AMAZIAN OF THE WEEK! Ha Jin

January 11th, 2010 | 2 comments | Posted by Diana

Name: Ha Jin

Hails from: Boston, MA (born in Liaoning, China)

Occupation: Writer


Ha Jin

Known for: Telling the stories that no one else does (or can). Jin has published five novels, three books of poetry, and multiple collections of short stories–allowing him to stack up a gobsmacking collection of literary honors, from the National Book Award to the PEN/Faulkner Award.

The author just released a new story collection, A Good Fall, which explores otherness through the Chinese American experience in twelve pieces. You can read more about it in Colm Toibin’s NY Times book review, or bite the bullet and just order your copy now. Odds are, you won’t want your money back.

[Amazon: Ha Jin's A Good Fall]
[NYT Book Review: Exiles From Themselves]

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Thanks, Mae!

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  2. Maeko says:

    Thanks for the shout out!

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