"Nell Freudenberger's acclaimed debut collection of short fiction deals neither with shoe sales nor weight loss, making her an exception among young, published women writers of late. Instead, the American expats of her Lucky Girls grapple with love and personal history in relative isolation while living abroad in Asia. Freudenberger reads alongside Dika Lam, whose forthcoming novel bridges a similar geographical gap. Afterward, journalist Katherine Lanpher moderates a discussion between the two authors in this latest installment of the Cupcake reading series, which combats the prevailing chick-lit trend by showcasing New York's best female literary talent."

True, true, and true. Well, color me dazzled and check it out here!


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