Professor Chai Recommends Books by AAPI Authors

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
AARP (AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS) -- To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’ve highlighted seven captivating and diverse books by AAPI authors. They were curated from a long list of recommendations from May-lee Chai, a creative writing professor at San Francisco State University and author of the memoir “Hapa Girl”; Marie Myung-Ok Lee, a writer in residence at Columbia University and author of the forthcoming novel “The Evening Hero”; Colleen Lye, an English professor at UC Berkeley; and Maw Shein Win, a poet and author of “Storage Unit for the Spirit House.”