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Biography & Autobiography - Cultural, Ethnic & Regional - Asian & Asian American
Author: Hua Hsu | Narrator: Hua Hsu
Release Date: September 27, 2022
From the New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu, a gripping memoir on friendship, grief, the search for self, and the solace that can be found through art.“This book is exquisite and excruciating and I will be thinking about it for years and years to ...
Author: Alice Wong | Narrator: Nancy Wu
Release Date: September 06, 2022
This groundbreaking memoir offers a glimpse into an activist's journey to finding and cultivating community and the continued fight for disability justice, from the founder and director of the Disability Visibility ProjectIn Chinese culture, the tige...
Author: Stephanie Foo | Narrator: Stephanie Foo
Release Date: February 22, 2022
A searing memoir of reckoning and healing by acclaimed journalist Stephanie Foo, investigating the little-understood science behind complex PTSD and how it has shaped her life“Achingly exquisite . . . providing real hope for those who long to h...
Author: Karen Cheung | Narrator: Karen Cheung
Release Date: February 15, 2022
A boldly rendered—and deeply intimate—account of Hong Kong today, from a resilient young woman whose stories explore what it means to survive in a city teeming with broken promises. “[A] pulsing debut . . . about what it means to fi...
Author: Jay Caspian Kang | Narrator: Intae Kim
Release Date: October 12, 2021
A “provocative and sweeping” (Time) blend of family history and original reportage that explores—and reimagines—Asian American identity in a Black and white world“[Kang’s] exploration of class and identity among As...
Author: Albert Samaha | Narrator: Albert Samaha
Release Date: October 12, 2021
“Absolutely extraordinary...A landmark in the contemporary literature of the diaspora.” —Jia Tolentino, author of Trick Mirror“If Concepcion were only about Samaha’s mother, it would already be wholly worthwhile. Bu...
Author: Qian Julie Wang | Narrator: Qian Julie Wang
Release Date: September 07, 2021
An incandescent memoir from an astonishing new talent, Beautiful Country puts readers in the shoes of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world. "Extraordinary…Consider this remarkable memoir a new classi...
Author: Anna Qu | Narrator: Catherine Ho
Release Date: August 03, 2021
A young girl forced to work in a Queens sweatshop calls child services on her mother in this powerful debut memoir about labor and self-worth that traces a Chinese immigrant’s journey to an American future.As a teen, Anna Qu is sent by her moth...
Facing the Mountain Cover
Author: Daniel James Brown | Narrator: Louis Ozawa
Release Date: May 11, 2021
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROne of NPR's "Books We Love" of 2021Longlisted for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography Winner of the Christopher Award  “Masterly. An epic story of four Japanese-American families and the...
Facing the Mountain Cover
Author: Michelle Zauner | Narrator: Michelle Zauner
Release Date: April 20, 2021
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.In...
Author: Mazie K. Hirono | Narrator: Mazie K. Hirono
Release Date: April 20, 2021
“Heart of Fire is a revelatory, evocative, deeply moving book.” —Washington Post“Amazing . . . a memoir I really loved.” —Secretary Hillary Clinton, “You and Me Both” podcast“A beautiful book.&rdq...
Author: Elizabeth Miki Brina | Narrator: Sachi Lovatt
Release Date: February 23, 2021
A “hauntingly beautiful memoir about family and identity” (NPR) and a young woman's journey to understanding her complicated parents—her mother an Okinawan war bride, her father a Vietnam veteran—and her own, fraught cultural ...