Monthly Archives: May 2012

“Old” Home

In my first novel, Empire of Glass, I quote one of China’s greatest short story writers, Lu Xun, who wrote: The old home I remembered was not in the least like this. My old home was much better. But if … Continue reading

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Silverlake Jubilee Festival – 5/27

For those readers eager for a taste of my fiction (an amuse bouche of literary delight?), I’m reading on the PEN Literary Stage at the Silverlake Jubilee Festival on Sunday, May 27 at 2pm. There will be kettle corn, cotton … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Sendak and Siblings

I guess I was one of the lucky few who was up early enough on May 8th to watch the ‘Tell Them Anything You Want’ documentary about Maurice Sendak, author of ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ before HBO pulled it … Continue reading

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Where I’m Writing From: Beijing, China

If only WordPress weren’t blocked in China, I would have posted this last week, but here goes. My Beijing room with a slightly-dusty view. Magic. From Paulo Coehlo’s Blog: Dreams and nightmares by Paulo Coelho on May 5, 2012 No … Continue reading

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