Conversations from the Cullman Center: The Lost Time Accidents: John Wray and Alejandro Zambra

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John Wray and Alejandro Zambra discuss Wray’s new novel, The Lost Time Accidents, which follows a man who wakes one morning to find that he has been exiled from the flow of time. The story takes us from turn-of-the-century Viennese salons to WWII death camps to a present-day Manhattan apartment.


John Wray is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Lowboy, The Right Hand of Sleep and Canaan’s Tongue. He was named one of Granta magazine’s Best of Young American Novelists in 2007. The recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, Wray worked on The Lost Time Accidents while in residence at the Cullman Center in 2012-2013.

Alejandro Zambra has published fiction in U.S. publications including The New Yorker, Harper’s, The Paris Review, and McSweeney's. He is the author of the novels BonsaiThe Private Lives of TreesWays of Going Home, and the story collection My Documents. Currently in residence at the Cullman Center, he is working on a book about personal libraries.

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