‘Every piece in this collection has the potential to make jaded readers happy…You need very little time to read each piece but they linger exactly as Freeman intended they should.’ Sydney Morning Herald on Freeman’s- Family The third literary anthology in the series that has been called ‘ambitious’ (O Magazine) and ‘strikingly international’ (Boston Globe), Freeman’s- Home, continues to push boundaries in diversity and scope, with stunning new pieces from emerging writers and literary luminaries alike. Viet Thanh Nguyen offers a haunting piece of fiction about those fleeing Vietnam after the war. Rabih Alameddine leaves his mother’s Beirut apartment to connect with Syrian refugees who are rebuilding a semblance of normalcy, even beauty. Nir Baram takes us on a journey to the West Bank. Gerald Murnane celebrates winning a literary prize named after his home town. Danez Smith explores everyday alienation in a poem about an encounter at a bus stop. Kerri Arsenault returns to the ailing mill town where she grew up, while Xiaolu Guo reflects on her childhood in a remote Chinese fishing village. Also including Thom Jones, Emily Raboteau, Rawi Hage, Barry Lopez, Herta M ller, Amira Hass and more - writers from around the world ask- what is it to build, leave, return to, lose, and love a home?
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