#Book Review: Teacher Nora Eldridge is a nice woman. Shes tried hard to be that all her life. Then Nora meets student Reza Shahid and his parents and falls in love with each of them. Get the full review and interview with author Claire Messud.
Ng's nuanced debut novel begins with the death of a teenage girl and then uses the mysterious circumstances of her drowning as a springboard to dive into the troubled waters beneath the calm surface of her Chinese-American family.