Longlisted for the 2010 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Prize
Shortlisted for the 2010 Singapore Literature Prize (English Books)
Step into the quirky, tender, luminous world of Wena Poon.
In California, a dot com executive falls in love with an Asian barista in a coffee joint. In Malaysia, a Chinese woman boards a plane to London for sex tourism. In New York, an English couple abandons their baby at the door of a Japanese restaurant. In New Hampshire, a depressed transvestite snowboards into an avalanche in emulation of his favorite opera heroine.