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Jade Chang

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Jade Chang's debut novel, The Wangs vs. the World, is being published on October 4, 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She is a journalist who has covered arts, culture, and cities and a recipient of the Sundance Fellowship for Arts Journalism, the AIGA/Winterhouse Award for Design Criticism, and the James D. Houston Memorial scholarship from the Squaw Valley Community of Writers.

She was recently a member of the Goodreads editorial team, where she worked on newsletters, author interviews, blog posts, infographics, and the quote of the day!

Genres: Literary Fiction
Jade Chang recommends
Spoonbenders (2017)
Daryl Gregory
"There is real magic in Daryl Gregory's gleeful story of the Amazing Telemachus Family."
Touch (2017)
Courtney Maum
"Courtney Maum has somehow written a provocative meditation on human interaction in the technological age and a fun, touching beach read. I can't wait for it to spark all kinds of unexpected vacation discussions!"
Convenience Store Woman (2018)
Sayaka Murata
"Instructions: Open book. Consume contents. Feel charmed, disturbed, and weirdly in love. Do not discard."
The Knockout Queen (2020)
Rufi Thorpe
"Rufi Thorpe writes with a savage, clear-eyed calm that is frighteningly good. The Knockout Queen unsettled me in the most delicious way with its complex and satisfying relationships and meditation on violence, beauty, and privilege. Read it!!"
Good Company (2021)
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
"Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's rich love story about friends who become family is generous and heartbreaking and true. I loved The Nest and I love Good Company even more."
The Mysteries (2021)
Marisa Silver
"With deep clarity and grace Marisa Silver winds this beautiful story of grief and love and of the thread that connects mothers and daughters to each other, and to the work of living."
The Perishing (2021)
Natashia Deon
"I loved traveling through Natashia Deon's haunting vision of our intertwined past and future; her gaze is both unflinching and deeply compassionate, the truest view of humanity in our everlasting present."

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