Search Results: "Vivek Wadhwa"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A thoughtful contribution to the dialogue surrounding immigration."
There are plenty of talented engineers available to design a new economic revolution. However, argues tech tycoon and immigrant Wadhwa, they're all going to—or staying in—places like India and China. Read full book review >

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Straight from the Gut by Vivek Sardana
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 21, 2015

"A satisfying, informative memoir of the perseverance and bravery necessary to survive a painful illness."
A harrowing journey into and out of colonic disease. Read full book review >

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THE BOY & THE BINDI by Vivek Shraya
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"The mostly easy rhyming and vivid colors make this an unforgettable look into Hindu culture. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An unnamed South Asian boy becomes fascinated with the decoration on his mother's brow, and when she explains what it means to her, he asks for one of his own. Read full book review >

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GHACHAR GHOCHAR by Vivek Shanbhag
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A compact novel that crackles with tension, tracing the tangled path of a family's dissolution in their sudden rise to wealth."
Shanbhag, in his English-language debut, seamlessly translated from the Kannada by Perur, explores the turbid and ominous undercurrents running beneath a family's newfound success and the society from which it sprang. Read full book review >

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SHE OF THE MOUNTAINS by Vivek Shraya
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"An experimental multimedia hymn about delving into one's self, seeking love without labels."
A young man explores his sexuality while the Hindu gods play out their long drama throughout his life. Read full book review >

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GOD LOVES HAIR by Vivek Shraya
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Running the emotional spectrum from shame to pleasure and acceptance, Shraya offers a refreshing window into the intimate struggles of youth. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A young boy grapples with his self-image and budding homosexuality. Read full book review >