Books and Boba

#181 - Author Chat w/ Joseph Han

Episode Summary

We chat with Joseph Han about his debut novel Nuclear Family

Episode Notes

On this episode, author Joseph Han joins us to chat about his debut novel Nuclear Family, a story about a Korean American family that runs a plate lunch diner in Hawaii, and the ghosts that haunt them all the way from the Korean DMZ. We discuss his inspirations behind writing Nuclear Family, his thoughts on the ghosts that haunt a diaspora, and what Guy Fieri's quest to reach Flavortown has to do with it all.

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