How to Escape from a Leper Colony by Tiphanie Yanique

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How to Escape from a Leper Colony
By Tiphanie Yanique
240 pages; Graywolf


To wrap your mind around life on an island, you need to understand insularity, restlessness, the way it feels to have a fluid sense of identity. All this and more is what you get from Tiphanie Yanique's haunting and vibrant debut fiction collection, How to Escape from a Leper Colony. Set in the Caribbean—in places with lilting names like Dominica, Tortola, Gasparee—the stories and novella are told in disparate voices...Read more

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