4 Stars for IF I SURVIVE YOU

Jonathan Escoffery’s urgent, hilarious, and revelatory debut, IF I SURVIVE YOU, has received FOUR starred reviews!

“A revelatory work, full of a young man’s questioning and told in a distinctive voice, this contemplation of identity, culture, and race in the United States today is highly recommended.”–Library Journal, starred review

“A collection of linked stories focused on one family’s tempest-tossed journeys in Jamaica and Florida… A fine debut that looks at the complexities of cultural identity with humor, savvy, and a rich sense of place.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“First-time author Escoffery’s collection of interconnected stories confirms his already prize-winning status… The writing and characters are nuanced, with much pain and trauma but also moments of levity and humor.”–Booklist, starred review

“Escoffery’s vibrant and varied debut, a linked collection, chronicles the turbulent fate of a Jamaican American family in Miami… This charged work keeps a tight hold on the reader.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

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