Three new works of Asian American fiction

One great perk of the Association for Asian American Studies conference so far has been the ability to meet some up-and-coming Asian American writers (and get free copies of their books!). At the Penguin Books reception yesterday, Catherine Chung (Forgotten Country), Alex Gilvarry (From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant), and Krys Lee (Drifting House) mingled with the crowd, signed books, and read from their books.

I haven’t had a chance to read any of these yet, but here are some videos to give you an idea of what they are about. (Since when did books have trailers?)


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