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Jennifer Mattson is a Hong Kong based journalist and former producer for CNN and National Public Radio. Her writing and reporting have appeared in USA TODAY, The Boston Globe, The Women's Review of Books and CNN.com. She is the former Managing Editor of AsiaSociety.org.

Chinese writer wins 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize

March 22, 2011 - 1 Comments - Jennifer Mattson

HONG KONG — Bi Feiyu was named the winner of the prestigious prize Thursday for his novel Three Sisters, an exploration of Chinese family and village life during the Cultural Revolution. It is the third time in the prize’s four year history that a Chinese author has won. The judges said Three Sisters “moves seamlessly…>

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Tiger Mom, Crouching Child: A View from Asia

January 31, 2011 - 0 Comments - Jennifer Mattson

HONG KONG — From my writing desk in Hong Kong, I have been reading with morbid curiosity, and some distaste, the current online controversy sparked by Amy Chua’s new book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.” The title itself, excerpted in The Wall Street Journal “Why Chinese Mom’s are Superior“ is enough to outrage even the most mild mannered…>

Chinese writer wins 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize

March 22, 2011 - 1 Comments - Jennifer Mattson

HONG KONG — Bi Feiyu was named the winner of the prestigious prize Thursday for his novel Three Sisters, an exploration of Chinese family and village life during the Cultural Revolution. It is the third time in the prize’s four year history that a Chinese author has won. The judges said Three Sisters “moves seamlessly…>

Tiger Mom, Crouching Child: A View from Asia

Tiger Mom, Crouching Child: A View from Asia

January 31, 2011 - 0 Comments - Jennifer Mattson

HONG KONG — From my writing desk in Hong Kong, I have been reading with morbid curiosity, and some distaste, the current online controversy sparked by Amy Chua’s new book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.” The title itself, excerpted in The Wall Street Journal “Why Chinese Mom’s are Superior“ is enough to outrage even the most mild mannered…>

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