Contributors include Alexander Chee, Yiyun Lee, Malinda Lo, Daniel Jose Older, Roxane Gay and more.”“Scaachi deploys her razor-sharp humour to share her fears, outrages and mortifying experiences as an outsider growing up in Canada.The interviews cover every feature film from Wong’s debut As Tears Go By to his 2013 The Grandmaster.”“This book explores the ways in which Filipino migrants in Australia experience, understand and negotiate racism in their everyday lives.
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: Most of these titles are adult memoirs, personal essay/interview collections or historical accounts.
Take note of the blurbs that share heavier topics such as war or mental illness as potential content warnings.
We must hold the truth to account in the midst of sensationalism and international political turmoil.
Nasty Women is a collection of essays, interviews and accounts on what it is to be a woman in the 21st century.Now, I’m not suggesting that a high alert level would have stopped Saturday night’s ghastliness, but there was a sigh of relief when the alert level was reduced, a feeling that we’d had our attack and now it was back to ‘business as usual’. The team at Lit Celebr Asian received a reader request for recent non-fiction titles and essay book collections related to diversity, race, or identity, so we gathered a few books by Asian authors and contributors released in 2017 for a starter’s list!There’s an ocean of books out there, so let us know if there’s a non-fiction book that you’d recommend as well.Thankful to our Lit Celebr Asian team members: Glaiza and Janani for taking the time to research and compile this list.Contributors include Viet Thanh Nguyen, Jeff Chang, Katie Kitamura, Celeste Ng, Hari Kunzru, Junot Diaz and more.”“In each of these films, Wong Kar-wai’s signature style–experimental, emotive, character-driven, and timeless–remains apparent throughout.