The seven stories in Nam Le's masterful collection The Boat take us across the globe, from the slums of Colombia to Iowa City; from the streets of Tehran to a foundering vessel in the South China Sea. They guide us to the heart of what it means to be human — and herald the arrival of a remarkable new writer.
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Review: The BoatUser Review - Bjorn - Goodreads
The phrase "world literature" always bugged me. While it sounds broad enough, it's often used to mean "all that other literature that's not written in my country and/or the US/UK", often with the ... Read full review
Review: The BoatUser Review - Cat Lancaster - Goodreads
I'm always nervous going into a book with expectations and "The Boat" had been on my To Read list since it took Australia by storm a couple years ago. So when a friend offered it as a good read for my ... Read full review