Upcoming Events for FAR FROM THE ROOFTOP OF THE WORLD by Amy Yee

Hear Amy Yee discuss her new book FAR FROM THE ROOFTOP OF THE WORLD: Travels among Tibetan Refugees on Four Continents (on-sale October 17; Foreword Reviews calls it “a deep, nuanced picture of the Tibetan diaspora and the real human impact of China’s policy toward Tibet”) starting October 14. Amy will be joined by writers, journalists, and historians for most of the events below. For the latest list of events and any additional ones added, please check https://amyyeewrites.com/book-tour/

“Beautifully observed, with full-bodied, engaging characters who are never lost in the shadow of Chinese politics. Amy Yee has done a wonderful job of capturing the details, dramas, and dignities of Tibetan life in exile.”

—Peter Hessler, New Yorker writer, MacArthur Fellow and National Book Award finalist

MONDAY OCT 16, 6:00PM ET – New York, NY

Hunter College, moderated by Ken Roth formerly of Human Rights Watch, with Tsewang Rigzin formerly of the Tibet Fund

WEDNESDAY OCT 18, 7:00PM ET – New York, NY

Asian American Writer’s Workshop, moderated by Jyoti Thottam of the New York Times editorial board

THURSDAY, OCT 19, 5:30PM ET – Cambridge, MA

Harvard Kennedy School

FRIDAY OCT 20, 7:00PM ET – Brookline, MA

Brookline Booksmith, moderated by Ellen Barry formerly of the New York Times India bureau and Neil Swidey of the Boston Globe Magazine

SUNDAY OCT 22, 4:00PM ET – Cambridge, MA

Harvard Coop

MONDAY OCT 23, 4:00PM ET – Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College

WEDNESDAY OCT 25, 1:30PM ET – Washington, DC

Woodrow Wilson Center, with Kalden Lodoe of Radio Free Asia and Sophie Richardson of Human Rights Watch

SUNDAY OCT 29, 3:00PM ET – New York, NY/Hybrid

Tibet House

TUESDAY OCT 31, 2:30PM ET – Providence, RI

Brown University, with Grace Talusan author of The Body Papers

THURSDAY NOV 2, 5:30PM CT – Chicago, IL

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

WEDNESDAY NOV 8, 7:00PM CT – Chicago, IL

Pilsen Community Bookstore, moderated by Rummana Hussain of the Chicago Sun-Times

SUNDAY, NOV 12, 4:00PM CT- Evanston, IL

Tibetan Alliance of Chicago

TUESDAY NOV 14, 7:00PM ET – South Hadley, MA

Odyssey Books, moderated by Dhardon Sharling former parliament member of the Tibetan exile government in India

Amy Yee is an award-winning journalist, most recently with Bloomberg/CityLab in Chicago and previously a Financial Times correspondent in New York and India where she lived for seven years. She has written for the New York TimesWall Street JournalThe Economist, NPR and 30+ media outlets. More about her is at www.amyyeewrites.com