Pretty much no. But when it comes to being pleased at holding this hot little published recipe book in my hand, does it matter? Good news: the lengthy book is an utterly compelling and stunning read. Spanning war, the fall of Saigon, gay love, families and much more, the poems may traverse sometimes familiar ground, but they offer fresh perspectives using language that sparkles as if its very words were diamonds. Then this is the Vietnam book for you. We admit to thinking this on hearing about The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, but given it won the Pulitzer prize for fiction earlier this year and being suckers for literary prizes , we had to give it a read.
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