157 x 233 x 37mm
The third literary anthology in the series that has been called 'ambitious' (O Magazine) and 'strikingly international' (Boston Globe), Freeman's- Home, continues to push boundaries in diversity and scope, with stunning new pieces from emerging writers and literary luminaries alike. Viet Thanh Nguyen offers a haunting piece of fiction about those fleeing Vietnam after the war. Rabih Alameddine leaves his mother's Beirut apartment to connect with Syrian refugees who are rebuilding a semblance of normalcy, even beauty. Nir Baram takes us on a journey to the West Bank. Gerald Murnane celebrates winning a literary prize named after his home town. Danez Smith explores everyday alienation in a poem about an encounter at a bus stop. Kerri Arsenault returns to the ailing mill town where she grew up, while Xiaolu Guo reflects on her childhood in a remote Chinese fishing village. Also including Thom Jones, Emily Raboteau, Rawi Hage, Barry Lopez, Herta M3ller, Amira Hass and more - writers from around the world ask- what is it to build, leave, return to, lose, and love a home?