Book Review: We Two Alone by Jack Wang

We Two Alone - Jack Wang (Astoria, 2020) I received an Advance Reading Copy of this book from the publisher. All opinions are my own. This short story collection moves through history and place, highlighting and documenting the experiences of Chinese immigrants - the Chinese diaspora - across the world. Moving roughly through time, the… Continue reading Book Review: We Two Alone by Jack Wang

Book Review: Chop Suey Nation by Ann Hui

Chop Suey Nation - Ann Hui (Douglas & McIntyre, 2019) I will freely confess that I am a Chinese food snob. I'm obviously not Chinese but I was born in Hong Kong and I grew up in Vancouver, a city filled with Chinese people and amazing Chinese restaurants. My family ate Chinese food quite frequently… Continue reading Book Review: Chop Suey Nation by Ann Hui

Book Review: The Woo Woo by Lindsay Wong

The Woo Woo - Lindsay Wong (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018) I really wanted to like this book. It sounded like the kind of quirky memoir I would enjoy. I was curious to read Wong's portrayal of Vancouver and her story of her crazy Chinese family. I thought I'd find more here that was familiar, even… Continue reading Book Review: The Woo Woo by Lindsay Wong