Hong Konged: Review

Here Are Words

Last week I came home to find an unexpected book sized package waiting for me. I was initially a bit disappointed to discover that it wasn’t Crista surprise loaning me A Game of Thrones, but this was forgotten when it turned out to be a copy of Paul Hanstedt’s Hong Konged:

The book started off as a thoughtful, heartbreaking, and really funny blog during the year Paul and his family spent in Hong Kong on a Fulbright. When I first started reading the blog on my lunch breaks at work I had the horrible realization that I’d been a pretentious college student at someone who it turned out was a fucking amazing writer. It was the sort of writing that made me want to quit my life and go off on an adventure to another country, and then I’d remember that I was already doing that (in my defense my…

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