The Decade's Best Asian American Voices

A selection of the most influential writings of the last decade by Asian American authors.
Updated September 30, 2022
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Little fires everywhere
Ng, Celeste
The farm
Ramos, Joanne
Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules... Ambitious businesswoman Mae Yu runs Golden Oaks - a luxury retreat transforming the fertility industry. There, women get the very best of everything: organic meals, fitness trainers, daily massages and big money....
The kiss quotient
Hoang, Helen
A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there's not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick
Goodbye, vitamin :a novel
Khong, Rachel
'A beautifully written coming-of-age debut, dreamy and funny ... flawless' Independent 'Khong is a magician... Brilliant' Lauren Groff, author of Fates and Furies 'Khong's first novel sneaks up on you - just like life,...
The leavers
Ko, Lisa
'Sensational' Guardian 'Utterly immersive' Daily Mail 'There was a time I would have called Lisa Ko's novel beautifully written, ambitious and moving, and all of that is true, but it's more than that now: if you want to understand a...
On Earth we're briefly gorgeous
Vuong, Ocean
A New York Times bestseller * Nominated for the National Book Award for Fiction * Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling "A lyrical work of self-discovery that's shockingly intimate and insistently...
The sympathizer
Nguyen, Viet Thanh
A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, someone whose political beliefs clash with his individual loyalties.

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