Nicole Mones is the award-winning author of The Last Chinese Chef, Lost in Translation, and A Cup of Light. She won the World Gourmand Cookbook Award and the Kafka Prize. Nicole is a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.
In 1936, classical pianist Thomas Greene is recruited to Shanghai to lead a jazz orchestra of fellow African-American expats. From being flat broke in segregated Baltimore to living in a mansion with servants of his own, he becomes the toast of a city obs... SEE MORE