Part of being a bookseller means writing staff recommendations for books we want to share with the world. Check out my staff rec’s from the Harvard Book Store:
Jade City by Fonda Lee
“I suggested Jade City to my roommate a while back and as she was reading it I just heard her shout, ‘What the f–?!’ That’s Jade City, one of the best urban fantasy books I’ve read and now one of my favorite books in general. Lee draws from Asian history, cultures, and myths to create a city that’s recognizable, yet fantastic: part Hong Kong, part Tokyo, part Chinatown, part classic kung fu movie. Reading it is like watching the latest Marvel movie, but better. Or like watching Ghost in
the Shell but featuring actual Asian people.”
Order it from the Harvard Book Store here.