The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

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  • Archive for October 29th, 2008

    My Worlds Converge: Fortune Cookies meets City Room

    Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

    This piece by Willie Neuman talks about fortune cookies (protesting the M.T.A.) on City Room. Some of the sayings (none by Confucius, as much as we can see) “If you cut transit service, this cookie will give you heartburn.” “Raising transit fares will wreak havoc on your love life.” “In a tough economy, it is […]

    A Glimpse of My First Paperback

    Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

    I went to a talk out in Long Island last week at the Chinese Cultural Association of Long Island and was startled that someone asked me sign a paperback. I looked closely, because I thought it was a copy of my galley. Then I realized it must be the QPB paperback edition. It had a […]

    Indy Star, Highlighting the Web Site

    Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

    From the Indy Star this week: Follow author Jennifer 8. Lee on a culinary journey into Chinese-American cuisine in her new book, “The Fortune Cookie Chronicles” (Twelve Books, $25). Lee, whose middle name “8” connotes prosperity in Chinese, is the daughter of Chinese immigrants and grew up in New York eating her mother’s authentic Chinese […]