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Though I Get Home: The Newsfeed Café at Boston Public Library

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"A haunting, surprising, and rebellious collection that contains multitudes." Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

In these stories, characters navigate fate via deft sleights of hand: a grandfather gambles on the monsoon rains, a consort finds herself a new assignment, and a religious man struggles to keep his demons at bay. Central to the book is Isabella Sin, a small-town girl—and frustrated writer—transformed into a prisoner of conscience in Malaysia’s most notorious detention camp.

Though I Get Home
13.56 16.95

YZ Chin
Interlinked stories trace postcolonial memory and political dissidence across the globe.

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YZ Chin was born and raised in Taiping, Malaysia. She now lives in New York, working as a software engineer by day and a writer by night. She is the premier winner of the Louise Meriwether First Book Prize.

Learn more about the Louise Meriwether First Book Prize.