Jeff Yang in Conversation With Julie Wu

Event date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 7:00pm

Please join us on November 16th at 7PM for a lively discussion featuring Jeff Yang, in conversation with Julie Wu, for his new book, The Golden Screen. This event is in partnership with the Belmont Pan Asian Coalition.



Jeff Yang has been observing, exploring, and writing about the Asian American community for over thirty years. He launched one of the first Asian American national magazines, A. Magazine, in the late nineties and early 2000s, and now writes frequently for CNN, New York Times, and elsewhere. He has authored three books—Jackie Chan’s New York Times bestselling memoir I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in ActionOnce Upon a Time in China, a history of the cinemas of Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Mainland; and Eastern Standard Time: A Guide to Asian Influence on American Culture, and most recently coauthored the New York Times bestselling RISE: A Pop History of Asian America from the Nineties to Now. He lives in Los Angeles, CA.


After graduating from Harvard with a BA in Literature, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Julie Wu received an MD at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. She has received a writing grant from the Vermont Studio Center and won a 2012 Massachusetts Cultural Council fellowship. Her website is



Event address: 
79 Leonard St
Belmont, MA 02478
Ticketed Event: 
The Golden Screen: The Movies That Made Asian America By Jeff Yang, Michelle Yeoh (Foreword by), Jon M. Chu (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Jeff Yang, Michelle Yeoh (Foreword by), Jon M. Chu (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9780762482221
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 24th, 2023

From a New York Times bestselling author, this groundbreaking book celebrates and examines the history of Asian Americans on the big screen, exploring how iconic films have shaped Hollywood, representation, and American culture.

In 2018, the critical and financial success of Crazy Rich Asians ignited new fires in Hollywood to create and back Asian-cent

The Third Son: A Novel By Julie Wu Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616203276
Availability: Available from Warehouse (minimum 2 days delivery time)
Published: Algonquin Books - May 27th, 2014

“Clear your schedule! The Third Son is your next obsessive read. Julie Wu’s book reads like an instant classic.”  —Lydia Netzer, author of Shine Shine Shine

In the middle of a terrifying air raid in Japanese-occupied Taiwan, Saburo, the least-favored son of a Taiwanese politician, runs through a forest for cover.

Age Group(s): 
Adult (19 - Boomer)