Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life

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The author of A Little Life speaks with Benjamin Law about heartbreak and friendship depicted in her Booker-shortlisted novel

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, A Little Life is a dark, complex depiction of life in New York told through the eyes of four college graduates. Though it’s a dark book, author Hanya Yanagihara finds beauty in the narrative. The author will be speaking with writer Benjamin Law about the solace and tenderness found in friendship and the book that’s got the whole world talking.

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