Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Pick
A lively, sexy, and thought-provoking East-meets-West story about community, friendship, and women’s lives at all ages—a spicy and alluring mix of Together Tea and Calendar Girls.
Every woman has a secret life . . .
A USA Today Bestseller
‟A tender but unflinching portrayal of the bond between two sisters.”—Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere
“There's not a false note to be found, and everywhere there are nuggets to savor. Why did it have to end?” --O Magazine
Recalling contemporary classics such as Americanah, Behold the Dreamers, and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, a funny, poignant, and insightful debut novel that explores the complexities of family, immigration, prejudice, and the American Dream through meaningful and unlikely friendships forged in unusual circumstances.
Set in modern Shanghai, a debut by a Chinese-American writer about a prodigal son whose unexpected return forces his newly wealthy family to confront painful secrets and unfulfilled promises.$14.99ISBN: 9781538714850Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Grand Central Publishing - June 5th, 2018FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST PACHINKONew York Times Book Review Editor's ChoiceNPR Fresh Air Top Ten Books of the YearUSA Today Top Ten Books of the YearThe Times (London) Top Ten Books of the Year$17.95ISBN: 9781551526775Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arsenal Pulp Press - May 2nd, 2017
Scarborough is a low-income, culturally diverse neighborhood east of Toronto, the fourth largest city in North America; like many inner city communities, it suffers under the weight of poverty, drugs, crime, and urban blight.$16.00ISBN: 9780525432227Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018
Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award
A Washington Post Notable Book
One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, Entertainment Weekly, Ann Patchett on PBS NewsHour, Minnesota Public Radio, PopSugar, Maris Kreizman, The Morning News
Winner of Ploughshares’ John C. Zacharis Award$16.95ISBN: 9781566894852Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Coffee House Press - September 12th, 2017
"Fluid and poetic as well as terrifying." --New York Times Book Review
"Dazzling . . . a seamless mixture of magic realism, satire and futuristic fiction." --San Francisco Chronicle
"Impressive . . . a flight of fancy through a dreamlike Brazil." --Village Voice
"Surreal and misty, sweeping from one high-voltage scene to another." --LA Weekly$17.00ISBN: 9781594485152Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - May 3rd, 2011
Introducing a fresh, exciting new voice, an inspiring debut about a Chinese immigrant girl forced to choose between two worlds and two futures.$19.95ISBN: 9781625343369Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Massachusetts Press - March 23rd, 2018
Showing both the drama of familial intimacy and the ups and downs of the everyday, My Old Faithful introduces readers to a close-knit Chinese family. These ten interconnected short stories, which take place in China and the United States over a thirty-year period, merge to paint a nuanced portrait of family life, full of pain, surprises, and subtle acts of courage.$16.00ISBN: 9781947993310Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Polis Books - April 17th, 2018
NOMINATED FOR THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL Vivian is a cosmopolitan Taiwanese-American tourist who often escapes her busy life in London through adventure and travel. Johnny is a 15-year-old Irish teenager, living a neglected life on the margins of society.