#APICelebrAsian – top API-authored books

This month is Asian American Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month and on Instagram I am featuring API-authored books as part of #APICelebrAsian. This weekend, the topic is favourite API-authored books.

Here are the books that are in the photo which I first posted on Instagram

The Makioka Sisters by Junichiro Tanizaki (Japanese/Fiction)

Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho (Malaysian/Speculative fiction )

Mãn by Kim Thuy (Vietnamese/Fiction)

The Housekeeper and the Professor
The Diving Pool
by Yoko Ogawa
(Japanese/Fiction)

Inheritance
Sugarbread
by Balli Kaur Jaswal (Sikh-Singaporean/Fiction)

Half a Lifelong Romance
Love in a Fallen City
by Eileen Chang
(Chinese/Fiction)

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (Korean/Historical fiction)

The Song Poet by Kao Kaila Yang  (Hmong/Memoir)

Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo (Chinese-Malaysian/Historical fiction)

Shelter by Jung Yun (Korean/Fiction)

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang (Chinese/Graphic novel)

When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka (Japanese/ Historical fiction)

The Wildings by Nilanjana Roy (Indian/Speculative fiction)

Kinder than Solitude by Yiyun Li (Chinese/Fiction)

Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata (Japanese/Middle Grade)

向左走向右走 (Turn Left, Turn Right) by Jimmy Liao (Taiwanese/Graphic novel)

The Year She Left Us by Kathryn Ma (Chinese/Fiction)

Are some of these among your favourites too?

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