Two book reviews in a row?! Well, yes, there’s still such a thing called Summer Reading which I joyfully partake in, and gladly share on the blog. Well, in Taiwan, it should probably be renamed to Typhoon Season Reading, so stock up on food and books for the days you’ll be stranded at home.
There is the VICE show called Fresh Off the Boat, and now there’s also the book, both productions signed by Eddie Huang. Besides his grudge against David Chang’s pork bun, and his exuberant videos, I had never really heard of the guy before, nor was familiar with his past. So, I was quite excited when I got my hand on his book, not knowing what to expect beyond stories of newly arrived Asian immigrants to America, because his story is indeed beyond the average Asian-American kid growing in America. At least, unlike anything I have read before, though I’m sure many others have lived similar experience to his. Continue reading Book Review: Fresh Off the Boat by Eddie Huang