Asian American and Pacific Islander Writers

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Crying in H Mart: a memoir

Title: Crying in H Mart: a memoir
By: Michelle Zauner
Published: 2021

Michelle Zauner's experiences growing up Korean American and the loss of her mother imbue this memoir about family, food, loss and identity with honesty and humor.


Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Title: Last Night at the Telegraph Club
By: Malinda Lo
Published: 2021

Set in America in 1954 during the Red Scare Last Night at the Telegraph Club is a gripping story of love between two young girls, Lily Hu and Kathleen Miller, who find sanctuary at a lesbian bar called The Telegraph Club.


Interior Chinatown

Title: Interior Chinatown
By: Charles Lu
Published: 2020

A smart, engaging, powerful book about the literal roles — Generic Asian Man, Pretty Oriental Flower, Kung Fu Guy — of Asian Americans in the narrative of the US.


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