How to Pronounce Knife: Winner of the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize



WINNER OF THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE ‘Spellbinding’ i ‘Breathtaking’ Elle ‘Powerhouses of feeling and depth’ Mary Gaitskill ‘Sharp and vital’ Daisy Johnson 'Excellent' Margaret Atwood on Twitter

An ex-boxer turned nail salon worker falls for a pair of immaculate hands; a mother and daughter harvest earthworms in the middle of the night; a country music-obsessed housewife abandons her family for fantasy; and a young girl's love for her father transcends language.

In this stunning debut, Souvankham Thammavongsa captures the day-to-day lives of immigrants and refugees in a nameless city, illuminating hopes, disappointments, love affairs, and above all, the pursuit of a place to belong.

'There is not a moment off in these affecting stories' Sheila Heti

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