From "This American Life" to These Surreal Short Stories

November 8, 2015

How do you go from producing riveting stories about real people for "This American Life" to writing surreal short stories. Diane Cook is the person to ask. Her debut collection of short stories is called "Man V. Nature."



Dear Diane Cook, i came in in the middle of your comments about grief when you mother died. Grief has become one of the major topics of my life because of how bizarre Americans are about it. Perhaps because of that "living the dream" brainwashing that we are AMericans! so we should be happy all the time! I want to hear more about those that line of thought