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Sarah An Myers

Sarah An Myers holds columns at Psychology Today and Free Inquiry. As a freelancer, she covers human rights, sustainability, and books. She is earning her MFA in creative nonfiction at The New School.

Maya Binyam’s Hangman

There are no names in Maya Binyam’s debut novel Hangman. We are introduced to a mysterious narrator, who finds detached observations about the peculiarities of a return to his country. We are not certain what country this is. We don’t know this man’s name. We know that he is round, bald, and has a beard. We know he is searching for his brother. We know his brother is searching for him. We know that his brother sends him emails asking for money.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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