Books and Boba

#58 - Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li

Episode Summary

On this episode, we discuss the Books and Boba September book club pick, Number One Chinese Restaurant, by Lillian Li, a family drama surrounding the proprietors and staff of a semi-famous chinese restaurant in the Maryland suburbs outside of Washington DC. Marvin believes it to be a great follow up to our August book club pick and Reera has a lot of thoughts on the many plot lines that revolve around the Beijing Duck House at the center of this story.

Episode Notes

On this episode, we discuss the Books and Boba September book club pick, Number One Chinese Restaurant, by Lillian Li, a family drama surrounding the proprietors and staff of a semi-famous chinese restaurant in the Maryland suburbs outside of Washington DC. Marvin believes it to be a great follow up to our August book club pick and Reera has a lot of thoughts on the many plot lines that revolve around the Beijing Duck House at the center of this story.

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