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Jack Cheng

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Jack Cheng was born in Shanghai and grew up in Michigan. After nearly a decade in New York, working in advertising and tech, he now lives in Detroit.

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Beach trees.
Saugatuck, MI

We stayed at a friend���s cabin in West Michigan last weekend, our first real trip since before pandemic. Though it was only a short walk to the lake, what was more memorable to me were the tall, thin trees surrounding

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See You in the Cosmos

4.05 avg rating — 8,318 ratings — published 2017 — 52 editions
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These Days

3.60 avg rating — 258 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Untitled

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2020
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Hallo Leben, hörst du mich?

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More Than True by Robert Bly
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I asked for a galley from the publisher and will be buying the physical book when it comes out. Bly’s Iron John was and still is an important book for me. It was a stairwell to an underground lake, a gateway to Jung, to men’s work, dream analysis, to ...more
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I'm not working on a sequel at the moment, but won't rule out the possibility of one in the future ;)
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“knowledge is better than ignorance, and it’s better to find out and embrace the truth even if that truth might not feel good.”
Jack Cheng, See You in the Cosmos

“...if you're only brave when you're happy then it's not bravery”
Jack Cheng, See You in the Cosmos

“Most people give up on what they want. They’ll come across the first little obstacle and they’ll give up, and then they’ll try to tear down the people they see doing what they felt like they couldn’t.”
Jack Cheng, See You in the Cosmos

Polls

Sorry, the poll is late this month.

What book should we read in May?

You may write in titles, provided the book is a 2018 Newbery contender and already published.

 
  25 votes 19.8%

 
  21 votes 16.7%

Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar (write-in)
 
  20 votes 15.9%

 
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  19 votes 15.1%

 
  18 votes 14.3%

lucky broken girl (write-in)
 
  2 votes 1.6%

See you in the cosmos (write-in)
 
  1 vote 0.8%

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