AOT #90: Paula Kamen Podcasts Finding Iris Chang
Paula Kamen discusses her new book Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind. Iris Chang’s mysterious suicide in 2004, at age thirty-six, didn’t seem to make any sense. Some even wondered if the controversial author of The Rape of Nanking had been murdered. Long-time friend Paula Kamen was among those left wondering what had gone so wrong. A literary investigation of an important writer’s journey, Finding Iris Chang is a tribute to a lost heroine, a portrait of the real and vulnerable woman who inspired so many around the world.