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  • A Life of Adventure and Delight

    By Akhil Sharma

    Our Price: $22.45
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393285345
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: July 2017
  • English, August: An Indian Story

    By Upamanyu Chatterjee

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590171790
    • Publisher: New York Review Books
    • Published: April 2006
    Agastya Sen, known to friends by the English name August, is a child of the Indian elite. His friends go to Yale and Harvard. August himself has just landed a prize government job. The job takes him to Madna, “the hottest town in India,” deep in the sticks. There he finds himself surrounded by incompetents and cranks, time wasters, bureaucrats, and crazies. What to do? Get stoned, shirk work, collapse in the heat, stare at the ceiling. Dealing with the locals turns out to be a lot easier for August than living with himself. English, August is a comic masterpiece from contemporary India. Like A Confederacy of Dunces and The Catcher in the Rye, it is both an inspired and hilarious satire and a timeless story of self-discovery.
  • Family Life

    By Akhil Sharma

    Our Price: $7.50 - $13.45
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393350609
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: February 2015
    We meet the Mishra family in Delhi in 1978, where eight-year-old Ajay and his older brother Birju play cricket in the streets, waiting for the day when their plane tickets will arrive and they and their mother can fly across the world and join their father in America. America to the Mishras is, indeed, everything they could have imagined and more: when automatic glass doors open before them, they feel that surely they must have been mistaken for somebody important. Pressing an elevator button and the elevator closing its doors and rising, they have a feeling of power at the fact that the elevator is obeying them. Life is extraordinary until tragedy strikes, leaving one brother severely brain-damaged and the other lost and virtually orphaned in a strange land. Ajay, the family’s younger son, prays to a God he envisions as Superman, longing to find his place amid the ruins of his family’s new life. 240p. pap.
  • Vida de Familia

    By Akhil Sharma

    Our Price: $23.95
    • ISBN-13: 9788433979179
    • Publisher: Anagrama

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