Book ‘Disorientation’ by Elaine Hsieh Chou

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A Taiwanese American woman’s coming-of-consciousness ignites eye-opening revelations and chaos on a college campus in this outrageously hilarious and startlingly tender debut novel. “Disorientation is a multivalent pleasure, a deeply original debut novel that reinvents the campus novel satire as an Asian American literary studies whodunnit, in which the murder victim might be your idea of yourself—no matter how you identify. I often held my breath until I laughed and I wouldn't dare compare it or Chou to anyone writing now. Wickedly funny and knowing, Chou’s dagger wit is sure-eyed, intent on what feels like a decolonization of her protagonist, if not the reader, that just might set her free.”...
Publisher: Penguin Press (March 22, 2022)  Pages: 416 pages  ISBN-10: 0593298357  ISBN-13: 978-0593298350  ASIN:‎ B097B2DXS8

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Elaine Hsieh Chou is a Taiwanese American writer from California. A 2017 Rona Jaffe Foundation Graduate Fellow at NYU and a 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow, her short fiction appears in Black Warrior ReviewGuernicaTin House Online, and PloughsharesDisorientation is her first novel. 

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