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Homeland Elegies

A Novel

Ayad Akhtar

A deeply personal work about hope and identity in a nation coming apart at the seams, Homeland Elegies blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of belonging and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made. Part family drama, part social essay, part picaresque adventure -- at its heart, it is the story of a father, a son, and the country they bot...
Publish Date
2020-09-15T00:00:00.000Z
2020-09-15T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.22
ISBN
9780316496421
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
2020-12-20T00:00:00.000Z
As 2020 comes to a close, I wanted to share my annual lists of favorites. I’ll start by sharing my favorite books this year. I hope you enjoy reading these as much as I did.      source
2021-03-21T21:07:43.000Z
Just finished @ayadakhtar’s brilliant new novel, Homeland Elegies, which is a searing, soaring, souring take on modern America. Reminded me a little of Frederick Exley’s A Fan’s Notes. But even better. Go buy this book.      source