Novelist Chris Adrian


Friday, May 18, 2012

Chris Adrian Chris Adrian (C. Gus Elliott)

Chris Adrian's novels tell dark, fantastical stories that draw on his experience working as a pediatric oncologist. Adrian tells Kurt Andersen how writing helps him deal with the emotional burden of the medicine he practices.

Anne Marie Nest reads passages from Adrian's novel, The Great Night.

(Originally aired: December 10, 2010)

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Chris Adrian and Anne Marie Nest

Produced by:

David Krasnow and Jenny Lawton

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