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Amy Tan

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Little Happier: Novelist Amy Tan Didn’t Ask Her Unnamed Goddess for Good Reviews, But for Something Else.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Novelist Amy Tan recounts that as she was writing her second book, she prayed to unnamed goddess that she “be able to write the best book I could, and that no matter what happened to it, I would have no regrets.” Wisely, she didn’t pray for a particular outcome or some metric of success; she prayed that she would feel no regrets.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; podcast@gretchenrubin.comGet in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubinGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comLeave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, Happier in Hollywood and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


28 Jun 2021

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The Moon Lady : Chapter 1-2 by Amy Tan

Enid Blyton & Kid’s Story Time read by Khim Teoh

On a Rainy afternoon, three sisters wish for the rain to stop, wish they could play in the puddles, wish for something, anything, to do. So Ying-ying, their grandmother, tells them a take from long ago about the Moon Lady.


18 Jun 2021

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Reacting to Halston, Story of Late Night, Amy Tan's Unintended Memoir and All For One

Get Your Eyes On This

In this episode hosts Helen and Niall discuss the Halston biopic on Netflix and Ewan McGregor's performance. Then they discuss The Story of Late Night, a CNN special limited series. Lastly, Niall talks about his history with cycling and the sort-of-documentary All For One, the story of GreenEdge, Australia's first ProTour cycling team.


30 May 2021

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GB132: AAPI Heritage Month Celebrating Author, Amy Tan with Guest Host, Jalyn

Grateful Badass Podcast

We continue this week with our new series for the month of May in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! Guest Host, Jalyn is back with us and Grateful Badass Podcast Host, Stacey Mack bring to you a talk in celebration of Bestselling New York Times Author, Amy Tan. Enjoy the… Read More GB132: AAPI Heritage Month Celebrating Author, Amy Tan with Guest Host, Jalyn


14 May 2021

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Cassandra Jabola and Jeff Boyette Talk About Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir | Interview

Pop Culture Planet

Cassandra Jabola and Jeff Boyette join Kristen Maldonado on Pop Culture Planet to talk about working on the Sundance documentary Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir. ► LISTEN TO POP CULTURE PLANET Shop: https://www.teespring.com/stores/kaymaldo Anchor: https://anchor.fm/kristen-maldonado Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7AtF9ZNmui1cUeOQU0VZ2j Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/pop-culture-planet/id1525827008 RadioPublic: https://radiopublic.com/pop-culture-planet-GEVrng Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/pop-culture-planet-1 PocketCasts: https://pca.st/qr5fmsu2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/popcultplanet Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/popcultplanet ► LET'S BE FRIENDS Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kaymaldo1 Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kaymaldo Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kaymaldo TikTok: https://m.tiktok.com/h5/share/usr/224009218184642560.html Pop Culture Planet Podcast: https://anchor.fm/kristen-maldonado Rotten Tomatoes: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/critic/kristen-maldonado/movies Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/kaymaldo My Website: http://www.kristenmaldonado.com ► FOR BUSINESS INQUIRIES: kmalvado@gmail.com--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kristen-maldonado/support


7 May 2021

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EP. 43 - Indo-Club: The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan


Hey there Peaches!  In this week's episode, we discussed our book of the month: The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Originally published in 1989, the novel focuses on four Chinese American immigrant families living in San Francisco. The four Chinese mothers started a club where they meet weekly to play mahjong and shared stories of what they left behind in China. United in loss and new hope for their daughters' futures, they call themselves the Joy Luck Club. Through a series of sixteen vignettes, Amy Tan perfectly portrayed the cultural conflict and often-rocky relationships between mothers and their first generation Chinese American daughters.  This week we attended our first MLB game at Truist Park between the Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamonbacks (ATL won 5-4! GO BRAVES!) The park was at 50% capacity and we had an amazing time. Tune in to find out what new business venture Mel got cooking up and what new Pet did Tiff's dad bring home. We hope y'all enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed making it! Love you all so MUCHO GRANDE! Tiff & Mel ----------- #PeachFlix for May: The Magicians (5 Seasons - 65 Episodes) Follow us on IG: instagram.com/2PeachIndoPodcast Tweet us: twitter.com/2PeachIndo Emails us: 2PeachIndoPodcast@gmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/2peachindopodcast/message

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26 Apr 2021

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How author Amy Tan transforms trauma into art

Creative Conversation

The author of critically acclaimed novels including The Joy Luck Club and The Kitchen God's Wife is known for beautifully unpacking facets of the Chinese immigrant experience, the complexities of family dynamics, and the trauma that often fuels it. In this episode, Amy breaks down her relationship between trauma and creativity, what she learned from being in a rock band, and the challenges of making something personal universal.


22 Apr 2021

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Two kinds by Amy Tan

Nishita Palekar

Two kinds by Amy Tan


16 Oct 2020

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Amy Tan - "Fish Cheeks"

Essays Out Loud (for students who struggle with visual reading)

This is a reading of Amy Tan's "Fish Cheeks." It is meant for students who need a free audio version to listen to as they read.


11 Aug 2020

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Ep. 20: Amy Tan

Talking Beats with Daniel Lelchuk

The writer of numerous well-known novels as well as works of nonfiction, Amy Tan joins Daniel in this rare interview for a look into literature, culture, and music. Amy Tan also shares details about her love for opera--- her greatest musical passion. 


31 Jul 2020