Riot RoundUp: The Best Books We Read in January

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About Beauty Is A Wound,
Written by Sarah Ullery, and was originally published in Book Riot,
Feb 05, 2018


This is a fabulous book set in Indonesia during and after WWII. The best comparison I could give you is One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. It’s tragic and funny and gruesome and beautiful. This book is epic. It is everything. I loved it so much. Writing about it now is making me think about it again, and I can’t believe this isn’t more widely read! It should be! Everyone should read it! Kurniawan has a beautiful talent.

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