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.


All Episodes

#20 – July 2017 Book News

Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for July 2017 including new releases, newsworthy stories, and book deals

#19 – None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio

We discuss the Books & Boba Book Club pick for June 2017 – None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio

#18 – Chatting with Author Maurene Goo

In this episode, we present our interview with author Maurene Goo of the new YA romantic comedy novel, “I Believe in a Thing Called Love,” about an overachieving girl who tries to employ romantic lessons learned from watching Korean Dramas in real life. We chat about the new book, Maurene’s writing process, and of course, Korean Dramas.

#17 – June 2017 Book News

Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for June 2017 including new releases, newsworthy stories, book deals, and we make up for missing some major new releases in last month’s episode.

#16 – The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

We discuss the Books & Boba Book Club pick for May 2017 – The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen w/guest co-host Chris Dinh

#15 – May 2017 Book News & Author Lang Leav

Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for May 2017 including new releases, book deals, and an interview with Lang Leav, author of the upcoming novel, Sad Girls

#14 – The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera

We discuss the Books & Boba Book Club pick for April 2017 – The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera

#13 – March 2017 Book News

Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for April 2017 including new releases, book deals, and the Asian American authors who have been nominated for upcoming international book awards!

#12 – When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Books & Boba Book Club pick for March 2017 – When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

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