Shit Happens!: Desi Boy in America by Karan Puri | Book Review


Anurag Sinha, a thoroughbred nerd, leads a cocooned life, confined more or less to the four walls of his room. A one-of-a-kind dad, a weepy mother and weird relatives complete his life. Average girls ignore him, hot girls bully him and school studs abuse him. His Delhi existence goes on until the big day arrives. Our hero gets a scholarship. To University of Rochester. To New York. To united States of Bloody AMERICA! Life must only look uphill from now on. America must be at least hundred times better than india. A roller-coaster American ride leads our desi boy to an exeptional journey rippling with twists and turns. Nonchalant blondes, mugless washrooms, strange slangs, good-hearted friends, beefy encounters, boozy nights and even a white girlfriend ??? America shows Anurag itself in all its psychedelic craziness. But dreams and roller-coaster rides don't go on forever. What will happen to our hero? Will he return to his life in India or will he stay on? Dream on!


Karan Puri


Prakash Books

Release date:

October 20th 2011

No. of Pages:

Paperback, 160 Pages

The book has been fantastic, a wonderful mixture of short stories that connect at appropriate times and rest comfortably between funny and thought-provoking. The book is very well written, and each story has its own delicious uniqueness. There are stories which you will find yourself referencing while in conversations with others and at first I wasn't sure that I would recommend the book to others, but now I find myself including it on my recommendation lists to friends. This really is such a fun and lighthearted book.


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