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Books and Boba

Books & Boba is a book club dedicated to books written by Asian and Asian American authors. We cover a wide range of genres including contemporary, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, YA, nonfiction, thrillers, graphic novels, and memoirs.

Books & Boba is a book club dedicated to books written by Asian and Asian American authors. We cover a wide range of genres including contemporary, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, YA, nonfiction, thrillers, graphic novels, and memoirs.

 

#156

#157 - October 2021 Book News

On this episode, we highlight the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature for our October 2021 mid-month check-in!  New books mentioned in our publishing news: ---A Scatter of Light by Malinda Lo ---Just Another Epic Love Poem by Parisa Akhbari ---Enly and the Buskin' Blues by Jenny Liu ---What’s Between Your Hands by Mitali Perkins ---Mr. Panda and the Red Flower by Jackie Huang ---Tiny Mochi & Co. by Michelle Do ---Noura's Crescent Moon by Zainab Khan ---I Kick and I Fly by Ruchira Gupta ---Tiny Troubles by Sophie Diao ---Look No Further by Siofra Robinson and Rioghnach Robinson (a.k.a. Riley Redgate) ---It's Boba Time for Pearl Li! by Nicole Chen ---Behind My Doors and Super Friday by Hena Khan ---If You Were a Butterfly by Mượn Thị Văn ---Super Boba Café by Nidhi Chanan ---i Parachute Kids by Betty C. Tang ---Creep: A Love Story by Lygia Day Peñaflor ---This Is Not a Personal Statement by Tracy Badua ---Adventuregame Comics by Jason Shiga ---Monkey King and the World of Myths by Maple Lam ---Priya's Parties by Mitali Banerjee Ruths --- Books and Boba Merch is on sale not! Check out our official apparel & tote bags at: https://www.bonfire.com/store/booksandboba/ Pre-orders for this first run close on October 21. --- Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba October 2021 pick is [The Inugami Curse] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1608621.The_Inugami_Clan) by Seishi Yokomizo This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

16 Oct 2021

45 MINS

45:24

16 Oct 2021


#155

#156 - Author Chat w/ Chandra Prasad

On this episode, we welcome author Chandra Prasad, who joins us to chat about her latest novel Mercury Boys. We chat with Chandra about her origins as a writer, as well as what inspired her to write Mercury Boys, a genre-blending novel featuring teen melodrama mixed with some low-fi sci-fiction and fantasy (oh and also hot boys from the past)! Follow Chandra on twitter at [@chandrabooks] (https://twitter.com/chandrabooks) and check out her book [A Clash of Steel ] (https://bookshop.org/books/mercury-boys/9781641292658?aid=11692&listref=author-interviews) on sale now! *Buy the book & support the podcast [at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * --- Books and Boba Merch is on sale not! Check out our official apparel & tote bags at: https://www.bonfire.com/store/booksandboba/ Pre-orders for this first run close on October 21. --- Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba October 2021 pick is [The Inugami Clan] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1608621.The_Inugami_Clan) by Seishi Yokomizo This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

07 Oct 2021

51 MINS

51:47

07 Oct 2021


#154

#155 - Chemistry by Weike Wang

On this episode, we discuss our Books & Boba September 2021 pick [Chemistry ] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31684925-chemistry) by Weike Wang, an adult coming-of-age novel about an ex-overachieving chemistry PhD candidate at a crossroads in her life, despite having what some might consider a perfect life. This was a humorous story chock full of moments that will resonate with any disaffected millennial, especially if you are a child of immigrant (tiger) parents.  *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * --- It's our 5th anniversary! to celebrate, we're releasing a limited merchandise campaign! Until October 21, you can take part of this first run of Books & Boba apparel & tote bags! You can check out our initial line of merch at [https://www.bonfire.com/store/booksandboba] (https://www.bonfire.com/store/booksandboba/ ) Orders are open until October 21! --- Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba October 2021 pick is [The Inugami Clan] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1608621.The_Inugami_Clan) by Seishi Yokomizo This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

01 Oct 2021

56 MINS

56:29

01 Oct 2021


#153

#154 - Author Chat w/ C.B. Lee

We welcome back author C.B. Lee for her third appearance on the podcast to talk to us about her latest novel, A Clash of Steel, part of the "Classics Remixed" series from Macmillan, A Clash of Steel reimagines the classic Robert Louis Stevenson story Treasure Island, resetting the tale in the South China Sea in the golden age of Chinese piracy with a classic C.B. Lee twist. We chat with C.B. about her tale of swashbuckling adventure, badass (and historical) female pirate captains, and young queer love on the high seas! Follow C.B. Lee on IG at [@cblee_cblee] (https://www.instagram.com/cblee_cblee/) and check out her book [A Clash of Steel ] (https://bookshop.org/books/a-clash-of-steel-a-treasure-island-remix/9781250750372?aid=11692&listref=author-interviews) on sale now! *Buy the book & support the podcast [at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba September 2021 pick is [Chemistry] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31684925-chemistry) by Weike Wang This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

25 Sep 2021

58 MINS

58:15

25 Sep 2021


#152

#153 - September 2021 Book News

On this episode, we highlight the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature for our September 2021 mid-month check-in!  New books mentioned in our publishing news: ---Zeba Shahnaz - Midnight Strikes ---Emiko Jean - Mika in Real Life ---Livia Blackburne - Clementine and Danny Save the World (and Each Other) ---A.Y. Hashitate - Selfiesby Sumie ---Mai K. Nguyen - Anzu and the Realm of Darkness ---Debbi Michiko Florence - This Is How I Roll ---N.H. Senzai - Prince Among Slaves. ---Kiana Krystle - Dance of the Starlit Sea ---Peter Cheong - Every Night at Midnight ---Bao Phi - You Are Life ---Marie Tang & Jieting Cheni - Yuna's Cardboard Castles *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba September 2021 pick is [Chemistry] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31684925-chemistry) by Weike Wang This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

16 Sep 2021

46 MINS

46:08

16 Sep 2021


#151

#152 - Author Chat w/ Michelle Quach

On this episode, we chat with debut author Michelle Quach about her upcoming YA novel Not Here To Be Liked, an enemies-to-lovers romantic comedy about Eliza, who's dreams of becoming the Editor-in-Chief of her high school newspaper gets crushed when the more popular (and less qualified) Lem gets the position instead. In her anger she pens a manifesto that accidentally gets published online and Eliza inadvertently becomes the leader of a feminist movement at school.  It's a delicious mess and we had a lot of fun chatting with Michelle about her inspirations and journey as an author. Follow Michelle on IG at [@_michellequach] (https://www.instagram.com/_michellequach/?hl=en) and check out her book [Not Here to Be Liked] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54569509-not-here-to-be-liked) at your local bookseller starting September 14, 2021! *Preorder the book & support the podcast [at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba September 2021 pick is [Chemistry] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31684925-chemistry) by Weike Wang This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

09 Sep 2021

56 MINS

56:34

09 Sep 2021


#150

#151 - Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay

On this episode, we discuss our  August 2021 pick is [Patron Saints of Nothing] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41941681-patron-saints-of-nothing) by Randy Ribay, a YA coming-of-age story set against the background of Philippine's President Duterte's war on drugs. Jay is a bored Filipino American teen in the midst of some major senioritis when he learns that his cousin Jun, who he was once close with, was killed as part of Duterte's purge of drug pushers and addicts. Wanting to learn the truth behind Jun's death, Jay takes his first trip to the Philippines in over a decade. *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba September 2021 pick is [Chemistry ] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31684925-chemistry) by Weike Wang This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

04 Sep 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:32

04 Sep 2021


#149

#150 - Author Chat with Amanda Jayatissa

On this episode, we chat with author Amanda Jayatissa about her debut novel My Sweet Girl, a thriller about a woman trying to unravel the mystery behind her roommate's death (and the subsequent disappearance of his body), which leads face to face toa reckoning decades in the making that stems back to her own adoption from Sri Lanka. We chat with Amanda about her journey as a writer, including her adventures in self-publishing, as well as the spooky inspirations behind her story. Follow Meredith on IG at [@amandajayatissa] (https://www.instagram.com/amandajayatissa/?hl=en) and check out her book [My Sweet Girl] (https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/55510715-my-sweet-girl) at your local bookseller or [our online bookshop] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba August 2021 pick is [Patron Saints of Nothing] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41941681-patron-saints-of-nothing) by Randy Ribay This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

31 Aug 2021

51 MINS

51:20

31 Aug 2021


#148

#149 - Author Chat w/ Meredith Ireland

On this episode, we chat with author Meredith Ireland about her debut YA novel The Jasmine Project, a romantic comedy about a girl named Jasmine, freshly "on-break" with her kinda shitty boyfriend, who's loving and meddlesome family sets up a makeshift Bachelorette style dating competition for her... without her knowledge of course. We have a fun chat with Meredith about her journey as a writer, as well as her inspirations for her wild and ultimately heartwarming debut novel. Follow Meredith on IG at [@writermeredithireland] (https://www.instagram.com/writermeredithireland/?hl=en) and check out her book [The Jasmine Project] (https://bookshop.org/books/the-jasmine-project/9781534477025?aid=11692&listref=author-interviews) at your local bookseller starting September 7, 2021! *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba August 2021 pick is [Patron Saints of Nothing] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41941681-patron-saints-of-nothing) by Randy Ribay This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

26 Aug 2021

46 MINS

46:26

26 Aug 2021


#147

#148 - August 2021 Book News

On this episode, we highlight the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature for our August 2021 mid-month check-in!  New books mentioned in our publishing news: Julia Vee & Ken Bebelle - Ebony Gate C.B. Lee - A Coffeeshop in an Alternate Universe Alice Lin - Fireworks Trang Thanh Tran - She Is a Haunting Susie Lee Jin - Not an Egg; Not a Pumpkin; and Not a Heart Tara Sim - We Shall Be Monsters Diana Ma - Extracurricular Joanna Ho - The Wave Riders; Say My Name Christine Mari - Kokoro Elsie Chapman - Kokoro Tadaaki Imaizumi & Takashi Maruyama - Why We Went Extinct Ream Shukairy - The Next New Syrian Girl Livia Blackburne - Nainai’s Mountain  Saadia Faruqi - Rani Margaret Chiu Greanias - Hooked on Books Emery Lee - Café Con Lychee Catherine Yu - Direwood Hope Lim - At the Window Raakhee Mirchandani - My Diwali Light; Mama's Roti *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba August 2021 pick is [Patron Saints of Nothing] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41941681-patron-saints-of-nothing) by Randy Ribay This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

20 Aug 2021

39 MINS

39:24

20 Aug 2021


#146

#147 - Author Chat w/ Andrea Wang

On this episode, we chat with author Andrea Wang about her new middle grade novel The Many Meaning of Meilan, a coming of age story about a Chinese American girl who finds strength in the many meanings of her name as she struggles to adjust to moving from Boston's Chinatown to a small town in Ohio. We chat with Andrea about her journey to becoming a childen's book author and her inspirations for writing her novel. We also share some of our own experiences with our uncommon Asian names. Follow Andrea on IG at [@andreawhywang] (https://www.instagram.com/andreawhywang/) and check out her book The Many Meanings of Meilan at your local bookseller! *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba August 2021 pick is [Patron Saints of Nothing] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41941681-patron-saints-of-nothing) by Randy Ribay This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

17 Aug 2021

55 MINS

55:44

17 Aug 2021


#145

#146 - An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim

On this episode, we discuss our July 2021 book club pick, [An Ocean of Minutes] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42202089-an-ocean-of-minutes) by Thea Lim, a Sci-Fi time travel novel about a woman who journeys to the future as an indentured worker to save the life of the man she loves in the midst of a global pandemic. The story follows her struggles as a temporally migrant worker as she tries to find her way home while dealing with the aftermath of a devastating pandemic where she no longer has any legal status or citizenship. Content Warning: Discussion of a scene regarding attempted sexual assault at  45:31 - 47:17 *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow our guests: ---Jess Ju ( [@jessjutweets] (https://twitter.com/jessjutweets) ) ---Hanh Nguyen ( [@hanhonymous] (https://twitter.com/Hanhonymous) ) ---Check out their pop culture podcast w/ Marvin at [goodpop.club] (https://goodpop.simplecast.com/) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba August 2021 pick is [Patron Saints of Nothing] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41941681-patron-saints-of-nothing) by Randy Ribay This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

03 Aug 2021

1 HR 16 MINS

1:16:19

03 Aug 2021


#144

#145 - Author Chat w/ Emiko Jean

On this episode, we chat with author Emiko Jean about her latest novel Tokyo Ever After, a YA story about a Japanese American girl from Northern California who finds out she's actually an imperial princess of Japan. We chat with Emiko about her journey as a writer, and how it led her to write her latest novel. Follow Emiko on IG at [@emikojeanbooks] (https://www.instagram.com/emikojeanbooks/) and check out her book [Tokyo Ever After ] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54860605-tokyo-ever-after) at your local bookseller! *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba July 2021 pick is [An Ocean of Minutes] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42202089-an-ocean-of-minutes) by Thea Lim This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

21 Jul 2021

53 MINS

53:58

21 Jul 2021


#143

#144 - July 2021 Book News

On this episode, we highlight the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature for our July 2021 mid-month check-in!  *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba July 2021 pick is [An Ocean of Minutes] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42202089-an-ocean-of-minutes) by Thea Lim This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

16 Jul 2021

41 MINS

41:44

16 Jul 2021


#142

#143 - Happy Endings by Thien-Kim Lam

On this episode, we discuss our June 2021 book club pick, [Happy Endings] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/55004145-happy-endings) by Thien-Kim Lam, a romance novel about a second-chance romance between Trixie, a sex-toy saleswoman, and her ex Andre, a chef/bartender trying to keep his mother's restaurant afloat in a gentrifying DC neighborhood. Joining us are romance novel experts Jess Ju and Hanh Nguyen of the Good Pop Culture Club Podcast.  *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow our guests: ---Jess Ju ( [@jessjutweets] (https://twitter.com/jessjutweets) ) ---Hanh Nguyen ( [@hanhonymous] (https://twitter.com/Hanhonymous) ) ---Check out their pop culture podcast w/ Marvin at [goodpop.club] (https://goodpop.simplecast.com/) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba July 2021 pick is [An Ocean of Minutes] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42202089-an-ocean-of-minutes) by Thea Lim This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

07 Jul 2021

1 HR 28 MINS

1:28:11

07 Jul 2021


#141

#142 - Author Chat w/ David Yoon

On this episode, we chat with author (and publisher) David Yoon about his latest novel Version Zero, a thriller taking place in the fast paced and cutthroat world of the social media tech industry, where the only way to fix the world, may be to start over from zero. We ask David about his experience publishing his first adult fiction novel, as well as his takes on the pros and cons of social media, the tech industry, & capitalism. Follow David on IG at [@davidoftheyoon] (https://www.instagram.com/davidoftheyoon/?hl=en) and check out his book [Version Zero] (https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/43276213) at your local bookseller! *Support the podcast by [purchasing books at our bookshop ] (https://bookshop.org/shop/booksandboba) * Follow our hosts: ---Reera Yoo ( [@reeraboo] (https://twitter.com/reeraboo) ) ---Marvin Yueh ( [@marvinyueh] (https://twitter.com/MarvinYueh) ) Follow us: --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/booksandboba) --- [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/BooksandBoba) --- [Goodreads Group] (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/197124-books-boba) The Books & Boba June 2021 pick is [Happy Endings] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/55004145-happy-endings) by Thien-Kim Lam This podcast is part of [Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective] (http://podcastpotluck.com/) ... Read more

25 Jun 2021

53 MINS

53:45

25 Jun 2021