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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 30, 2015

If you like soothing hobbies that allow you to multitask, adult coloring books might be the new trend for you. And if you don’t, well, Cormac McCarthy is hard at work in his next novel, slated for release in 2016, giving you a prime public-transit-manspreading opportunity. Ready? Set? Read!

August 30, 2015

“You could feel the impending cataclysm.” A conversation with Val Wang

I read somewhere that Westerners typically cast themselves as the protagonists of their own memoirs, while Asians are usually bit players in theirs, one mere star in a great constellation. I had gone abroad intending to have swashbuckling foreign adventures and to get as far away as possible from turgid family psychodramas with Confucian overtones.

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December 22, 2014

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