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Students of Color Resources

Asian American Nonfiction

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

With sly humor and a poet's searching mind, Hong uses her own story as a portal into a deeper examination of racial consciousness in America today. This intimate and devastating book traces her relationship to the English language, to shame and depression, to poetry and artmaking, and to family and female friendship.

Crying in H Mart

From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity.

The Other One Percent : Indians in America

One of the most remarkable stories of immigration in the last half century is that of Indians to the United States. People of Indian origin make up a little over one percent of the American population now, up from barely half a percent at the turn of the millennium.

All You Can Ever Know: a Memoir

What does it mean to lose your roots--within your culture, within your family--and what happens when you find them? Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town.

History of Asian Americans: Exploring Diverse Roots

Employs racialization and push-pull theories as well as a transnational approach to document the rich and diverse experiences of Asians in the United States

Asian Americans in the Twenty-First Century: oral histories of first- to fourth-generation Americans from China, Japan, India, Korea, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Laos

An all-new collection of fascinating interviews with students, lawyers, engineers, politicians, stay-at-home moms and activists, this book reveals a rich mosaic of Asian American identities.

Asian American Fiction