Aimee Liu

Aimee Liu's most recent book is Gaining:  The Truth about Life after Eating Disorders.  Her first book, Solitaire (1979), was America's first anorexia memoir. Her novels include Flash House (2003), a tale of suspense and Cold War intrigue set in Central Asia; Cloud Mountain (1997), based on the true story of Liu's American grandmother and Chinese revolutionary grandfathe during the first Chinese Republic, the Warlord Era, and the Japanese invasion of China; and Face (1994), in which a young photographer raised in New York's Chinatown who exposes three generations of family secrets, dating back to Imperial China.