Asian American Studies

Sons of Chinatown

A Memoir Rooted in China and America

William Gee Wong

Forthcoming Fall 2023 — Pre-order your copy now

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 31 halftones


In Reunion

Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Communication of Family

Sara Docan-Morgan

Forthcoming Fall 2023 — Pre-order your copy now

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table


Intimate Strangers

Shin Issei Women and Contemporary Japanese American Community, 1980–2020

Tritia Toyota

Forthcoming Fall 2023 — Pre-order your copy now

240 pages | 6 x 9


The Collected Short Stories of Bharati Mukherjee

Edited by Ruth Maxey

All 35 of Bharati Mukherjee’s sophisticated short stories—some never before published—now in one volume

Cover illustration: Manhattan Mall by The Singh Twins, 1997 Copyright © The Singh Twins:

408 pages | 6 x 9


Toward a Framework for Vietnamese American Studies

History, Community, and Memory

Edited by Linda Ho Peché, Alex-Thai Dinh Vo, and Tuong Vu

A multi-disciplinary examination of Vietnamese American history and experience

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 3 figures, 2 maps


A Refugee’s American Dream

From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to the U.S. Secret Service

Leth Oun with Joe Samuel Starnes

The remarkable story of Leth Oun, from overcoming tragedy and forced labor in Cambodia to realizing dreams he never could have imagined in America

294 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 halftones, 1 map


Beauty and Brutality

Manila and Its Global Discontents

Edited by Martin F. Manalansan IV, Robert Diaz, and Rolando B. Tolentino

Diverse perspectives on Manila that suggest the city’s exhilarating sights and sounds broaden how Philippine histories are defined and understood

346 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 halftones, 1 map


Refugee Lifeworlds

The Afterlife of the Cold War in Cambodia

Y-Dang Troeung

Exploring key works that have emerged out of the Cambodian refugee archive

262 pages | 6 x 9 | 28 color photos, 6 halftones


Warring Genealogies

Race, Kinship, and the Korean War

Joo Ok Kim

Examines the racial legacies of the Korean War through Chicano/a cultural production and U.S. archives of white supremacy

184 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 halftones


Water Thicker Than Blood

A Memoir of a Post-Internment Childhood

George Uba

An evocative yet unsparing examination of the damaging effects of post-internment ideologies of acceptance and belonging experienced by a Japanese American family

230 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 halftone


Model Machines

A History of the Asian as Automaton

Long T. Bui

A study of the stereotype and representation of Asians as robotic machines through history

286 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 6 halftones


Asian American Connective Action in the Age of Social Media

Civic Engagement, Contested Issues, and Emerging Identities

James S. Lai

Examines how social media has changed the way Asian Americans participate in politics

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 8 figures, 11 halftones


Elaine Black Yoneda

Jewish Immigration, Labor Activism, and Japanese American Exclusion and Incarceration

Rachel Schreiber

The remarkable story of a Jewish activist who joined her incarcerated Japanese American husband and son in an American concentration camp

230 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 halftones


Pedagogies of Woundedness

Illness, Memoir, and the Ends of the Model Minority

James Kyung-Jin Lee

What happens when illness betrays Asian American fantasies of indefinite progress?

224 pages | 6 x 9


Q & A

Voices from Queer Asian North America

Edited by Martin F. Manalansan IV, Alice Y. Hom, and Kale Bantigue Fajardo

A vibrant array of scholarly and personal essays, poetry, and visual art that broaden ideas and experiences about contemporary LGBTQ Asian North America

458 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 halftones, 1 map