Tales From Two Cities By Two Phenomenal Story Tellers

Our guests are two highly acclaimed story tellers offering new books for summer reading or anytime of the year reading, bringing big city life to their plots. In the first segment is Curtis Chin, co-founder of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, filmmaker, and author. He talks about his highly intersectional memoir Everything I Learned I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant, published by Little Brown and Company. In the second segment (minute 34:04) is George Pelecanos, author, screenwriter, essayist, television writer/producer, who bring a dog’s perspetive in his novella BUSTER: A Dog, published by Akashic Books.

Music credits: Chimora, “Africano Americano,” Sounds of Africa – album; Sly5th Ave, “Pour it Up,” Composite EP; Black Disco, “Night Express,” Night Express – album. That’s a wrap for African American Music Appreciation Month!