Monday, May 25, 2009

Lisa See: best books

Lisa See is the author of Peony in Love and the best-selling Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. Her new novel is Shanghai Girls.

She named a best books list for The Week. One title on the list:
The Age of Dreaming by Nina Revoyr (Akashic, $16).

A literary novel ­masquerading as noir fiction. An older Japanese man, a movie star during the Silent Era, goes back in time to tell the story of his career in Hollywood and the murder that drove him from the business.
Read about all six books on See's list.

The Page 99 Test: Lisa See's Peony in Love.

--Marshal Zeringue