American Chinatown

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Chinatown Newsfeed

The existential threats faced by Chinatown Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Patrick Kerkstra meditates on Chinatown’s future. In Havana’s Chinatown, rare droplets of freedom On one freewheeling street in Havana’s Chinatown, privately run restaurants offer chow mein and mojitos, and Chinese exchange students belt out karaoke. The Old Neighborhood A terrific interview with author Richard Price of […]

Praise for the Book

American Chinatown is a finalist for the 2010 Asian American Literary Award for Nonfiction “Provides us with a fascinating glimpse into an ethnic phenomenon that, like America, is constantly changing and reinventing itself.” American Chinatown has won the 2009 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature “Lively, edifying, and personal… [this] revealing and affectionate book is overall […]

Overheard on Twitter

May 24, 2010 makena:i Having a mechanic in Chinatown means a good lunch while waiting for oil changes. robb0t: You know which city has a HUGE Chinatown? Hong Kong. eddieburger: Gosta de comida chinesa? Então experimente o #ChinaTown: pão de hambúrguer, peito de frango, abacaxi grelhado, molho chinês e muitas fritas! April 26, 2010 viawesome: […]