The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

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  • Archive for March 22nd, 2008

    #26 on 3/30/08

    Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

    Yay. The Fortune Cookie Chronicles hits the New York Times extended bestseller list at #26 on the March 30 issue (which is up today). Because of the way the list operates, that represents the second week of sales, or the week closing on March 15 (my birthday). As my friend pointed out, 2 + 6 […]

    General (Tso’s?) Sushi? A reader responds

    Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

    Getting reader emails like these is in part why authors write — to know they have changed how someone looks at the world. The line about whether the General of the sushi is the one of chicken fame or not made me burst out laughing. After reading your book, I have to say; I’ll never […]

    Cary Goldstein is on vacation, so Carolyn Mimran is publicity woman for the week

    Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

    Twelve’s publicist, Cary Goldstein, is on a (much needed) vacation — and totally unreachable (yay). Working on 12 books a year on an unrelenting pace is incredible task, and he has done an admirable job. Anyway, so people needing to reach a publicist this week can reach Carolyn Mimran, his assistant, at carolyn dot mimran […]

    Zoe’s in Somerville, where the Chinese go to eat

    Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

    I did my WBUR interview with Here and Now at Zoe’s in Somerville, which is ote cited asone of the most authentic Chinese restaurant in the Cambridge/Somerville area. (See Yelp reviews, which have mixed opinion on the authenticity). It’s a place where the dominant language spoken over tables is Chinese — especially last night since […]