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"American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch: An Odyssey in the New China" by Matthew Polly

OK, so maybe I have a thing for "weakling memoirs" but this tale about a Midwesterner who ventures to the East to test his mettle and debunk Chinese cultural myths along the way is hilarious. A bound gift for every child of the '80s who grew up watching Kung Fu theater and secretly wished they... Gotham