Archive for November 13th, 2007

  • New & Notable Books: “God of Luck,” “The I Chong: Meditations From the Joint,” and “China Dolls”

    New & Notable Books: “God of Luck,” “The I Chong: Meditations From the Joint,” and “China Dolls”

    God of Luck by Ruthanne Lum McCunn It can be difficult sometimes to read a book so well-written that it quantum leaps its reader on board a packed 19th century slave ship amidst the muck of brutality on the high seas, the putrid smell of […]

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  • Nation Briefs

    Nation Briefs

    First FilAm Woman State Legislator Dies Thelma Garcia Buchholdt, the first Filipino American state legislator outside of Hawai‘i and the first-ever Filipino American woman state legislator, died on Nov. 5 at her home in Anchorage. Buchholdt was elected to Alaska’s state legislature in 1974, from […]

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