From Floods to Baby Snatchers: The Dark World of Author Diane Cook

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Imagine a neighborhood where it's perfectly normal for babies to be stolen the moment their parents look away. Or waiting in a prison-life facility to be assigned a new spouse after yours died. That's the dystopian future that Oakland author Diane Cook imagines in her short story collection, "Man v. Nature: Stories." The former This American Life producer joins us in studio to talk about her work.


Diane Cook, author of "Man v. Nature: Stories"