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Stony Brook University

One Book, One Community Read: Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

Use this guide to inform your reading of Charles Yu's Interior Chinatown.

The Book

Awards and Accolades

  • National Book Award for Fiction (2020) -- WINNER
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal of Excellence in Fiction (2021) -- LONGLISTED
  • Prix médicis étranger (2020) -- SHORTLISTED
  • Bestseller (New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and others)
  • New York Times Book Club pick (Feb. 2020)
  • Numerous "Best of 2020" book lists including from Kirkus Reviews, The Atlantic, Time Magazine, and New York Magazine.