Culture & Thought--Books: Curry in a Hurry--Indian Writers Explore a Welcome Market in America

Savvy publishers have noticed the Indian gift for gab and the increasing popularity of Indian culture in the United States... Younger authors like Kamila Shamsie, who teaches creative writing at Hamilton College in New York State, are amused by the attention they are generating.  "South Asian writing is clearly in, but other than a shared cultural past, there is little that you would find in common among the writers," she says.

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