Amy Tan

Amy Tan

Amy tan was born in Oakland, California on February 19, 1952. She is an American author and has written many novels. Her most famous novel, The Joy Luck Club, has been translated into 35 languages and also became a successful film. She has been nominated for and won many awards. Her writings include:


The Joy Luck Club (1987)

The Kitchen God’s Wife (1991)

The Hundred Secret Senses (1995)

The Bonesetter’s Daughter (2000)

The Valley of Amazement (2007)

Saving Fish from Drowning (2009)

Rules for Virgins (2011)

Children’s books

The Moon Lady, illustrated by Gretchen Schields (1992)

Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat, illustrated by Gretchen Schields (1994)


Mid-Life Confidential: The Rock Bottom Remainders Tour America With Three Cords and an Attitude (with Dave Barry, Stephen King, Tabitha King, Barbara Kingsolver) (1994)

Mother (with Maya Angelou, Mary Higgins Clark) (1996)

The Best American Short Stories 1999 (Editor, with Katrina Kenison) (1999)

The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings (2003)

Amy Tan at Wikipedia

Amy Tan’s official website.

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