• The Groom Will Keep His Name

    The Groom Will Keep His Name

    Ortile, Matt

    This collection of essays from a gay Filipino immigrant follows his path through both the real and virtual queer culture, confronting questions of sex, power and his fight to resist norms of whiteness and sexuality.

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  • I Am A Filipino and This Is How We Cook

    I Am A Filipino and This Is How We Cook

    Ponseca, Nicole

    Filled with riotously bold and bright photographs, I Am a Filipino is like a classic kamayan dinner--one long festive table piled high with food. Just dig in! Named a Best Cookbook of the Year by The New Yorker, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times Book Review, and more.

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  • Conquering the Pacific

    Conquering the Pacific

    Reséndez, Andrés

    The story of an uncovered voyage as colorful and momentous as any on record for the Age of Discovery-and of the Black mariner whose stunning accomplishment has been until now lost to history.

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  • Letters to A Young Brown Girl

    Letters to A Young Brown Girl

    Reyes, Barbara Jane

    Barbara Jane Reyes' poems answer the questions of Filipino American girls and young women of color with bold affirmations of hard-won empathy, fierce intelligence, and a fine-tuned B.S. detector.

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  • Concepcion

    Concepcion

    Samaha, Albert

    A journalist's powerful and incisive account of the forces steering the fate of his sprawling Filipinx-American family reframes how we comprehend the immigrant experience.

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  • Body Papers

    Body Papers

    Talusan, Grace

    Winner of The Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, Grace Talusan’s memoir The Body Papers bravely explores her experiences with sexual abuse, depression, cancer, and life as a Filipino immigrant, supplemented with government documents, medical records, and family photos.

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  • Fairest

    Fairest

    Talusan, Meredith

    A heartrending immigrant memoir and a uniquely intersectional coming-of-age story of a life lived in duality and the in-between, and how one navigates through race, gender, and the search for love.

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  • Dear America

    Dear America

    Vargas, Jose Antonio

    The journalist and immigration-rights activist presents a memoir relating how he was sent from the Philippines to the U.S. as a child, his discovery of his undocumented status as a teenager, and his decision to reveal his immigration status publicly in 2011.

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  • Querida América

    Querida América

    Vargas, Jose Antonio

    El periodista Jose Antonio Vargas, ganador del Premio Pulitzer y "el inmigrante indocumentado más conocido de los Estados Unidos," aborda una de las cuestiones más urgentes de nuestro tiempo en este libro explosivo y profundamente personal.

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  • Summary Execution

    Summary Execution

    Withey, Michael

    On June 1, 1981, two young activists, Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes, were murdered in Seattle in what was made to appear like a gang slaying. Attorney and author Michael Withey describes his ten-year battle for justice, embarking on a long and dangerous investigation to obtain convictions of three hitmen, and then prove in U.S. federal court that Marcos was behind the assassinations.

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