History and Literature

Advice for Artists Whose Parents Want Them to Be Engineers

July 8, 2021 550 Comments By Viet Thanh Nguyen Mr. Nguyen is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Sympathizer” and its sequel, “The Committed.” He is a professor of English, American studies and comparative literature at the University of Southern California. “When I give lectures on college campuses, the most difficult question I am …

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Opinion | How to Survive as a Woman at a Chinese Banquet – By Yan Ge – The New York Times

By Yan Ge Ms. Yan is the author of 13 books, including, most recently, “The Chilli Bean Paste Clan.” Nov. 30, 2019 305 Credit…Lisk Feng 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “A Chinese banquet can be many things, but it is never a gastronomic occasion. It is more like a sport, one in which the primary goal is to drink a toast with …

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