How to Pronounce Knife

Author(s): Souvankham Thammavongsa

Short Stories


'Spellbinding' i
'Breathtaking' Elle
'Powerhouses of feeling and depth' Mary Gaitskill
'Sharp and vital' Daisy Johnson
An ex-boxer turned nail salon worker falls for a pair of immaculate hands; a mother and daughter harvest earthworms in the middle of the night; a country music-obsessed housewife abandons her family for fantasy; and a young girl's love for her father transcends language. In this stunning debut, Souvankham Thammavongsa captures the day-to-day lives of immigrants and refugees in a nameless city, illuminating hopes, disappointments, love affairs, and above all, the pursuit of a place to belong


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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781526610454
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : May 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Souvankham Thammavongsa
  • : Paperback
  • : 192