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every person who calls it home.” —J.D. VANCE, author of Hillbilly Elegy
Why would a son of immigrants call for tighter restrictions on immigration.
Raised in a progressive Muslim family in the shadows of the Himalayan mountains, where she attended a Catholic girls’ school, Daisy experienced culture shock when her family sent her to the States to attend high school in a mostly Jewish Long Island suburb.
“The plot provided by the universe was filled with starvation, war and rape. I would not—could not—live in that tale.”
Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder.
“A thoughtful, beautiful meditation on what makes us who we are .
One of The Boston Globe's Best Books of 2018
One of The New York Post's Most Unforgettable Books of 2018
One of The White Review's Best Books of 2018
"A saga rich with origin myths, national and personal .
New York Times Critics • Wall Street Journal • Kirkus Reviews
Christian Science Monitor • San Francisco Chronicle
Longlisted for the PEN Jacqueline Bograd Weld Biography Award
The deeply reported story of one indelible family transplanted from rural China to New York City, forging a life between two worlds
In 2014, in a snow-covered house in Flushing, Queens, a village revolutionary from Southern China considered his options.
.Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE AND REAL SIMPLE
A waitress at the Betsy Ross Diner, Elsie hopes her nickel-and-dime tips will add up to a new life.
Winner of the 2018 Cundhill History Prize
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017
One of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2017
A visionary exploration of the life and times of Joseph Conrad, his turbulent age of globalization and our own, from one of the most exciting young historians writing today
Migration, terrorism, the tensions between global capitalism and nationalism, and a communications revolution.
An urgent, essential collection of stories about immigration, broken dreams, Los Angeles gang members, Latin American families, and other tales of high stakes journeys, from the award-winning author of War by Candlelight and At Night We Walk in Circles.
NAMED ONE OF THE FIVE BEST MEMOIRS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST
Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood "wishtree"―people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red's branches. Along with her crow friend Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red's hollows, this "wishtree" watches over the neighborhood.