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Faculty Reading Lists: Dr. Hong-Ming Liang

The favorite & most influential books of some your favorite & most influential faculty!

Dr. Hong-Ming Liang Reads What?

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 …