#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

Dragons, grief and love in ‘The Wave’ by Hoa Pham

  ‘I remember how you were, not how you are. We were we until we became you and I.’ Midori and Âu Cô are international university students tasting freedom from family for the first time. They discover Melbourne and each other. All is well until the tsunami that swamps their world… Midori and Âu Cô … More Dragons, grief and love in ‘The Wave’ by Hoa Pham

Author Interview: Samira Ahmed – Author of Love, Hate and Other Filters

As co-hosts of the #AsianLitBingo initiative, we’re excited to share interviews with authors towards the end of May. I’m grateful to Samira Ahmed for taking the time to answer questions here on the blog. Lookout for her debut YA contemporary book in January 2018 via Soho Teen (US) and May 2018 via Allen and Unwin (Aus). … More Author Interview: Samira Ahmed – Author of Love, Hate and Other Filters