Posts Tagged: Jade Chang

Notable Los Angeles: 3/26–4/1

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/26–7/2

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Monday 6/26: Mel Goodman discusses and signs Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. ALOUD presents An Evening with Roxane Gay. She will be discussing her new book, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, in conversation with journalist Ann Friedman. 7:30 p.m. at the Aratani Theatre. […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/19–6/25

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Monday 6/19: Tom Stern discusses and signs My Vanishing Twin. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Venice-based musicians and artists k-blamo and Sacramento author Maureen O’Leary in their performance The Ghost Daughter: The Shaker of Truth, and a reading of The Ghost Daughter. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

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What to Read When You Need More Anne Shirley in Your Life

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Today, the new series Anne with an E premieres on Netflix. Here’s a list of books for times when you need a strong female protagonist like Anne Shirley.

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/1–5/7

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Monday 5/1: Reyna Biddy presents and signs I Love My Love. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Tuesday 5/2: Gina Sorrell launches her new novel, Mothers & Other Strangers. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books. Scott Westerfeld discusses and signs Spill Zone. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jade Chang

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Jade Chang discusses her new novel The Wangs vs. the World, citizen journalism, and how to write an immigrant story that’s not all about pain.

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Big News for the October Rumpus Book Club

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October will be a homecoming of sorts for the Rumpus Book Club. Six and a half years ago, Stephen Elliott came up with this new idea for a book club—we’ll get books that haven’t been released yet and talk about them and chat online with the authors. Sometimes maybe club members will review the books […]

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #54: Jade Chang on The Wangs vs. the World

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With a mix of humor, agility, and insight, Jade Chang’s debut novel, The Wangs vs. the World (HMH Books, October 2016), tells a fresh immigrant story. Charles Wang has left his native homeland to become a successful businessman in America. The book takes us on a journey with his whole family as they navigate the […]

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September in the Rumpus Book Club

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This month, The Rumpus Book Club is reading Jade Chang’s debut novel, The Wangs vs. the World, which Jami Attenberg calls her “favorite debut of the year,” and of which Kirkus Reviews writes, “A Chinese-American family tumbles from riches to rags in Chang’s jam-packed, high-energy debut… this debut novelist holds nothing back.” In our Poetry Book Club, we’re thrilled to read Janice […]

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