Five stories, set in Southeast Asia and on the Indian subcontinent—each one bearing the weight and substance of a short novella—narrated by young women who find themselves face-to-face with the compelling circumstances of adult love.
An intricately woven novel about secrets, love, art, and the chaos of everyday American life. Yuan Zhao, a celebrated Chinese performance artist and political dissident, has accepted a one-year artist’s residency in Los Angeles.
Amina Mazid is twenty-four when she moves from Bangladesh to Rochester, New York, for love. A hundred years ago, Amina would have been called a mail-order bride. But this is the twenty-first century: she is wooed by—and woos—George Stillman online.