Christopher Sorrentino

Finalist, 2005 National Book Awards

Trance is Christopher Sorrentino’s second novel. His first novel was Sound on Sound. He has contributed fiction, essays, and criticism to a variety of publications, including The Baffler, Bookforum and Conjunctions. He is a contributor to Give Our Regards to the Atomsmashers: Writers on Comics. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Trance

Trance by Christopher Sorrentino book cover, 2005
ISBN 9780312425319 Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Based on the 1974 kidnapping of Patty Hearst, a vivid re-imagining of the consciousness of the perpetrators, the victims, and the law enforcement agents who pursued the case. More about this book >

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Christopher Sorrentino

Trance is Christopher Sorrentino’s second novel. His first novel was Sound on Sound. He has contributed fiction, essays, and criticism to a variety of publications, including The Baffler, Bookforum and Conjunctions. He is a contributor to Give Our Regards to the Atomsmashers: Writers on Comics. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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