Amy Tan (Chinese: 譚恩美; pinyin: Tn Enmei) (born February 19, 1952) is a Chinese American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships. In 1993, Tan's adaptation of her most popular fiction work, The Joy Luck Club, became a commercially successful film.Tan has written several other books, including The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and The Bonesetter's Daughter, and a collection of non-fiction essays entitled The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings. Her most recent book, Saving Fish From Drowning, explores the tribulations experienced by a group of people who disappear while on an art expedition in the jungles of Burma.
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Byliner and Atavist, two publishers that focus on e-singles (digital longform journalism), are experimenting with online subscriptions. While the programs are still in early stages, they could serve as models for other publishers who want to try the same thing.
San Francisco Symphony at 100, the Centennial Season Opening Gala Concert Featuring Michael Tilson Thomas, Itzhak Perlman and Lang Lang, Airs on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS
Best-selling author Amy Tan hosts the commemorative concert and narrates the historical mini-documentaries woven throughout the special NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --San Francisco Symphony at 100, the San Francisco Symphony's Centennial Season. . .
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