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Asian American & Asian Authors

A Selected Reading List of Books
Available at a County of Los Angeles Public Library

AN, CHONG-HYO
Silver Stallion: a Novel of Korea. 1990.
White Badge: a Novel of Korea. 1989.

BULOSAN, CARLOS

On Becoming Filipino: Selected Writings of Carlos Bulosan. 1995.
America is in the Heart: a Personal History. 1973.

CHANG, IRIS

The Chinese in America: a Narrative History. 2003.
The Rape of Nanking: the Forgotten Holocaust of World War II. 1997.
Thread of the Silkworm. 1995.

CHIN, FRANK

Gunga Din Highway: a Novel. 1994.
Donald Duk: a Novel. 1991.
The Chinaman Pacific & Frisco R.R. Co.: Short Stories. 1988.

CHONG, DENISE

The Girl in the Picture: the Story of Kim Phuc, the Photograph, and the Vietnam War. 2000.
The Concubine's Children: Portrait of a Family Divided. 1995.

CHOY, BONG YOUN

A History of the Korean Reunification Movement: Its Issues and Prospects. 1984.
Koreans in America. 1979.
Korea: a History. 1971.

FONG-TORRES, BEN

Not Fade Away: a Backstage Pass to 20 Years of Rock and Roll. 1999.
The Rice Room: Growing up Chinese-American: from Number Two Son to Rock 'n' Roll. 1994.
Hickory Wind: the Life and Times of Gram Parsons. 1991.

FURUTANI, DALE

Kill the Shogun: a Samurai Mystery. 2000.
Jade Palace Vendetta: a Samurai Mystery. 1999.
Death at the Crossroads: a Samurai Mystery. 1998.
Death in Little Tokyo: a Ken Tanaka Mystery. 1996.

GERRITSEN, TESS

Body Double: a Novel. 2004.
The Sinner. 2003.
The Apprentice: a Nnovel. 2002.
The Surgeon. 2001.
Gravity. 1999.
Bloodstream. 1998.
Life Support. 1997.
Harvest. 1996.

HAYSLIP, LE LY

Child of War, Woman of Peace. 1993.
When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: a Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace. 1989.

ISHIGURO, KAZUO

Never Let Me Go. 2005.
When We were Orphans. 2000.
The Unconsoled. 1995.
The Remains of the Day. 1989.
An Artist of the Floating World. 1982.
A Pale View of Hills. 1982.

JEN, GISH

The Love Wife: A Novel. 2004.
Mona in the Promised Land. 1996.
Typical American. 1991.

JIN, HA

War Trash. 2004.
The Crazed. 2002.
The Bridegroom: Stories. 2000.
Waiting. 1999.
Under the Red Flag: Stories. 1997.
Ocean of Words: Army Stories. 1996.

KADOHATA, CYNTHIA

In the Heart of the Valley of Love. 1993.
The Floating World. 1989.

KIM, RICHARD E.

Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood. 1970.
The Innocent. 1968.

KIM, RONYOUNG

Clay Walls: a Novel. 1986.

KINGSTON, MAXINE HONG

The Fifth Book of Peace. 2003.
To Be the Poet. 2002.
Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book. 1989.
China Men. 1980.
The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts. 1976.

LEE, MARY PAIK

Quiet Odyssey: a Pioneer Korean Woman in America. 1990.

LIN, YUTANG

Pleasures of a Nonconformist. 1962.
Chinatown Family. 1948.
Moment in Peking. 1939.
The Importance of Living. 1937.

LORD, BETTE

The Middle Heart: a Novel. 1996.
Legacies: a Chinese Mosaic. 1990.
Spring Moon: a Novel of China. 1981.

NGUYEN, NGOC NGAN

The Will of Heaven: a Story of One Vietnamese and the End of His World. 1982.

OE, KENZABURO

Rouse up, O young Men of the New Aage! 2002.
A Personal Matter. 1996.
A Healing Family. 1996.
Hiroshima Notes. 1981.
The Silent Cry. 1974.
A Personal Matter. 1968.

SANTOS, BIENVENIDO

The Man Who (Thought He) Looked Like Robert Taylor: a Novel. 1983.
Scent of Apples: a Collection of Stories. 1967.

TAN, AMY

The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life. 2004.
The Opposite of Fate: a Book of Musings. 2003.
The Bonesetter's Daughter. 2001.
The Hundred Secret Senses. 1995.
The Kitchen God's Wife. 1991.
The Joy Luck Club. 1989.

TAKEI, GEORGE

To the Stars: the Autobiography of Star Trek's Mr. Sulu. 1994.
Mirror Friend, Mirror Foe. 1979.

WATANABE, SYLVIA

Talking to the Dead and Other Stories. 1992.

YOSHIMOTO, BANANA

Goodbye Tsugumi: a Novel. 2002.
Asleep. 2000.
Lizard. 1995.
NP: a Novel. 1994.
Kitchen. 1991.

Revised 03/07


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