Fiercely satirical. . . . Yamashita presents [an] intricate plot with mordant wit.” New York Times Book Review
A stunner.” Library Journal (starred review)
Brilliant. . . . An ingenious interpretation of social woes.” Booklist (starred review)
David Foster Wallace meets Gabriel García Márquez.” Publishers Weekly
Yamashita’s fast-paced and bittersweet tale ties together all classes, races and nationalities in a cosmic vision that is both well-written and entertaining.” Counterpoise
About the Author
Karen Tei Yamashita is the author of Through the Arc of the Rain Forest, Brazil-Maru, Circle K Cycles, I Hotel, and Anime Wong, all published by Coffee House Press. I Hotel was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award and awarded the California Book Award, the American Book Award, the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association Award, and the Association for Asian American Studies Book Award. She has been a US Artists Ford Foundation Fellow and is currently Professor of Literature and Creative Writing and the co-holder of the University of California Presidential Chair for Feminist & Critical Race & Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.