"Wise, generous in spirit, and hilariously incisive, Min Jin Lee’s novel captures the raucous and deeply moving inner life of contemporary New York, and of the new America"
– David Henry Hwang, M. Butterfly
Essays | July 31, 2007
Published at: Chekhov's Mistress
As ever, books were my consolation. My family immigrated to Queens, New York in March of 1976 when I was seven. My two sisters and I enrolled at PS 102 that spring so I had three months of second grade then went on to the third grade in ...