Run, don't walk to read this one, especially if you are biracial or have lost a parent or are simply looking for a page-turning memoir. Zauner makes sense of how her Korean-American identity is connected to her tumultuous relationship with her Korean mother.

 

"After the shows, I'd sell shirts and copies of the record, often times to other mixed kids and Asian Americans who, like me, struggled to find artists who looked like them, or kids who had lost their parents who would tell me how the songs had helped them in some way, what my story meant to them" (Zauner 229).

Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner