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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 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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Bootleg Audio of Ed Lin at Litcrawl NYC

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Asian American, Books by Ed Lin, Ed, Featured, Readings, Writing | 0 comments

Bootleg Audio of Ed Lin at Litcrawl NYC

I sorta slouch when I read because I lose myself in the words. (photos by Cathlin Goulding) Chances are you missed my reading at the Three of Cups in New York on Saturday, Sept. 14. But you can listen to it! I ran the voice memo app on my phone as I read and it sounds great! It’s a short piece called, “Rich.” Thank you Hyphen Magazine, Karissa Chen, LitCrawl, my fellow awesome readers and to you maniacs who made it out! Rich   They call us the dirty bunch (well, the...

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Echo & the Doppelgängermen

Posted by on Dec 12, 2012 in Music | 2 comments

Echo & the Doppelgängermen

No Mac, but packed. It’s taken 25 years but I’ve finally gotten over the traumatic Echo & the Bunnymen split of 1988. Sure, everything’s fine now (sort of) but signer Ian McCulloch leaving guitarist Will Sergeant, bassist Les Pattinson and drummer Pete DeFreitas was such a bitter event that not even the subsequent death of DeFreitas in a motorcycle accident was enough to bring the three survivors back together. I remember hearing on the radio that the split culminated in...

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My Amazing Beijing Trip

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in Asian American, Books by Ed Lin, Ed, Featured, Journalism, Writing | 4 comments

My Amazing Beijing Trip

Kids love me! I found these dudes near the parking lot of the Great Wall (visible in background). I typically don’t travel much, but in April, May and June, I flew across the U.S. and went to Asia twice. I kicked things off by spending a week in Taipei, doing research and pretty much eating every half hour. Then it was off to a bunch of readings and events in New York (the wonderful The Mysterious Bookshop, the incredible Museum of Chinese in America and the always dope The Asian...

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