Books from Victoria Chang Conversation

Books from Victoria Chang Conversation

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Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief

Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief

Victoria Chang

$25.00 $23.25

The main book we discuss. A book of essay-like letters, collage and poetry

Obit

Obit

Victoria Chang

$17.00 $15.81

The other book we discuss by Victoria, the one she is most known for from 2020 (written mainly in the obituary form but also with tankas)

Memory and Migration: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Memory Studies

Memory and Migration: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Memory Studies

$56.29

An anthology that was important for Victoria regarding her understanding of 'postmemory'

The Grave on the Wall

The Grave on the Wall

Brandon Shimoda

$17.95 $16.69

I quote and describe Brandon Shimoda's class on postmemory several times. Here is his latest book (and the one we discussed on the show together)

DMZ Colony

DMZ Colony

Don Mee Choi

$23.00 $21.39

I also quoted from Don Mee Choi's latest book

Gap Gardening: Selected Poems

Gap Gardening: Selected Poems

Rosmarie Waldrop

$18.95 $17.62

In talking about postmemory I bring up Rosmarie Waldrop's notion of 'gap gardening'

Ghost of

Ghost of

Diana Khoi Nguyen

$17.95 $16.69

Diana Khoi Nguyen asks Victoria a question today related to the ways they both engage with photographic images by cutting out images and replacing them with typography. Here is Nguyen's much-acclaimed (and rightfully so) book

The Galleons: Poems

The Galleons: Poems

Rick Barot

$16.00 $14.88

Poet Rick Barot's framing of the shifting role of silence in Dear Memory became a great entryway into Victoria's collection for me. Here is his latest much-acclaimed collection.

The Magical Language of Others: A Memoir

The Magical Language of Others: A Memoir

E. J. Koh

$16.95 $15.76

I was so happy to see E.J. and Victoria in conversation as E.J.'s appearance on the show was one I'll never forget. Same goes for her book which is truly a marvel.

Banana Palace

Banana Palace

Dana Levin

$17.00 $15.81

We mention poet Dana Levin multiple times in this interview