Ed Lin


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January 01, 1969

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Ed Lin is a journalist by training and an all-around stand-up kinda guy. He's the author of several books: Waylaid, his literary debut, and his Robert Chow crime series, set in 1970s Manhattan Chinatown: This Is a Bust, Snakes Can't Run, and One Red Bastard. Lin, who is of Taiwanese and Chinese descent, is the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards. Lin lives in New York with his wife, actress Cindy Cheung. ...more

Average rating: 3.57 · 1,726 ratings · 381 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
Ghost Month (Taipei Night M...

3.27 avg rating — 564 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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Waylaid

3.64 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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This Is a Bust (Detective R...

3.68 avg rating — 219 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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David Tung Can't Have a Gir...

4.11 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 2020 — 2 editions
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Snakes Can't Run (Detective...

3.63 avg rating — 107 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Incensed (Taipei Night Mark...

3.39 avg rating — 142 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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99 Ways to Die (Taipei Nigh...

3.35 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 2018 — 4 editions
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One Red Bastard (Detective ...

3.73 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Motherfuckerland

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3.97 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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