Maxine Hong Kingston
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Maxine Hong Kingston's free-verse memoir contemplates her 70 years of "always writing, writing" and the conflicting impulses to catalog each instance or to "[take] my sweet time to love the moment-/to-moment beauty of everything."
In her new memoir, peace activist and author Maxine Hong Kingston explores the inevitabilities of her age. I Love A Broad Margin To My Life is a creative meditation on growing old — all written in free verse.
This year, Valentine's Day shares the 14th with Chinese New Year. Cupid had better flap his wings because it's the Year of the Tiger, and tigers don't eat chocolate. To commemorate this rare alignment, here are three books about love in Chinese families.