This section includes literature by Asian American authors, as well as nonfiction works on related subjects, and the ephemera of Asian American political and cultural organizations. We stock many out-of-print Asian American immigrant publications in Asian languages.
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San Francisco: Zhong hua lian yi hui / Chinese Culture Association, 2011, 2012. Two issues of the annual collection, 316 and 308 pages respectively, text in Chinese, very good. Handwritten personal note in Chinese from local painter and author Grace Paa-Chiang Hu is taped inside the front cover. Poetry and...
New York: Meizhou huaqiao ribao, 1978. 16p., tabloid newspaper format, brochure by the association of General Importers from the People's Republic of China issued as a supplement to the Meizhou huaqiao ribao in May 1978; evenly toned, minor edgewear. Text in Chinese. Patriotic (Chinese) articles about international trade helping the...
Shanghai: Zhongguo sheng huo hua bao, 1947. 36-page pictorial magazine, 10.25x15 inches, very good. Even toning. Profusely illustrated, mostly in black and white with some color. Text mostly in Chinese, with English captions to many photos. Covers domestic cultural and political events, as well as some international material. This issue...
Taibei: Qiao wu wei yuan hui, 1995. 320p., yearbook-style 12x8.5 inch hardcover with photos of participants and social activities, text in Chinese and English, issued as a souvenir for the largely Chinese-American contingent; endpapers and several other papers bear personal inscriptions and drawings by fellow participants.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004. 233p., boards gilt in glossy dj, first edition. A very nice copy. Author Adachi (Japanese father, Hungarian mother) was a bike messenger in the Big Apple and taught English as a foreign language. The heroine of his novel is a Korean/Japanese immigrant who gets...
New York: Harrington Park Press, 1995. Paperback. xxii, 385p., bios and photos of the editors and contributors, preface, notes, references, index, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Haworth Innovations in Feminist Studies, Ellen Cole & Esther Rothblum, editors.
[Los Angeles]: n.pub. . A single 11x8.5 inch sheet serving as advertising 'poster' for a talk at Temple Leo Baeck on Sunday February 27 (corrected by hand from 28). B&W photo of Ahmad to left side of sheet. Born in India, Ahmad's family went to Pakistan during partition; he was...
[Los Angeles]: n.pub. . handbill leaflet. A single 11x8.5 inch sheet serving as advertising 'poster' for a talk at Temple Leo Baeck on Sunday February 27 (corrected by hand from 28). B&W photo of Ahmad to left side of sheet. With rubberstamp of "The defense committee" on S. Parkview in...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1979. Hardcover. 49p., very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. Ai, born Florence Anthony in Texas of Japanese-American / Choctaw / African American heritage latter took the name Ai Ogawa and wished to be know as Ai. Her second book.