Click to receive personalized book recommendations daily.
Check Out These
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
See the List
Best Seller
Sightseer in This Killing City by Eugene Gloria

Sightseer in This Killing City

Sightseer in This Killing City by Eugene Gloria
Paperback
Jun 04, 2019 | 112 Pages
See All Formats (1) +
  • Paperback $18.00

    Jun 04, 2019 | 112 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    Jun 04, 2019 | 112 Pages

Product Details

Praise

Advance praise for Sightseer in This Killing City

“Empires crumble and the dust continues to contaminate the land, the air, our bodies, and our conscience. What a blessing to have Eugene Gloria help us reckon with the troubled histories that shape America, the Philippines, and every point in between. If the broken world had a musical score, it would thunder like the disquieting poems in Sightseer in This Killing City.” —Rigoberto González

“These fast-paced narratives are cacophonous and unsettling. But first and foremost, they are tales that praise ordinary people. Their stories sing out to the reader with heart-rending vividness. This book is a rough and sleepless journey told by a tourist who keeps arriving at a Goon Republic but never stays. A fascinating read.” —Marilyn Chin


Praise for Gloria’s last collection, My Favorite Warlord:


“A lively, fast-paced third book . . . Gloria establishes himself as a poet of memory, of masculinity, as well as of Asian-American political identity . . . [and sets] himself confidently against injustice, in favor of inquiry, amid the eclectic language of contemporary scenes.” Publishers Weekly

“Gloria’s collection, a meditation on his late father and a lyric memoir of 1967, when he was ten years old and emigrated with his family from the Philippines to San Francisco, touches on issues of heritage, identity and memory.” The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Looking for More Great Reads?
Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now
Back to Top