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  • Thousand Pieces of Goldby Ruthanne Lum Mccunn

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 17.00

    Lalu Nathoy's father called his thirteen-year-old daughter his treasure, his "thousand pieces of gold," yet when famine strikes northern China in 1871, he is forced to sell her. Polly, as Lalu is later called, is sold to a brothel, sold again to a slave merchant bound for America, auctioned to a saloonkeeper, and offered as a prize in a poker game.... more...

  • My Chinese-Americaby Allen Gee

    Santa Fe Writer's Project 2015; US$ 9.99

    Allen Gee is an associate professor of English at Georgia College, where he teaches in the MFA program, and edits for the journal Arts & Letters . He lives in Milledgeville, Georgia. more...

  • Memories of Mount Qilaiby Mu Yang; John Balcom

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Hualien, on the Pacific coast of eastern Taiwan, and its mountains, especially Mount Qilai, were deeply inspirational for the young poet Yang Mu. A place of immense natural beauty and cultural heterogeneity, the city was also a site of extensive social, political, and cultural change in the twentieth century, from the Japanese occupation and the American... more...

  • Ground Zero, Nagasakiby Yuichi Seirai; Paul Warham

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Set in contemporary Nagasaki, the six short stories in this collection draw an unflinching portrait of the A-bomb?s horrific, ongoing trauma. Whether they experienced the attack directly or have merely heard about it from survivors, many of the characters in these tales filter their pain and alienation through their Catholic faith, illuminating a... more...

  • The Orphan of Zhao and Other Yuan Playsby Stephen H. West; Wilt L. Idema

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    Stephen H. West is Foundation Professor of Chinese at Arizona State University and professor emeritus in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley. With Wilt L. Idema, he recently has edited three collections of Chinese drama: Monks, Bandits, and Lovers: Eleven Early Chinese Plays ; Battles,... more...

  • Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume Iby Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 59.95

    Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki was a key figure in the introduction of Buddhism to the non-Asian world. Many outside of Japan encountered Buddhism for the first time through his writings and teaching, and for nearly a century his work and legacy have contributed to the ongoing religious and cultural interchange between Japan and the rest of the world, particularly... more...

  • A Classical Tibetan Readerby Yael Bentor

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    A Classical Tibetan Reader answers a long-standing need for well chosen readings to accompany courses in classical Tibetan language. Professor Bentor has built her Tibetan reader out of time-tested selections from texts that she has worked with while teaching classical Tibetan over the past twenty years. She has assembled here a selection of Tibetan... more...

  • A Classical Tibetan Readerby Yael Bentor

    Wisdom Publications 2014; US$ 18.95

    A Classical Tibetan Reader answers a long-standing need for well chosen readings to accompany courses in classical Tibetan language. Professor Bentor has built her Tibetan reader out of time-tested selections from texts that she has worked with while teaching classical Tibetan over the past twenty years. She has assembled here a selection of Tibetan... more...

  • A Classical Tibetan Readerby Yael Bentor

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    "This handsomely produced volume is a welcome tool for students of classical Tibetan. The carefully selected readings lead the student straight into the rich world of Tibetan writing on a wide range of topics--from stupas to saints to timeless wisdom. Each reading is an independent unit accompanied by a tailor-made glossary. Author Yael Bentor is one... more...

  • Asian American Literature and the Environmentby Lorna Fitzsimmons; Youngsuk Chae; Bella Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book is a ground-breaking transnational study of representations of the environment in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American studies and ecocriticism by drawing the two fields into deeper dialogue, it brings Asian American writers to the center of ecocritical studies. This collection demonstrates the distinctiveness... more...