Books that are set in Asia. Some popular settings for Asian books are China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Phillipines, Vietnam, Iran, and Thailand

New Releases Tagged "Asia"

The Walled City
A Map of Betrayal
The Tiger Queens: The Women of Genghis Khan
Secret of a Thousand Beauties
For the Dead (Poke Rafferty Mystery, #6)
The Moonlight Palace
Last Winter We Parted
A Field Guide to Happiness: What I Learned in Bhutan about Living, Loving, and Waking Up
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
And the Mountains Echoed
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
1Q84 (1Q84, #1-3)
A Tale for the Time Being
The Lowland
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
China Dolls
The Pearl that Broke Its Shell
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
The Orphan Master's Son
In Real Life
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Crazy Rich Asians
The Quiet American by Graham GreeneThe Things They Carried by Tim O'BrienAbsolutely Nothing by Mark A. CooperMatterhorn by Karl MarlantesA Rumor Of War by Philip Caputo
Cambodia and Vietnam
125 books — 108 voters

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki MurakamiKafka on the Shore by Haruki MurakamiNorwegian Wood by Haruki MurakamiNever Let Me Go by Kazuo IshiguroKitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
Japanese authors
103 books — 109 voters
Moth Smoke by Mohsin HamidThe Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin HamidKartography by Kamila ShamsieA Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed HanifCracking India by Bapsi Sidhwa
Notable Books by Pakistani Authors
154 books — 122 voters

The God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyA Passage to India by E.M. ForsterA Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryThe Jungle Books by Rudyard KiplingThe Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye
Books Set in India
245 books — 195 voters

Memoirs of a Geisha
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
The Joy Luck Club
The Good Earth (House of Earth, #1)
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
The Kite Runner
Norwegian Wood
Shanghai Girls (Shanghai Girls #1)
The Orphan Master's Son
Kafka on the Shore
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
A Thousand Splendid Suns
The God of Small Things

Lisa See

Author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Lisa See is a Chinese-American author. Her books include Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2005), Dragon Bones, and On Gold Mountain. She w...

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