Join Palo Arts Center for a meet & greet with LILLIAN LI, author of the hit debut novel, Number One Chinese Restaurant. Tickets $30 per person includes book and light dinner. Seating is limited. Purchase ticket by Friday, October 5th. All proceeds support BCNC programs for children, youth, and families.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
LILLIAN LI is the author of the novel Number One Chinese Restaurant (Henry Holt). Her work has been published in Guernica, Granta, Glimmer Train, Bon Appetit, and Jezebel. Originally from the D.C. metro area, she lives in Ann Arbor.
Reviews of her first book:
Named a Summer Must-Read by TIME, Buzzfeed, The Wall Street Journal, Star Tribune, Fast Company, The Village Voice, Toronto Star, Fortune Magazine, InStyle, and O, The Oprah Magazine
“A joy to read―I couldn’t get enough.”
“This novel practically thumps with heartache and sharp humor.”
―Chang-rae Lee, New York Times bestselling author of Native Speaker
An exuberant and wise multigenerational debut novel about the complicated lives and loves of people working in everyone’s favorite Chinese restaurant.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.