Feeding my interest in Asian cultures

A Listmania! list by K. English "AspiringVegan" (England)
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First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
1.  First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers by Luong Ung
The list author says:
  "For anyone interesting in Cambodia, or even for those that have no idea about the killing fields. This is an eye opening book told from a child's perspective. Worthwhile read, heartbreaking"
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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
2.  A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo
The list author says:
  "Having recently moved to China it was interesting to see culture shock from the opposite direction, especially the differences with regards to relationships and love"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

The God of Small Things
3.  The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The list author says:
  "The only novel written by Roy, usually a political writer. This book is magical, beautifully written and charming. Can't recommend it more!"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (296 customer reviews)

Factory Girls: Voices from the Heart of Modern China
4.  Factory Girls: Voices from the Heart of Modern China by Leslie T. Chang
The list author says:
  "Love it or hate it, the writing style is a bit scatty jumping between family history (the cultural revolution) and the lifestyles of female migrant workers. But, it is an insightful read and worthwhil"
£9.98   Used & New from: £0.75
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

A Thousand Splendid Suns
5.  A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "The life of women in Afghanistan, family dynamics and love (or not so much love in some cases!). Gorgeous!"
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,450 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Three Cups Of Tea
6.  Three Cups Of Tea by Greg Mortenson
The list author says:
  "Despite media controversy regarding how legit Greg is, this book is still a good read. Inspiring but egotistical."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (446 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Rice Mother
7.  The Rice Mother by Rani Manicka
The list author says:
  "I read this quite a long time ago now, but I still remember the beautiful descriptions of the scenery, clothes and food. Lovely!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Geisha of Gion: The True Story of Japan's Foremost Geisha: The Memoir of Mineko Iwasaki
8.  Geisha of Gion: The True Story of Japan's Foremost Geisha: The Memoir of Mineko Iwasaki by Mineko Iwasaki
The list author says:
  "So you've read memoirs of a geisha? This book details more of the professional whys, hows and whos. A good read for those interested in Japanese culture."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

The Speed Tribes: Days and Nights with Japan's Next Generation
9.  The Speed Tribes: Days and Nights with Japan's Next Generation by Karl Greenfeld
The list author says:
  "Not a fluffy read. Modern Japan with gangs, hostesses, drugs micro minis and theft."
£9.73   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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