Many people have predicted that she’ll never eat lunch in this town again. But as "Lunch With" proves each week, there’s always another unsuspecting celebrity ready to break bread with columnist Jan Wong.
Now’s your chance to dine with her while she dishes, disses and dissects the likes of Suzanne Somers, Jeffrey Archer, Margaret Trudeau, Dr. Ruth, Preston Manning, Atom Egoyan, Don Cherry, Margaret Atwood, Mordecai Richler, Bryan Adams, Sarah Polley, Eartha Kitt, Helen Gurley Brown and many more, in sixty of her funniest, most trenchant, often barbed and occasionally moving "Lunch With" columns.
With an introduction on the lunching phenomenon, some appetizing background on arranging the interviews, and (for dessert) some reactions from readers and guests, this compilation is a deliciously wicked treat from start to finish.
Jan Wong was the much-acclaimed Beijing correspondent for The Globe and Mail from 1988 to 1994. She is a graduate of McGill University, Beijing University, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is the recipient of a (US) George Polk Award,… More about Jan Wong
"Her amused nastiness enrages some readers and excites others, but it’s not just an attention-getting device. It seems to flow naturally from her, as much a part of her personality as her mischievous smile, her easy charm and her admirable devotion to the craft of writing." — National Post