Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19970812
Gish Jen talks about her novel Mona in the Promised Land, which turns ideas about ethnicity upside down as she describes a young, first-generation Chinese-American who becomes Jewish. Jen also talks about how humor and her own life led to inspiration for the book.
Former U.S. Army Captain Matt Gallagher discusses his novel, Youngblood, which draws from his military service during the Iraq War...
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