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Memoirs of a Eurasian deals primarily with the story of Mo Mo, the daughter of a half-Russian, half-Chinese music teacher and an unknown Chinese father.

Noah Cho | Thu, Aug 23rd- 10:26am | Memoirs of a Eurasian, Vivian Yang, Books Section, Fiction, Reviews

The Red Chamber will probably not be called a “masterpiece” like the classical text that inspired it. However, it is an enjoyable read and a good introduction to those interested in the original classic, The Story of the Stone...

Sabina Chen | Fri, Aug 17th- 1:06am | Pauline A. Chen, The Red Chamber, Books Section, Fiction, Reviews

Gods Without Men pushes already dense topics to deeper, more personal and metaphysical realms.

Rachel Pong | Thu, Aug 9th- 8:05am | Gods without Men, Hari Kunzru, Books Section, Fiction, Reviews

I don’t read much of what could be categorized as dick-lit, and the men in The Dead Do Not Improve are not overly sensitive, politically correct, or even tactful.

Jenny Yap | Thu, Aug 2nd- 3:45pm | Jay Caspian Kang, The Dead Do Not Improve, Books Section, Fiction, Reviews

Whether introducing her readers to a chimpanzee attempting to find a place in a community of animals, an Indian classical dance instructor who contemplates applying a bleaching cream to her skin, or to a woman coping with her marriage to a ghost...

Dashini Jeyathurai | Thu, Jul 19th- 11:49am | Aerogrammes, Tania James, Books Section, Fiction, Reviews

Despite an endless stream of nutrition information, we seem more confused than ever about what to eat to stay fit and feel good. As for myself, a rice-less future is not one I want to participate in!

Nina F. Ichikawa | Mon, Mar 11th- 2:46pm | calories, Marion Nestle, nutrition, obesity, Rice, Books Section, Food, Health & Environment, News & Politics, Science

Don Lee writes for Don Lee.

Joyce Chen | Thu, Jul 12th- 2:22pm | Don Lee, Q+A, The Collective, Books Section

Don Lee’s latest novel, The Collective, centers around three Asian American friends who meet during their college years and eventually go on to create an Asian American artistic collective in Boston.

Noah Cho | Sun, Jul 15th- 1:39pm | Don Lee, The Collective, Books Section, Fiction, Reviews

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