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Sick: A Memoir has been featured on The Today Show and in The New York Times, The New YorkerSlateVogue, The CutHuffPost, The LA Review of BooksVice, Bitch MediaWomen’s Review of Books, GuernicaMediumLenny LetterThe RumpusElectric LiteraturePaper MagAV ClubGirlboss.com, Johns Hopkins MagazineTin HousePacific StandardBrooklyn DigestBrooklyn FansBerfroisThe Furious GazelleLongreads, Kirkus Reviews, The NYPL podcastand Punctuate, and has made Oprah.com’s Top Books of SummerThe Washington Post’s What Your Favorite Authors are Reading This SummerThe Boston Globe’s 23 of the Most Anticipated Book of 2018Buzzfeed’s The 33 Most Exciting New Books of 2018Bustle’s 28 Most Anticipated Nonfiction Books of 2018 and Best Nonfiction In JuneNylon’s 50 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2018 and 46 Great Books to Read This SummerElectric Literature’s46 Books to Read By Women of Color in 2018HuffPost’s 60 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2018Bitch’s 30 Most Anticipated Nonfiction Books of 2018Refinery29’s Best New Books to Read This MonthAV Club’s 5 Books to Read This JuneThe Rumpus’sWhat to Read When 2018 is Just Around the CornerEsquire.com’s Best Nonfiction Books of 2018 (So Far), Autostraddle’s 65 Feminist & Queer Books to Read in 2018The Millions’ Most Anticipated: The Great 2018 Book PreviewVol.1 Brooklyn’s 23 for 2018: A Literary Preview for the Year to Come, Book Riot’s June 2018 Roundup, Mind Body Green’s 5 Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down this June, Fast Company’s June Must-ReadsThe Coil’s Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2016Book Trib’s Most Anticipated List of 2018Philadelphia Magazine’s Biz Leaders Most-Read Books of 2018, the Times Herald Record’s Summer Reading Roundup, Maine Public’s Summer Reads RoundupTwin Cities Pioneer Press’ Summer Reads Roundup, Texas Book Festival’s Lit Director’s 2018 reads, Bestselling Books Today’s Roundup, Bookish’s Summer’s 2018 Must-Read NonfictionThe Week’s Most Anticipated Books of 2018Black Nerd Problems’ Most Anticipated Books of 2018Poets and Writers’ New and Noteworthy BooksLibrary Journal’s Celebrity Book Club, WOCreads’ 10 WOC Reads in June 2018, and Lit Celebrasian’s June Books by Asian Authors.

The Last Illusion

The National, May 8 2014

Very positive review by Malcolm Forbes:

“Porochista Khakpour flies high on the wings of allegory”

 

Flavorwire, May 2014

“May 2014 Must-Read Books”

One of the books Flavorwire has been looking forward to all year,  Khakpour’s latest is a stunning, darkly humorous, and at more than a few points totally heartbreaking novel abut an Iranian boy who thinks he’s a bird after years of torture. We invite you to read it — and help us figure out how one writer can take such a subject and spin it into something you just want to wrap yourself in. An absolute stunner. “

 

 

Most Anticipated of 2014

The Last Illusion makes it to Flavorwire’s 15 “Most Anticipated Books of 2014”,  The Millions “Most Anticipated” in their “The Great 2014 Book Preview“, and the Huffington Post’s “30 Books You NEED to Read in 2014.”

Sons and Other Flammable Objects

Barely South Review interview

Barely South Review interview

Full Stop’s “Situation in American Writing” series interview

Full Stop’s “Situation in American Writing” series interview

The Modernist Society DC reading

The Modernist Society DC reading

NY Times Op Ed Moment video for the 10th anniversary of 9/11

NY Times Op Ed Moment video for the 10th anniversary of 9/11

Tottenville Review interview

Tottenville Review interview