u003cbu003eu003ciu003eNEW YORK TIMESu003c/iu003e BESTSELLER NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER Fu003cbu003eu003cbu003erom the infinitely inventive author of u003ciu003eHow to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe u003c/iu003ecomes u003c/bu003e"one of the funniest books of the year.... A delicious, ambitious Hollywood satire" (u003ciu003eThe Washington Post).u003c/iu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbru003eA deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play. u003cbru003eu003cbru003eu003c/bu003eWillis Wu doesnt perceive himself as the protagonist in his own life: hes merely Generic Asian Man. Sometimes he gets to be Background Oriental Making a Weird Face or even Disgraced Son, but always he is relegated to a prop. Yet every day, he leaves his tiny room in a Chinatown SRO and enters the Golden Palace restaurant, where u003ciu003eBlack and Whiteu003c/iu003e, a procedural cop show, is in perpetual production. Hes a bit player here, too, but he dreams of being Kung Fu Guythe most respected role that anyone who looks like him can attain. Or is it?u003cbru003eu003cbru003eAfter stumbling into the spotlight, Willis finds himself launched into a wider world than hes ever known, discovering not only the secret history of Chinatown, but the buried legacy of his own family. Infinitely inventive and deeply personal, exploring the themes of pop culture, assimilation, and immigrationu003ciu003eInterior Chinatownu003c/iu003e is Charles Yus most moving, daring, and masterful novel yet.