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20 Must-Read Asian American Authored Books For AAPI Month

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Fire Is Not a Country

Written by Goldie Chan, originally published in Forbes

May 11, 2023

What books are on your reading list for AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) month? When thinking of the best books to recommend for AAPI month in May, Forbes spoke with Lucy Yu, owner of Yu & Me books in Chinatown, New York. “It was so hard to narrow down to just these books, but I tried to choose a comprehensive range of titles that span across diverse experiences. I use reading as a tool to connect with both worlds similar to mine and those outside of my own. By connecting to stories in this way, I can gain a better understanding of others and myself - which ultimately help me connect with others easier in our present world. These are the books that have done that for me and the Yu & Me Books team, and they have helped us travel to the lovely brains of other characters. I hope that you all enjoy these choices!” offers Lucy Yu. These books are a thoughtful compilation of 20 interesting and incredibly diverse books to read from the Asian & Asian American disapora.

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