Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction

For readers of books set in Asia, or Asian Related, Asian writers, Asian American writers, Asian Culture. Contemporary and Historical Fiction, Travel, Travel Musings, Arts & Culture, and History. This group is open for all discussion relating to Asia: Korea, China, Japan, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Nepal... you name it. I'm setting the boundaries of Asia as listed on Wikipedia.

Talk about your favorite authors, settings, and time lines. Start a Group Read, Book Ray, or Book Ring. Recommend a great book, or ask for one. Or recommend a good website.

A Sampling Of Our Touchstone Authors:
Kobo Abe, Thalassa Ali, Barry Hugheart, Pearl S. Buck, Da Chen, Eleanor Coerr, Angela Davis-Gardner, Kiran Desai, E.M. Forster, Mahatma Gandhi, Kaye Gibbons , Sadeq Hedayat, Barry Hughart, Gish Jen, Ha Jin, Sayed Kashua, Yasunari Kawabata, M. M. Kaye, C. J. Koch, Joy Kogawa, Satish Kumar, Jhumpa Lahiri, Rattawut Lapcharoensap, Lilian Lee, Peter May, Seth McEvoy, Yukio Mishima, Haruki Murakami, V.S. Naipaul, R. K. Narayan, Hsien Y. Pai, Sheridan Prasso, Balachandra Rajan, José Rizal, Laura Joh Rowland, Bertrand Russell, Lisa See, S’oshitsu Sen, Vikram Seth, Charles Sheffield, Philip Snow, Sen'O Tanaka, Amy Tan, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Gail Tsukiyama, Christopher West, Su Xi, Xu Xi, Cao Xueqin, Banana Yoshimoto

Related LibraryThing Groups:
Japanese Culture, Zen, Thailand, Tea!, Ancient China, Yoga, Taoism, Vajrayana, Travel and Exploration Literature, Manga!, Yaoi, Expats in Korea who thing!, Looking for cheap books in Bombay, Tai Chi, Daegu, South Korea, Japanese Literature, Korean Geeks, Martial Arts, Tottori Exchange, JET Book Exchange, Prabhupada's Books, Japanese Craft Books, PinoyThing!, LT@Taipei, Chungju, Origami, Indian Authors, Chadou, the Way of Tea, Central Asia, 4swap@Tamsui, Israeli LibraryThingers, Roleplayers in Korea, douban, Librarie India, Hong Kong Bookies, DimSum Thing, indian bibliophiles, Silat, Zhongwen Ban 中文版, Forumosa 中文版

Interesting Links:
The Mishima Yukio Cyber Museum, Asian Authors, Billy Chaka--Official site of Isaac Adamson, Amy Tan, Gail Tsukiyama, The official American website of Haruki Murakami, The official English Language website of Banana Yoshimoto

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