Books

Prizes & Honors

Whiting Writer's Award, Guggenheim Fellow, Kiriyama Prize

Kiriyama Non-Fiction Prize Winner
Quality Paperback Book Award for Non-Fiction
Oregon Literary Prize
Guardian Book Prize Finalist
New York Times Notable Book of the Year
Seattle Post Intelligencer Best Book of the Year
Library Journal Best Book of the Year 1999
San Francisco Chronicle Best Seller List
Barnes & Noble Discovery Writer
Border’s Original Voice

National Book Critics Circle Finalist
Honor Book of the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association
One of the Ten Best Books of the Year, Washington Post Book World
Ten Best Books of the Year, Portland Oregonian
One of the Los Angeles Times’ Favorite Books of the Year
One of the Best Books of the Year, Bookmarks Magazine