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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Writing

Book lists (existing)

Books - Nonfiction

Interest Area: South Asian Americans

Intersectionality

Coalition Building

Poetry

Novelists

Graphic Novels

Children’s Books

Research / Establishing Asian American Studies

Guides

Articles

Intersectionality & SES issues

Interest area: South Asian Americans, Islamophobia

Cookbooks

Film, Performance, Audio

Films

Short Films (and Television)

Other Media (Plays)

Audio

Musicians

Asian Americans to Connect with

Credits

User Comments


Writing

Book lists (existing)

Take ideas from here- Asian American experiences, stories, voices - https://isaase.org/book-lists/

Books - Nonfiction

  • Imperial Citizens: Koreans and Race from Seoul to LA - Nadia Y. Kim
  • New Urban Immigrants: Koreans in New York - Illsoo Kim
  • Haunting the Korean Diaspora Shame, Secrecy, and the Forgotten War - Grace M. Cho
  • One Day, One Dollar: The Chinese Farming Experience in the Sacramento River Delta, California - Peter Leung  
  • Yellow Peril!: An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear - John Kuo Wei Tchen, Dylan Yeats
  • Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America - C. Winter Han
  • Racial Formation in the United States - Michael Omi, Howard Winant
  • Colonialism/Postcolonialism - Ania Loomba
  • Building a Community, Having a Home: A History of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Asian/Asian American Caucus - eds. Jennifer Sano-Franchini, Terese Guinsatao Monberg, K. Hyoejin Yoon
  • America's Asia: Racial Form and American Literature, 1893-1945 - Colleen Lye
  • Decentering Citizenship Gender, Labor, and Migrant Rights in South Korea - Hae Yeon Choo
  • Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics - Lisa Lowe
  • The Intimacies of Four Continents - Lisa Lowe
    Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America - Mae M. Ngai
    Imagine Otherwise: On Asian Americanist Critique - Kandice Chuh
  • Writing against Racial Injury: The Politics of Asian American Student Rhetoric - Haivan Hoang
  • Minor Re/Visions: Asian American Literacy Narratives as a Rhetoric of Citizenship - Morris Young
  • Representations: Doing Asian American Rhetoric - eds. LuMing Mao, Morris Young
  • Chink: A Documentary History of Anti-Chinese Prejudice in America - Cheng-Tsu Wu
  • Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940, Second Edition (Naomi B. Pascal Editor's Endowment) Paperback – Mark Lai, Genny Lim, Judy Yung
  • Behold the Many – Lois-Ann Yamanaka
  • Margins and Mainstreams - Gary Y. Okihiro
  • Brown Skin, White Minds: Filipino-American Postcolonial Psychology - E.J.R. David
  • Asian American Women and Men (second edition) – Yen Le Espiritu
  • East Main Street: Asian American Popular Culture - Shilpa Davé, LeiLani Nishime, and Tasha G. Oren
  • Relationships Among Asian American Women - Jean Lau Chin
  • Asian American Political Action - James S. Lai
  • Rethinking the Asian American Movement - Daryl J. Maeda
  • Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White - Frank Wu
  • From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia - Mishra Pankaj
    A Patchwork Shawl: Chronicles of South Asian Women in America - Shamita Das Gupta
  • Be(com)ing Korean in the United States: Exploring Ethnic Identity Formation Through Cultural Practices - S. Sonya Gwak
  • Passages to Paradise: early Korean Immigrant Narratives from Hawai’i - Daisy Chun Rhodes
  • Koreans in America - Bong Yoon Choy
  • Ethnicity and Inequality in Hawai'i - Jonathan Y. Okamura
    Building Filipino Hawai'i (Asian American Experience) - Roderick N Labrador
  • The Korean Frontier in America: Immigration to Hawaii, 1896-1910 - Wayne Patterson
  • The Ilse: First Generation Korean Americans in Hawaii, 1903-1973 - Wayne Patterson
  • Han in the Upper Left: a Brief history of Korean Americans in the Pacific Northwest - Korean American Historical Society
  • Asians in the Ivory Tower: Dilemmas of Racial Inequality in American Higher Education - Robert T. Teranishi
  • Current Issues in Asian and Pacific American Education - Russell Endo, Clara C. Park, and John Nobuya Tsuchida
  • Unraveling the “Model Minority” Stereotype: Listening to Asian American Youth - Stacey J. Lee
  • The Deathly Embrace: Orientalism and Asian American Identity - Sheng-Mei Ma
  • The Hyphenated American - John C. Papajohn
  • Model-Minority Imperialism - Victor Bascara
  • Chains of Babylon: The Rise of Asia America - Daryl J. Maeda
  • Asian American Youth: Culture, Identity, and Ethnicity - Jennifer Lee and Zhou Min
  • The Asian American Achievement Paradox - Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou
  • The Politics of Asian Americans: Diversity and Community - Pei-te Lien, M. Margaret Conway, and Janelle Wong
  • Orientalism - Edward Said
  • Politics of Asian Americans - Pei-te Lien
  • Asian Americans and Politics: Perspectives, Experiences, Prospects - Gordon Chang
  • The Making of Asian America Through Political Participation - Pei-te Lien
  • Homebound: Filipino American Lives across Cultures, Communities, and Countries - Espiritu Yen
  • Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina - Denise Cruz
  • Chinese American Transnational Politics - Him Mark Lai and Madeline Hsu
  • Asian-American Politics - Andrew Aoki and Okiyoshi Takeda
  • The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans - Christian Collet and Pei-Te Lien
  • Playing the Race Card - George J. Sefa Dei, Leene Luke Karumanchery, and Nisha Karumanchery-Luik
  • Asian American Dreams - Helen Zia
  • Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans - Ronald Takaki
  • The Asian American Movement - William Wei
  • Fresh off the Boat: A Memoir - Eddie Huang
  • East Meets West: Writing in Two Hemispheres - Andrew Lam
  • Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora - Andrew Lam
  • Migritude - Shailja Patel
  • Common Ground: Reimagining American History - Gary Y. Okihiro
  • Inside Out and Back Again - Thanh Ha Lai
  • The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority (Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century America) - Ellen D. Wu
    Eating Asian America - Robert Ji-Song Ku, Martin F. Manalansan, Anita Mannur
    Suburban Sahibs - S. Mitra Kalita
  • Asian Americans in New England: Culture and Community (Revisiting New England) - Monica Chiu (editor)
    Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South - Leslie Bow
    Lotus of Another Color - Rakesh Ratti
    Dragon Ladies: Asian American Feminists Breathe Fire - Sonia Shah, Yuri Kochiyama, Karin Aguilar-San Juan
  • Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings by and about Asian American Women - Asian Women United of California
  • Making More Waves: New Writing by Asian American Women - Elaine Kim, Lilia Villanueva
  • Racial Castration: Managing Masculinity in Asian America - David L. Eng
  • Laotian Daughters: Working toward Community, Belonging, and Environmental Justice - Bindi Shah
  • Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama - Diane C. Fujino
  • Taxi!: Cabs and Capitalism in New York City - Biju Matthew
  • Far From Home: Shattering the Myth of the Model Minority - Mary Chung Hayashi
  • Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture - Gaiutra Bahadur
  • Other: An Asian & Pacific Islander Prisoners’ Anthology - Eddy Zheng and Helen Zia
  • How Do I Begin?: A Hmong American Literary Anthology - Hmong American Writers’ Circle
  • Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History - Kathleen M. Lopez
  • Asian Americans: An Interpretive History - Sucheng Chan
  • Disoriented: Asian Americans, Law, and the Nation-State - Robert Chang
  • Labor Immigrant Under Capitalism: Asian Workers in the United States before World War II - Lucie Cheng and Edna Bonacich
  • The Politics of Prejudice: The Anti-Japanese Movement in California and the Struggle for Japanese Exclusion - Rogers Daniels
  • The Making of Asian America: A History - Erika Lee
  • We Should Never Meet: Stories - Aimee Phan
  • Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times - Jasbir Puar 
  • America Is in the Heart: A Personal History (Classics of Asian American Literature) – Carlos Bulosan, Marilyn Alquizola, Lane Hirabayashi 
  • Paper Son: One Man’s Story - Tung Pok Chin
  • Quiet Odyssey: A Pioneer Korean Woman in America - Mary Paik Lee
  • Love, Loss, and What We Ate - Padma Lakshmi
  • On Being Included: Racism & Diversity in Institutional Life - Sara Ahmed
  • Unbound Feet: A Social History of Chinese Women in San Francisco - Judy Yung
  • Issei, Nisei, War Bride: Three Generations of Japanese American Women in Domestic Service - Evelyn Nakano Glenn
  • Nisei Daughter - Monica Sone
  • Race Talk & the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding & Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race - Derald Wing Sue
  • Journey to Nowhere: A New World Tragedy - Shiva Naipaul
  • Across Three Continents: An Indo-Guyanese Family Experience - Joseph S. Persaud
  • Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting: Afro-Asian Connections and the Myth of Cultural Purity - Vijay Prashd
  • Asian Women: Interconnections - Tineke Hellwig, Sunera Thobani
  • Asian/Pacific Islander American Women: A Historical Anthology - Shirley Hune, Gail M. Nomura
  • Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties - Karen Ishizuka
  • Last Witnesses: Reflections on the Wartime Internment of Japanese Americans - Erica Harth
  • My Chinese-America - Allen Gee
  • Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds - Pamela Rotner Sakamoto
  • Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America - Eiichiro Azuma
  • For the Sake of Our Japanese Brethren: Assimilation, Nationalism, and Protestantism Among the Japanese of Los Angeles, 1895-1942 - Brian M. Hayashi
  • Our House Divided: Seven Japanese American Families in World War II - Tomi K. Knaefler
  • The Hour Before Dawn - Ajaz Ashraf
  • Navigating the Future: A Samoan Perspective on U.S.-Pacific Relations - Eni F. H. Faleomavaega
  • AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics - Heike Raphael-Hernandez, Shannon Steen, Gary Okihiro
  • The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century - Grace Lee Boggs, Scott Kurashige, Danny Glover
  • The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority (Politics and Society in Modern America) - Madeline Y. Hsu
  • Night Sky with Exit Wounds - Ocean Vuong
  • A Place at the Multicultural Table: The Development of an American Hinduism - Prema Kurien
  • Water Tossing Boulders: How a Family of Chinese Immigrants Led the First Fight to Desegregate Schools in the Jim Crow South - Adrienne Berard
  • Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South (Asian American Experience) - Khyati Y. Joshi, Jigna Desai
  • Managing Multicultural Lives: Asian American Professionals and the Challenge of Multiple Identities - Pawan Dhingra
  • Asian Immigration to the United States - Philip Q. Yang
  • Sexing the Caribbean: Gender, Race and Sexual Labor - Kamala Kempadoo
  • The Comfort Women: Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan (Worlds of Desire: The Chicago Series on Sexuality, Gender, and Culture) - C. Sarah Soh
  • Life Beyond My Body: A Transgender Journey To Manhood In China - Lei Ming, Lura Frazey
  • Guyana Stories & Passages - Hanif Gulmahamad
  • Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora - Frank J. Korom
  • They Came in Ships: Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Arrival Record - John Philip Colletta
  • Mirror on the Veil: A Collection of Personal Essays on Hijab and Veiling (International Cultural Studies) - Nausheen Pasha-Zaidi and Shaheen Pasha
  • The Hypersexuality of Race: Performing Asian/American Women on Screen and Scene - Celine Parrenas Shimizu
  • Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues - Pyong Gap Min
  • Living West, Facing East: The (De)Construction of Muslim Youth Sexual Identities (Counterpoints) - Fida Sanjakdar
  • Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: America, the Cold War, and the Roots of Terror - Mahmood Mamdani
  • Trauma: A Collection of Short Stories -  Elizabeth Jaikaran
  • Philip Vera Cruz: A Personal History of Filipino Immigrants and the Farmworkers Movement - Lilia Villanueva and Craig Scharlin
  • Aiiieeeee! An Anthology of Asian-American Writers - Frank Chin and Jeffery Paul Chan
    The Nuyorasian Anthology - ed. Bino Realuyo, Asian American Writers’ WOrkshop
  • Chopsticks in the Land of Cotton: Lives of Mississippi Delta Chinese Grocers - John Jung
  • Lotus among the Magnolias: The Mississippi Chinese - Robert Seto Quan and Julian B. Roebuck
  • The Mississippi Chinese: Between Black and White - James W. Loewen
  • Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America (Race & American Culture) - Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • The Chinese in the West Indies, 1806-1995: A Documentary History - Bridget Brereton and Lu Shulin
  • Only What We Could Carry: The Japanese American Internment Experience - Lawson Fusao Inada
  • Living Islam Out Loud: American Muslim Women Speak - Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur
  • YELL-Oh Girls! Emerging Voices Explore Culture, Identity, and Growing Up Asian American - Vickie Nam
  • On Becoming Filipino: Selected Writings of Carlos Bulosan - E. San Juan
  • Becoming Chinese American: A History of Communities and Institutions (Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans) - Him Mark Lai and Madeline Hsu
  • Coolies and Cane: Race, Labor, and Sugar in the Age of Emancipation - Moon-Ho Jung
  • Hearts of Sorrow: Vietnamese-American Lives - James M. Freeman
  • Muslims in Motion: Islam and National Identity in the Bangladeshi Diaspora - Nazli Kibria
  • Family Tightrope - Nazli Kibria
  • Becoming Asian American: Second-Generation Chinese and Korean American Identities - Nazli Kibria
  • Khmer American: Identity and Moral Education in a Diasporic Community - Nancy J. Smith-Hefner
  • The Chinese of America - Jack Chen
  • The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba - Lisa Yun
  • Indo-Caribbean Feminist Thought: Genealogies, Theories, Enactments - Gabrielle Jamela Hosein and Lisa Outar
  • The Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race - Anthony Christian Ocampo
  • Q&A: Queer in Asian America - editors David L. Eng, Alice Y. Hom
  • Take Out: Queer Writing From Asian Pacific America - Bao Quang, Asian American Writers’ Workshop
  • Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora - Martin Manalansan IV
  • Restoried Selves: Autobiographies of Queer Asian-Pacific-American Activists, Kevin K. Kumashiro
  • Asian American Sexualities: Dimensions of the Gay and Lesbian Experience - Russell Leong
  • The Feeling of Kinship: Queer Liberalism and the Racialization of Intimacy - David L. Eng
  • Mongrel: Essays, Diatribes, Pranks - Justin Chin
  • Alien Neighbors, Foreign Friends: Asian Americans, Housing and the Transformation of Urban California - Charlotte Brooks
    The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California - Wendy Chang
  • Chinatown: The Socioeconomic Potential of an Urban Enclave - Min Zhou
  • The New Chinatown - Peter Kwong
    Forbidden Workers: Illegal Chinese Immigrants and American Labor - Peter Kwong
  • From Farm to Canal Street: Chinatown's Alternative Food Network in the Global Marketplace - Valerie Imbruce
    Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood: Brooklyn’s Sunset Park - Tarry Hum
  • New York before Chinatown. Orientalism and the Shaping of American Culture, 1776-1882 - John Kuo Wei Tchen
  • Building Community, Chinatown Style: A Half Century of Leadership in San Francisco Chinatown - Gordon Chin
  • American Chinatown: A People's History of Five Neighborhoods - Bonnie Tsui
  • SUB URBANISMS: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape - Stephen Fan
  • Memories of a Future Home: Diasporic Citizenship of Chinese in Panama - Lok C. D. Siu
  • The Chinese in America: A Narrative History, Iris Chang
  • The Lucky Ones: One Family and the Extraordinary Invention of Chinese America - Mae M. Ngai
  • The Beautiful Generation: Asian Americans and the Cultural Economy of Fashion - Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu
  • Alien Encounters: Popular Culture in Asian America  - editors Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu, Mimi Thi Nguyen
  • Litany for the Long Moment - Mary Kim-Arnold
  • Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal - Ava Chin
  • The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food - Jennifer 8. Lee
  • Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps Since World War II - A. Naomi Paik
  • American History Unbound: Asians and Pacific Islanders - Gary Y. Okihiro
  • Unbound Feet: A Social History of Chinese Women in San Francisco - Judy Yung
  • Perilous Memories: The Asia Pacific Wars - T. Fujitani, Geoffrey  M. White, Lisa Yoneyama
  • Militarized Currents: Towards a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific - Setsu Shigematsu, Keith Camacho
  • Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother - Amy Chua

Interest Area: South Asian Americans

  • Critical Perspectives on Indo-Caribbean Women's Literature (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures) - Joy Mahabir and Mariam Pribhai
  • Colored Cosmopolitanis​m: The Shared Struggle for Freedom in the United States and India - Nico Slate  
  • Desis in the House: Indian American Youth Culture in NYC - Sunaina Maira
  • Desi Land: Teen Culture, Class, and Success in Silicon Valley - Shalini Shankar
  • Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity - Stanley Thangaraj
  • Diasporic Dis(locations): Indo-Caribbean Women Writers Negotiate the "Kala Pani" - Brinda J. Mehta
  • Haj to Utopia: How the Ghadar Movement Charted Global Radicalism and Attempted to Overthrow the British Empire - Maia Ramnath
  • Moving Truths: Queer and Transgender Desi Writings History - Aparajeeta 'Sasha' Duttchoudhury, Rukie Hartman 
  • The Karma of Brown Folk - Vijay Prashad
  • Neil Bissoondath: Indo-Caribbean-Canadian Diaspora (Writers of the Indian Diaspora) - Frank Birbalsingh
  • In Exile at Home - A Fiji Indian Story - Satish Rai
  • Becoming American, Being Indian: An Immigrant Community In New York City -  Madhulika S. Khandelwal
  • Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans - Sangay K. Mishra
  • The West Indian Americans: (The New Americans) - Holger Henke
  • Fire Girl: Essays on India, America, and the In-Between - Sayantani Dasgupta
  • Advertising Diversity: Ad Agencies and the Creation of Asian American Consumers - Shalini Shankar
  • Life Behind the Lobby: Indian American Motel Owners and the American Dream - Pawan Dhingra
  • The Indian Diaspora: Historical and Contemporary Context: Essays in Honour of Professor Chandrashekhar Bhat - Laxmi Narayan Kadekar, Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Gauri Bhattacharya
  • Indo Caribbean Resistance - Frank Birbalsingh
  • Indenture and Exile: The Indo-Caribbean Experience - Frank Birbalsingh
  • They Came in Ships: An Anthology of Indo-Guyanese - Joel Benjamin
  • The Annihilation of Caste - B.R. Ambedkar
  • The Guyana Story: From Earliest Times to Independence - Odeen Ishmael
    Matikor: The Politics of Identity for Indo-Caribbean Women - Roseanne Kanhai
  • Bindi: The Multifaceted Lives of Indo-Caribbean Women - Roseanne Kanhai
  • Mobilizing India: Women, Music, and Migration Between India and Trinidad - Tejaswini Niranjana
  • Beyond Bollywood: The Cultural Politics of South Asian Diasporic Film - Jigna Desai
  • Indian Accents Brown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film - Shilpa S. Dave
  • The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan - Yasmin Khan
  • Uncle Swami: South Asians in America Today - Vijay Prashad
  • The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of the Indian-American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund - Anita Raghavan
  • Speaking the Unspeakable: Marital Violence among South Asian Immigrants in the United States - Margaret Abraham
  • Settlement of Indians in Guyana: 1890-1930 - Dale Bisnauth
  • East Indian and Black Power in the Caribbean: The Case for Trinidad - Mahin Gosine
  • Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar: Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, 1838-1918 - Walton Look Lai
  • The Still Cry: Personal accounts of East Indians in Trinidad and Tobago During Indentureship, 1845-1917 - Noor Kumar Mahabir, Selwyn R. Cudjoe
  • The Elusive El Dorado: Essays on the Indian Experience in Guyana - Basdeo Mangru
  • Indians in Guyana: A Concise History from Their Arrival to the Present - Basdeo Mangru
  • Cultural Identity and Creolization in National Unity: The Multiethnic Caribbean - Prem Misir, Michael Banton, John Rex, Brinsley Samaroo, Percy C. Hintzen, Verene A. Shepard, Patricia Mohammed, Walter Rodney, Cheddi Jagan, V.S Naipaul, J.G La Guerre
  • Indian Diaspora Handbook: Mental Health Challenges and Solutions - Dr. Greesh Sharma
  • Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar: Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, 1838-1918 - Walton Look Lai
  • The Lived Experience of South Asian Immigrant Women in Atlantic Canada: The Interconnections of Race, Class and Gender (Women's Studies) - Helen Ralston
  • Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America - Vivek Bald
  • Living Our Religions: Hindu and Muslim South Asian-American Women Narrate Their Experiences - Anjana Narayan, Bandana Purkayastha
  • Good Girls Marry Doctors: South Asian American Daughters on Obedience and Rebellion - Piyali Bhattacharya
  • Her Name Is Kaur: Sikh American Women Write about Love, Courage, and Faith - Meeta Kaur
  • A Part, Yet Apart: South Asians in America - Lavina Shankar
  • Terrifying Muslims: Race and Labor in the South Asian Diaspora - Junaid Rana
  • Unruly Immigrants: Rights, Activism, and Transnational South Asian Politics in the United States - Monisha Das Gupta
  • Making Ethnic Choices: California’s Punjabi Mexican Americans - Karen Leonard
  • Our Feet Walk the Sky: Women of the South Asian Diaspora - Sheela Bhatt, Pretty Kalra & Aarti Kohli
  • The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in the Age of the U.S. Power - VIvek Bald, Miabi Chatterji and Sunjani Reddy
  • Aspiring to Home: South Asians in America - Bakirathi Mani
  • How to be South Asian in America - Anupama Jain

Interest Area: Southeast Asian Americans

  • Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refugees - Yen Le Espiritu
  • From the Land of the Shadows: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Cambodian Diaspora - Khatharya Um
  • War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work - Cathy Schlund-Vials
  • The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages - Mimi Thi Nguyen
  • Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War - Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Beyond the Killing Fields: Voices of Nine Cambodian Survivors in America - Usha Welaratna
  • Unsettled: Cambodian Refugees in the New York City Hyperghetto - Eric Tang
  • Buddha Is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America - Aihwa Ong
  • Claiming Place: On the Agency of Hmong Women - Chia Youyee Vang, Faith Nibbs, and Ma Vang

Intersectionality

  • Afro Asia: Revolutionary Political & Cultural Connections Between African Americans & Asian Americans - Fred Ho, Bill Mullen

Coalition Building

"Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity - Tatum, Beverly Daniel

Beyond Identity Politics: Emerging Social Justice Movements in Communities of Color - Gary Delgado

Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism - Daisy Hernandez, Bushra Rehman, Cherrie Moraga

Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity - Chandra Mohanty

The Color of Violence: The Incite! Anthology - INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence

Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America - Melissa V. Harris-Perry

Black, Brown, Yellow, and Left: Radical Activism in Los Angeles - Laura Pulido

From Black Power to Black Studies: How a Radical Social Movement Became an Academic Discipline - Fabio Rojas
The Sexual History of the Global South: Sexual Politics in Africa, Asia, and Latin America - Saskia Wieringa and Horacio Sivori
The Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color - Cherrie Moraga & Gloria Anzaldua

Occupied America: A History of Chicanos - Rodolfo Acuna

The Black Power Movement: Rethinking the Civil Rights-Black Power Era - Peniel E. Joseph

Racialized Politics, The Debate about Racism in America - David O. Sears, Jim Sidanius, and Lawrence Bobo

Pinay Power: Peminist Critical Theory - edited by Melinda L. de Jesús

Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City - Claire Jean Kim
Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species, and Nature in a Multicultural Age - Claire Jean Kim

Racial Transformations: Latinos and Asians Remaking the United States, Nicholas de Genova
Technicolor: Race, Technology, and Everyday Life - eds. Alondra Nelson, Thuy Linh N. Tu, Alicia Headlam Hines

The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto - Tavis Smiley and Cornel West

Race Matters - Cornel West

Race and Politics: Asian Americans, Latinos, and Whites in a Los Angeles Suburb - Leland T.  Saito

The Politics of Exclusion The Failure of Race-Neutral Policies in Urban America - Leland T. Saito

Zoned Out! Race, Displacement, and City Planning in New York City - Eds. Tom Angotti and Sylvia Morse

Black Visions - Michael Dawson

Behind the Mule: Race and Class in African-American Politics - Michael Dawson

Speaking Truth to Power: Essays on Race, Resistance, and Radicalism - Manning Marable

Beyond Black and White: Transforming African-American Politics - Manning Marable

Black Identities: West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities - Mary C. Waters

Ethnic Options: Choosing Identities in America - Mary C. Waters

Fluid Borders: Latino Power, Identity, and Politics in Los Angeles - Lisa Garcia Bedolla

Youth, Identity, Power: The Chicano Movement - Carlos Munoz

The New Americas: A Guide to Immigration since 1965 - Mary C. Waters, Reed Ueda, Helen B. Marrow

Black Power, Yellow Power, and the Making of Revolutionary Identities - Rychetta Watkins

Koreans in the Hood: Conflict with African Americans - Kwang Chung Kim

Women of Color and the Reproductive Movement - Jennifer Nelson

How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America - Moustafa Bayoumi

Global Feminism: Transnational Women's Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights - Aili Mari Tripp

Women and Politics in a Global World - Sarah Henderson

Women Across Cultures: A Global Perspective - Shawn M. Burn

Pricing Beauty: The Making of a Fashion Model - Ashley Mears

Feminist Frontiers - Verta Taylor

Pornland: How Porn Hijacked Our Sexuality - Gail Dines

Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and U.S. Interests in the Middle East Since 1945 - Melani McAllister

I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim - Maria M. Ebrahimji

Slavery and Social Death: A Comparative Study - Orlando Patterson

Engaged Surrender: African American Women and Islam - Carolyn Moxley Rouse

Women Without Mustaches and Men Without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties in Iranian Modernity - Afsaneh Najmabadi

Provocateur: Images of Women and Minorities in Advertising - Anthony Joseph Paul Cortese

Women, Race, and Class - Angela Davis

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation - Jeff Chang and DJ Kool Herc  

An Indigenous People’s History of the United States - Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Disidentificati​ons: Queers Of Color And The Performance Of Politics (Cultural Studies of the Americas) - José Esteban Muñoz

The Golden Mountain - Easurk Emsen Charr

Omoni: a Brave Woman - Daisy Chun Rhodes

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot

Race, Class, Gender: An Anthology - Margaret Anderson, Patricia Hill Collins

Black Feminist Thought - Patricia Hill Collins

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center - bell hooks

Rotten English: A Literary Anthology - Dohra Ahmad

Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire - Margaret Regan

Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Violence Movement - Jennifer Patterson

Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask - Anton Treuer

Those Who Belong: Identity, Family, Blood, and Citizenship among the White Earth Anishinaabeg (American Indian Studies) - Jill Doerfler

The Psychic Hold of Slavery: Legacies in American Expressive Culture - Soyica Diggs Colbert, Robert J. Patterson, Aida Levy-Hussen

Rebel Girls: Youth Activism and Social Change Across the Americas - Jessica K. Taft

Harlem Is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America - Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts

Brown Is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority - Steve Phillips

Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization (First Peoples: New Directions Indigenous) - Scott Lauria Morgensen

Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond - Marc Lamont Hill, Todd Brewster

The Good Immigrant - Nikesh Shukla

Citizen: An American Lyric - Claudia Rankine

A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice - Toban Black, Stephen D'Arcy, Tony Weis

Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology - Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer

Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History - Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl

Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect?: Police Violence and Resistance in the United States - Maya Schenwar, Joe Macaré, Alana Yu-lan Price

Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter - Jordan T. Camp, Christina Heatherton

Occasional Papers (v. 1 - v. 5) - Korean American Historical Society

Seeing the Light: Four Decades in Chinatown - Dean Wong

Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change - Cynthia Kaufman

The Red Swan: Myths and Tales of the American Indians - John Bierhorst

Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia  - Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, Yolanda Flores Niemann, Carmen G. González

Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown - Lezley McSpadden, Lyah Beth LeFlore

We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation - Jeff Chang

Talking Back: Voices of Color - Nellie Wong

Writing the Walls Down: A Convergence of LGBTQ Voices - Helen Klonaris, Amir Rabiyah

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race - Margot Lee Shetterly

REIMAGING BRITAIN: 500 YEARS OF BLACK AND ASIAN HISTORY - Ron Ramdin

Radical Reproductive Justice: Foundation, Theory, Practice, Critique - Loretta Ross and Erika Derkas

This Indian Country: American Indian Activists and the Place They Made - Frederick Hoxie

Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage - William Loren Katz

IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas - Gabrielle Tayac

A History of the Indians of the United States (The Civilization of the American Indian Series) - Angie Debo

Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism - Patricia Hill Collins

Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology - Barbara Smith

The Color of Crime (Second Edition): Racial Hoaxes, White Fear, Black Protectionism, Police Harassment, and Other Macroaggressions (Critical America) - Katheryn Russell-Brown

Immigrant America: A Portrait - Alejandro Portes and Rubén G. Rumbaut

In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio (Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences) - Philippe Bourgois
Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry by Dorothy J. Wang

An Ethics of Betrayal: The Politics of Otherness in Emergent U.S. Literatures and Cultures - Crystal Parikh

Asian American Compass: A Guide to Navigating the Community - Asian American Institute

A View From the Bottom: Asian American Masculinity and Sexual Representation - Tan Hoang Nguyen

Poetry

  • Yellow Woman Speaks (Selected Poems), by Merle Woo
  • The Anatomy of Being, by Shinji Moon
  • Born Palestinian, Born Black - Suheir Hammad
  • Juvenilia, by Ken Chen
  • Dance Dance Revolution: Poems, Cathy Park Hong
  • No Matter the Wreckage, by Sarah Kay
  • What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes? Arlene Kim
  • Real Karaoke People Ed Bok Lee
  • Whorled Ed Bok Lee
  • Commons, Myung Mi Kim
  • Loop of Jade, by Sarah Howe
  • Floating Brilliant Gone, by Franny Choi
  • Song I Sing, by Bao Phi
  • Afterland, by Mai Der Vang
  • Iep Jaltok: Poems from a Marshallese Daughter (Sun Tracks), by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner
  • My American Kundiman, by Patrick Rosal
  • When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities, by Chen Chen
  • Night Sky with Exit Wounds, by Ocean Vuong
  • The Temperature of This Water, by Ishle Yi Park
  • Rose, Li Young Lee
  • The City in Which I Love You, Li Young Lee
  • If They Should Come For Us, Fatimah Asghar
  • Premonitions: The Kaya Anthology of New Asian North American Poetry, Editor: Walter K. Lew
    Archipelago, Arthur Sze
    The Gingko Light, Arthur Sze
    Quipu, Arthur Sze
  • Compass Rose, Arthur Sze
  • Camp Notes and Other Poems, Mitsuye Yamada
  • Queer Heartache, Kit Yan
  • When the Chant Comes, Kay Ulanday Barrett
  • A Place Called No Homeland, Kai Cheng Thom
  • We, the Dangerous, Janice Mirikitani
  • Indivisible: An Anthology of Contemporary South Asian American Poetry
  • Look, Solmaz Sharif
  • Seam, Tarfia Faizullah
  • Split, Cathy Linh Che
  • from unincorporated territory [saina], Craig Santos Perez
  • Mad Honey Symposium, Sally Wen Mao
  • Imago, Joseph Legaspi
  • The History of Anonymity, Jennifer Chang
  • Bright Felon, Kazim Ali
  • Imaginary Vessels, Paisley Rekdal
  • House A, Jennifer S. Cheng
  • Blood, Sparrows, and Sparrows, Eugenia Leigh
  • The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers, Bhanu Kapil
  • Overpour, Jane Wong
  • From the Earthworm to the Night, by Jess X. Snow
  • Dear Jenny, We Are All Find, by Jenny Zhang
  • Diamond Grill, by Fred Wah (Canadian)
  • The Predicament of Or by Shani Mootoo (Canadian)


Novels 

  • A Case of Exploding Mangoes - Mohammed Hanif
    No-No Boy -
    John Okada
  • Through Harsh Winters: The Life of a Japanese Immigrant Woman - Akemi Kikumara
  • Mona in the Promised Land – Gish Jen
  • My Year of Meats – Ruth Ozeki
  • A Tale for the Time Being - Ruth Ozeki
  • Stop Kiss – Diana Son (play)
  • Wooden Fish Songs  – Ruthanne Lum McCunn
  • The Foreign Student  – Susan Choi
  • My Own Country: A Doctor’s Story (Vintage) – Abraham Verghese
  • Bitter in the Mouth  – Monique Truong
    The Book of Salt - Monique Truong
  • Kelly – Monique Truong
  • “Traveling to Opal” – Paisley Rekdal
  • The Purple Heart – Vincent Yee
  • The Gangster We are All looking For  le thi diem thuy
  • Secret Asian Man: The Daily Days - Tak Toyoshima
  • Woman Warrior - Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Dream Jungle - Jessica Hagedorn
  • Dogeaters - Jessica Hagedorn
  • The Gangster of Love - Jessica Hagedorn
  • A Thousand Years of Good Prayers: Stories - Yiyun Li
  • Red Scarf Girl - Ji-li Jiang
  • I Love Yous Are for White People - Lac Su
  • Stealing Buddha’s Dinner - Bich Minh Nguyen
  • Waiting - Ha Jin
  • In the Pond - Ha Jin
  • Paper Daughter: A Memoir by Elaine Mar
  • Girl in Translation - Jean Kwok
  • Mambo in Chinatown - Jean Kwok
  • Blu’s Hanging - Lois Ann Yamanaka
  • Saturday Night at the Pahala Theater - Lois Ann Yamanaka
  • When My Name Was Keoko - Linda Sue Park
  • Ribbons - Laurence Yep
  • The Traitor: Golden Mountain Chronicles 1885 - Laurence Yep
  • Ties That Bind, Ties That Break - Lensey Namikoka
  • Quiet As They Come - Angie Chau
  • The Fold - Na An
  • Catfish and Mandala - Andrew Pham
  • Secondhand World - Katherine Min
  • Native Speaker - Chang Rae Lee
  • The Namesake - - Jhumpa Lahiri
  • The Lowland - - Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Interpreter of Maladies  - Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Leaving India: My Family’s Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents - Minal Hajratwala
  • American Dervish: A Novel - Ayad Akhtar
  • Geisha: A Life - Mineko Iwasaki
  • Funny Boy - Shyam Selvadurai
  • Stealing Nasreen - Farzana Doctor
  • The Grass Roof - Younghill Kang
  • East Goes West: the Making of an Oriental Yankee - Younghill Kang
  • The Happy Grove  - Younghill Kang
  • Meditations of the Lover - Younghill Kang
  • The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir - Kao Kalia Yang
  • Southland - Nina Revoyr
  • Wingshooters - Nina Revoyr
  • The Necessary Hunger - Nina Revyor
  • The Buddha in the Attic - Julie Otsuka
  • When the Emperor was Divine - Julie Otsuka
  • Taipei - Tao Lin
  • A Gesture Life: A Novel - Chang-Rae Lee
  • Rolling the R’s - R. Zamora Linmark
    Leche -  R. Zamora Linmark
  • The Arrival - Shaun Tan
  • The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy
  • The Fire Sacrifice - Susham Bedi
  • Corona - Bushra Rehman
  • Monstress - Lysley Tenorio
  • The Umbrella Country - Bino Realuyo
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Hosseini
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • The Space Between Us - Thrity Umrigar
  • A Good Indian Wife - Anne Cherian
  • Tamarind Woman - Anita Rau Badami
  • Londonstani - Gautam Malkani
  • Dictee - Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
  • Haroun & the Sea of Stories - Salman Rushdie
  • The Sly Company of People Who Care - Rahul Bhattacharya
  • Jahaji: An Anthology of Indo-Caribbean Fiction - Frank Birbalsingh
  • Digging Up the Mountains - Neil Bissoondath
  • Breakout: Surviving Abuse and Alcoholism. This is My Story. - Sukree Boodram
  • Caribbean New Wave: Contemporary Short Stories - Stewart Brown
  • Quarantine - Rahul Mehta
  • Soucouyant - David Chariandy
  • Chutney Power - Willi Chen
  • AIIEEEEE! An Anthology of Asian American Writers - Chin, et. al.
  • A Small Place - Jamaica Kincaid
  • Warrior Lessons: An Asian American Woman's Journey into Power Paperback - Phoebe Eng
  • China Men - Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back - Janice P. Nimura
  • Almost Home: Finding a Place in the World from Kashmir to New York - Githa Hariharan
  • Still Life with Rice - Helie Lee
  • Two Spirits, One Heart: A Mother, Her Transgender Son, and Their Journey to Love and Acceptance
  • - Marsha Aizumi, Aiden Takeo Aizumi
  • The Sympathizer: A Novel - Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • The Refugees - Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Rani Patel in Full Effect - Sonia Patel
  • The Wangs vs. the World - Jade Chang
  • Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age - Amani Al-Khatahtbeh
  • Malgudi Days - R. K. Narayan, Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Serpentine - Cindy Pon
  • The Sun Is Also a Star - Nicola Yoon
  • Hotel Arcadia - Sunny Singh
  • Insatiable: Porn-A Love Story - Asa Akira
  • Controlled - Neesha Arter
  • The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria - Alia Malek
  • For Today I Am a Boy - Kim Fu
  • Marriage of a Thousand Lies - SJ Sindu
  • Prison Baby: A Memoir - Deborah Jiang-Stein
  • The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam - Bao Ninh and Frank Palmos
  • Last Night I Dreamed of Peace: The Diary of Dang Thuy Tram - Dang Thuy Tram
  • When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge - Chanrithy Him
  • First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers - Loung Ung
  • The Paper Menagerie - Ken Liu
  • Everything I Never Told You - Celeste Ng
  • Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
  • Things to Make and Break by May Lan Tan
  • Bone by Fae Myenne Ng
  • Green Island - Shawna Yang Ryan
  • The Leavers - Lisa Ko
    Miss Burma - Charmaine Craig
    Sour Heart - Jenny Zhang
  • A Brief Alphabet of Torture  - Vi Khi Nao
  • Phoenix Eyes and Other Stories - Russell Leong
  • Bright Lines by Tanwi Nandini Islam
  • The Repatriation Of Henry Chin: A Novel - Isaac Ho
  • It’s Not Like It’s A Secret - Misa Sugiura
  • I Hotel - Karen Tei Yamashita
  • Through the Arc of the Rainforest - Karen Tei Yamashita
  • Tropic of Orange - Karen Tei Yamashita
  • Brazil-Maru - Karen Tei Yamashita
  • This is a bust - Ed Lin
  • Waylaid - Ed Lin
  • Ghost Month - Ed Lin
  • Incensed - Ed Lin
  • You Private Person -  Richard Chiem
  • A Bestiary - Lily Hoang
  • Sugar and Salt - Ninotchka Rosca
  • Anil’s Ghost - Michael Ondaatje
  • Ten Thousand Sorrows - Elizabeth Kim
  • The Kappa Child - Hiromi Goto (Canadian)
  • Disappearing Moon Cafe by Sky Lee (Canadian)
  • The Concubine’s Children by Denise Chong (Canadian)
  • Paper Shadows by Wayson Choy (Canadian)
  • Midnight at the Dragon Cafe by Judy Fong Bates (Canadian)

Graphic Novels

  • One! Hundred! Demons! – Lynda Barry (graphic novel)
  • VIETNAMERICA –  GB Tran (graphic novel)
  • The Best We Could Do - Thi Bui (graphic novel)
  • Secret Identities –  artist collab (comic book style)
  • Shattered – artist collab (comic book style)
  • American Born Chinese - Gene Luen Yang (graphic novel)
  • Ms. Marvel- Sana Amanat, Stephen Wacker, G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona (comic book style)
  • Trust No Aunty- Maria Qamar (graphic novel)
  • Super Sikh- Supreet Singh Machanda
  • Turning Japanese, MariNaomi
  • Sunday in the Park with Boys & various works, Jane Mai
  • Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One With the Universe & various works, Yumi Sakugawa 
  • Various works by Shing Yin Khor (webcomic)
  • Mooncakes, Wendy Xu (webcomic)
  • Fly Me to a Parallel Dimension, Angie Wang (webcomic)


Children’s Books[a]

  • The Great Wall of Lucy Wu - Wendy Wan-Long Shang
  • Inside Out and Back Again - Thanh Ha Lai
  • Jar of Dreams - Yoshiko Uchida
  • Journey Home - Yoshiko Uchida
  • Juna’s Jar - Jane Bahk
  • Mixed Me! By Taye Diggs
  • Counting by Seven - Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • Kai’s Journey to Gold Mountain - Katrina Saltonstall Currier
  • Coolies - Yin
  • Where the Sunflowers Grow - Amy Lee-Tai
  • Baseball Saved Us - Ken Mochizuki
  • Going Home, Coming Home - Truong Tran
  • Chachaji’s Cup - Uma Krishnaswami
  • Apple Pie Fourth of July - Janet S. Wong
  • The Name Jar - Yangsook Choi
  • Good Luck Ivy! - Lisa Yee
  • List of 10 Chinese American children’s books 


Research / Establishing Asian American Studies

  • A Companion to Asian American Studies - Kent A. Ono
  • Asian American Panethnicity: Challenges and Possibilities - Yen Le Espiritu
  • Asian American Studies: A Reader - Min Song, Jean Yu-Sen, Shen Wu
  • Asian American Studies Now: A Critical Reader - Jean Yu-Wen, Shen Wu, Thomas Chen, Jean Wu
  • Henna and Hip Hop: The Politics of Cultural Production and the Work of Cultural Studies - Sunaina Maira
  • In Defense of Asian American Studies - Sucheng Chan
  • South Asian American students’ (negative) experiences in schools - Punita Chhabra Rice (link)
  • South Asian Americans’ Perceptions and Experiences in K-12 Environments - research presentation poster - Punita Chhabra Rice (downloadable PDF link)
  • The 1992 Los Angeles Riots and the Asian American Abandonment Narrative as Political Fiction - Tamara K. Nopper
  • The Chinese Exclusion Example: Race, Immigration, and American Gatekeeping, 1882-1924 - Erika Lee
  • Toward an Asian American Legal Scholarship - Robert Chang

Guides


Articles

Intersectionality & SES issues

Interest Area: Black-Asian and Latinx-Asian Identities

Interest Area: Black-Asian Solidarity

Interest area: South Asian Americans, Islamophobia

Interest area: Being Queer and Asian


Cookbooks

  • Recipes from My Home Kitchen: Asian and American Comfort Food - Christine Ha
  • From Mothers to Mothers: A Collection of Traditional Asian Postpartum Recipes - Khanh Hoa Thi Nguyen, BA (Editor), Marilyn P. Wong, MD, MPH (Editor)
  • Hot Thai Kitchen: Demystifying Thai Cuisine with Authentic Recipes to Make at Home - Pailin Chongchitnant
  • Maangchi's Real Korean Cooking: Authentic Dishes for the Home Cook - Maangchi
  • Vietnamese Food with Helen's Recipes - Helen Le
  • Simply Pho: A Complete Course in Preparing Authentic Vietnamese Meals at Home - Helen Le
  • Into the Vietnamese Kitchen: Treasured Foodways, Modern Flavors - Andrea Nguyen
  • From the Earth: Chinese Vegetarian Cooking - Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Film, Performance, Audio

Films

Existing list - https://letterboxd.com/debbiechang/list/asian-american-films/ 

  • 9 Man
  • A Village Called Versailles
  • American Desi
  • Bend It Like Beckham
  • Better Luck Tomorrow
  • Chinatown: A Changing Neighborhood
  • Chocolate
  • Daughter From Da Nang
  • Death of a Shaman
  • The Debut (2000)
    First Person Plural
  • Gook (2017)
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Journey From The Fall
  • Margarita with a Straw
    Mississippi Masala
  • The Motel
  • My Beautiful Laundrette
  • Meet the Patels
  • Operation Babylift
  • Reel Bad Arabs
  • Saving Face
  • The Search for General Tso
  • Searching 4 Sandeep
  • Seoul Searching (2015) - Benson Lee
  • The Slanted Screen
  • Spa Night
  • The Tiger Hunter
  • The World Unseen
  • Today’s Special
  • True (1999) - Jay Koh
  • Twinsters
  • Vietnam: American Holocaust
  • Vincent Who
  • Wet Sand: Voices from L.A.
  • Who Killed Vincent Chin
  • Yellow (1998) - Chris Chan Lee

Short Films (and Television)

  • All-American Girl
  • Brown Girls (web series); coming soon to HBO as a full length tv show
  • My Brown Eyes (1996) - Jay Koh
  • Fresh off the Boat
  • People Like Us (web series)
  • Post Racial - Tim Tsai
  • The Other Love Story (web series)
  • Master of None
  • Dr. Ken

Other Media (Plays)

  • Yellow Face - David Henry Hwang
  • M. Butterfly - David Henry Hwang
    FOB - David Henry Hwang
  • Between Worlds: Contemporary Asian-American Plays - ed. Misha Berson (TCG 1990)
  • Asian American Drama: 9 Plays from the Multiethnic Landscape - ed. Brian Nelson (Applause 1997)
  • Unbroken Thread: An Anthology of Plays by Asian American Women - ed. Roberta Uno (University of Massachusetts Press 1993)
  • Seven Contemporary Plays from the Korean Diaspora in the Americas - ed. Esther Kim Lee
  • Sex in Seattle (2001-2012) - SIS Productions
  • The Chickencoop Chinaman - Frank Chin
  • AmplifyHER (Zine) - RAISE (Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast) and DRUM - South Asian Organizing Center
  • Murder in the Royal Palace - Younghill Kang
  • Bolinao 52 - Huu Duc Nguyen
  • Charles Francis Chan, Jr.'s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery - Lloyd Suh (link)

Audio

  • Rad Chinese - Podcast recordings of a grassroots Chinese org’s discussions to reveal systems of oppression and help us work towards alternatives
  • New Books in Asian American Studies
  • Sweet and Sour - a podcast exploring different facets of the Asian American experience
  • Yo, is this Racist? - Intersectional discussions of contemporary racial issues and reactions
  • Nancy Podcast - Exploring LGBTQIA+ narratives and the intersections of race, abilities, etc
  • Project Voice - Project Voice is a podcast series dedicated to increasing visibility on issues that Asian/Asian American women face daily as well as providing a platform where their community can go to for guidance and resources 

Musicians

  • Anderson Paak
  • Anik Khan
  • Asobi Seksu
  • Awkwafina
  • Bambu
  • Baidu
  • Bitch Magnet
  • Blue Scholars
  • Bow Wow Wow
  • Bruno Mars
  • Daniel Damian Pak
  • Danny Brown
  • DEAN
  • Dumbfoundead
  • Eyvind Kang
  • Far East Movement
  • Gabe Bondoc
  • Gowe (Gifted On West East)
  • Half Waif
  • Halogen Orange
  • Harvey Danger
  • Heems
  • ILoveMakonnen
  • Indiginis
  • Jai Wolf
  • Jake Shimabukuro
  • Japanese Breakfast
  • Jay Park
  • Jay Som
  • Jhené Aiko
  • June Marieezy
  • Kero & Azure (Jazzhop)
  • Kina Grannis
  • King Pleaxure
  • The Kings
  • Kishi Bashi
  • The Kominas
  • Lijie (The Music Maker)
  • Lions Ambition
  • Little Big League
  • LODI
  • Low Leaf
  • Lush
  • Annabella Lwin
  • Magnetic North
  • The Magnetic Fields
  • Manila Killa
  • Melissa Polinar
  • MIA
  • Mike Min
  • MILCK
  • Mitski
  • No Doubt
  • Raja Kumari
  • Rostam
  • Ruby Ibarra
  • Run River North
  • Sean Lennon
  • Shilpa Ray (& Her Happy Hookers)
  • Shivum Sharma
  • Smashing Pumpkins
  • St. Lenox
  • Soundgarden
  • Swet Shop Boys
  • Taiyo-Na
  • Tangerine
  • TALA
  • Thao (Nguyen) & the Get Down Stay Down
  • The Naked and Famous
  • Visqueen
  • Xiu Xiu
  • The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • Yuna
  • Zayn
  • ZHU

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[a]It looks like there are YA novels amongst the Novels section- at some point a mod could move some down?