Still Lifes from a Vanishing City: Essays and Photographs from Yangon by Elizabeth Rush

Elizabeth Rush (Author) Emma Larkin (Foreword by)

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$48.00  $44.16
Global Directions/Things Asian Press
Publish Date
March 01, 2015
15.75 X 10.75 X 0.5 inches | 2.62 pounds

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About the Author

Elizabeth Rush has crossed borders with Bangladeshi cattle smugglers, built homes with Lima's squatters, and participated in the underground performance art scene in Yangon, Myanmar and Hanoi, Vietnam. Her work has appeared in Granta, Orion, Le Monde Diplomatique, Al Jazeera, Witness, the Huffington Post, Frieze, Nowhere and others. She is the editor and a contributor to Lost & Found Hanoi (ThingsAsian Press 2013), a collection of photographs that captures the essence of present-day North Vietnam. She currently teaches at the City University of New York and is at work on a non-fiction book about how marginalized people are responding to sea rise.
Emma Larkin is the author of two non-fiction books on Burma - Finding George Orwell in Burma (Penguin, 2005) and No Bad News for The King, also published under the title Everything is Broken (Penguin, 2010). She was born in Asia and lives in Bangkok, where she is working on a book about Thailand.