Good Girls Marry Doctors: South Asian American Daughters on Obedience and Rebellion, edited by Piyali Bhattacharya, is the first anthology to examine the multiple facets of daughterhood in South Asian American Families.
The stories of flesh to bone “stand on their own as testaments to a profound loneliness of historic persecution, abandonment, and intimate loss. As such, they aren’t stories, but longings, very old and contemporary in a tricultural wordplay, psalm-like, a Song of Songs of grief.”—Barbara Renaud Gonzales
The collected stories/essays in LeAnne Howe’s Choctalking on Other Realities depict, with wry humor, the contradictions and absurdities that transpire in a life lived crossing cultures and borders.
Aunt Lute Books is excited to announce the publication of Judy Grahn’s memoir, A Simple Revolution. In telling her life story, Grahn reflects on the profound cultural shifts brought about by the women’s and gay rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s. The “simple” revolution she recounts involved not just the formation of new institutions, but the creation of whole new ways of living, including collective feminist households that cut through the political and social isolation of women.
Aunt Lute Books is excited to announce the publication of El Mundo Zurdo 2, a collection of diverse essays and poetry that offer scholarly and creative responses inspired by the life and work of Gloria Anzaldúa, selected from the 2010 meeting of The Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa.