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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Tacoma, WA: Tacoma Public Library, 1971. 15p., 8.5x11 inch mimeographed sheets stapled at left, some edgewear, pencil notes on cover.
San Francisco: the Association, 1963. Four panel card, taped shut for mailing (tape residue leaving browned strip at edge), address and postmark on front panel; text in Chinese and English, lengthier text in Chinese only on back panel (somewhat yellowed). The event was helf at 146 Waverly Place in Chinatown.
Guangzhou: Jinan da xue xue bao bian ji shi, 1981-1991. Fourteen issues of the journal, which shortened its title to Jinan xuebao in 1982. Issues present are whole numbers 6-12, 14-16, 22-24 and 46. Text in Chinese, with English table of contents in each issue. Though not marked as such...
San Francisco: Jinshan zhou hui [Party and Porridge Club], . 146p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches; text in Chinese, thoroughly illustrated. Special publication for the tenth anniversary of the cultural group, which takes its name from Taiwan's oldest literary group. Includes numerous press clippings, facsimiles of award certificates from...
Honolulu: Kapiolani Community College, 1989. 68p., 8.5 x 6.75 inch wraps. Poetry and prose, with a large number of Asian American contributors.
San Francisco: Kalayaan International, 1972-73. Three issues of the tabloid newspaper, illustrated with photos and drawings, toned at the fold, minor edgewear. Issues present are vol. 2 nos. 4 and 7, and vol. 3 no. 1. Coverage of the International Hotel, underground movements in the Philippines, the MPLA and FRELIMO...
Kula, HI: Kula Ohana, 1996. 123p., cookbook with a plastic comb binding, clear plastic over card covers. Very good. Fundraising cookbook to help take local soccer players to a competition in Michigan.
Gambier, OH: Kenyon College, 1995. 169p., wraps. Contains a 56p. section on Asian American literature, with fiction and poetry by Ha Jin, Marilyn Chin and Timothy Liu, among others.
Kyushu Kiroku To Geijutsu No Kai, 1968. 53p. magazine, minor foxing around edges. Preliminary text in Japanese, with poems in English and translations on facing pages. A collection of lesser-known Beats: Alfred A. Robles, Lo Ah Fat, Larry Hoey, Brent Spackel, Regine Valenci, Leonardo, Ruth Weiss, and an anonymous eighth...
Belmont, CA: n.pub. 1973. 39p., staplebound booklet, covers mildly foxed with a sunned area on front cover, staples rusted. Collection of poems in Japanese with Romanized transliteration.
Seoul: Yonhap News Agency, 1982. Hardcover. 194p. + ads, 8.5x11.5 inches, proclomations, resolution, introduction, appendix, chronology, b&w and color photos, very good first edition in cloth boards, gilt, and unclipped dj. Section on Korean-Americans.
Oakland, CA: Korea Times San Francisco, 2012. 631p., very good softcover. Telephone book and directory, filled with ads for Korean-American businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. text largely in Korean.
n.p. the zine, 2012. [36p.], photocopied zine format in lightly worn wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches. DIY hardcore music zine, much about the authors' bands and interviews with musicians of like mind. Most content appears to be by Mark Chen, with contributions from bandmates. Based in Southern California.
Hong Kong: the Agency, [1987-?]. 8.5x13 inch introduction to the agency, printed both sides, text in Chinese except for title and professional affiliations; fold-creased. Undated, but includes citations of Chinese-American press coverage from 1986 and 1987. Notes that Lau Big-Sang, the head of the Agency, holds "Honorary citizenship of State...
New York: Liao Yuan Za Zhi She, 1971. Single issue of the pamphlet-format Chinese-language journal, 16 pages, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good. Apparently four issues were published in total. Journal about Taiwan-related issues published by radical Chinese-speaking students in the United States. Slogan on back cover calls on China and Taiwan...
San Jose: Papyrus, 1998. 431 p., edge-worn wraps, text in Vietnamese. Astrological calendar and guide for the year 1999. Many ads for local businesses.
Taibei: National Museum of History, 1968. Staplebound booklet with 29 black and white plates, captions in Chinese, with an English biography of the artist (then an instructor at the Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design in San Francisco). Brief inscription in Chinese by the painter. Front cover partly toned, otherwise very good.
New York: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1983. 41p., staplebound wraps, very good. Short essays by Indo-American children, with brief bios.
Los Angeles: TV Fan Company, 1999. 19p., wraps.
San Francisco: Living Well Group/API Wellness Center, 1994-1997. Seven issue broken run, various pagination, 8.5x11 inches, articles, news, events, services and resources, illustrations and photos, very good in wraps. Issues include: March & April 1994, April & November 1995, March & July 1996 and January 1997.
San Francisco: Duck Sen Benevolent Association, 1978. 6p., 6x9 inch staplebound booklet in wraps, pen amendations in Chinese. Constitution of the Association.
[Washington DC]: [Bell Multicultural High School], 1998. Magazine. 31p., 8.5x11 inches, illustrated with art, poetry and prose, very good literary/art magazine in stapled b&w pictorial wraps. High school student poetry, fiction and art. African American, Hispanic American, Asian American students.
Berkeley: Maganda, 1992. 48p., staplebound magazine, very good. The theme of this issue is The Strength of the Pilipina.
Berkeley: Maganda, 1991. 48p., staplebound magazine, very good. The theme of this issue is Religion and the Pilipino.
San Francisco: The Buddhist Churches of America, 1951. 32p., staplebound wraps, light handling wear. Main article is T.D. Suzuki on the Development of Shin Teaching.