Books and Boba

Books & Boba is a book club dedicated to books written by Asian and Asian American authors. We cover a wide range of genres including contemporary, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, YA, nonfiction, thrillers, graphic novels, and memoirs.

#115 – September 2020 Book News

On our September 2020 mid-month check-in, we go over the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature, including going over the Asian American writers shortlisted for the National Book Awards, and react to the latest controversy on Asian Lit Twitter.

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The finalists for the 2020 HBO APA Visionaries Short Film Competition have been announced! HBO Visionaries will be celebrating its 4th class of emerging Asian and Pacific Islander American filmmakers on Friday, September 25 during the virtual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

Tune in at 5pm PT/8pm ET, Friday, September 25 via to meet this year’s Visionaries, watch the films, and see some familiar faces!  All three Visionary 2020 shorts will also be available to stream on HBO Max on Tuesday, September 29.

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The Books & Boba September 2020 pick is  Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong

This podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective

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