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Alex TizonAlex Tizon is the author of Big Little Man: In Search Of My Asian Self, a sociological memoir that the New York Times called “searingly honest” and the Seattle Times described as “a devastating critique of contemporary American culture.” The book won a Lukas Book Prize, an Oregon Book Award and an APALA Award for Literature. He contributes to The Atlantic, and teaches at the University of Oregon. Tizon is a former national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, and a former staff writer for the Seattle Times, where he was co-recipient of a 1997 Pulitzer Prize in investigative journalism.