Crying in H Mart is a memoir that shares Michelle’s moving story of family, food, grief and endurance. In this memoir, Michelle allows readers into her personal and private narratives. Here are some fast facts that you probably don’t know about author Michelle Zauner.
Will Smith’s transformation from a West Philadelphia kid to one of the biggest rap stars of his era, and then one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood history, is an epic tale—but it’s only half the story. This memoir is the product of a profound journey of self-knowledge, a reckoning with all that your will can get you and all that it can leave behind. Read the First Few Pages of Will on the blog.
The international literary icon opens his eclectic closet: Here are photographs of Murakami’s extensive and personal T-shirt collection, accompanied by essays that reveal a side of the writer rarely seen by the public. Read the First Few Pages of Murakami T on the blog.
Through the experiences of grief and loss, books can help to repair and rewrite those narratives as we learn about the stories and struggles of those who have gone before us. Read more on the blog for book recommendations from our Grief collection.
Inhabiting her childhood perspective with exquisite lyric clarity and unforgettable charm and strength, Qian Julie Wang has penned an essential American story about a family fracturing under the weight of invisibility, and a girl coming of age in the shadows, who never stops seeking the light.
The memoir is a compelling voice of the forgotten as told through the perspective of a child. The author drew the dark curtains shrouding her childhood and guided her readers through claustrophobic sweatshops, isolated school lunches, and predatory train rides. Read Jowana's review on the blog.
Beautiful Country is the story of Qian Julie Wang’s childhood as an illegal immigrant in New York. It has a unique and inspiring story to tell, and it is—no weak pun intended—beautifully written. Read Jed's review on the blog.
We are putting the spotlight on Asian authors— bannering art and stories that shed light on the vibrant and diverse world of Asian literature for the Read Asian sale happening from August 16-20. Read more on the blog.
Get to know some of the latest news and updates from BookMarked, Fully Booked's source of all things related to authors and books. Read more here.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award established in 1917 for achievements in newspaper, magazine, online journalism, literature and musical composition within the United States administered by Columbia University. Read more for the complete list of winners for the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for literature.