Adventures by the Book® is excited to take on The Wangs vs. the World with a fun Chinese Dinner Adventure at Chef Chin Chinese Restaurant. Join us for a delicious Chinese dinner, as author Jade Chang discusses what brought her to write her critically acclaimed debut novel.
Your Adventure includes dinner, beverage, tax, gratuity author talk, book signing, and the chance to meet the author up-close and personal in an authentic and intimate setting.
Jade Chang is the much-acclaimed author of The Wangs vs. the World, the quirky, energetic, hilarious, and heartbreaking story of the Wangs, an unforgettable immigrant family whose spectacular fall from glorious riches to rags brings them together in a way money never could.Her debut novel has earned rave reviews and accolades, including:
A New York Times Editor’s Choice
One of Amazon’s Best Books of 2016
One of Entertainment Weekly’s Most Anticipated Titles of 2016
A Fall 2016 Barnes & Noble Discover Pick
An October Indie Next Pick
An iBooks Most Anticipated Book for Fall
A The Millions Most Anticipated Book
A PopSugar Best Book for Fall
A Nylon Amazing Book for Fall
A BuzzFeed Incredible Book for Fall
An Elle.com Must-Read Book for Fall
She has worked as an arts and culture journalist and editor for publications like the BBC, Metropolis, Glamour, and The Los Angeles Times Magazine. She was recently an editor at Goodreads. Her first paying job after college was as a researcher for the J. Peterman catalog. (Yes, where Elaine worked on Seinfeld—it’s real!)
Jade is the recipient of a Sundance Arts Journalist fellowship, the AIGA/Winterhouse Design Criticism Award, and a Squaw Valley Writers Workshop scholarship. She lives in Los Angeles.