• Good Intentions

    Good Intentions

    Ali, Kasim

    A young, British Pakistani man, Nur, falls in love with Yasmina, a beautiful aspiring, black journalist and starts down a path of self-destruction as he tries to please both his strict family and his girlfriend.

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  • Bibliolepsy

    Bibliolepsy

    Apostol, Gina

    Winner of the 1997 Philippine National Book Award, Gina Apostol’s debut novel, available for the first time in the US, tells of a young woman caught between a lifelong desire to escape into books and a real-world revolution.

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  • Mother Ocean Father Nation

    Mother Ocean Father Nation

    Batsha, Nishant

    Follows a brother and sister whose paths diverge--one forced to leave, one left behind--in the wake of a nationalist coup in the South Pacific.

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  • Seeking Fortune Elsewhere

    Seeking Fortune Elsewhere

    Bhanoo, Sindya

    These intimate short stories of South Indian immigrants and the families they left behind center women's lives and ask how women both claim and surrender power.

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  • The School for Good Mothers

    The School for Good Mothers

    Chan, Jessamine

    After a very bad day, harried working mother Frida Liu is subject to a dystopian state-run reform program where "bad mothers" are retrained using robot doll children with artificial intelligence.

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  • The Family Chao

    The Family Chao

    Chang, Lan Samantha

    When Big Leo Chao drops dead in his own restaurant, his three sons struggle with the legacy of their father's outsized appetites, in a contemporary Chinese-American version of The Brothers Karamazov.

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  • Counterfeit

    Counterfeit

    Chen, Kirstin

    This incisive and glittering blend of fashion, crime and friendship is the story of two Asian American women who band together to grow a counterfeit handbag scheme into a global enterprise.

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  • Activities of Daily Living

    Activities of Daily Living

    Chen, Lisa Hsiao

    How do we take stock of a life-by what means, and by what measure? This is the question that preoccupies Alice, aTaiwanese immigrant in her late thirties, in this lucid and moving novel on the interconnection between work and life.

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  • Edge Case

    Edge Case

    Chin, YZ

    When her husband suddenly disappears, a young woman must uncover where he went-and who she might be without him-in this striking debut of immigration, identity, and marriage. A searing meditation on intimacy, estrangement, and the fractured nature of identity.

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  • Skinship

    Skinship

    Choi, Yoon

    Centering around Korean American families, this debut from a master of short fiction presents a searing look at the failure of intimacy to show us who the people we love truly are.

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