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How Asian Should I Be
Sylvia Chong (University of Virginia)
This year’s annual summer reading show explores the broad, diverse, and wonderful world of Asian American and Pacific Islander writers. We hear recommendations from Sylvia Chong.
The Virginia Children’s Book Festival
Juanita Giles (Virginia Children’s Book Festival) and Wendy Shang
The Filipino American Dream?
Alex Purugganan (Northern Virginia Community College)
Alex Purugganan shares his favorite memoirs from Filipino American authors.
San Francisco’s Chinatown
Spencer Tricker (Longwood University)
Spencer Tricker compares two Chinese immigrant writers who take on San Francisco’s Chinatown, but nearly 100 years apart.
Maps for Migrants and Ghosts
Luisa A. Igloria (Old Dominion University)
Luisa A. Igloria shares a graphic novel, a children’s book, and a collection of nature essays. Her own most recent collection of poems is Maps for Migrants and Ghosts.
AAPI Reading List
This episode is filled with incredible recommendations for books written by Asian American and Pacific Islander writers. Check out the full list including links to purchase the books mentioned in the show.
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