Maxine Hong Kingston is a Chinese-American writer of fiction and non-fiction. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley.
Maxine Hong Kingston
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced at the weekend that he's starting a book club. They'll read and discuss a book every two weeks. Only the first book has been chosen so far (The End of Power by Moises Naim), so we've compiled a list of Picador books that fit the book cl...
maxinehongkingston - 2 months ago
"And I had to get out of hating range. I read in an anthropology book that Chinese say, "Girls are necessary too"; I have never heard the Chinese I know make this concession. Perhaps it was a saying in another village."
―from THE WOMAN WARRIOR by Maxine Hong Kingston
The new 40th anniversary edition of Maxine Hong Kingston's contemporary classic...
“Deny accidents and wrest fault from the stars.”
―from THE WOMAN WARRIOR
NYU students sing happy birthday for the 40th anniversary of Maxine Hong Kingston's THE WOMAN WARRIOR.
“Do the right thing by whoever crosses your path. Those coincidental people are your people.”
- from TRIPMASTER MONKEY
maxinehongkingston - 3 months ago
Watch Maxine Hong Kingston speaking now at AAWW here: Asian American Writers' Workshop
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