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Asian American Inscrutability in Joan is Okay

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Like Weike Wang’s vision of fiction, in grief Joan discovers that inscrutability can be possibility itself.

Weike Wang’s Chemistry

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Chemistry began as the short story “Conversations with My Father,” published in the Summer 2016 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Claire Messud and James Wood. Wang began thinking about what that protagonist might be like when she grew up and whether she might have an existential crisis in adulthood.