Books and Boba

#73 - This is Paradise: Stories by Kristiana Kahakauwila

Episode Summary

We discuss our Books and Boba May 2019 book club pick, This is Paradise: Stories, by Kristiana Kahakauwila, a collection of six short stories taking place across the islands of Hawaii the people who live there, and the people who are from there. We discuss our thoughts on the stories' portrayal of the local residents of Hawaii from many different backgrounds, and the book's explorations of characters who are shaped by their relationship to the islands.

Episode Notes

We discuss our Books and Boba May 2019 book club pick, This is Paradise: Stories, by Kristiana Kahakauwila, a collection of six short stories taking place across the islands of Hawaii. We discuss our thoughts on the book's portrayal of life in Hawaii, and its exploration of characters who have been shaped by their relationship to the islands.

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The Books & Boba June 2019 pick is Kafka on the Shore by Haruku Murakami

This podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective