Give Meaning To Life After Death February 5, 2018 In Thomas Pierce's novel, a loan officer dies — but only temporarily, and uneventfully. "[He's] looking for some kind of bedrock in a world that does feel so full of mirage," Pierce says. In 'The Afterlives,' Holograms And Ghosts Give Meaning To Life After Death Listen · 7:09 7:09 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/582377232/583279214" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews 'The Afterlives' Explores What We'll Do For Another Glimpse Of The Departed January 11, 2018 There's nothing quite like the desperation to communicate with loved ones we've lost — and it's that desire that fuels Thomas Pierce's richly imaginative debut novel The Afterlives. Review Book Reviews Confident Tales Of 'Small Mammals,' Funny Videos And Childhood Ghosts January 7, 2015 Thomas Pierce's debut story collection, Hall of Small Mammals, focuses on finding the surreal within the mundane. Reviewer Michael Schaub calls Pierce "an endlessly incisive and engaging writer."