"A Heartbreaking Romance"

Burmese Lessons, Karen Connelly’s memoir of falling in love with a leader of the Burmese rebel movement and living with him in the jungles on the Thai-Burmese border, is “a heartbreaking romance” raves The Seattle Times. We think so, too! The reviewer was particularly impressed by the way the self-revelatory nature of the book never undermined the larger truths of the story. “When a writer can overcome this potential pitfall, as Karen Connelly does so convincingly, it is cause for rejoicing.” Read more here.

Burmese Lessons was an Elle Readers’ Nonfiction Pick for June and was highlighted in The Wall Street Journal. Visit Karen Connelly’s website to learn more.