AMY TAN on
The Valley of Amazement Sunday, Nov. 24, 12:30 p.m., Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
Author(s) and Guest(s)
Spanning fifty years and two continents, Amy Tan's latest novel,
The Valley of Amazement (Ecco; $29.99) tells the story of a willful woman who was once the proprietress of Shanghai's most exclusive courtesan house. Tan, author of the bestselling novel The Joy Luck Club , is the author of several other books, including The Kitchen God's Wife , The Hundred Secret Senses , and The Bonesetter's Daughter .
In 1992, some of the world's bestselling authors formed the band the Rock Bottom Remainders. For two decades the band played on, loud and proud, to sold out crowds across the country. Hard Listening: The Greatest Rock Band Ever (of Authors) Tells All (Coliloquy; $16.99) combines essay, fiction, photographs, audio and video clips--even interactive quizzes--in a look back at twenty years of friendship, love, writing and the redemptive power of rock 'n' roll. Amy Tan, author of the bestselling novel
The Joy Luck Club, is the author of several other books, including The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter's Daughter, and her latest, The Valley of Amazement.
Miami Book Fair International * Miami Dade College
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)