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Books and Boba

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This is a book club dedicated to books written by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander descent. We cover a wide range of genres including contemporary, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, YA, nonfiction, thrillers, graphic novels, and memoirs.

Every month, the hosts of the book club record a podcast episode to discuss the month's book. Members are strongly encouraged to share their thoughts on the monthly pick in the Goodreads forums.

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#80 - September 2019 Mid-Month Check-In
It's time to go over the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature for our Books & Boba mid-month check-in for September 2019. We also recap the results of the 2019 Hugo Awards including the big splash that Jeannette Ng made in her acceptance speech for the Best New Writer award.For additional thoughts and discussion, visit the Books & Boba Goodreads forums on Goodreads.Follow our hosts:Reera Yoo (@reeraboo)Marvin Yueh (@marvinyueh)Follow us:FacebookTwitterGoodreads GroupThe Books & Boba September 2019 pick is Everything Here is Beautiful by Mira T. LeeThis podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective
#79 - Severance by Ling Ma
On this episode, we discuss our Books and Boba August 2019 book club pick, Severance, by Ling Ma, a story about a millennial New Yorker dealing with (or not dealing with) a zombie apocalypse. Marvin and Reera discuss the book's contemporary take on the Zombie genre and how the book deftly melds millennial anxieties with the nuances of life as a 1.5 generation Asian American immigrant. For additional thoughts and discussion on the monthly pick, visit the Books & Boba Goodreads forums. Follow our hosts: Reera Yoo (@reeraboo) Marvin Yueh (@marvinyueh) Follow us: Facebook Twitter Goodreads Group The Books & Boba September 2019 pick is Everything here is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee This podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective
#78 - August 2019 Mid-Month Check-In
On this episode, we go over the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literatureon our August 2019 Books & Boba mid-month check-in. We also chat about the latest TV adaptation news and the recent passing of celebrated author Toni Morrison. For additional thoughts and discussion, visit the Books & Boba Goodreads forums on Goodreads. Follow our hosts: Reera Yoo (@reeraboo) Marvin Yueh (@marvinyueh) Follow us: Facebook Twitter Goodreads Group The Books & Boba August 2019 pick is Severance by Ling Ma This podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective
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Podcast Details
Started
Sep 28th, 2016
Latest Episode
Sep 4th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
81
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes

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