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Fiction Browsing Guide for Asia Collections: New Books; Overdrive (audio- & ebooks)

This is a guide to fiction and literature in the Asia Collections of Kroch Library.

New Books

To find a list of books added in the last month to the Asia collections, go to the Asia Collections home page and scroll down to the New Books section, "See all Kroch Asia new books."  Then choose Fiction from the Fiction/Non-fiction tab in the list of limits, and the language of your choice in the Language limit.

Sample books from previous lists:  Tokyo Ueno Station (by Yu Miri);  Earthlings (by Sayaka Murata, author of Convenience Store Woman).

 

OverDrive

OverDrive is a service available through the library catalog for Cornell students, faculty and staff to read (or listen to) current popular fiction and non-fiction ebooks and audio books online.  Checkout periods vary, with automatic ending dates. The OverDrive information page has details.  

Ebooks are in either Kindle or EPub format; audiobooks in MP3 or WMA.   

Sample titles:   Project Hail Mary (Andrew Weir, ebook);  Rich People Problems (Kevin Kwan, ebook);  Disappearing Moon Cafe  (Sky Lee, audiobook);  Prairie Ostrich (Tamai Kobayashi, audiobook); Klara and the Sun (Kazuo Ishiguro, audiobook)