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Posts Tagged: Charles Yu

When Background Becomes Foreground: Charles Yu’s Interior Chinatown

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Chinatown comes to vivid life in Yu’s hands.

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate APIA Heritage Month

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Rumpus editors share a list of new and forthcoming books to celebrate APIA Heritage Month!

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Notable San Francisco: 2/5-2/11

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/3–2/9

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

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What to Read When 2020 Is Just Around the Corner

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Books releasing in the first half of 2020 that we can’t wait to read!

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/4–2/10

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

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What to Read When You’re a PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize Winner

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The 2018 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize winners share books that have inspired them!

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/16–10/22

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

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/13–3/19

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Monday 3/13: Ryan Ruby, with Natasha Vargas-Cooper, discusses and signs The Zero and the One. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Chen Chen reading and signing When I Grow up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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The gamer story. Regardless of its iteration—D&D, Commodore 64, Nintendo, X Box, LARP—there is the hero, and there is the rest of the gang, subjugated as sidekicks and underlings. The gamer story has a long tradition of tropes and structures, arcs and character elements, at the center of which has always been the hero telling […]

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