Books by James Y. Hung

F.O.B. IN PARADISE by James Y. Hung
Released: Sept. 3, 2014

"Hung's thoughtful book deserves an audience wider than just those contemplating a life in medicine, 'an impossible and often thankless job.'"
Hung's (Finding Fat Lady's Shoe, 2013) second memoir updates the classic American immigrant's success story: A young man emigrates from Hong Kong to the U.S. and, despite hardships and failures, works his way through college and medical school to become a doctor. Read full book review >

"An intensely reflective tale of a family uprooted by war, cast adrift onto a sea of uncertainty."
In this memoir, a young Chinese boy in exile faces a difficult adolescence in Hong Kong and Malaysia. Read full book review >
SILK ROAD ON MY MIND  by James Y. Hung

"A physician's illuminating examination of modern Xinjiang."
In his memoir, Hung (FOB in Paradise, 2014, etc.) writes of his years volunteering as an ophthalmologist among China's Uyghurs.Read full book review >