Thursday, August 16, 2018

Top ten books about Americans abroad

Ian MacKenzie is the author of the novels Feast Days and City of Strangers. One of his ten favorite books that both handle and complicate the theme of Americans abroad, as shared at the Guardian:
Running by Cara Hoffman

Young, ragged expats hustling and sweating it out in the Athens of the 1980s, a busted love triangle, run-down hotels far from the Acropolis, the romance and terror of living hand-to-mouth a long way from home. The writing is impressionistic and soulful, the characters scarred and affecting.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue