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Nerdette host Greta Johnsen and the delightful Nick Quah break down Lauren Ho’s debut novel, ‘Last Tang Standing.’

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Nerdette Book Club: ‘Last Tang Standing’

Welcome to the Nerdette Book Club! Each month, we read a book and chat about it with a rotating group of panelists. This month’s pick is Last Tang Standing by Lauren Ho.

Because of its wit, its diary-entry style and its glitzy Southeast Asian characters, Last Tang Standing has been compared to Bridget Jones’ Diary and Crazy Rich Asians.

It tells the story of Andrea Tang, a thirtysomething Malaysian woman who lives and works in Singapore. Her love life is a mess and she’s vying for partner at her law firm, all while drinking a lot and somehow spending many hours playing Candy Crush.

Listen along as Nerdette host Greta Johnsen discusses the book with podcast expert and Servant of Pod host Nick Quah.

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