This article lists more than 40 books on the experience of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in this country, including poetry, essays, memoirs, histories and some of the best fiction of the last couple of decades. Suggestions come from Times staff; novelists including Viet Thanh Nguyen, Charles Yu and Steph Cha; poet Victoria Chang; and a group of scholars from Asian American Studies departments in California and beyond.
Explore the visual artists within the AAPI community. Featuring a plethora of forms and styles of visual art you're sure to find a new artist to enjoy. Discover Asian American Artists and explore their collection at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. To discover Pacific Islander Artists look in this expansive online gallery.