June 8, 2010 archive

TLC Book Tour: Everything is Broken

Everything is Broken by Emma Larkin ISBN 978-1-59420-257-5 264 pages The Penguin Press (2010) Welcome to my TLC Book Tour of Everything is Broken. This is a stark, moving book which I highly recommend (read my review). Emma Larkin is the pseudonym for an American who was born and raised in Asia, studied the Burmese …

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Everything Is Broken – Book Review

There is a Burmese phrase that perfectly described the limited amount of aid being delivered after the cyclone versus the enormity of the need: As the phrase goes, it was like tossing sesame seeds into the mouth of an elephant. – from Everything is Broken, page 46 – The willingness expected of a soldier is …

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