“Everything Is Far from Here”
by Cristina Henríquez
from the July 24, 2017 issue of The New Yorker

Cristina Henríquez’s fiction has appeared in The New Yorker twice before, but that was back in 2005 and 2006. That’s a few years before I started this website. At that time I was reading the magazine regularly, and I suspect I read these two stories, but I have no recollection of them. I have not read her 2014 novel The Book of Unknown Americans, so essentially her work is completely new to me.

Have any of you read her work? And how has “Everything Is Far from Here” struck you? I’m looking forward to the conversation below!

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