Fortune smiles is a collection of six brilliantly crafted and imaginative stories little wonder it is the winner of the 2015 national book award for fiction and the 2016 winner of the story prize the stories take the reader to diverse locales palo alto louisiana and los angeles in the us east germany and south korea but they all . A woman with terminal cancer slowly painfully recedes from her husband and young children a former stasi prison warden emasculated by his wife and by social progress clings to his warped sense . Can you tell a story that doesnt begin its just suddenly happening asks a character in adam johnsons short story collection fortune smilesand you can of course the best stories stretch . In nirvana the opening story in adam johnsons fortune smiles the main characters wife charlotte is paralyzed from the shoulders down she lies in bed and listens to the rock band nirvana as if the bands frontman kurt cobain was the only person who could understand her despair
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