Yup, Soy Sauce for Beginners by Kristen Chen had what I love. A good story, a new place and soy sauce.
As I struggle to make sense of art, its importance, its value, its purpose, I fell into Head-long and so much started to fall into place and become clear. As you follow the plight of a painting, this novel brings you into detail and process and ponder.
Im still trying to figure out her message. I love the writing style. Her main character isn’t in many ways at all what the story is about yet she plays a central role.
In this story, A writer, off to participate in a panel, meets along her way various characters. Just as in outline, the stories they relay are the novel.