May be an image of 3 people and bookNew materials with a focus on East Asian cultures are being added to BPL shelves, thanks to a generous grant from the Center for East Asian Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. The new materials include a collection of poetry books, Asian-themed DVDs, and two new Book Club in a Bag titles. The purpose of the grant and subsequent purchase is to introduce East Asia cultures to people who may not have other opportunities to learn about them.

Check out one of these new titles today:

Seven Samurai (DVD)

Spirited Away (DVD)

The Stolen Bicycle by Wu Ming-Yi (fiction)

Wild Swans Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang (fiction)

Phone Bells Keep Ringing for Me by Choi Seungja (poetry)

The Undressing by Li-Young Lee (poetry)

The Selected Poems of Li Po (poetry)

The Redshifting Web by Arthur Sze (poetry)

Poems from Captured Documents translated by Thanh Nguyen (poetry)

I Love Artists New and Selected Poems by Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge (poetry)

DMZ Colony by Don Mee Choi (poetry)

Obit by Victoria Chang (poetry)

The Selected Poems of Tu Fu (poetry)

The Glass Constellation by Arthur Sze (poetry)

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