Julia Gets Wise with Amy Tan

Wiser Than Me with Julia Louis-Dreyfus

23-05-2023 • 1 hr 4 mins

On this episode of Wiser Than Me, Julia sits down with 71-year-old author Amy Tan. Amy tells Julia how she’s learned to deal with the expectations following her successful debut novel The Joy Luck Club, the power of an apology, and the practical ways she’s preparing for getting older. And Julia and her mom Judith recall the disastrous first time Judith met Julia’s future husband Brad.

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