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1000 Asian Books to Read

This is a list of one thousand books by Asian writers, both on the continent, and the diaspora. Enjoy!
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1
The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
2
Little Fires Everywhere (Celeste Ng)
Little Fires Everywhere (Celeste Ng)
3
The Kite Runner (Khalid Hosseini)
The Kite Runner (Khalid Hosseini)
4
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
5
Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
6
Milk and Honey (Rupi Kaur)
Milk and Honey (Rupi Kaur)
7
The Vegetarian (Han Kang)
The Vegetarian (Han Kang)
8
The Sympathizer (Viet Thanh Nguyen)
The Sympathizer (Viet Thanh Nguyen)
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9
The Three-Body Problem (Cixin Liu)
The Three-Body Problem (Cixin Liu)
10
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (Dai Sijie)
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (Dai Sijie)
11
The Sun and Her Flowers (Rupi Kaur)
The Sun and Her Flowers (Rupi Kaur)
12
Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
13
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness (Arundhati Roy)
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness (Arundhati Roy)
14
Pachinko (Min Jin Lee)
Pachinko (Min Jin Lee)
15
The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
16
The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan)
The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan)
17
A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry)
A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry)
18
The Satanic Verses (Salman Rushdie)
The Satanic Verses (Salman Rushdie)
19
Kafka on the Shore (Haruki Murakami)
Kafka on the Shore (Haruki Murakami)
20
The Woman in the Dunes (Kobo Abe)
The Woman in the Dunes (Kobo Abe)
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21
A Thousand Splendid Suns (Khaled Hosseini)
A Thousand Splendid Suns (Khaled Hosseini)
22
Convenience Store Woman (Sayaka Murata)
Convenience Store Woman (Sayaka Murata)
23
The Namesake (Jhumpa Lahiri)
The Namesake (Jhumpa Lahiri)
24
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
25
The Strange Library (Haruki Murakami)
The Strange Library (Haruki Murakami)
26
One Thousand and One Nights
One Thousand and One Nights
27
Everything I Never Told You (Celeste Ng)
Everything I Never Told You (Celeste Ng)
28
The Leavers (Lisa Ko)
The Leavers (Lisa Ko)
29
The Art of War (Sun Tzu)
The Art of War (Sun Tzu)
30
Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami)
Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami)
31
The Ghost Bride (Yangsze Choo)
The Ghost Bride (Yangsze Choo)
32
The Pillow Book (Sei Shonagon)
The Pillow Book (Sei Shonagon)
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33
Do Not Say We Have Nothing (Madeleine Thien)
Do Not Say We Have Nothing (Madeleine Thien)
34
The Housekeeper and the Professor (Yoko Ogawa)
The Housekeeper and the Professor (Yoko Ogawa)
35
And the Mountains Echoed (Khaled Hosseini)
And the Mountains Echoed (Khaled Hosseini)
36
The White Tiger (Aravind Adiga)
The White Tiger (Aravind Adiga)
37
Wild Swans (Jung Chang)
Wild Swans (Jung Chang)
38
The Inheritance of Loss (Kiran Desai)
The Inheritance of Loss (Kiran Desai)
39
Never Let Me Go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
Never Let Me Go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
40
Family Matters (Rohinton Mistry)
Family Matters (Rohinton Mistry)
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