Our guest this month is Dr. Hong-Ming Liang, Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Politics. Dr. Liang is chair for the College's Faculty Assembly in 2012-2013.
Favorite or most influential books:
1. Pai Hsien-yung. Taipei People
2. Zhuoliu Wu. Orphan of Asia
3. William Stafford. Stories that Could Be True: New and Collected Poems
4. e.e. cummings. six nonlectures
5. George Orwell. Essays
What are you reading now?
Anton Treuer. Ojibwe in Minnesota; Josiane Cauquelin. The Aborigines of Taiwan; and Sam Van Schaik. Tibet: a History.
Desert Island Pick (this is your bonus title--the book that you can take along to the island for sheer reading pleasure):
Anything by e.e. Cummings, George Orwell, or Matt Groening. Not necessarily in that order …