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NBCC Reads

What Did You Vote for Gish Jen?

By Gish Jen

The Lizard Cage by Karen Connelly — a harrowing account of life in Burmese prison. All too relevant to the situation in Myanmar and frustratingly little known here

— Gish Jen was a National Book Critics Circle finalist for her novel, “Typical American.” Her most recent book is “The Love Wife.”