Books and Boba

#49 - Chatting with Author C.B. Lee

Episode Summary

On this episode we chat with C.B. Lee, the author of the Books and Boba June 2018 pick NOT YOUR SIDEKICK. C.B. shares about switching careers from academia to writing fiction, and how she created a world centered on a group of queer superheroes who also happen to be people of color. We also talk about our favorite scenes from the first book, gush about the Asian American literature community, and the touch on the importance of addressing mental health in Asian communities.

Episode Notes

On this episode we chat with C.B. Lee, the author of the Books and Boba June 2018 pick Not Your Sidekick. C.B. shares about switching careers from academia to writing fiction, and how she created a world centered on a group of queer superheroes who also happen to be people of color. We also talk about our favorite scenes from the first book, gush about the Asian American literature community, and the touch on the importance of addressing mental health in Asian communities.

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The Books & Boba July 2018 pick is A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

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