Since I first started reading the New York Times in my teens, I’ve been in awe of Janet Maslin’s writing. I followed her film reviews religiously, and loved everything she wrote. I can’t properly convey how it felt last Monday to open my copy of the Times and discover that she not only read CHINA RICH GIRLFRIEND, but enjoyed it so much. Read her review HERE.
My publishers thought it would be a fun treat for readers if I curated a “fantasy exhibition” featuring things or experiences that characters from my book would want. It was incredibly fun to dream up what these crazy rich characters might covet, and along the way, some incredibly talented designers and artisans got involved: Marchesa designed a glorious couture dress inspired by Colette Bing, legendary jewelers to the world’s royal families Munnu The Gem Palace allowed us to feature a few magnificent pieces for Araminta Lee, California designer Erica Tanov created a lovely ensemble befitting Rachel Chu, and wait till you see what Carlton Bao wants…
Ladies and gentlemen, I welcome you to The Crazy Rich Collection. Please click HERE.
In this year’s best beach reading, Jane Austen meets Singapore: Kevin Kwan’s “Crazy Rich Asians” and “China Rich Girlfriend” offer a devastating portrait of the hyper-rich a world away from Jane Austen’s England. Read the full article by clicking HERE.
I’m about to leave for Toronto to kick off my Canadian Book Tour. If you’re in town, please come see me interviewed by the fabulous Lainey at the Toronto North York Central Library tomorrow night, June 22nd, at 7:00pm. FREE tickets are still available by clicking HERE.
I’m so honored to be visiting the exquisite Asia Society Texas Center in Houston on June 16th – the day that CHINA RICH GIRLFRIEND is released! I’ll be giving a talk and signing books starting at 7:00pm. Please join me if you can. Tickets are available now right HERE.
On Monday, June 22nd, I’ll have the distinct pleasure of talking with Canada’s most celebrated gossip columnist–Lainey–at the North York Library in Toronto, and you’re all invited! This is a free event, but you’ll need to reserve your seat here: http://bit.ly/1FJSb63
Entertainment Weekly just named CHINA RICH GIRLFRIEND one of the 5 Hottest Sequels of the Summer. I still can’t believe I’m sharing this honor with one of my favorite authors of all time–Harper Lee!
Hello! Welcome to the brand new website for Kevin Kwan Books! I hope you enjoy exploring this beautiful new space, which was designed by the brilliant Ben Bernstein at Glass Embassy. Please tell me what you think by contacting me via my Facebook author page, Instagram or Twitter. And keep an eye on this page for all the latest news, upcoming events, and tour dates. To kick things off, check out the first piece of press on my soon-to-be-released novel China Rich Girlfriend in this month’s Harper’s Bazaar. (It’s great to share the page with a sexual icon.)