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Multicultural Fiction

African American

James Baldwin. Go tell it on the mountain (1981)

Paul Beatty. White boy shuffle (1996)

Bebe Moore Campbell. 72 hour hold (2005)

Paul Laurence Dunbar. The complete poems of… (1960)

Ralph Ellison. The Invisible man (1952)

Nikky Finney. Head off & split (2011)

Ernest J. Gaines. A Lesson before dying (1993)

Langston Hughes. Short stories (1996)

Edward P. Jones. The Known world (2003)

Toni Morrison. Beloved (1987)

Walter Mosley. Devil in a blue dress (1990)

Alice Walker. The Color purple. (1982)

Richard Wright. Native son (1940)


Chinese American

Lan Samantha Chang. Hunger: A Novella and Stories (1998)

Lan Samantha Chang. Inheritance (2004)

Patricia Chao. Monkey King (1997)

Ying Chen. Ingratitude (1998)

Fiona Cheong. (Singapore) Scent of the Gods (1991)

Chieh Chieng. (Hong Kong) A long stay in a distant land (2005)

Frank Chin. Gunga Din Highway (1994)

Christina Chiu. Troublemaker and Other Saints (2001)

Wayson Choy. The Jade Peony: A Novel (1997)

Lisa Huang Fleischman. Dream of the Walled City (2000)

Gish Jen. Who’s Irish: Stories (1999)

Ha Jin. Waiting (1999)

Ha Jin. The Bridegroom: Stories (2000)

Kim Wong Keltner. The Dim Sum of All Things (2004)

Jen Sookfong Lee. The End of East (2008)

Sky Lee. Disappearing Moon Café (2005, c1990)

Brian Leung. Lost Men (2007)

Aimee Liu. Cloud Mountain (1997)

Aimee Liu. Flash House (2003)

Vyvyane Loh. Breaking the Tongue (2004)

Bette Lord. The Middle Heart (1996)

Laura Glen Louis. Talking In the Dark: Stories (2001)

Ruthanne Lum McCunn. The Moon Pearl (2000)

Anchee Min. Becoming Madame Mao (2000)

Anchee Min. Wild Ginger (2002)

Anchee Min. Empress Orchid (2004)

Fae Myenne Ng. Bone (1993)

Mei Ngi. Eating Chinese Food Naked (1998)

Xiaolong Qiu. Death of a Red Heroine (2000)

Xiaolong Qiu. A Loyal Character Dancer (2002)

Laura Joh Rowland. The Pillow Book of Lady Wisteria (2002)

Laura Joh Rowland. The Perfumed Sleeve (2004)

Lisa See. Snow Flower and the secret fan (2005)

Lisa See. Dragon Bones (2003)

Karen Shepard. An Empire of Women (2000)

Amy Tan. The Hundred Secret Senses (1995)

Amy Tan. The Bonesetter’s Daughter (2001)

Annie Wang. Lili: A Novel of Tiananmen (2001)


Gay and Lesbian

 Marc Acito. How I paid for college

Mike Albo. Hornito : my lie life

Timothy James Beck. He’s the one

Christopher Bram. Surprising myself

Rob Byrnes. When the stars come out

Ivan E. Coyote. Missed her : stories

Michael Cunningham. A Home at the end of the world

Jameson Currier. Where the rainbow ends

Stacey D’Erasmo. A Seahorse year

Nisa Donnelly. The Love songs of Phoenix Bay

Leslie Feinberg. Stone butch blues

Michael Thomas Ford. The Road home

Kindred spirits : an anthology of gay and lesbian science fiction stories

Lavender mansions : 40 contemporary lesbian and gay short stories

Paul Monette.  Paul. Halfway home

Francine Saint Marie. The Secret keeping

Sarah Schulman. Rat bohemia

Rochelle Schwab. A Departure from the script

Karen X Tulchinsky. Love ruins everything

Worlds apart : an anthology of lesbian and gay science fiction and fantasy


Hispanic American

 Alex Abella. Final Acts: A Novel (2000)

Julia Alvarez. How the Garcia girls lost their accents (1991)

Denise Chavez. Loving Pedro Infante (2001)

Sandra Cisneros. The House on Mango Street (1991)

Junot Diaz. Drown (1996)

Carolina Garcia-Aguilera. Luck of the draw (2003)

Dagoberto Gilb. Woodcuts of Women (2001)

Oscar Hijuelos. Empress of the splendid season (1999)

Manuel Luis Martinez. Drift (2003)

Ana Menendez. In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd (2001)

Ana Menendez. Loving Che (2003)

Barbara Louise Mujica. Frida: A Novel (2000)

Ernesto Quiñonez. Bodega Dreams (2000)

Beatriz Rivera. Playing With Light: a Novel (2000)

Carla Mari Trujillo. What Night Brings: A Novel (2003)

Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez. The Dirty Girls Social Club (2003)

Marcos McPeek Villatoro. Home Killings (2001)


Indian (East) American

 Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Sister of my heart

Amitav Ghosh. Sea of poppies

Jhumpa Lahiri. Interpreter of maladies : stories

Arundhati Roy. The God of small things

Salman Rushdie. The Enchantress of Florence

Vikram Seth. An Equal music

Manil Suri. Shiva : a novel

Thrity Umrigar. The Space between us


 Irish American

J.P. Donleavy. The Ginger man

James T. Farrell. Studs Lonigan trilogy

Andrew Greeley. A Midwinter’s tale

Pete Hamill. Forever

Mary Beth Keane. The Walking people

Mary Pat Kelly. Galway Bay

Thomas Kelly. Empire rising

Alice McDermott. Charming Billy

Edwin O’Connor. The Edge of sadness


Italian American

Christopher Castellani. A Kiss from Maddalena

Louisa Ermelino. The Black madonna

Laurie Fabiano. Elizabeth Street

Michael Gambino. The Honored society

Marie Giordano. I love you like a tomato

Ursula Hegi. Sacred time

Melania G. Mazzucco. Vita

Peter Pezzelli. Home to Italy

Billy Lombardo. The Logic of a rose

Tony Romano.

Adriana Trigiani. Big Stone Gap

Steven Varni. The Inland sea


Japanese American

Jiro Adachi. The Island of Bicycle Dancers (2004)

Anna Esaki-Smith. Meeting Luciano (1999)

Dale Furutani. Kill the Shogun (2000)

Naomi Hirahara. Summer of the Big Bachi (2004)

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston. The Legend of Fire Horse Woman (2003)

Kazuo Ishiguro. When We Were Orphans (2000)

Sujata Massey. The Samurai’s Daughter (2003)

Sujata Massey. The Pearl Diver (2004)

Takashi Matsuoka. Cloud of Sparrows (2002)

Lydia Yuriko Minatoya, The Strangeness of Beauty (1999)

Julie Otsuka. When the Emperor Was Divine: A Novel (2002)

Ruth L Ozeki. My Year of Meats (1998)

Ruth L Ozeki. All Over Creation (2003)

Nina Revoyr. Southland (2003)

Rahna R.Rizzuto. Why She Left Us: A Novel (1999)

Hiroko Shawin. Eight million gods and demons (2003, c2001)

Julie Shigekuni. Invisible Gardens (2003)

Todd A. Shimoda. The Fourth Treasure: A Novel (2002)

Gail Tsukiyama. The Language of Threads (1999)

Gail Tsukiyama. Dreaming Water (2002)

Yamaguchi Yoji. Face of a Stranger (1995)

Lois-Ann Yamanaka. Father of the Four Passages (2001)

Karen Tei Yamashita. Tropic of Orange (1997)

Mako Yoshikawa. Once Removed (2003)



 Anita Diamant. The Red tent

Joseph Heller. Catch-22

Fahe Kellerman. The Ritual bath

Elinor Lipman. The Inn at Lake Devine

Chaim Potok. The Chosen

Naomi Ragen. The Ghost of Hannah Mendes

Philip Roth. American pastoral

Leon Uris. Exodus


Korean American

 Leonard Chang. Fade to Clear (2004)

Susan Choi. The Foreign Student (1998)

Susan Choi. American Woman (2003)

Hong, Y. Euny. Kept: A Comedy of Sex and Manners (2006)

Nora Okja Keller. Fox Girl (2002)

Chang-rae Lee. Aloft (2004)

Catherine Min. Secondhand World (2006)

Gary Pak. Language of the Geckos: And Other Stories (2005)

Frances Park. To Swim Across the World (2001)

Mia Yun. Translations of beauty: a novel (2004)


Middle East American

 Diana Abu-Jaber. Arabian jazz

Diana Abu-Jaber. Crescent

Ayad Akhtar. American dervish

Dinarzad’s children : an anthology…

Joseph Geha. Through and through : Toledo stories

Laila Halaby. Once in a promised land

Laila Halaby. West of the Jordan

Khaled Hosseini. The Kite runner

Randa Jarrar. A Map of home

Mohja Kahf. The Girl I the tangerine scarf

Ameen Fares Rihani. The Book of Khalid

Alia Yunis. The Night counter


Native American

 Sherman Alexie. Ten little Indians: stories (2003)

Paula Gunn Allen. The Woman who owned the shadows (1994)

Joseph Bruchac. The Waters between (1998)

Michael Dorris. A Yellow raft in blue water (1987)

Debra Magpie Earling. Perma Red (2002)

Louise Erdrich. Four souls (2004)

Louise Erdrich. The Painted drum (2005)

Diane Glancy. Stone heart: a novel of Sacajawea (2003)

Linda Hogan. Power (1998)

Sara Sue Hoklotubbe. Deception on all accounts (2003)

Stephen Graham Jones. All the beautiful sinners (2003)

Thomas King. Truth & Bright Water (2000)

Evelina Zuni Lucero. Night sky, morning star (2000)

Mardi Oakley Medawar. Murder on the Red Cliff Rez (2002)

N. Scott Momaday. House made of dawn (1968)

Joel Monture. Turtle belly (1998)

Louis Owens. Bone game (1994)

Susan Power. Roofwalker (2002)

Charles H. Red Corn. A pipe for February (2002)

Eden Robinson. Monkey Beach (2000)

Leslie Silko. Gardens in the dunes (1999)

Martin Cruz Smith. Wolves eat dogs: a novel (2004)

Hyemeyohsts Storm. Seven arrows (1973)

James Welch. The Heartsong of Charging Elk (2000)


Vietnamese American

 Thi Diem Thuy Lê. The Gangster We Are All Looking For (2003)

Kien Nguyen. The Tapestries (2002)

Dao Strom. Grass roof, tin roof

Monique T. D. Truong. The Book of Salt (2003)


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