Relating to Asian American people

Anne's Cradle

By (author) Eri Muraoka
Translated by Cathy Hirano
Categories: Biography: general

The bestselling biography of renowned Japanese translator of Anne of Green Gables is available in English for the first time.
The name Hanako Muraoka is revered in Japan. Her Japanese translation of L. ...

We Two Alone

By (author) Jack Wang
Categories: Short stories

A masterful collection of stories that dramatizes the Chinese diaspora across the globe over the past hundred years, We Two Alone is Jack Wang’s astonishing debut work of fiction, perfect for fans of ...

Chop Suey Nation

By (author) Ann Hui
Categories: Biography: general

Part family memoir, part social history, and part culinary narrative, Chop Suey Nation explores the Chinese restaurants of small-town Canada.

Oracle Bone

By (author) Lydia Kwa
Categories: Fiction: general and literary

This extraordinary magic-realist novel by Singapore-born author Lydia Kwa employs and subverts traditional tropes of Chinese mythology to tell a tale with a wickedly modern sensibility. A subversive, ...

Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons

Lucknow in 1856 is the most opulent city in India. If the English take over, the royal family and centuries of rich, cosmopolitan culture will disappear. Amah, personal bodyguard to the King, wants to ...

Scarborough

Shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award, City of Toronto Book Award, and Edmund White Debut Fiction Award. A novel told in multiple voices, Scarborough is a raw yet empathetic glimpse into a troubled ...

Of Silk Saris & Mini-Skirts

By (author) Amita Handa
Categories: Ethnic studies

Dr. Handa explores issues surrounding the way identity is imagined and constructed by South Asian girls, women and South Asian community workers in Toronto. The author also examines ways in which young ...