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by Nathan Harris
Recently emancipated brothers need money to search for their mother up north. They are hired by white farmers who find them a comfort after their son's death. Meanwhile, an illicit romance between two Confederate soldiers is discovered, creating chaos.
by Mei-Ling Hopgood
Journalist Mei-Ling Hopgood, of the first wave of Asian adoptees to America, comes face to face with her past when her Chinese birth family requests a reunion after two decades.View on CountyCat
by Jenny Zhang
Seven stories center on immigrants who traded their endangered lives as artists in China and Taiwan for the struggle of life at the poverty line in 1990s New York City.
by Thi Bui
The author describes her experiences as a young Vietnamese immigrant, highlighting her family's move from their war-torn home to the United States in graphic novel format.
by Ocean Vuong
A witness to the fraught yet undeniable love between a single mother and her son, it is also a brutally honest exploration of race, class, and masculinity.
by Pitchaya Sudbanthad
A house in the center of Bangkok becomes the point of confluence where lives are shaped by upheaval, memory, and the lure of home.
by Eddie Huang
A Taiwanese-American rebel restaurateur chronicles his rise to success from his difficult childhood in the American South to his turn as a drug dealer who embraced rap culture and more.
by Rachel Heng
Set in near future NYC, where lives last 300 years and the pursuit of immortality is all-consuming, Lea must choose between her estranged father and her chance to live forever.View on CountyCat
by Jose Antonio Vargas
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker and immigration-rights activist presents a debut memoir about how he unknowingly entered the United States with false documents as a child.
by Joanne Ramos
At a retreat where expecting mothers are treated to luxury and rewards to produce babies, a Filipino immigrant has to choose between a life-changing payment and the outside world.