Gold Diggers : 'Magical and entirely original' -Shondaland by Sanjena Sathian 9781398509054

Gold Diggers : 'Magical and entirely original' -Shondaland


In the shimmering mirage of Silicon Valley, a young Indian American man grapples with the weight of his ambitions and the expectations of his immigrant parents. Sanjena Sathian's debut novel, 'Gold Diggers', weaves a mesmerizing tapestry of magical realism, where alchemy and mythology intertwine with the harsh realities of addiction and the relentless pursuit of success. Through the lens of her protagonist's struggles, Sathian deftly skewers the model minority myth, exposing the anxiety and pressures that lurk beneath the veneer of assimilation.

Sanjena Sathian is a novelist and essayist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and other publications. Born in Georgia to Indian immigrant parents, she draws from her own experiences to craft a poignant and captivating narrative that resonates with the complexities of the immigrant experience. With 'Gold Diggers', Sathian establishes herself as a bold and innovative voice in contemporary literature, fearlessly blending genres and challenging cultural norms.

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