For our second Newsday Book Club's live chat, we caught up with award-winning author Karen Joy Fowler.

Read our lively discussion of “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” (Plume), winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and a Newsday Top Book of 2013.

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In the book, narrator Rosemary Cooke recalls her 1970s Midwestern childhood and the scientific experiment conducted by her father — one involving a chimpanzee — that tore apart her family.

Fowler offered her thoughts on the book's characters, how she researched the subject matter and more. (App users, click the link above.)