Aunties and Tiger Moms: Writing the Asian Family

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In Jesse Q Sutanto’s debut novel, Dial A for Aunties, when Meddelin Chan ends up accidentally killing her blind date, her meddlesome mother calls for her even more meddlesome aunties to help get rid of the body. In The Tiger Mom’s Tale by Lyn Liao Butler, Lexa Thomas’s estranged father dies unexpectedly, leaving the fate of his Taiwanese family in Lexa's hands, and Lexa with difficult choices to make. Join the two authors for a lively discussion moderated by Joanna Lee, about family drama, cultural identity, the comfort of food, and the particular joys and challenges of Asian relatives. This event is supported by the U.S. Consulate General of Hong Kong and Macao

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