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Subject: Asian and Asian-American Studies

A Village Called Versailles

A Village Called Versailles

by S. Leo Chiang

One community's political awakening in the aftermath of tragedy.

Crossing Lines

Crossing Lines

by Indira Somani & Leena Jayaswal

An Indian-American woman’s struggle to stay connected to India after the loss of her father.

First Person Plural

First Person Plural

by Deann Liem

A Korean adoptee bravely unites her biological and adoptive families.

Give Up Tomorrow

Give Up Tomorrow

by Marty Syjuco & Michael Collins

In a murder case that ends a country’s use of capital punishment but fails to free an innocent man, GIVE UP TOMORROW exposes a Kafkaesque world of corruption and injustice.

Golden Venture

Golden Venture

by Peter Cohn

Three hundred undocumented Chinese immigrants sail into a 1993 tragedy that becomes a crucial turning point in US immigration history.

Heart of The Sea; Kapolioka'ehukai

Heart of The Sea; Kapolioka'ehukai

by Charlotte Lagarde and Lisa Denker

A portrait of Hawaiian surfer and breast cancer activist Rell Sunn.

In The Matter of Cha Jung Hee

In The Matter of Cha Jung Hee

by Deann Liem

A Korean adoptee returns to her native Korea to find her "double," the mysterious girl whose place she took in America.

The Insular Empire

The Insular Empire

by Vanessa Warheit

What is it like to be a colonial subject of the greatest democracy on earth?

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The Ultimate Wish: Ending the Nuclear Age

The Ultimate Wish: Ending the Nuclear Age

by Robert Richter and Kathleen Sullivan

Nuclear power and nuclear proliferation: a Fukushima evacuee and a Nagasaki survivor's wake-up call

Men Are Human, Women Are Buffalo

Men Are Human, Women Are Buffalo

by Joanne Hershfield

Lifting the veil of silence that has long surrounded domestic violence in Thailand

Mr. Cao Goes to Washington

Mr. Cao Goes to Washington

by S. Leo Chiang

An idealistic rookie challenges politics polarized by race and partisanship.

The Red Pines

The Red Pines

by Katie Jennings and Lucy Ostrander and Don Sellers

A pioneering Japanese American community perseveres

Seeking Asian Female

Seeking Asian Female

by Debbie Lum

Can an Asian fetish lead to true love?

Tales of the Waria

Tales of the Waria

by Kathy Huang

Four transgender women search for love and intimacy in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country.

Vietnam: The Secret Agent

Vietnam: The Secret Agent

by Jacki Ochs

The definitive exposé of the consequences of America's wartime use of Agent Orange in Vietnam

Which Way Is East: Notebooks from Vietnam

Which Way Is East: Notebooks from Vietnam

by Lynne Sachs and Dana Sachs

Two American sisters reflect on both the war and contemporary life in Vietnam