'Crazy Rich Asians' Author Kevin Kwan

8/20/2018, 8:01:20 PM , duration(0:0:2)
Arts TV & Film Literature Society & Culture
Kwan thought the screen adaptation of his bestselling novel might be a small independent film — instead it's been hailed as a groundbreaking moment for Hollywood casting. He tells Terry Gross about his upbringing in Singapore and how it inspired the book. <br/><br/>Also, rock critic Ken Tucker reviews 'Wild! Wild! Wild!' an album by Linda Gail Lewis and Robbie Fulks, and John Powers reviews Olga Tokarczuk's Man Booker-winning novel 'Flights.'