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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New York: Basement Workshop, 1982. Pamphlet. Folded mailer advertising poetry readings, exhibitions, and workshops. Very good condition. Back features short biographies of Victor Hernandez Cruz, Jeanne Lance, and John Yau. Formed out of the Asian American movement in 1970, the Basement Workshop was the first Asian American political and arts.....
New York: Basement Workshop, 1982. Pamphlet. Folded mailer advertising poetry readings, exhibitions, and workshops. Small pushpin holes at top, else very good. Among the workshops offered are a poetry workshop held by Jessica Hagedorn, a Dance class with Theodora Yoshikami, and a Performance workshop with Ping Chong. Formed out of.....
Burlington, ON: Burlington Cultural Centre, 1992. Staplebound. [16p.], staplebound exhibition catalog, 8x8 inches. Illustrated profusely with b&w photographs.Ex-libris copy with previous ownership stamp on title page, sticker scar on front cover, else very good. Only 4 copies found in OCLC as of June 2022, none in the US.
Berkeley: University of California, 1947. 511p., very good hardcover yearbook, 12.2x9 inches, profusely illustrated. This is the personal copy of Him Mark Lai, a pioneer in the field of Chinese American studies; front cover has his name in gold lettering at lower right corner, and his red rubberstamp appears internally.....
Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1996. Pamphlet. Six-panel exhibition catalog, 7.5x11 inches, very good. Includes interview with Kim and illustrated with reproductions of his paintings. Kim was born in La Jolla in 1961, and studied English Literature at Yale, before moving to Brooklyn. His most famous work, Synecdoche, was shown at.....
Los Angeles: Centenary United Methodist Church, 1986. Spiral_bound. 344 pg. comb-bound cookbook. Inscribed by a previous owner to her children on inside cover. Pages sunned with occasional staining, else good. Illustrations of different foods and cooking techniques throughout. From a Japanese American church community. Book contains various recipes submitted by.....
[New York]: Sam Yick, 1979. 6p., 8.5x11 inches, sheets stapled together at upper left corner, toned. Text in Chinese. Preface gives overview of the company's spread from its Cantonese origins to overseas locations including both US coasts. This document was drawn up to comply with US law.