A Conversation with Kevin Kwan - “Lies and Weddings: A Novel”

Kevin Kwan, author of the New York Times bestseller “Crazy Rich Asians,” speaks about his new book, “Lies and Weddings: A Novel,” with Christina Nielsen, director of The Huntington’s Art Museum.

Books will be available for purchase in The Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court following the program.

About the Author

Kevin Kwan is the author of Crazy Rich Asians, the international bestselling novel that has been translated into 40 languages. Its sequel, China Rich Girlfriend, was released in 2015, and Rich People Problems, the final book in the trilogy, followed in 2017. For several weeks in 2018, the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy commanded the top three positions of the New York Times bestsellers list—an almost unprecedented single-author trifecta. The film adaptation of Crazy Rich Asians became Hollywood’s highest-grossing romantic comedy in over a decade. Sex and Vanity, published in 2021, hit the New York Times bestsellers list in its first week of release and is being adapted into a feature film by Sony Pictures. Kwan has been named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine.

In a globetrotting tale that takes us from the black sand beaches of Hawaii to the skies of Marrakech, from the glitzy bachelor pads of Los Angeles to the inner sanctums of England’s oldest family estates, Kevin Kwan unfurls a juicy, hilarious, sophisticated, and thrillingly plotted story of love, money, murder, sex, and the lies we tell about them all.