Songs on Endless Repeat: Essays and Outtakes (MP3 CD)

Songs on Endless Repeat: Essays and Outtakes By Anthony Veasna So, Jonathan Dee (Foreword by), Keong Sim (Read by) Cover Image
By Anthony Veasna So, Jonathan Dee (Foreword by), Keong Sim (Read by)
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A Most Anticipated Book of 2023 from: LA Times * Boston Globe * The Millions * LitHub

By the New York Times bestselling author of the award-winning AFTERPARTIES comes a collection like none other: sharply funny, emotionally expansive essays and linked short fiction exploring family, queer desire, pop culture, and race

The late Anthony Veasna So's debut story collection, Afterparties, was a landmark publication, hailed as a "bittersweet triumph for a fresh voice silenced too soon" (Fresh Air). And he was equally known for his comic, soulful essays, published in n+1, The New Yorker, and The Millions.

Songs on Endless Repeat gathers those essays together, along with previously unpublished fiction. Written with razor-sharp wit and an unflinching eye, the essays examine his youth in California, the lives of his refugee parents, his intimate friendships, loss, pop culture, and more. And in linked fiction following three Cambodian American cousins who stand to inherit their late aunt's illegitimate loan-sharking business, So explores community, grief, and longing with inimitable humor and depth.

Following "one of the most exciting contributions to Asian American literature in recent years" (Vulture), Songs on Endless Repeat is an astonishing final expression by a writer of "extraordinary achievement and immense promise" (The New Yorker).



Product Details
ISBN: 9798212701136
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: December 5th, 2023
Language: English