Books tagged: Asian American

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a place called No Homeland

By Kai Cheng Thom

Winner, Writers' Trust of Canada's Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers; American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book; Finalist, Lambda Literary Award and Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender Variant Literature

This extraordinary poetry collection is ... Read more

After the Bloom

By Leslie Shimotakahara

A daughter’s search for her mother reveals her family’s past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.

Lily Takemitsu goes missing from her home in Toronto one luminous summer morning in the mid-1980s. Her daughter, Rita, knows her mother has a history ... Read more

Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons

By Jocelyn Cullity

Winner of the 2018 American Bookfest Best Book Award for Historical Fiction; Shortlisted for the 2018 GOETHE Book Awards for Post-1750s Historic Fiction; Shortlisted for the 2018 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize; Finalist for the 2018 International Book Awardfor Historical Fiction ... Read more

Banana Boys

By Terry Woo

What is the nature of Banana? To Luke, Dave, Mike, and Sheldon, it’s a curious predicament brought on by upbringing — growing up yellow on the outside, white on the inside. They’re together to pay their last respects to Rick, the one Banana Boy who seemed to have it all, ... Read more

barangay

By Adrian De Leon
Photographs by Jason Edward Pagaduan

As beautiful and varied as an archipelago, barangay is an elegant new collection of poetry from Adrian De Leon that gathers in and arranges the difficult pieces of a scattered history. While mourning the loss of his grandmother who "lived, loved and grieved in three languages," ... Read more

Beast at Every Threshold

By Natalie Wee

A formidable collection of poems that deconstructs the notion of "otherness" through folklore and myth.

An unflinching shapeshifter, Beast at Every Threshold dances between familial hauntings and cultural histories, intimate hungers and broader griefs. Memories become malleable, ... Read more

Belinda's Rings

By Corinna Chong

Half-Asianteenager Grace (but she’d prefer it if you called her “Gray” instead) is deadset on becoming a marine biologist rather than being anything like her mother,Belinda. She’d leave that role to her sister Jess instead, who’s asupermon-in-the-making.

Belinda herself ... Read more

Celia, Misoka, I

By Xue Yiwei
Translated by Stephen Nashef

A meditation on the meaning of life in an increasingly global world, from acclaimed Chinese-Canadian author Xue Yiwei.

Set in modern-day Montreal, Celia, Misoka, I is the story of a middle-aged Chinese man who has been living in the city for fifteen years. After the death of ... Read more