Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions

✄ Paperback Read [ ₒ Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions ] ͋ By Valeria Luiselli ᾧ ✄ Paperback Read [ ₒ Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions ] ͋ By Valeria Luiselli ᾧ As in her hallucinatory and inventive fiction, Luiselli proves her skill as a storyteller while grappling with her own questions of nationalism.The New Yorker, Briefly NotedThis is a vital document for understanding the crisis that immigrants to the U.S are facing, and a call to action for those who find this situation appalling Publisher s WeeklyLuiselli effectively humanizes the plights of those who have been demonized or who have been reduced to faceless numbers A powerful call to action and to empathy KirkusLuisellis awareness of a storys ability to restrict informs the books judicious use of these childrens lives, as well as its quietly brilliant structure as a series of responses to the questionnaire, which Luiselli describes as a reflection of a colder, cynical and brutal reality The account that emerges has no fixed origin, and the crisis, as Luiselli wisely points out, belongs not to any specific country or countries but to all of us living in this corner of the world New York Times Sunday Book ReviewTell Me How It Ends is a book of staggering emotional power and an incitement to deep shame.Harper s, The Lives of Others Does the Social Novel Have a Future Mexico born author Valeria Luiselli has written a slim and moving book on her time working as an interpreter for child refugees making their cases, in court, to remain in the United States The book, Tell Me How It Ends An Essay in Forty Questions, both broadens our understanding of these children and narrows in on our contradictory reception of them Luiselli interrogates the American conscience as she questions these children In doing so, she guides us towards, as she puts it, understanding the unthinkable.The Nation, A Refugee Crisis Forces a Country to React According to Higher Standards interviewThese days, the whole world, including our politics, is being shaped by migration Few people explore the nuances of this reality skillfully than Valeria Luiselli, a strikingly gifted 33 year old Mexican writer who knows the migratory experience first hand Luiselli takes us inside the grand dream of migration, offering the valuable reminder that exceedingly few immigrants abandon their past and brave death to come to America for dark or nasty reasons They come as an expression of hope.NPRWith anger and lucidity, Luiselli depicts the nightmares these children are forced to flee in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, as well as the destructive ignorance and bigotry that awaits them in America With a beguiling mixture of compassion and intellectual rigor, she gives her readers the chance to look Chicago TribuneValeria Luiselli s latest book, Tell Me How It Ends An Essay in 40 Questions, is unsparing in its portrayal of vulnerability and determination.Rolling StoneTell Me How It Ends is a remarkable little work that, through its narrow lens, says about the country than books ten times its size GQThis moving, intimate narrative about the migration of children from Central America is based in part on the authors experience as a volunteer court translator New York Times Sunday Book ReviewLuisellis prose is always lush and astute, but this long essay, which borrows its framework from questions on the cold, bureaucratic work sheets with which she became so familiar for example, Did anything happen on your trip to the U.S that scared or hurt you , is teeming with urgency In this slim volume about the spectacular failure of the American Dream, she tells the stories of the unnamed children shes encountered and their fears and desires, as well as her own familys immigration story VultureThe tone of Tell Me How It Ends is one of profound and committed anger, flawlessly documented, and Luiselli makes a clear and layered case for citizen activism, weaving facts with true emotion as she shapes the narrative.Miami Rail, The Art of Protest A Review of Valeria Luisellis Tell Me How It EndsTranslating language, experience, bodies across space and time, thought and cultureLuiselli wants us to join in this work Tell Me How It Ends calls for a wholesale reimagining of both the forces that have shaped contemporary immigration into the United States as well as the way many Americans, disconnected from fact, picture it It calls, over, for action.Brooklyn MagazineThis essay, besides its aesthetic value, is a bold political statement and writing in the service of social activism.Latin American Literature TodayInTell Me How it Ends An Essay in Forty Questions Luiselli combines the skills of a journalist who has a sharp eye for significant details with a novelists empathy.Times Literary Supplement Tell Me How It Ends is written from a transnational perspective, and all the lucid for it.The InterceptA powerful indictment of American immigration policy, Tell Me How It Ends examines a system that has failed child refugees in particular.Financial TimesSharp and compelling, Tell Me How It Ends demands that these children be seen.World Literature TodayTell Me How it Ends is the kind of reading experience that rips your heart out Luiselli has already demonstrated shes one of the most powerful young voices in fiction, and with this book she has done the same in the realm of nonfiction Simply put, this is required reading Vol 1 BrooklynTell Me How It Ends itself is also a sharp, useful narrative, a telling better It can be pressed into hands, recommended, and it will open wallets and drive people into the streets to protest.RemezclaTell Me How It Ends An Essay in Forty Questions is at once a deft exposition on the injustices of immigration law, the long, bullying history of U.S Central American relations, and the obstacles and politics of translation.The Millions, The Harrowing Translations of Valeria LuiselliIn the age of Trump, the call to bring anger and clarity to writing refutes the idea that literature is a guilty, escapist indulgence Tell Me How It Ends insists that artists take action, and its message is clear we are all deeply implicated in the plight faced by these children PasteTell Me How It Ends is a damning but deeply humane indictment of the narratives with which weve built America, both the stories we keep hidden and those we use to justify our cruelty The experiences of the children Luiselli interviews demand that we complicate our own roles in the immigration crisiss continent wide affect we cant rewrite what these children have been through, but we must pursue compassionate, just stories of our own The RiveterTell Me How It Ends is intimate, heartbreaking, and revealing and I am convinced the country would be a better place if everyone were required to read it.ShondalandLuiselli masterfully blends journalism, auto biography, and political history into a compelling and cohesive narrative Luiselli uses the personal to get political but smartly sidesteps identity politics to focus on policy instead, thus enabling a broader coalition around immigration in general Writing clear eyed, she guides the reader through court proceedings and critiques the language of the law and media the word illegal prevails over undocumented and the term immigrant over refugee , without losing sight of her subject undocumented children The RumpusThis essential book humanizes these young migrants, highlights the contradictions of the American Dream, and explores the fear and racism so prevalent for the people who try to make the U.S their home Literary HubThis noble instinct probably feels familiar to the many writers who, since the American political crisis began with the election of Donald J Trump, have been turning their work outward to looming racial, economic, and environmental injustices But what Luiselli accomplishes, in her volunteer work and inTell Me How It Ends,is quite a bit pointed a transformation of consciousness Literary HubTell Me How It Ends tells the story of Valerias experience working as a translator, and is a searing indictment of the systems and attitudes that inform the policing of our borders.DissentIn perhaps the most important book of 2017, Luiselli tells the story of her time volunteering as an interpreter for undocumented children fleeing violence in Central and South America seeking residency in the United States Luiselli tries to change the way we talk about immigration, especially from our Southern neighbors, by exploring our complicity in the crises that turned these people into refugees and reminding us that quite often, when we re talking about illegal aliensand undocumented immigrants, or whatever other term someone might try to scare us with, we re talking about children Writer s BoneTell Me How It Ends is the best first book to read about the immigration crisis if, like Luiselli, you come to the issue with nothing but questions, there is not a better hundred pages for you to read As the interpreter struggles to bridge the gap between the law and the experiences of children too young to fully understand what has happened to themand, often, too traumatized to fully explain itshe tells a story without an ending, only a question, only a hope, and only a prayer to arrive BookwittyThis book serves as another wake up call, and, even importantly, a call to action Its another step forward in the strange struggle of our modern age, or maybe its any age, the humanizing of humans The very least we can all do is hear these stories Read this book Proximity MagazineLuisellis book becomes worthy of inclusion in a great American and international canon of writing about migration Texas ObserverIn Tell Me How It Ends An Essay in Forty Questions Mexican author Valeria Luiselli assumes a role not only as a resident alienor interpreter but, importantly, as a storyteller She relays the crisis of undocumented youth so we might examine their present struggles and link them to our own inexplicable past Houston Chronicle Tell Me How It Ends fearlessly delves into the heavy handed reality of racism that often goes unspoken both in their home country and in America.The Riveter NewsletterTell Me How It Ends is a book that turns numbers back into people In Order of ImportanceThorough, vulnerable, and compassionate,Tell Me How It Endsoffers deep inspection on what may be perceived as a long resolved issue Luiselli writes to keep our eyes open PloughsharesIt is time for the rest of us to ask our own set of questions about what we expect from our government when it comes to protecting the welfare of vulnerable children With the help of Tell Me How It Ends, we have insight than ever into what those questions should be SignatureLanguage, and the political weight it carries, is at the heart of this book BookwittyThis book shoves aside over intellectualization of border and immigration policy and reminds us of the damn hard and harrowing realities of the children who come into the US from Central America and Mexico every day, what they faced in the cities they left and what they face when they get here Luiselli is a sharp, searing writer She packs a lot of power Be prepared to cry Read it, read it, read it and then share it Texas Book FestivalIn this world of unending crisis, Luisellis book is an important testament to the people and children buried within the numbers and histories and politics, and through her compassionate observations she reminds us of their unassailable humanity Drunken BoatBooks likeTell Me How It Endsare like dew on a spiderweb, revealing the often forgotten and sometimes ignored threads of humanity that connect us all.Josh Cook, Porter Square BooksIn the warrens of New York Citys federal immigration court, an adolescent boy from Honduras confronts a thoroughly confused immigration bureaucracy with the help of his translator, who is the author of this book He is just one of thousands of immigrant children longing for permanence in this country, but we get to see him up close With Valeria Luiselli as our guide, we navigate the corridors of a system that tries and fails to reconcile Americas long standing welcome of the poor, the terrorized, and the adventurous with its current fear and mistrust of immigrants In the frightening year of 2017 this is a most necessary book, and a unique one, from a writer whose clear eyed intelligence and marvelous literary imagination make every one of her narratives a compelling read.Alma GuillermoprietoCompelling and urgent,Tell Me How It Endsgives a face and a name to the hundreds of thousands who have committed the innocent crime of geography being born in a certain time and place The bureaucratic labyrinth of immigration, the dangers of searching for a better life, all of this and is contained in this brief and profound work.Tell Me How It Endsis not just relevant, its essential.Mark Haber, Brazos BookstoreIn the hours Valeria Luiselli spends at the immigration courts in NYC, her duty is to listen to children tell her stories about their scars and how they got them Like a morbid game show, the childrens answers determine their fate The grand prize Permanent citizenship, if all goes well The alternative Deportation Bonus due to the volume of cases, the standard intake form forgives only those who have the most gruesome traumas, wounds that they can showand of course, the language to speak about them Part treatise, part memoir, part call to action,Tell Me How It Endsinspires not through a stiff stance of authority, but with the curiosity and humility Luiselli has long since established It may not cure your panic, but it sure as hell wont feed it.Annalia Luna, Brazos BookstoreValeria LuisellisTell Me How It Endsis an important reminder that words matter The questions we ask of others are built upon a foundation of assumptions about the past and expectations for the future Appealing to the language of the United States fraught immigration policy, Luiselli exposes the cracks in this foundation Herself an immigrant, she highlights the human cost of its brokenness, as well as the hope that it rather than walls might be rebuilt.Brad Johnson, Diesel BookstoreWith gifted prose and a compassionate but penetrating gaze, Luiselli personalizes the ongoing plight of Latin American child migrants in the United States Her own immersion as a translator informs a trenchant first hand account of the labyrinthine legal processes and inevitable bureaucratic indifference faced by undocumented youth Humane yet often horrifying,Tell Me How It Endsoffers a compelling, intimate look at a continuing crisisand its ongoing cost in an age of increasing urgency.Jeremy Garber, Powells BooksThis is a timely take on one of the most pressing humanitarian crises of the 21st century Without a doubt the most essential read of the year, this slight book can do some real good in the world Luiselli is a badass.Brazos Bookstore, Buyers Corner Best of 2017 So FarValeria Luisellis extended essay on her volunteer work translating for child immigrants confronts with compassion and honesty the problem of the North American refugee crisis Its a rare thing a book everyone should read.Stephen Sparks, Point Reyes BooksTell me how it ends, the young daughter says to the mother Valeria Luiselli uses this query, said of the heartbreaking, infuriating situation involving undocumented Central American children and the legal system they encounter here that she movingly chronicles in this powerful essay She helps call to question where we as people, as a people, are with innocent children, who or what is alien, even the business of who is American, given that she casts this as a connective scenario, with what happens in Tegucigalpa being related to what happens in Hempstead, New York In this we are all Americans, finally Imagine being put into court systems without the language to speak, much less the adult language of law And while this essay is brilliant for exactly what it depicts, it helps open larger questions, which were ever on the precipice of now, of where all ofthiswill go, how all ofthismight end Is this a story, or is this beyond a story Valeria Luiselli is one of those brave and eloquent enough to help us see.Rick Simonson, Elliott Bay Book CompanyValeria Luisellis Tell Me How It Ends helped me see the crisis undocumented immigrants, especially children coming from Mexico and Central America, are facing in our country in much the same way Michelle Alexanders The New Jim Crow helped me see how slaverys legacy is being perpetuated in the mass incarceration of black Americans As someone who has read every one of Luisellis books, I expected her writing here to be erudite and elegant, and it is, of course it is, but what I did not expect was for her writing to be this immediate and this personal I did not expect to be hit this hard emotionally, to feel every fear and every longing in the deepest part of who I am I cant remember the last time I read something and had this kind of physical reaction I felt this book in the tug behind my eyes, in these hands shaking, in this heart beating too quickly This is a work I will share with everyone I know This is something every American needs to face, and to feel.Kenneth Coble, Kings BooksIn an essay as bracing as it is searing, the incomparable Valeria Luiselli explores the 2014 immigration crisis Luiselli writes with a clarity that underscores the nightmarish conditions and nonsensical bureaucracy undocumented children face on their passage to America and toward U.S citizenship Tell Me How It Ends evokes empathy as it educates It is a vital contribution to the body of post Trump work being published in early 2017.Katharine Solheim, Unabridged BooksValeria Luiselli was born Mexico City and 1983 and grew up in South Africa A award winning novelist The Story of My Teeth and Faces in the Crowd and essayist Sidewalks , her work has been translated into many languages and has appeared in 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    • Paperback
    • B06XJXJBC1
    • Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions
    • Valeria Luiselli
    • English
    • 22 December 2017
    • 138 pages

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