Queen of Spades

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“Michael Shou-Yung Shum’s Queen of Spades is a remarkable debut by an enormously talented young writer who has produced a literary delight that circles the dead center of a very dangerous...

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Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Michael Shou-Yung Shum eventually found himself dealing poker in a dead-end casino in Lake Stevens, Washington. Two doctorates bookend this strange turn of events:...

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“A magical debut—literally. This tale is both spare and sprawling, gritty and otherworldly, both an homage to the complex psychology of gambling and a cautionary tale for those watching from the...

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Booksellers, please consider nominating QUEEN OF SPADES for Indie Next; deadline is Aug. 4.

• Distribution of early galleys (starting in summer 2016) and ARCs (starting February 2017) to media...

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