Karen Tei Yamashita reads from novel about SF Asian-Americans

Novelist Karen Tei Yamashita read excerpts from her novel and answered students’ questions about novel construction during a reading on Wednesday evening in the Engineering auditorium.

She read excerpts from her recent work “I Hotel,” the most recent of her five novels.

The novel centers around the turbulent time period of 1968 through 1977, focusing on the Asian-American experience in San Francisco.