Julius Lobo

Julius Lobo is a teacher, writer, and parent to a gaggle of kids and a lab/shep pup. Swept up by a love of books, he earned a Ph.D. in English Literature and has held a variety of teaching positions. He and his family currently live in the Baltimore area. He is partial to a strong cup of Assam black tea.

Contemporary Native Literature: Looking Beyond the “Indian Du Jour”

A starting point for recognizing the diversity of contemporary Native literature, with reads like Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot.

6 of the Best LGBTQ+ South Asian Books to Read for Pride Month

Despite severe prohibitions in some countries, LGBTQ+ South Asian books and writers have been gaining prominence. Here's a selection to check out.

Science Fiction for Early Readers: The Fantastic World of DINOSAUR TRAIN

Get to know the fantastic and thrilling world of the DINOSAUR TRAIN series, a shining example of science fiction for early readers.

Contemporary Pakistani Literature: A Brief Introduction and Guide

Echoes of colonial oppression, cultural exchange, and indigenous resistance still resonate in contemporary Pakistani literature.

Fighting Back With Books: 5 Nonfiction Works that Challenge COVID-19-Inspired Racism

These nonfiction books about racism toward Asian Americans are all too timely as the COVID-19 pandemic incites xenophobia and attacks.

How Reading Popular Cosmology Helped Me Cope With Grief and Loss

"Grief had closed me in, and what I needed were the expansive reaches of time and space."

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