News articles about Daughter of Xanadu

Northwest Asian Weeklyposted this online Feb. 3, 2011:

"Jan. 11: Dori Jones Yang’s new novel published"

"Eastside author Dori Jones Yang had her latest young adult novel, “Daughter of Xanadu,” published. “Xanadu” is about the granddaughter of Khubilai Khan. The story focuses on a cross-cultural romance. Previously, Yang wrote “The Secret Voice of Gina Zhang.”  Yang is fluent in Mandarin and is a former Business Week (Hong Kong-based) correspondent."

Mercer Island Reporter re-posted this article online on Feb. 2, 2011:

"Island Books to Host Author who creates Mulan for the next generation of girls," by Gabrielle Nomura

Mercer Island Patch posted this article online on Feb. 11, 2011:

"When East Meets West: Author Dori Jones Yang," by DeAnn Rossetti

"The daughter of an Ohio bookseller, Dori Jones Yang grew up reading tales of exotic places and adventurous eras in history. That passion for exploring the "foreign" is coming to Mercer Island bookstore Island Books this weekend as the bestselling author tours with her most recent book, “Daughter of Xanadu." Yang once read as much Nancy Drew and Tolkien as she could find while shelving books in her father's store . . ." (Read more)

That's Shanghai magazine posted a review on urbanatomy on Feb. 11, 2011 entitled "Move Over, Mulan," by Tom Carter

HB Magazine, Hathaway Brown Alumnae Magazine, Spring 2011.

The Asian Reporter, based in Portland, ran this article in its August 15, 2011 issue:

"Daughter of Xanadu is a thrilling tale of cross-cultural romance and adventure," by Sarah Eadie.

"Yang's book explores themes of war, gender, and otherness in a story about a headstrong princess and a charismatic foreigner." (Read more.)