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New Book, 99 Ways to Die, Drops in October!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2018 in Asia, Asian American, Books by Ed Lin, Featured, Taiwan, Writing | 0 comments

New Book, 99 Ways to Die, Drops in October!

Well, it’s been four years, and so I figured I’d write another post. As you can guess, there’s a new book along with a new trailer. 99 Ways to Die drops Oct. 9. I have a few events coming up, so check out my updated events tab! If you’re in New York on Oct. 11, it would be great to see you at the night-market book launch! Publishers Weekly summed it all up in a starred review for 99 Ways to Die: At the start of Lin’s stellar third Taipei Night Market novel (after...

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My West by Southwest Book Tour: The Film

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Books by Ed Lin, Celebrities, Ed, Featured, Ghosts, Readings, Taiwan, Writing | 8 comments

My West by Southwest Book Tour: The Film

Me and Barry Freaking Gifford! This what I did for the readings for Ghost Month. I flew out to the Bay Area and then took Greyhound buses to Los Angeles, Phoenix, Houston and New Orleans–and I lived to tell the tale and show it, too. Check it...

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New Book Plus Book Tour

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Asia, Books by Ed Lin, Ed, Featured, Ghosts, Taiwan | 0 comments

New Book Plus Book Tour

Word has been out about Ghost Month for a while, but here I am lagging the prepub reviewers. Well, shucks, this Taipei-based mystery is my best-reviewed book yet, garnering stars from both Publishers Weekly and Library Journal! Check out the trailer I made here: I can’t describe the book any better than PW: “For a guy who scoffs at the ghosts revered by so many of his fellow Taiwanese, droll everyman Jing-nan, a night-market food stall manager, ironically finds himself spending...

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My Awesome Trip to Singapore!

Posted by on Jan 5, 2014 in Asia, Asian American, Books by Ed Lin, Ed, Featured, Readings, Writing | 2 comments

My Awesome Trip to Singapore!

Refreshing! In early November, I was fortunate enough to attend the Singapore Writers Festival. It was my first trip to the country and I had a fantastic time. I met some awesome writers from all over the world and the staff who put the festival together were on top of their game. Thank you Cheryl Tan for suggesting me as a panelist! Man, it was hot down there. I asked people how early Singapore settlers coped with the heat and humidity. They said that it wasn’t as bad in the early days...

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My Awesome Bouchercon Trip to Albany

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Books by Ed Lin, Ed, Readings, Writing | 2 comments

My Awesome Bouchercon Trip to Albany

Like most trips I take, this one begins and ends with Amtrak. There seems to be an unwritten rule that Bouchercon, the fantastic annual mystery convention, has to be held in a city just getting back on its feet. This was my third Bouchercon, after Indianapolis and Cleveland, both of which have been hammered by the recession. Albany was no different. One of my favorite things to do, though, is take a day to walk through the city, ride a public bus down the main thoroughfare and eat at a local...

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