Book picks as published in the March 25, 2020 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
A Map Is Only One Story : Twenty Writers on Immigration, Family, and the Meaning of Home
edited by Nicole Chung and Mensah Demary
These essays highlight the human side of immigration policies and polarized rhetoric, as twenty writers share provocative personal stories of existing between languages and cultures and offer a new definition of home in the twenty-first century.
Days of distraction : a novel
By Alexandra Chang
A wry, tender portrait of a young woman–finally free to decide her own path, but unsure if she knows herself well enough to choose wisely–from a captivating new literary voice. Equal parts tender and humorous, and told in spare but powerful prose, Days of Distraction is an offbeat coming-of-adulthood tale, a touching family story, and a razor-sharp appraisal of our times.