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Remembering iconoclast Al Young: Public school teacher, championship drag race car driver, and MOHAI...

Al Young passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2022, after complications from triple bypass heart surgery. Though he is likely best known as the first Asian American race car driver in history, he will...

she and her and he and him and they and them and I and...

This article is part of a special project between the International Examiner and the South Seattle Emerald to produce content in 2022 addressing Asian and Pacific Islander racism and resilience. This content was made...

Scott Ezell’s ‘A Far Corner’ a better fit for academics than general audiences

A romanticized account of booze-fueled bohemian life on the margins, 'A Far Corner: Life and Art with the Open Circle Tribe' will likely appeal to academics more than general audiences, if there is any value to be derived at all.

UW Press reissues Xiao Hong’s ‘Market Street: A Chinese Woman in Harbin’

First published in 1986, the UW edition of Market Street includes a new preface by translator Howard Goldblatt who has translated Xiao Hong’s entire corpus.

‘Porcelain Thief’ interrogates the American Born Chinese experience in the motherland

Former Seattle Weekly writer Huan Hsu publishes memoir

Ed Lin’s ‘Ghost Month’ highlights complex identities of Taiwan

Crime novel delves into murder mystery