Sidebar to Introduction: Women’s History Month 2005 @ Asian-American Village

By the AAV Staff

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The Fifth Book of Peace
by Maxine Hong Kingston

The Legend of Fire Horse Woman
by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

The Tree Bride: A Novel
by Bharati Mukherjee

The Love Wife
by Gish Jen

The Namesake: A Novel
by Jhumpa Lahiri

Charlie Chan Is Dead 2: At Home in the World (An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Fiction–Revised and Updated)
by Jessica Hagedorn, Elaine Kim (Preface)

Three Asian American Writers Speak Out on Feminism
by Mitsuye Yamada, Merle Woo, Nellie Wong

All over Creation
by Ruth L. Ozeki

A Step from Heaven
by an Na

Queen of Dreams – A Novel
By Chitra Divakaruni

Lucky Child: A Daughter of Cambodia Reunites with the Sister She Left Behind
by Loung Ung

In the Mynah Bird’s Own Words
by Barbara Tran

The Gangster We Are All Looking For
by Le Thi Diem Thuy

Goddess for Hire
by Sonia Singh

The Village Bride of Beverly Hills
by Kavita Daswani

Darjeeling: A Novel
by Bharti Kirchner

Filthy Fictions: Asian American Literature by Women
by Monica Chiu (Editor)