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The Colorado Review on Shun Medoruma's "In the Woods of Memory"


In his beautifully insightful review of Shun Medoruma's novel In the Woods of Memoryliterary critic Eric Maroney of the Colorado Review lauds the book as a "layered, textured novel [that] throws into stark relief the interconnections between experience and memory, and the enduring nature of trauma."


He goes on to perceptively note: "In the end, the title of Medoruma’s accomplished novel is telling: the woods of memory are a thicket filled with the overwhelming guilt of human helplessness. This is a dark conclusion, but the author suggests that by the telling and retelling of a great trauma, the stage is set for a wider sense of redemption."


Read Maroney's full book review here.

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