Jen, Gish

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Thank You, Mr. Nixon: Stories

Recommended for listeners who enjoy Alice Munro’s finely tuned portraits of ordinary people.

The Resisters

Though her talent and aplomb win out in a satisfying conclusion, Gwen struggles with the inequality and oppression of AutoAmerica, and readers will be left wondering whether we are living in such a culture today. Highly recommended for discerning readers. [

The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap

An excellent and engaging read, certain to appeal to readers interested in cross-cultural communication, cognitive science, and the experience of Asian Americans in the United States.

Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self

These pieces are as entertaining as they are insightful. Jen's readers will undoubtedly love them, and those new to her work should consider them as well.

World and Town

Riverlake serves as a road map through the minefields of prejudice and fear planted in post-9/11 America. Jen's (The Love Wife) sensitivity and charming humor should vault this to the top of book groups' must-reads.

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