Books celebrating Asian heritage to mark the Lunar New Year

Books celebrating Asian heritage to mark the Lunar New Year

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It’s the year of the rabbit according to the Lunar New Year, as billions start to celebrate the beginning of Chinese New Year. In many parts of Asia, the new year arrives at the end of January and middle of February, in accordance to the Lunar calendar.In order to celebrate Asian heritage, here are three amazing writers sharing their favourite books.

These works were recommended by Weina Dai Randel, who is the award-winning author of four novels, Night Angels, The Last Rose of Shanghai, The Moon in the Palace and The Empress of Bright Moon. As well as Marie Myung-Ok Lee, a Korean-American author, novelist and essayist. She is a cofounder of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop (AAWW). And Frances Kai-Hwa Wang is a freelance writer and speaker based in Michigan and Hawaii:

Weina Dai Randel

๐Ÿ“š Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

๐Ÿ“š Island of Sea Woman by Lisa See

๐Ÿ“š Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok

๐Ÿ“š On Earth Weโ€™re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

Marie Myung-Ok Lee

๐Ÿ“š Thank You, Mr. Nixon by Gish Jen

๐Ÿ“š The Mountains Sing by Nguyแป…n Phan Quแบฟ Mai

๐Ÿ“š America Is in the Heart, by Carlos Bulosan

๐Ÿ“š Minor Feelings, by Cathy Park Hong

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang

๐Ÿ“š All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir by Nicole Chung

๐Ÿ“š How to Write an Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee

๐Ÿ“š The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives edited by Viet Thanh Nguyen

ๆ–ฐๅนดๅฟซไน๏ผŒ็ฅไฝ ๆญฅๆญฅ้ซ˜ๅ‡๏ผ(Happy New Year, wishing you luck every step of the way!).

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