On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Ocean Vuong
The much-anticipated debut novel from 2017 T.S. Eliot Prize winner Ocean Vuong had an awful lot to live up to, and still it somehow soars above all expectations. Vuong’s delicate whisper magic will make everything else you’re reading right now feel drab by comparison. Savour every page.
“Do you remember the happiest day of your life? What about the saddest? Do you ever wonder if sadness and happiness can be combined, to make a deep purple feeling, not good, not bad, but remarkable simply because you didn’t have to live on one side or the other?”