#178 – May 2022 Book News

On this episode, we highlight the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature for our May 2022 mid-month check-in! 

New books and authors mentioned in our publishing news:

  • Ila Nguyen-Hayama – Benten School of Esoterics
  • Lyla Lee – Gigi Shin Is Not a Nerd
  • Thea GuanzonHurricane Wars
  • Gail D. Villanueva – Lulu Sinagtala and The Tagalog Gods
  • Melissa de la Cruz – The Headmaster’s List
  • MariNaomi (writer) and Trung Le Nguyen (illustrator)They
  • Adib Khorram (writer) and Michelle Tran (illustrator) – Bijan Always Wins
  • Swati Teerdhala – The Boyfriend Wish
  • Joanna Ho (writer) and Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya (illustrator) – We Who Produce Pearls
  • Meera Sriram (writer) and Sandhya Prabhat (illustrator) – The Spice Box
  • Minh Lê and Dan SantatBuilt to Last
  • Tina Athaide (writer) and Archana Sreenivasan (illustrator) – Sunshine in the Monsoons
  • Joowon Oh – Lucky Dogs
  • Christina Matula and Erica Lyons (writers); Tracy Subisak (illustrator) – Mixed-Up Mooncakes

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The Books & Boba May 2022 pick is Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li

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