Tag Archives: New York City

Not a Self-Help Book: The Misadventures of Marty Wu

 yishunlai_cover

Not a Self-Help Book: The Misadventures of Marty Wu

Yi Shun Lai

2016

We are Here:  Done! (Just in time for Mother’s Day.)

Spoilers?     Vaguely

Reflections

The debut novel of author Yi Shun Lai chronicles a few months in the life of a floundering young woman named Marty. A late-20-something mess in spiraling free-fall, Marty reluctantly allows her mother’s acerbic net to catch and redeposit her in Taiwan for a summer of familial intrigue, pseudo-redemption, and TEOSL.
Continue reading Not a Self-Help Book: The Misadventures of Marty Wu

Advertisements