Postcolonial/Multicultural Authors for AP Literature Suggestions for Choice books from AP Open Choice Questions

Michael Ondaajte (Canadian)

*Coming Through the Slaughter (01) The English Patient

Isak Dinesen (Danish) Rudolfo Anaya (Mexican-American) N. Scott Momaday (Native American) Sandra Cisneros (Chicana) Cristina Garcia (Cuban-American) Rohinton Mistry (Indian) Chang-Rae Lee (Korean-American) Julia Alvarez (Dominican-American) Bharati Mukherjee (Indian-American) Khaled Hosseini (Afghani-American) Athol Fugard (South African) David Henry Hwang (Asian-American) Lan Cao (Vietnamese) Salmon Rushdie (British-Indian) Chang-Rae Lee (Korean-American) John Okada (Japanese-American) Jose Antonio Villarreal (Chicano)

*Out of Africa (06) *Bless Me, Ultima (94, 96, 97, 99, 04, 05, 06, 08) *House Made of Dawn (96, 06) *The House on Mango Street (08) * Dreaming in Cuban (03) * A Fine Balance (03) * A Gesture Life (04, 05) *In the Time of Butterflies (05) *Jasmine (99) *The Kite Runner (07, 08) *Master Harold…and the Boys (03, 08) *M. Butterfly (95) *The Monkey Bridge (00, 03) *The Moor’s Last Sigh (07) *Native Speaker (99, 03, 05, 07, 08) * No-No Boy (95) * Pocho (02, 08)

Maxine Hong Kingston (Chinese-American)* Woman Warrior (91, 08) Luis Valdez (Chicano) Jen Gish (Chinese) Joy Kogawa Leslie Silko (Native American) * Zoot Suit (95) * Typical American (02, 03, 05) *Obasan (94, 95, 04, 05, 06, 07) *Ceremony (94, 96, 97, 99, 01, 03, 05, 06, 07)

Other Suggestions: Arundhati Roy (Indian) Jamaica Kincaid (Caribbean - Antigua) Edwidge Danticat (Haitian) Derek Walcott (West Indian) Bessie Head (South African) Jean Rhys (Dominican) The God of Small Things Annie John Brother, I’m dying The Prodigal When Rain Clouds Gather Wide Sargasso Sea

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