Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Eight books that will make you glad you’re not at the beach

Preety Sidhu, an intern at Electric Literature, tagged eight books to make you glad you’re not at the beach, including:
They Are Trying to Break Your Heart by David Savill

Human rights researcher Anya travels to a beach resort in Thailand for Christmas in 2004, hoping to track down a presumed-dead brigade commander who may have participated in the gang rape of a Bosnian woman during the war a decade earlier. She also hopes to reconnect with an old boyfriend teaching English in Bangkok, but the imminent Boxing Day Tsunami threatens to engulf her in another horrific international crisis.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue