July 22, 2014

Beijing Women


Award winning author Wang Yuan and co-translator Shuyu Kong present a new English translation of Beijing Women, stories about contemporary Chinese women surviving in China's new market economy.
Presented in partnership with the Asia-Canada Program and David Lam Centre for International
Communication, Simon Fraser University.

For more information 604.331.3603 | vpl.ca/events

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August 6
at 7:00 pm

May 25, 2014

You are invited to meet Edwin Lee at the book signing of SUM YUNG GUYS!

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edwin2You are invited to meet Edwin Lee at the book signing of SUM YUNG GUYS!  Edwin Lee was born in Vancouver’s Chinatown in 1936, at a time when Chinese were a minority in our city.  The book shares some intimate memories of growing up in Vancouver during the 40,s and 50’s and the special bond of friendship with a group of buddies that has lasted over seven generations. Shanghai Alley, Keefer Street, the Columbia Corridor, Mandarin Gardens, and many of the families that lived in Chinatown are included in this journey back in time. The Musette Caffe, 75 East Pender Street, Saturday, May 31,2014, 1PM-4PM

May 23, 2014

May 30 – A powerhouse of writers celebrate Asian Heritage Month

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 Consider this your exclusive invite to a thought-provoking and entertaining night of words.  Four vanguards of the Asian literary scene assemble at Pulpfiction Books (2422 Main Street, Vancouver) to read passages from their latest novels and publications. Join Doretta Lau (How Does A Single Blade Of Grass Thank The Sun), Tom Cho (Look Who’s Morphing), Kevin Chong (Northern Dancer) and Nancy Lee (The Age) on Friday, May 30 at 7 p.m. for a stimulating literary conversation.