Episode 259

#259 - February 2024 Book News

On our mid-month check in for February 2024, we recap the latest Asian American book and publishing announcements, as well as catch up on the latest book tea, including controversies from a prominent book awards.

Upcoming books mentioned in our publishing news:

  • Me and My Pet Demon by Remy Lai
  • Once Upon a Tail by Audrey Perrott & Charlene Chua
  • A Forgery of Fate by Elizabeth Lim
  • 100th Day of School with Yasmin by Saadia Faruqi; illust by Debby Rahmalia
  • The Baby Who Stayed Awake Forever by Sandra Salsbury
  • This Is Dance by Rekha S. Rajan; illust by Chris Park
  • Folk Remedy by Jem Yoshioka
  • Navigating Night by Julie Leung; illust by Angie Kang
  • A Good Indian Girl by Mansi Shah

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Books and Boba
A book club podcast for books by Asian Diaspora authors