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"The Thousand Crimes Of Ming Tsu" By Tom Lin

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On today’s program, novelist Tom Lin rejoins us to talk about his debut novel, The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu.

In the book, a Chinese American assassin sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and exact revenge on her abductors. A twist on the classic western, the novel is a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, a powerful debut from what bestselling author Jonathan Lethem calls "an astonishing new voice."

Tom Lin is a PhD student in English at the University of California, Davis. The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu is his first novel.

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