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BKLYN BookMatch: Reading the Asian Diaspora

Nonfiction by and about the Asian diaspora. From Korean adoptees to Vietnamese punk rockers to trans Chinese poets, this list just scratches the surface of the stories and histories of Asians and Asian Americans in North America. This list was created by a librarian with the Brooklyn Public Library. Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMatch here:

43 items

Serve the people

Karen L. Ishizuka. |

Asian Americans in the twenty-first century

[compiled by] Joann Faung Jean Lee. |

Double cup love

Eddie Huang. |

Straight A's : Asian American college students in their own words

Yano, Christine R. (EDT)/ Akatsuka, Neal K. Adolph (EDT) | PRINTED MATL

The good immigrants

Madeline Y. Hsu. |

Strangers from a different shore : a history of Asian Americans

Takaki, Ronald T., 1939-2009, author. | eAudiobook

Fresh off the boat

Eddie Huang. |

Raciolinguistics : how language shapes our ideas about race

Alim, H. Samy (EDT)/ Rickford, John R. (EDT)/ Ball, Arnetha F. (EDT) | PRINTED MATL

Not My White Savior : A Memoir in Poems

Lee, Julayne | PRINTED MATL

Beloved strangers

Maria Chaudhuri. |

Crying in H Mart : a memoir

Zauner, Michelle, author. | Book

Minor feelings : an Asian American reckoning

Hong, Cathy Park, author, narrator. |

Fresh off the boat

Eddie Huang. |

Becoming American, being Indian

Madhulika S. Khandelwal. |

This is one way to dance : essays

Shah, Sejal, 1972- author. | eBook

My Chinese-America

by Allen Gee. |


Helen Kiyong Kim and Noah Samuel Leavitt. |

The second generation

edited by Pyong Gap Min. |

Big little man

Alex Tizon. |

East meets Black

Chong Chon-Smith. |

Big little man

Alex Tizon. |

A place called no homeland

Thom, Kai Cheng, author. | eBook

Queer Korea

Henry, Todd A. (EDT)/ Halberstam, Jack (EDT)/ Lowe, Lisa (EDT) |

Dangerous designs

Parminder Bhachu. |