BOOM reviews Birds of Paradise Lost

Boom Journal outlines the merits of Lam's collection of short stories:

"“His own voice is a true gift to California and the world…. Lam’s fiction weaves the pitch-perfect perceptiveness of his nonfiction, with slightly cracked characters all the more believable for their idiosyncrasies, and a touch of magical realism.”"

—Jon Christensen, Boom: A Journal of California

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