The Love Wife by Gish Jen

The Love Wife by Gish Jen Took me quite a long time to get through. Didn’t connect with these characters as much as I did in Typical American or Mona in the Promised Land. Still good. In a lot of ways this book is more about a well-meaning white lady trying to best care forContinue reading “The Love Wife by Gish Jen”

Book Review: Typical American by Gish Jen

Typical American by Gish Jen This book had all the elements I seem to desire in books lately: it’s equal parts character and plot, the language is beautiful but doesn’t weight the book down, and I felt like I got insight into a world I would never have seen otherwise. This is an immigrant story.Continue reading “Book Review: Typical American by Gish Jen”