Saturday, June 13, 2015

Aleksandar Hemon's six favorite books

Aleksandar Hemon is the author of the novels Nowhere Man and The Lazarus Project, both National Book Award finalists, and the new novel, The Making of Zombie Wars.

One of his six favorite books, as shared at The Week magazine:
Panic in a Suitcase by Yelena Akhtiorskaya

Sentence for sentence, this is the wittiest, most intelligent book by a first-time author I've read in a long time. It shows us a Russian family stretched between Brooklyn and Odessa, love and confusion. Panic is a sad book for good-humored people, a funny one for those who know how to be sad.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue