Posted on September 27, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Having a highly acclaimed debut hasn't frozen author C Pam Zhang's creativity, fortunately.

2020's How Much of These Hills is Gold was nominated for a number of awards, including the Booker Prize and a National Book Critics’ Circle award, and Zhang herself was chosen as one of the National Book Foundation's 35 Under 35 recipients that same year.

Now she's released a second full-length novel that, like her previous work, puts its characters in a tough, unforgiving landscape, but this time it's the future and not the past.

Released Tuesday, Land of Milk and Honey imagines a world in which crop variety is so minimal that the pleasures of eating are only for the elite.

You can read an excerpt of Land of Milk and Honey at Literary Hub.

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