Upcoming Readings
The Corpus Christi Literary Reading Series is a grassroots arts organization that celebrates literature by inviting one author at a time to Coastal Texas to read, participate in a question and answer session, and sign books.
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Lisa See, Author
October 19, 2019

Lisa See


Author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird LaneSnow Flower and the Secret Fan, Shanghai GirlsDreams of Joy, and other novels about the lives of women. Her book, On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of my Chinese-American Family, is a memoir.


Barnes & Noble chose her novel The Island of Sea Women for its nationwide March 2019 Book Club.

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Dreams of Joy by Lisa See

Dreams of Joy

In her most powerful novel yet, acclaimed author Lisa See returns to the story of sisters Pearl and May from Shanghai Girls, and Pearl’s strong-willed nineteen-year-old daughter, Joy.


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On Gold Mountain by Lisa See

On Gold Mountain

On Gold Mountain was a national bestseller and a New York Times Notable Book. It is the inspiration for an exhibition at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, which will run from August 2000 to January 2001.


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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See, a moving story about tradition, tea farming, and the enduring connection between mothers and daughters.


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For a full list of authors who have been our guests, see Past Readings.

Past Readings