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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Palo Alto: Trikon, 2002. Magazine. 24p., 8.5x11 inches, illustrations, photos, features, reviews, very good semi-glossy LGBT magazine in stapled, pictorial wraps.
Palo Alto: Trikon, 2003. Magazine. 24p., 8.5x11 inches, illustrations, photos, features, reviews, very good semi-glossy LGBT magazine in stapled, pictorial wraps.
San Jose: Trikone, n.d. Six-panel brochure, 3.75x8.5 inches, very good, introducing the group founded in 1986. Calls it "The oldest South Asian queer organization in the world."
Bellflower CA: Published by Editorial Committee of Korean Canaan Presbyterian Church, 1997. 305p., high-gloss paperstock throughout with numerous vignette photoportraits in color of parishioners; some period interiors in b&w and color site photography; first issue cloth boards titled silver in glossy marigold dj, jacket spine panel slightly faded, a very.....
n.p. Maum Meditation, 2008, 2009. Two staplebound booklets, both with the main title "Cleansing Mind and Body," with leaflets laid in announcing seminars in the San Francisco Bay Area.
[East Bay]: [1974?]. 1.5 inch diameter pin, bilingual text and artwork depicting seamstresses with a sewing machine, orange background. Very good; manufactured by East Bay pinmaker Robert Rush (though not identified as such on the pin). GCA was the Great Chinese American Sewing Company, known in Cantonese as Jung Sai...
San Jose: Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce, Northern California, 1989. 560p., telephone book, pages evenly toned, otherwise very good.
[San Francisco]: Jesus Christ is the Lord Church, . [16p.] including covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, photos, lightly-worn program for the Philippine-American Christian singing group in stapled blue covers, letter from the Philippines with envelope and color photo laid-in.
Honolulu: Elepaio Press, 1977. 87p., 8.5x11 inches, wraps. A poetry issue of the Honolulu literary magazine.
San Francisco: Swanson Art Galleries, 1980. 83p., brown cloth, gilt titles, very good hardcover in dj with several closed tears; color plates. The art of Wai Ming (Lo Hing Kwok), who walked into the San Francisco gallery one day offering his work for sale. Much of his work With an...
[Taibei-?]: Lianhe bao xi chuang ban ren Wang Tiwu xian sheng ji nian ji bian ji wei yuan hui, 1997. 245, 320p., two hardcover volumes, very good in slipcase; text in Chinese. Biography of the publishing magnate and member of the Chinese Kuomintang Central Standing Committee, whose business empire included...
Berkeley: East Bay Japanese for Action, 1986. 335p., very good hardcover in dj with small price sticker scar, text in English and Japanese. Autobiographical pieces by members of the group, including discussions of immigration experiences, internment, work, religion and family life.
Berkeley: East Bay Japanese for Action, 1986. 335p., very good hardcover in dj, text in English and Japanese, inscribed in Japanese by Kato Mizue, the group's instructor. Autobiographical pieces by members of the group, including discussions of immigration experiences, internment, work, religion and family life.
Cambridge, MA: Vietnam Resource Center, . Four-panel brochure, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Issued after Operation Babylift, which evacuated thousands of war orphans from South Vietnam before the fall of the Saigon government. Some critics claimed that many of the children were not actually orphans, but had been stolen away for...
Berkeley: Hapa Issues Forum, 1996. 8p. newsletter wraps, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Published by UC Berkeley students, edited by Greg Mayeda and Jeff Yoshimi.
Flushing, NY: Ko's Publishing, 1982. 299p., owner's address neatly stamped inside front cover, otherwise very good hardcover, 8.5x11 inches, biographical listings in English and Chinese.
[San Francisco]: the journal, 1974. 47p., photographic illustrations, 9 x 6 inch staplebound wraps; somewhat edgeworn. Doctrine, memorials, news, and a discussion of land purchase: Tassajara was paid off in 1972, the SF Center and Green Gulch still mortgaged.
Beijing: Zhongguo jian she za zhi she chu ban, 1984. 38p., staplebound booklet, very good. Jin ri shen zhou. On the significance of the overseas Chinese to New China.
Jiangmen: Jiangmen (Wuyi) yanhuang wenhua yanjiuhui, 1997-2002. Twelve issues of the quarterly journal on the history and culture of Jiangmen, a city in Guangdong Province which is the ancestral home of many overseas Chinese (hence occasional contributions by Chinese-American, Chinese-Canadian, Chinese-Australian and other authors). Standard length 48 pages; glossy covers...
Berkeley: Yardbird Publishing Co., 1974. Trade Paperback. xvi, 294p., First Edition. very good in bit rubbed wraps. An Asian American issue, with contributions by Frank Chin, Shawn Wong, Mei Berssenbrugge, and many others, as well as Lesilie Marmon Silko.
San Francisco: SF State University Asian American Studies Dept. 2005. 100p., very good in original wraps.
San Francisco: SF State University Asian American Studies Dept. 2003. 169p., very good in original wraps. Illustrated with comic strips and drawings.
San Francisco: Asian American Studies Program, San Francisco State University, 1988. 53p., wraps. General articles, poetry and short stories.
San Francisco: Asian American Studies Program, San Francisco State University, 1991. 89p., very good softcover. Single issue of the annual publication, with an article on the International Hotel, fiction and poetry.
San Francisco: Asian American Studies Program, San Francisco State University, 1993. 92p., wraps. General articles, poetry and short stories.