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Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir
An intimate portrait of the groundbreaking author.
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With every step, this drag ballet troupe pokes fun at their art form. Premieres Friday, June 4th at 9 p.m. EST on PBS (check local listings).
The author of “Crazy Rich Asians” describes Amy Tan’s impact
Kevin Kwan talks about how Amy Tan had an early impact on him.
What was the Joy Luck Club?
The title of Amy Tan's famous novel was also the name of an investment club.
The Story Behind Billie Holiday's 'Strange Fruit'
The song was a powerful protest anthem that irked many, including the US government.
Amy Tan’s writing inspiration
How Amy Tan met her husband Lou
According to Amy Tan's husband Lou, it was "cluelessness at first sight."
5 interesting facts about Judy Garland
Garland’s life was marred by tragedy, from beginning to end.
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How Amy Tan "inspired me and so many others who followed to write the stories that only we could tell"
A writer reflects on how Amy Tan inspired her.
Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away
Dive into the career of the legendary blues guitarist. Premieres July 27 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).
Amy Tan’s first job was writing astrology
She turned to writing fiction in the search for more meaningful work and learned a lot about herself in the process.
How Duke Ellington used his appearance to subvert racist stereotypes, and other ways he fought racism
He knew that music could reach people in a way that words simply could not.
The time Tony Bennett "...saw things no human being should ever have to see."
Before he was a lover he was a fighter who spent time serving in World War II.
Why doesn't anyone talk about Carole King's other no. 1 album (including her)?
"Tapestry" was a hit, but what about the album that followed, which was another platinum seller?