Books like Infinite Home
Kathleen Alcott (born October 17, 1988) is an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist from Northern California. She has taught Creative Writing and Literature at Columbia University and Bennington College. Her work has been translated into Dutch, Italian, Korean, French, Turkish, and Chinese.
Alcott has published three novels. The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets (2012), a Bildungsroman, was called "a joyously good first novel" by the Wall Street Journal.
Her followup, Infinite Home (2015), deals with the housing shortage in New York City and with Williams syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes an abnormally outgoing personality in those afflicted. The novel was shortlisted for The Chautuaqua Prize and nominated for The Kirkus Prize.