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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Ka Nani 1989: volume seven, the art and literary magazine...
Honolulu: Kapiolani Community College, 1989. Pamphlet. 68p., 8.5x6.75 inches, stapled wraps, small stain on rear wrap else very good condition. Poetry and prose, with a large number of Asian American contributors. More
Kamatayan sa tulugan ng sanggol: ang sakit na biglang pagkamatay...
n.p. California Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Information and Counseling Project, 1981. Pamphlet. 20p. staplebound pamphlet, very good; 5.5x8.5 inches. Tagalog translation of "Crib death: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome." More
Kee & Tuck. Presenting Barrels of fun & Novelties from...
n.p. 1941. Handbill. 8x10 inch sheet of glossy photographic paper, with five images of the duo, inscribed in blue pen at left: "Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 5th 1941. With best wishes to Jack and Marie. Kee and Tuck." Staple holes at corners. We have not been able to find much information..... More
Kenzo Okada: Paintings, 1931-1965; October 20-November 28, 1965
Buffalo, NY: The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1965. Staplebound. [16p.], staplebound exhibition catalog, 8.5x9 inches. Light toning to edges of wraps, else very good. Okada's first major retrospective. Okada, an acclaimed abstract expressionist painter, was born in 1902 in Yokohama, and went to Paris at age 22..... More
Kimochi Newsletter. April-May 1979
San Francisco: Kimochi, Inc., 1979. Newsletter. 12p in Japanese, 8 p. in English, staplebound newsletter, 7x8.5 inches, very good. Issued by an organization providing Japanese American senior services. More
Kono uta, ano uta
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. More
Kono uta, ano uta
Belmont, CA: n.pub. 1973. 39p., staplebound booklet, covers mildly worn, internal rubberstamp of an activist library. Collection of poems in Japanese with Romanized transliteration. More
Korea - U.S.A. Centennial 1882-1982
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. More
Korean business directory 2012 / Hanin opso chonhwabu
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. More
KYEO Speaks 6
n.p. the zine, 2012. Pamphlet. [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. More
Lau's Private Detective Agency [handbill]
Hong Kong: the Agency, [1987-?]. Handbill. 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..... More
Lee and Low Books: A Tenth Anniversary Celebration of Multicultural...
New York: Lee & Low Books, 2003. Hardcover. Unpaginated hardcover, 10x10.5 inches, light shelfwear, very good. An overview of the children's books published by the company. More
Liao yuan 燎原 No. 2 (Dec. 15, 1971) 第二期（一九七一年十二月十五日）...
New York: Liao Yuan Za Zhi She 燎原杂志社, 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..... More
Lich tu’ vi Khanh Anh. Ky mao 1999
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. More
The little champions: Bhavan's Children's Day special publication
New York: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1983. Pamphlet. 41p., staplebound wraps, very good. Short essays by Indo-American children, with brief bios. More
Little Tokyo Maps: Events calendar of Nisei Week
Los Angeles: TV Fan Company, 1999. Pamphlet. 19p., stapled wraps, 7x8 inches, illus., ads, very good condition. More
Living Well Group newsletter; HIV+ Asian and Pacific Islander Network...
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. More
Lúa Mẹ: Số 2
San Jose: Vietnamese Student Association, San Jose State University, 91. Paperback. 177p. paperback, 5.25x8.25 inches. Stain on page 67, else very good. A publication of the Vietnamese Student Association at San Jose State University. Poetry, essays, and short stories. Majority of text in Vietnamese with a single talk in English..... More
Lucille Tenazas: Installation; February 13-march 2, 1990
Akron: Emily Davis Art Gallery, University of Akron, 1990. Pamphlet. Unbound, folded cardstock sheet nested in folded double size translucent paper nested in wraps, 6x9.5 inches. Light creasing to translucent paper, else very good. No copies found in OCLC as of July 2022. Tenazas was born in the Philippines and..... More
Mahadharma: a quarterly review. March 1951
San Francisco: The Buddhist Churches of America, 1951. Pamphlet. 32p., staplebound wraps, light handling wear, staples rusted, else good condition. Main article is T.D. Suzuki on the Development of Shin Teaching. More
Mahatma Gandhi Peace Prayer Day [handbill]
San Leandro, CA: Badarikashrama, 1991. Handbill. 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good, announcing an event including prayers, meditation, and a panel discussion led by Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor with members of SANE, the Grey Panthers, and other groups. Issued in the context of the first Iraq War. More
Manzanar Free Press [reprints of four different issues]
n.p. Manzanar History Association, n.d. Newsletter. Four issues of the internment camp newspaper, various formats, REPRINTED by the Association decades after the original publications. Rather faithful copies, except for the blurb at the bottom of each issue noting that it is a reprint. Issues present are Vol. 1 no. 1..... More
Merle Woo vs. University of California Victory! Newsletter. No. 1...
San Francisco: Merle Woo Defense Committee, 1984. 10p., 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled at upper left corner, lightly toned, very good. Announces that Woo will return to UC Berkeley to teach after having been fired, it says, "because she is a socialist feminist, a trade unionist and a lesbian." Woo was..... More
Chicago: Fassbender Stevens Gallery, 2002. Pamphlet. 34 pg. staple-bound catalog,10.5 x 9.5 inches, very good. Illustrated with Itatani's paintings. Itatani was born in 1948 in Osaka, and attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the 70s, later returning to the Institute as a professor. She is a...... More
Miduûm ûi kil
Chicago: The Korean Buddhist temple of Chicago, 1982. 188p., very good in wraps. Texts for recitation and hymns with music, presented in both Hangul script and Chinese characters. More
The laughter of my father