15 Novels By Asian American Authors That Everyone Should Read
Not just The Woman Warrior or Joy Luck Club.
From the first waves of immigration and imperialism to today's Crazy Rich Asians era, Asian American literature is as diverse, deep, and varied as our experiences.
To celebrate AAPI literature, here are 15 seminal novels by AAPI authors:
Waylaid by Ed Lin
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Aiiieeeee!: An Anthology of Asian American Writers by Frank Chin, Jeffery Paul Chan, Lawson Fusao Inada, and Shawn Wong
No-No Boy by John Okada
The Leavers by Lisa Ko
America Is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan
How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C Pam Zhang
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
China Boy, Gus Lee
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Severance by Ling Ma
Desirable Daughters by Bharati Mukherjee
Interior Chinatown, Charles Yu
The Book of Salt by Monique Truong
Shark Dialogues, Kiana Davenport
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