Episode 268

#268 - April 2024 Book News

It's a Marvin only episode for this month's book news check-in, let's see how it goes as he reviews some of the latest Asian American publishing announcements, as well as some new and potentially exciting adaptation news.

Upcoming books mentioned in our publishing news:

  • Adam & Evie’s Matchmaking Tour by Nora Nguyen
  • Sisters at Sea by Yume Kitasei
  • This Place Kills Me by Mariko Tamaki; illust by Nicole Goux
  • Alice Chen’s Reality Check by Kara Loo & Jennifer Young
  • Dreamt I Found You by Jimin Han
  • The Emperor of Gladness by Ocean Vuong
  • Sublimation by Isabel J. Kim
  • The Serpent Called Mercy by Roanne Lau
  • A Dark and Narrow House by Usman T. Malik
  • Ten Incarnations of Rebellion by Vaishnavi Patel
  • The Ex-Boyfriends Favorite Recipe Funeral Committee by Saki Kawashiro
  • The Blanket Cats by Kiyoshi Shigematsu
  • Leverage by Amran Gowani
  • The Art of Love by Kristi Hong
  • When Sleeping Women Wake by Emma Pei Yin
  • The Satisfaction Café by Kathy Wang

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A book club podcast for books by Asian Diaspora authors