Rachel DeWoskin





Rachel DeWoskin

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Rachel DeWoskin is the author of Foreign Babes in Beijing, a memoir about her inadvertent notoriety as the star of a Chinese soap opera, and a novel, Repeat After Me. She lives in New York City and Beijing and is at work on her fourth book, Statutory.


Average rating: 3.40 · 3,307 ratings · 613 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Big Girl Small
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 1,966 ratings — published 2011 — 18 editions
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Foreign Babes in Beijing: B...
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 808 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
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Blind
3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 384 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Repeat After Me
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 149 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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“I mean, we have to read books or we'll make mistakes. If we read stories of how other people lived, we can figure out better ways to live. I mean we can look at other people's lives and not make the same mistakes they made. Or we can, like, use their examples as models for ourselves.”
Rachel DeWoskin, Big Girl Small

“That's the thing about me. I prefer things once they're already over and I'm working on understanding them. I wish I were faster at that - like, I could understand things while they're happening - but I always have to read the whole book and write the entire paper before I even know what the hell I'm thinking.”
Rachel DeWoskin, Big Girl Small

“At my audition, I had one of those anxiety visions where you do something totally crazy in your mind, just to torture yourself with the possibility, just to wonder what would happen if you actually did it.”
Rachel DeWoskin, Big Girl Small

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