“Born in the Philippines and Princeton-educated, Ramos worked in investment banking and private-equity investing before turning novelist, life experiences that no doubt gave her the insight to write so convincingly of both worlds. Ramos ably toggles between hardworking Philippine immigrants who can’t seem to get a foothold on American prosperity and the monied elite who take advantage of the widening class divide.
…what’s so striking about “The Farm” isn’t that it imagines a frightening dystopia. This isn’t a hundred years in the future, it’s next week. This is reality, nudged just a touch to its logical extreme.”
––Barbara VanDenburgh USA Today