Asian American and Pacific Islander Writers
Title: Crying in H Mart: a memoir
By: Michelle Zauner
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.
Title: Last Night at the Telegraph Club
By: Malinda Lo
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.
Title: Interior Chinatown
By: Charles Lu
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.