ON EARTH WE'RE BEAUTIFULLY GORGEOUS by Ocean Vuong
Ocean Vuong is a Vietnamese poet. Here in his debut book he tells his extraordinary family story with beauty and passion. Written in the form of a letter to his illiterate mother, this book resounds with raw and emotional honesty and a multi-layered understanding of the lingering wounds of cononialism. Heartbreaking, it is also a brutally honest expolration od class, race and masculinity. The book to read this Summer.