Maxine Hong Kingston

Maxine Hong Kingston

Maxine Hong Kingston is a Chinese-American writer of fiction and non-fiction. She is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley. Author photograph © Michael Lionstar.


Five books that should be on Mark Zuckerberg's reading list

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced at the weekend that he's starting a book club. They'll read and discuss a book every two weeks. Only the first book has been chosen so far (The End of Power by Moises Naim), so we've compiled a list of Picador books that fit the book club's criteria of emphasizing learning about new cultures, beliefs, histories and technologies.