A Fictional Character’s Very Real Asian-American Experience

For fictional Asian-American character Willis Wu, the magic of Tinseltown is his ticket from obscurity to his ultimate goal: the next “Kung Fu Guy.” Charles Yu, author and writer for shows on FX, AMC and HBO, joins guest host Courtney Collins to discuss his book “Interior Chinatown: A Novel.” It’s a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for fiction and has drawn praise for its story-within-a-story construction.