From a small town in northern China.

When I attended junior high, I told gangbangers Bram Stoker’s Dracula scene by scene… Traveling with enough to read is difficult even with iPhones, iPads, Kindle paperwhite and real novels and magazines. I was a literature major as an undergraduate at UCSB, my wife a Chinese literature major at Fudan University in Shanghai. I teach at UCSB and write books, …