Friday, June 11, 2010

American Chinatown: Transformations of an Ethnic Community

Chinatown--a longstanding ethnic enclave that has evolved and expanded throughout various parts of the United States--is the topic of journalist and author Bonnie Tsui's American Chinatown. Tsui's book explores several Chinatowns from the oldest to the newest from San Francisco to Las Vegas, documenting anecdotes and experiences from the perspective of the people. She will also discuss how her travel magazine and newspaper writing led her to the creation of this book.

Presented by the Magazines & Newspapers Center and sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, this author reading and book signing takes place on Thursday, June 17, 2010. Find more information about Bonnie Tsui's book from her Web site (

- Address: 100 Larkin Street (at Grove)
- Location: Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room
- Event Date and Time: Thursday, June 17 (6 - 8 p.m.)

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