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Maya Lang
Maya Lang was born in Queens, New York to Indian immigrant parents, grew up on Long Island, holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, and is a rabid football fan. She wishes to assure readers that they need not have read Ulysses to read her novel.A recipient of the 2012 Bread Loaf-Rona Jaffe... show more
Maya Lang was born in Queens, New York to Indian immigrant parents, grew up on Long Island, holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, and is a rabid football fan. She wishes to assure readers that they need not have read Ulysses to read her novel.A recipient of the 2012 Bread Loaf-Rona Jaffe Foundation Scholarship in Fiction, Lang was a Finalist for Glimmer Train's Short Story Award for New Writers. Her work has appeared in VQR and Publishers Weekly. Her debut novel, The Sixteenth of June, was long listed for the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan Prize. She lives outside of Manhattan with her husband and daughter.
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Lagniappe Literature
Lagniappe Literature rated it 2 years ago
What a moody book! Not sure if I liked this. The whole time I was reading I felt like I was forcing myself to move forward. One more chapter, I'd tell myself. And not in that good way when one normally says, "just one more page. One more chapter." It wasn't bad but I really didn't care about the ch...
calisoleil
calisoleil rated it 3 years ago
3.5 Stars
Oh My Aslan
Oh My Aslan rated it 3 years ago
I received this book for free through Goodreads' First Reads. I never read Ulysses so I didn't pick up any of the references to it. However, this was an enjoyable book. You really got to know the characters on a deeper level by being able to get in their heads. It was a little slow at first, but p...
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