ZZ Packer

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book.jpgDrinking Coffee Elsewhere (Riverhead)

With her extraordinarily confident language, newcomer ZZ Packer confronts issues of race, class and education that have flummoxed more-experienced writers. In this sharp and sassy collection, we hear the refreshing clarity of a new voice-one we will be hearing for a long time to come.

Read an excerpt from Drinking Coffee Elsewhere.

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