"a sprawling commercial novel in which the sons and daughters of Korean immigrants coming of age in the city are shown navigating the narrows of race and class to claim their adult lives"

– Sherryl Connelly, New York Daily News

Writing

Essays

Reviews

A Review of Toni Morrison’s new book HOME in The TIMES of LONDON

April 24, 2012 | THE TIMES OF LONDON


Times of London Book Review: WHEN MARCH WAS MADE OF YARN—anthology of March 11

April 07, 2012 | The Times of London


New York Times Magazine: Low Tide

April 07, 2012 | New York Times Magazine


Times of London Book Review: Cynthia Ozick’s FOREIGN BODIES

April 07, 2012 | Times of London


Up Front: After the Earthquake

May 05, 2011 | Vogue


TRAVEL   LEISURE [pdf]

March 26, 2010 TRAVEL + LEISURE


Walk This Way (ed. Rebecca Walker)

November 12, 2008


Food & Wine Magazine

September 10, 2008 | Food & WIne Magazine


Why I’m A Democrat (ed. Susan Mulcahy)

April 27, 2008


Sex, Debt, and Revenge: Balzac’s Cousin Bette

April 27, 2008 | Barnes & Noble Review


Wonder Woman: Love and Murder by Jodi Picoult

January 18, 2008 | The Times (London)


Weighing In

January 04, 2008 | Vogue


Crowning Glory

November 01, 2007 Vogue


My Other Village: Middlemarch by George Eliot

July 31, 2007 Chekhov's Mistress


The Page 99 Test

July 21, 2007 | The Page 99 Test


Largehearted Boy: Book Notes Archives

June 19, 2007 | Largehearted Boy: Book Notes Archives


Pay Yourself First

June 18, 2007 | Moleskinerie


Biblical Illiteracy or Reading the Bestseller

June 18, 2007 | ABC News


Will [pdf]

April 14, 2007


Pushing Away the Plate [pdf]

April 13, 2007


Essays

Reviews

A Review of Toni Morrison’s new book HOME in The TIMES of LONDON

April 24, 2012 | THE TIMES OF LONDON


Times of London Book Review: WHEN MARCH WAS MADE OF YARN—anthology of March 11

April 07, 2012 | The Times of London


Times of London Book Review: Cynthia Ozick’s FOREIGN BODIES

April 07, 2012 | Times of London


Times of London: My Favorite Novel of 2010

May 05, 2010 | Times of London


Short Stories

Axis of Happiness

March 22, 2007 | Narrative Magazine


Free Food for Millionaires

March 22, 2007 | Narrative Magazine


Motherland

March 01, 2007 | The Missouri Review