Books by Vaddey Ratner

MUSIC OF THE GHOSTS by Vaddey Ratner
Released: April 11, 2017

"Lush with tropical heat and heated emotions, this is no easy read but impossible to put down."
Ratner (In the Shadow of the Banyon, 2012), a survivor of the Khmer Rouge years in Cambodia, has written a novel-length smot, a form of "poetry sung in honor of loved ones, living or dead." Read full book review >
Released: July 31, 2012

"Often lyrical, sometimes a bit ponderous: a painful, personal record of Cambodia's holocaust."
Ratner's avowedly autobiographical first novel describes her family's travails during the genocide carried out by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in the late 1970s. Read full book review >