Book Reviews / Interviews

Xi'an Maike Center's Bookstore -Takeshi Nakasa

 

NPR Books:

Two Sisters Fight for Vietnam’s Independence

‘Nasty, Brutish, and Short’ contends that all parents are raising little philosophers

In ‘Time is a Mother,’ poet Ocean Vuong reflects on life, and time, without his mom

‘Joan Is Okay,’ explores the meaning of home, having roots

In ‘Present Tense Machine,’ the allegory of The Fall becomes a linguistic accident

For queer Seoulites in ‘Love in the Big City,’ pride and shame intertwine

Small Things Like These’ add up to a seismic change in 1980s Ireland

‘The Waiting’ is an Unflinching Portrayal of The Separations Caused By War

Dear Memory’ sees a direct connection between memory and identity formation

Take A Magical Mystery Tour With This Chinese Comic Artist

In This Memoir, Prison Is A Place — And A State Of Mind

Philosophical, Queer, Angry, Romantic, Defiant: ‘Afterparties’ Contains Multitudes

‘House of Sticks’ is An Immigrant Success Story with Filial Bonds at The Core

Things We Lost To The Water’ Is A Literal And Allegorical Look At Dislocation

There’s No Such Thing As An Easy Job’ Takes Gentle Aim At Japan’s Work Culture

‘The Committed’ Remains Uncommitted–And That’s Its Strength

Yiyun Li Continues Her Conversations with the Dead in ‘Must I Go’ 

‘The Mountains Sing’ A Song of Many Voices


Reviews of Translated Fiction on Asymptote:

‘Lover as Intimate Other’: Reading Thuận’s Chinatown

Review of A.L. Snijders’s Night Train — translated by Lydia Davis

Review of Manuel Fior’s Celestia — translated by Jamie Richards

Review of Mia Couto’s Sea Loves Me — translated by David Brookshaw and Eric M. B. Becker


Pop Culture Nerd:

Thúy Đinh’s Book Reviews on Pop Culture Nerd


Rain Taxi:

A Literary Analysis of Linh Dinh’s Fake House


Shelf-Awareness – Book Reviews:

A Respect for Light: The Latin American Photographs, 1974-2008
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Friday, Nov 28, 2014 | Issue 354

Ticket to Childhood
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 | Issue 343
Bicentennial
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 | Issue 286

 

RASL
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 | Issue 240
The Translator
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 | Issue 212
Burn This House
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Friday, Apr 5, 2013 | Issue 185

Birds of Paradise Lost

Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 | Issue 180

Refugee Hotel

Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Friday, Jan 11, 2013 | Issue 161
Maleficium
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 | Issue 102
Forgotten Country
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Friday, Mar 9, 2012 | Issue 75

The Outlaw Album

Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | Book Review
Friday, Oct 14, 2011 | Issue 36

Shelf Awareness – Interviews:

The Art of Autism
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | From My Shelf
Friday, May 2, 2014 | Issue 295

Chang-Rae Lee: Where You Are
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | The Writer’s Life
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 | Issue 264

Monique Brinson Demery: Searching for the Dragon Lady
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | The Writer’s Life
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 | Issue 238

Alice Derry: The Butterfly Effect of Breaking Walls
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | The Writer’s Life
Friday, Oct 26, 2012 | Issue 141

Stephen B. Young and Hoa Pham Young: Painting in Lacquer
Shelf Awareness: Daily Enlightenment for readers | The Writer’s Life
Friday, Aug 24, 2012 | Issue 123

© 2022 thúy đinh
%d bloggers like this: