Book Review: Hao by Ye Chun

Hao - Ye Chun (Catapult, 2021) I received an Advance Reading Copy of this book. All opinions are my own. It will be available for sale 7 September 7, 2021. This was such a unique short story collections. Many of these stories centre around language, particularly the Chinese language and its writing, and each story… Continue reading Book Review: Hao by Ye Chun

Book Review: When the Red Gates Opened – Dori Jones Yang

When the Red Gates Opened - Dori Jones Yang (She Writes Press, 2020) I received an Advance Reader Copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. This title will be on sale September 2020. In 1982 Dori Jones Yang was an ambitious and hopeful young reporter when she… Continue reading Book Review: When the Red Gates Opened – Dori Jones Yang

Book Review – The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

It's a bold move to write a novel about the life of a Chinese man when you are an American woman. And even though Pearl Buck spent most of her life previous to writing The Good Earth in China, I'm not sure whether or not she got this story right. The Good Earth follows approximately… Continue reading Book Review – The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck