Novelist Chris Adrian

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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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