in the Mountain
February 2014 | Penguin Books
Adrianne Harun's award-winning short fiction, essays, and book reviews have been published in numerous magazines and journals. Her books include The King of Limbo (Houghton Mifflin), a collection of short stories, and the novel A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain (Viking Penguin). Her work has also been included in several anthologies, including Looking Together: Writers on Art.
Claire Vaye Watkins reviews A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain for the New York Times Book Review: “A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain” proves that Harun is heir apparent to Louise Erdrich and Harry Crews. Her characters shimmer and squirm in liminal spaces, nether regions of geography, race, spirituality and aesthetics. This novel is a mesmerizing incantation, harrowing and hypnotic."
Listen to a great conversation between Adrianne and Brad Listi on Other People.
An excerpt from A Man Who Came Out of a Door in the
--appears as a Narrative Magazine Story of the Week.