01 May 5 Book Recommendations for Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Allyson Mower, Head of Scholarly Communication & Copyright, has recommended the following titles in recognition of the celebration. The resources listed are either audiobooks or eBooks provided by Salt Lake City Public Library (SLCPL) or Salt Lake County Library (SLCO). If you have an address in Salt Lake County, the SLCPL has temporarily waived their address verification requirement making it easier to sign up for your library card.
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
A compelling family saga set in the thick of the Korean diaspora, this story shows the triumph of love and the sacrifices made to survive in a world of war, poverty, and prejudice.
The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu
An award-winning science-fiction fantasy series about an ancient kingdom complete with human spies that fly like birds, epic battles, secret lovers, and deep friendship.