Jennifer 8. Lee Auditions for the Jews

Jennifer 8. Lee, the New York Times reporter famous for having a number for a name, is promoting her new book, “The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food.” Given the Jewish predilection for a certain East Asian cuisine, Lee decided that she wanted to hit the Jewish book fair circuit.

But first she had to pass muster.

Lee relates on her blog:

Funny story: I met Jennifer 8. Lee once. She actually came to a birthday party of mine. She must have been introduced to me simply as “Jennifer,” because it was only later that I learned — to my great delight — that the legendary Jennifer 8. Lee was at my party. I don’t recall whether, in our brief interaction, we discussed Sino-Judaic subjects — an area that has long been of great interest to me.

Hat tip: Gawker

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