A captivating debut novel that moves backwards in time to trace five generations of Vietnamese mothers and daughters, drawing on Vietnamese zodiac astrology to chart the fateful events of their lives.
A “haunted story of resilience and survival” (Meng Jin, Little Gods), Daughters of the New Year is an addictive, high-wire act of storytelling that illuminates an entire lineage of extraordinary women fighting to reclaim the power they’ve been stripped of for centuries.
In the series:
Oct. 23: “Birnam Wood” by Eleanor Catton with Janna Nadler
Nov. 27: “Horse” by Geraldine Brooks with Cathy Tile
Jan. 8, 2024: “Daughters of the New Year” by E. M. Tran with Ruby Newman
Feb. 12, 2024: “The Postcard” by Anne Berest with Cathy Tile
Apr. 8, 2024: Book tbd with Ruby Newman
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