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Norwegian Wood by Haruki MurakamiThe Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki MurakamiKafka on the Shore by Haruki MurakamiBattle Royale by Koushun TakamiHard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami
Best Japanese Books
551 books — 2,611 voters
The God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyA Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryThe White Tiger by Aravind AdigaMidnight's Children by Salman RushdieThe Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Best Indian Fiction Books
793 books — 2,339 voters

The Joy Luck Club by Amy TanThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Namesake by Jhumpa LahiriThe House on Mango Street by Sandra CisnerosInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Immigrant Experience Literature
708 books — 1,113 voters

The New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Books White People Need To Read
715 books — 999 voters
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieThe Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman AlexieLove Medicine by Louise ErdrichBeyond Oria Falls by Sheryl SealCeremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
Native American Fiction
652 books — 606 voters

Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichiePurple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieSo Long a Letter by Mariama BâAmericanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
African Fiction
479 books — 330 voters
The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniCornered Coyote by Dianne HarmanLife of Pi by Yann MartelThings Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Best Multicultural General Fiction
392 books — 316 voters

The Chosen by Chaim PotokThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael ChabonMy Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim PotokThe Red Tent by Anita Diamant
Jews in Literature
613 books — 295 voters
A Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryThe God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyThe Namesake by Jhumpa LahiriThe White Tiger by Aravind AdigaMidnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
India: Fiction
264 books — 278 voters

The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García MárquezThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Favorite World Fiction & Literature
310 books — 269 voters
Moth Smoke by Mohsin HamidThe Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin HamidA Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed HanifKartography by Kamila ShamsieBullets and Train by Adeerus Ghayan
Notable Books by Pakistani Authors
234 books — 224 voters

The New Book of Middle Eastern Food by Claudia RodenMy Greek Traditional Cook Book 1 by Anna OthitisEssentials of Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella HazanSundays at Moosewood Restaurant by Carolyn B. MitchellAll Around the World Cookbook by Sheila Lukins
Best Ethnic Cookbooks
211 books — 135 voters

Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerNative Son by Richard WrightThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeBuck by M.K. AsanteThe Color Purple by Alice Walker
Books with Black Protagonists
140 books — 73 voters
A Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryMidnight's Children by Salman RushdieSwimming Lessons and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag by Rohinton MistryShantaram by Gregory David RobertsFamily Matters by Rohinton Mistry
Best Mumbai/Bombay Stories
43 books — 72 voters

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Vagina Monologues by Eve EnslerJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëFeminism is for Everybody by bell hooksThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
Third Wave Feminism
130 books — 41 voters
Three Poems by Vazha-Pshavelaმოთხრობები by Goderdzi Chokheliკაცია-ადამიანი?! by Ilia Chavchavadzeმე, ბებია, ილიკო და ილარიონი by Nodar DumbadzeData Tutashkhia by Chabua Amirejibi
Best Georgian Books
55 books — 36 voters

Huasipungo by Jorge IcazaLos Sangurimas by José de la CuadraLas cruces sobre el agua by Joaquín Gallegos LaraPolvo y Ceniza by Eliécer CárdenasDébora y Un hombre muerto a puntapiés by Pablo Palacio
Ecuadorian Literature
187 books — 22 voters

Harvesting Hope by Kathleen KrullLos Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa MontesTomas and the Library Lady by Pat MoraSand Sister by Amanda    WhiteI Love Saturdays y Domingos by Alma Flor Ada
Latino Picture Books
142 books — 16 voters
This is Paradise! by Hyok KangI Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood AliA Woman Among Warlords by Malalai JoyaOnly Beautiful, Please by John EverardEyes of the Tailless Animals by Soon Ok Lee
Ethnic/Cultural Memoirs
200 books — 13 voters

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze ChooThe Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonWater Ghosts by Shawna Yang RyanThree Souls by Janie ChangZero Defect by Aarohan Atwal
Spooky Asian Fiction
10 books — 13 voters

පීටර්ස්වුඩය කැලඹූ අබිරහස් සුනඛකොල්ලය by Pasindu Kalhara Medagedaraමනුතාපය by අයි.ඇම්.ආර්.ඒ.ඊරියගොල්ලගිම්හාන ගීතය by Bernhard Schlinkබිම් ගෙයි සිර කරුවා හා වෙනත් ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨ රුසියානු කෙටි කථා by කේ. ජී. කරුණාතිලකචුබාරි by Olga Perovskaya
Sri Lankan Translations
6 books — 5 voters
The Bone Readers by Jacob RossWhy I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
Jhalak Prize Winners
2 books — 1 voter

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