A Stranger Among Us: Stories of Cross Cultural Collision and Connection

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Stacy Bierlein
OV Books, 2007 - Fiction - 393 pages
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In this title, thirty acclaimed writers of international fiction explore the stranger in tales of cultural clashes and bonds. These stories of disparate experience travel beyond politics and multicultural manners to become an essential discussion of otherness. Contributors include Nathan Englander, Laila Lalami, Ana Menendez, Josip Novakovich, Wanda Coleman, Tony d'Souza, Samrat Upadhyay, Mary Yukari Waters, Luis Alfaro, and Amanda Eyre Ward, as well as other accomplished writers from Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Iran, Israel, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe, some published for the first time in the United States.

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The founding editor of Other Voices Books, Bierlein has compiled 30 stories about the experiences of travelers and immigrants with unfamiliar people in foreign lands. The authors included-ranging from ... Read full review



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Stacy Bierlein is a founding editor of OV Books and served as a contributing editor to the award-winning literary magazine Other Voices. Her current fiction, essays, and book reviews appear in various publications, including Standards: An International Journal of Multicultural Studies. She lives in Southern California.

Aimee Liu is the author of the bestselling international novels Flash House, Cloud Mountain, and Face; as well as the memoirs, Solitaire, and Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders. Her work has been translated into more than eight languages. She teaches at Goddard College's Port Townsend MFA Program in Creative Writing.

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