A gorgeously wrought novel, variously about love, mythology, mental illness, Japanese beer, and the times we need to seek out milder psychological climates, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan’s ‘Starling Days’ — written in exquisite prose rich with lightly ironic empathy — is a complex and compelling work of fiction by a singularly gifted young writer.
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