Posted on May 31, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We've all dreamed big in some way.

And sometimes, we've seen the people closest to us achieve those dreams ... while sitting on the sidelines.

That's the setup for bestselling author R.F. Kuang's recent release, Yellowface.

What happens from there? The high achiever dies in a freak accident, and the second fiddle seizes her chance at the spotlight.

Specifically, aspiring author June Hayward passes her late friend Athena Liu's manuscript — and ethnicity — off as her own.

But, of course, June is unlikely to totally get away with it ...

You can read an excerpt of Yellowface at Literary Hub.

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