“Jenny Zhang’s astounding short-story collection, “Sour Heart,” combines ingenious and tightly controlled technical artistry with an unfettered emotional directness that frequently moves, within single sentences, from overwhelming beauty to abject pain.” —The New Yorker
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“‘Sour Heart’ Offers A Fierce, Fresh Take On The ‘Hell’ Of Coming To America”—NPR
“Brilliant... humorous...filled with love” —Today Show
“A forceful performance and one of the knockout fiction debuts of the year.” —New York Magazine
“[W]ows… With Sour Heart, Zhang’s obsessions and powers—her wit, achingly adolescent characters, pop-poetic vulgarity—have coalesced. [B]oth fully realized and nervy, a fearless entrance into a literary world that is Zhang’s for the taking.”—O Magazine
The Selected Jenny Zhang
The Selected Jenny Zhang