Asian & Asian-American Authors

Snow FlowerAs you may know, May is the month in which we celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.  A good way to celebrate is to read Asian/Pacific American literature.  Below are some books that a New York City blogger who calls herself the Literanista lists as some of her favorite books by Asian or Asian-American authors.  You can find these and many more through your neighborhood Harris County Public Library.
The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston
The Bonesetter's Daughter: A Novel by Amy Tan
The Fortune Cookie Chronicles by Jennifer 8 Lee
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: A Novel by Lisa See
The White Tiger: A Novel by Aravind Adiga
Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
The Fairbanks Library book club is celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month by reading Shanghai Girls by Lisa See.