Dmae Roberts talked with Jamie Ford, author of “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” at the 2009 Wordstock Festival. This NY Times bestselling novel traces Seattle’s Internment history during World Wart II through the friendship of a Chinese-American boy and a Japanese-American girl.
Also featured is music by Portland’s David Ornette Cherry.
Jamie Ford is the New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet—which was, in no particular order, an IndieBound NEXT List Selection, a Borders Original Voices Selection, a Barnes & Noble Book Club Selection, Pennie’s Pick at Costco, a Target Bookmarked Club Pick, and a National Bestseller. It was also named the #1 Book Club Pick for Fall 2009/Winter 2010 by the American Booksellers Association.
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