Lau's dizzying prose is like a series of crazy neon-lit performance art
Taking aim at consumerism, class and orientalism, Gunk Baby is an original and unforgettable read.
An original and unforgettable read
Confident, assured and excitingly unique . . . While the ideas are firmly drawn from the real world, Lau deftly uses the dreamy yet tense atmosphere she has created to underscore the horror of the everyday. Readers who enjoyed Ottessa Moshfegh's Homesick for Another World or Yoko Ogawa's The Memory Police will find much to appreciate in Gunk Baby