Akhil Sharma is the author of An Obedient Father and most recently Family Life, which won the 2015 Folio Prize and was included in the New York Times 10 Best Books of 2014. He was chosen by Granta for their once-a-decade Best Young American Novelists list. Akhil is also an award-winning short story writer, whose work has appeared in the New Yorker and been anthologized in Best American Short Stories. A native of Delhi, he is an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark.
An unnerving and tender story of a young boy struggling to grow within a family shattered by loss and disoriented by their recent immigration to America from India.
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