British author Akhil Sharma found a liberating quality in the prospect of failing.
"Other people write bad books. Other people waste years of their...
Read Whole Story
by Akhil Sharma
W. W. Norton & Company, $23.95
Publishes April 7, 2014
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I love outsider stories, especially outsider-in-America stories -- the stories of characters that show up in places central casting would never expect them to be. Same for the stories of characters that have every right to be someplace.
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