15 books by Asian Canadian authors to read for Asian Heritage Month

May 20, 2021

By CBC News |

How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa


How to Pronounce Knife is a collection of idiosyncratic and diverse stories. Capturing the daily lives of immigrants, Souvankham Thammavongsa captures their hopes, disappointments, trauma and acts of defiance. From a young man painting nails in a salon, to a housewife learning English from soap-operas, How to Pronounce Knife navigates tragedy and humour.

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