Jee reviews ‘Thank You, Mr. Nixon’ by @GishJen @aaknopf #bookreview #shortstories #shortstorycollection #GishJen #ThankYouMrNixon #fiction #racism #class #identity #family #Mao #CulturalRevolution #ChinaUSA #China #USA #ARC #booksbypoc

Title/Author: Thank you, Mr. Nixon by Gish Jen Publisher: Knopf Publishing Pages: 272 In a nutshell (Publisher): The acclaimed, award-winning author of The Resisters takes measure of the fifty years since the opening of China and its unexpected effects on the lives of ordinary people. It is a unique book that only Jen could write—a story collection…

Looking for peace, calm and mindfulness? Jee reviews ‘Senbazuru: One Thousand Steps to Happiness, Fold by Fold’ by Michael James Wong #bookreview #selfhelp #meditation #mindfulness #origami #papercranes #senbazuru #onethousandcranes #1000cranes #booksbypoc #ARC #galley

Title/Author: Senbazuru: One Thousand Steps to Happiness, Fold by Fold by Michael James Wong Publisher: Chronicle Books Pages: 208 In a nutshell (Publisher): Fold your way to happiness through the inspiring philosophy of Senbazuru—the tradition of folding one thousand paper cranes—with a leading voice in the global mindfulness movement as your guide. In Japan, the…