Reader recommendation: Shanghai Girls Save for later Saved Monitor readers share their favorite book picks. By Shelly Dorr, Sonoma, Calif. June 18, 2010 Save for later Saved About video ads View Caption of I am loving Shanghai Girls by Lisa See. It offers a history of Shanghai and the immigration of Chinese to the US along with a picture of LA and an understanding of how much the Chinese were discriminated against. A really good read! Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?