Author Hanya Yanagihara on the power and limitations of friendship

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The social and emotional lives of gay men are the subjects of a massive new book that explores the lasting trauma of childhood abuse, and of the power and limitations of friendship. In this episode of Radio Times, author HANYA YANAGIHARA will discuss her new book, A Little Life, with guest host Mary Cummings-Jordan. Yanagihara will explain why she believes her 734 page novel takes readers on an emotional journey that’s like colors gradually shifting from one tone to another, and what it’s like to write a book that one reviewer said: “seduces you even as it frightens, guts, exhausts, and disgusts you.”

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