Amid a rise in anti-Asian hate, a bookstore in New York’s Chinatown is helping its community heal

  • Amid a rise in anti-Asian hate, a bookstore in New York’s Chinatown is helping its community heal

    Posted by on May 25, 2022 at 11:34 AM

    Yu and Me Books is a cozy oasis that uplifts writers of color – and its own customers as well

    Even on bright spring days in New York City’s Chinatown, Yu and Me Books – with its dark brown shelves, thoughtfully placed lamps and fairy lights strung around the store – feels as cozy as settling in to a good book.

    The calm ambience of the shop is a contrast to the bustle of the neighborhood. The park across the street is home to frequent mahjong, ping-pong and soccer matches. Those heading to popular restaurants and bakeries around the corner pack the sidewalks, dodging families wheeling shopping bags toward grocery stores.

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