One of the books I (almost) finished reading this summer is Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri. It's about an Iranian who immigrates to the United States as a boy and shares his stories from Iran as well as settling into life in Edmond, Okalahoma. The fun thing, I think, about this book is that he writes in the style of The Arabian Nights, where it's story upon story of his growing up. He even likens himself to Scheherazade as the teller of the stories. It's been a fun connection with reading The Arabian Nights this month.
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