Tues, Oct 5, 2021 | 7 pm
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As part of the One Book, One Region initiative of New London County, author Charles Yu will participate in a live event to discuss his work, Interior Chinatown. with Ayako Takamori, assistant professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Connecticut College.
An innovative and satirical work of literary fiction that explores the cliched portrayal of Asians in the film and TV industry, Interior Chinatown is the winner of the 2020 National Book Award for fiction.
CHARLES YU is the author of four books, including Interior Chinatown, and the novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe (a New York Times Notable Book and a Time magazine best book of the year). He received the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Award and was nominated for two Writers Guild of America Awards for his work on the HBO series, Westworld. He has also written for shows on FX, AMC, and HBO. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Wired, among other publications. His most recent novel is Interior Chinatown.
Free to the public. Open seating.