Chang-rae Lee on the fun of writing about the future

Aired: 3/11/2014 | 0:06:59 | Clip
Author Chang-rae Lee had set out to write a contemporary novel about the lives of Chinese workers. Instead, for his new book “On Such a Full Sea,” he created a dystopian America of the future, divided into labor settlements, where a teenage girl named Fan searches for love. Jeffrey Brown talks to Lee about how he came to write his main character.