#AsianLitChat Announcement for Nov 25/26: On Rebel Seoul, Sci-fi, Kpop and Kdramas

Originally posted on Lit CelebrAsian:
If you’re free on Nov 25/26, join us for any of our spoiler free book club chats below. #AsianLitChat will cover Rebel Seoul by Axie Oh, Science fiction, Kpop and Kdramas! – Chat 1: Saturday – Nov 25 – 8pm AEDT | 2:30pm IST | 9am GMT. – Chat 2: Sunday – Nov 26…

On diasporic families in ‘You Bring the Distant Near’ by Mitali Perkins

“Five girls. Three generations. One great American love story. You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture–for better or worse. Ranee, worried that her children are losing their Indian culture; Sonia, wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair; Tara, seeking the limelight to hide her true self; … More On diasporic families in ‘You Bring the Distant Near’ by Mitali Perkins

Update: Lit CelebrAsian Book Club, Reading Sprints & More!

I’m happy to share that my friends and I recently launched Lit CelebrAsian: A group of bookworms and #DiverseBookBloggers dedicated to uplifting Asian voices in literature. Hosts of #AsianLitChat and #AsianLitBingo. We aim to highlight the diversity of Asian voices through features and events that are open to all readers to join in. Our events include: Lit CelebrAsian Book Club, Asian Lit Chat and Asian … More Update: Lit CelebrAsian Book Club, Reading Sprints & More!

Lolas’ House: Filipino Women Living with War by M. Evelina Galang

“During World War II more than one thousand Filipinas were kidnapped by the Imperial Japanese Army. Lolas’ House tells the stories of sixteen surviving Filipino “comfort women.” M. Evelina Galang enters into the lives of the women at Lolas’ House, a community center in metro Manila. She accompanies them to the sites of their abduction and protests … More Lolas’ House: Filipino Women Living with War by M. Evelina Galang