Published in twelve languages, Dori Jones Yang has written, co-authored, compiled, and translated a wide variety of books, including historical fiction, biographies, oral histories, and children’s books. A former foreign correspondent based in Hong Kong, Dori is fluent in Mandarin and has specialized in books relating to China.
Her most popular book to date, Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time, reached several best-seller lists and was translated into ten languages. Daughter of Xanadu is a historical adventure and romance about Marco Polo. Her latest work, Cocoons of Silk, is the translation of a story written in Chinese about a young man in 1930s China who gets entangled in too many love affairs. Several more books are in the works. Check back here in coming months for announcements.
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