6 Books to Read in Honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

6 Books to Read in Honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, a month that celebrates people in the United States with heritage from anywhere in the Asian continent or the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Obviously, that’s a huge geographic area to represent, but here are six books by Asian/Pacific American authors to get you started that you should read now. Or any time of the year, really. They’re that good.    1. The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen   Image Via Fourth & Sycamore   This book actually won the Asian/Pacific American Award for literature as well as the Pulitzer in 2016. The narrator is a half-French, half-Vietnamese army …