Asian books contain important voices that need to be heard: authentic Asian experiences that bring in a wide array of themes ranging from feminism to Asian philosophy, that can surely widen your reach as a reader. Read here to discover common themes found in Asian literature.
Isabel Wilkerson explores caste systems across civilizations and the eight pillars that underlie them — including divine will, bloodlines, stigma and more. This powerful caste system influences people's lives and behavior, even the nation's fate. Using riveting stories of people — from Martin Luther King Jr.'s to her own, and many others' — Wilkerson shows the ways caste is experienced every day.
Drawing on decades of research and a wide range of historical and global examples, from 1930s Europe to contemporary Hungary, Turkey, and Venezuela, to the American South during Jim Crow, Levitsky and Ziblatt show how democracies die—and how ours can be saved.