Books By Asian Authors 2016

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Books By Asian Authors not set in Asia

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I wrote about the books that I’ve read so far in 2016 that were set in Asia.  Here are some books by Asian authors that I read that were set around the world.

Unidentified Suburban ObjectUnidentified Suburban Object by Mike Jung

The only Korean girl in a midwest U.S. school finds more than she expected when researching her family history

 

 


Sammi Ever AfterSammi Ever After by Soma Helmi

An Indonesian-Australia woman follows a guy to England and disaster follows.

 

 


Truffle Boy: My Unexpected Journey Through the Exotic Food UndergroundTruffle Boy: My Unexpected Journey Through the Exotic Food Underground by Ian Purkayastha

An Indian-American teenager starts an exotic food business

 

 


The Hindi-Bindi ClubThe Hindi-Bindi Club by Monica Pradhan

Chick lit about a group of Indian female friends and their daughters

 

 


Sofia Khan Is Not ObligedSofia Khan Is Not Obliged by Ayisha Malik

One of my favorites of the year so far! Muslim dating in England.

 

 


The Sari Shop WidowThe Sari Shop Widow by Shobhan Bantwal

An Indian-American widow needs to take control of her family’s sari shop to save it.

 

 


Rejection Proof: 100 Days of Rejection, or How to Ask Anything of Anyone at AnytimeRejection Proof: 100 Days of Rejection, or How to Ask Anything of Anyone at Anytime by Jia Jiang

A man tries to get rejected 100 days in a row with surprising results.

 

 

What books have you read this year that fit this list?