Books

Turning American

<img width=”198″ height=”301″ border=0 alt=”” align=”left” hspace=”10″ vspace=”10″ src=/directory/getdata.asp?about_id=7097e79dfd5702d26b6b50cd999ff9ad-1> ASIAN AMERICAN DREAMS by Helen Zia....
A Rich Tapestry

A Rich Tapestry

SMELL by Radhika Jha. Publisher: Viking Penguin (India). 1999. Hardcopy, 290 pages. Also published by Soho Press in Jun 2001. $24. Smell, Radhika Jha’s first novel, is based on a simple but fundamental premise—the undeniable and potent connection between the senses...

Universal Enigma

ANITA’S LEGACY: An Enquiry into First Cause by Gurpur M. Prabhu. 2000. Viresh Publications. Paperback. $13.95. A book like this may evoke two kinds of responses. From those skeptical and “secular” it may get a dismissive, “Yet another Indian...

Dilemmas of Women

<img width=”140″ height=”212″ border=0 alt=”” align=”left” hspace=”10″ vspace=”10″ src=/directory/getdata.asp?about_id=5cdd3215672fe036ea557b4cdde02c33-1> THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES by...
Turning American

Turning American

ASIAN AMERICAN DREAMS by Helen Zia. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York. 319 pp. $26. A week before his wedding In 1982, a Chinese American man named Vincent Chin was murdered in Detroit by two white men who mistook him for a Japanese and vented at him their anger at...

Turning American

ASIAN AMERICAN DREAMS by Helen Zia. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York. 319 pp. $26.   A week before his wedding In 1982, a Chinese American man named Vincent Chin was murdered in Detroit by two white men who mistook him for a Japanese and vented at him their...