Join noted author Gish Jen in conversation with Nancy Berliner for a provocative, fascinating dive into an important study of the different ideas of Easterners and Westerners, about self and society and the implications for current debates in art, education, geopolitics, and business. In her new book, The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap, Gish Jen draws on a trove of stories and personal anecdotes, as well as cutting-edge research in cultural psychology, to reveal how this difference shapes what we perceive and remember, what we say and do and make. As engaging as it is illuminating, this is a book that stands to profoundly enrich our understanding of ourselves and of our world.
Gish Jen, author
Nancy Berliner, Wu Tung Curator of Chinese Art
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