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Souvankham Thammavongsa

Autor(a) de How to Pronounce Knife: Stories

10+ Works 499 Membros 28 Reviews

Obras de Souvankham Thammavongsa

How to Pronounce Knife: Stories (2020) 435 cópias, 26 resenhas
Light (2013) 14 cópias, 1 resenha
Small Arguments (2003) 13 cópias, 1 resenha
Found (2007) 13 cópias
Cluster (2019) 9 cópias
Best Canadian Poetry 2021 (2021) 5 cópias
Residual (2006) 3 cópias
Le K ne se prononce pas (2021) 1 exemplar(es)
Trash 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Anonymous Sex (2022) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias, 5 resenhas
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2018 (2018) — Contribuinte — 68 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 2023 (2023) — Contribuinte — 60 cópias, 1 resenha
Granta 141: Canada (2017) — Contribuinte — 58 cópias, 1 resenha

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1978
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
Laos (birth)
Canada
Local de nascimento
Nong Khai, Thailand
Locais de residência
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Premiações
CAA Award (Emerging Writer, 2006)
Agente
Sarah Chalfant (The Wylie Agency)

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An agreeable enough story collection, pleasant reading but nothing extraordinary. It felt a bit too much like the sort of thing they teach you to write in creative writing courses. The author knows when to stop, which is important in short stories(!), but I didn’t feel that she had introduced me to any really distinctive characters.

Whilst about half of the stories are explicitly set among members of the Lao diaspora in Canada, the themes they pick up — as in the title story — just seemed to be rather generic bits of immigrant experience with added papaya salad, not really telling us anything specific about what it means to come from a family that have been obliged to leave Laos as refugees.… (mais)
½
 
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thorold | outras 25 resenhas | Jun 24, 2024 |
Excellent collection - stories meant to be stories. Great writing style, a bit taut and unpredictable, with little moments that sting, within the structure of quiet, clear sketches. Intrigued to read more by her.
 
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Kiramke | outras 25 resenhas | Nov 1, 2023 |
It wasn’t the best collection I’ve ever read but it was a quick read with some easily digestible stories that sometimes felt a bit too short, like unfinished thoughts. Overall I liked it and I loved that they were all Lao as SE Asia in general is underrepresented in popular books.
 
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ninagl | outras 25 resenhas | Jan 7, 2023 |
Lovely stories, mostly about young people in Lao immigrant families in the US.
 
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steve02476 | outras 25 resenhas | Jan 3, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
10
Also by
4
Membros
499
Popularidade
#49,589
Avaliação
½ 3.8
Resenhas
28
ISBNs
32
Idiomas
1

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