All the Names They Used for God: Stories Anjali Sachdeva

All the Names They Used for God: Stories

Author: Anjali Sachdeva
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Book Title
All the Names They Used for God: Stories
Author
Anjali Sachdeva
ISBN
9780525508687
"One of the best collections I've ever read. Every single story is a standout."--Roxane GayNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR - Refinery29 - BookRiot "Fuses science, myth, and imagination into a dark and gorgeous series of questions about our current predicaments."---Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See A dystopian tale about genetically modified septuplets who are struck by a mysterious illness; a love story about a man bewitched by a mermaid; a stirring imagining of the lives of Nigerian schoolgirls in the aftermath of a Boko Haram kidnapping. The stories in All the Names They Used for God break down genre barriers--from science fiction to American Gothic to magical realism to horror--and are united by each character's brutal struggle with fate. Like many of us, the characters in this collection are in pursuit of the sublime. Along the way, they must navigate the borderland between salvation and destruction. NAMED A MUST-READ BOOK BY Harper's Bazaar - Entertainment Weekly - AM New York AND A TOP READ BY Elle - Fast Company - The Christian Science Monitor - Bustle - Shondaland - Popsugar - Refinery29 - Bookish - Newsday - The Millions - Asian American Writers' Workshop - HelloGiggles "Strange and wonderful . . . delightfully unexpected."--The New York Times Book Review "Completing one story] is like having lived an entire life, and then being born, breathless, into another."--Carmen Maria Machado "Captivating."--NPR "Gripping."--Los Angeles Review of Books " A] remarkable debut . . . Sachdeva is seemingly fearless and her talent limitless."--AM New York "This phenomenal debut short-story collection is filled with stories that bring the otherworldly to life and examine the strangeness of humanity."--Bustle "So rich they read like dreams . . . They are enormous stories, not in length but in ambition, each an entirely new, unsparing world. Beautiful, draining--and entirely unforgettable."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Anjali SachdevaPublisher: Dial PressPublished: 06/18/2019ISBN: 9780525508687Pages: 288Weight: 0.45lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.00w x 0.70d
"One of the best collections I've ever read. Every single story is a standout."--Roxane Gay

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR - Refinery29 - BookRiot

"Fuses science, myth, and imagination into a dark and gorgeous series of questions about our current predicaments."---Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See

A dystopian tale about genetically modified septuplets who are struck by a mysterious illness; a love story about a man bewitched by a mermaid; a stirring imagining of the lives of Nigerian schoolgirls in the aftermath of a Boko Haram kidnapping. The stories in All the Names They Used for God break down genre barriers--from science fiction to American Gothic to magical realism to horror--and are united by each character's brutal struggle with fate. Like many of us, the characters in this collection are in pursuit of the sublime. Along the way, they must navigate the borderland between salvation and destruction.

NAMED A MUST-READ BOOK BY Harper's Bazaar - Entertainment Weekly - AM New York AND A TOP READ BY Elle - Fast Company - The Christian Science Monitor - Bustle - Shondaland - Popsugar - Refinery29 - Bookish - Newsday - The Millions - Asian American Writers' Workshop - HelloGiggles

"Strange and wonderful . . . delightfully unexpected."--The New York Times Book Review

"Completing one story] is like having lived an entire life, and then being born, breathless, into another."--Carmen Maria Machado

"Captivating."--NPR

"Gripping."--Los Angeles Review of Books

" A] remarkable debut . . . Sachdeva is seemingly fearless and her talent limitless."--AM New York

"This phenomenal debut short-story collection is filled with stories that bring the otherworldly to life and examine the strangeness of humanity."--Bustle

"So rich they read like dreams . . . They are enormous stories, not in length but in ambition, each an entirely new, unsparing world. Beautiful, draining--and entirely unforgettable."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Anjali Sachdeva
Publisher: Dial Press
Published: 06/18/2019
ISBN: 9780525508687
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.00w x 0.70d
"One of the best collections I've ever read. Every single story is a standout."--Roxane Gay

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR - Refinery29 - BookRiot

"Fuses science, myth, and imagination into a dark and gorgeous series of questions about our current predicaments."---Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See

A dystopian tale about genetically modified septuplets who are struck by a mysterious illness; a love story about a man bewitched by a mermaid; a stirring imagining of the lives of Nigerian schoolgirls in the aftermath of a Boko Haram kidnapping. The stories in All the Names They Used for God break down genre barriers--from science fiction to American Gothic to magical realism to horror--and are united by each character's brutal struggle with fate. Like many of us, the characters in this collection are in pursuit of the sublime. Along the way, they must navigate the borderland between salvation and destruction.

NAMED A MUST-READ BOOK BY Harper's Bazaar - Entertainment Weekly - AM New York AND A TOP READ BY Elle - Fast Company - The Christian Science Monitor - Bustle - Shondaland - Popsugar - Refinery29 - Bookish - Newsday - The Millions - Asian American Writers' Workshop - HelloGiggles

"Strange and wonderful . . . delightfully unexpected."--The New York Times Book Review

"Completing one story] is like having lived an entire life, and then being born, breathless, into another."--Carmen Maria Machado

"Captivating."--NPR

"Gripping."--Los Angeles Review of Books

" A] remarkable debut . . . Sachdeva is seemingly fearless and her talent limitless."--AM New York

"This phenomenal debut short-story collection is filled with stories that bring the otherworldly to life and examine the strangeness of humanity."--Bustle

"So rich they read like dreams . . . They are enormous stories, not in length but in ambition, each an entirely new, unsparing world. Beautiful, draining--and entirely unforgettable."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Anjali Sachdeva
Publisher: Dial Press
Published: 06/18/2019
ISBN: 9780525508687
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.00w x 0.70d