Karen Tei Yamashita is the author of seven books, including I Hotel, finalist for the National Book Award. Recipient of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature and a US Artists Ford Foundation Fellowship, she is professor emerita of literature and creative writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Karen Tei Yamashita has been honored with the American Book Award and Janet Heidinger Kafka Award. A stunning portrait of Asian Americans in 1960s and '70s San Francisco, I Hotel is a remarkable collection of 10 related novellas. Touching on such topics a...[SEE MORE]