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Why Su-prose? "Su" in Sanskrit is a prefix for "good". This is a place where we will discuss and analyze prose (with a South Asian Connection) - that which is good, awesome, excellent, and maybe rant about prose that could be better.

Whether you love prose, are a prose expert, or want to learn more about prose, or to put it simply want to have anything to do with prose, this blog is for you.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

'Miss New India' blends old and new lifestyles

In her review of Bharathi Mukherjee's Miss New India, Carol Memmott of USA TODAY writes, "In Miss New India, the award-winning Indian-American author Bharati Mukherjee strips away the Bollywood-esque romanticism of India to tell a touching story of a small-town girl who longs to control her destiny. Mukherjee, who interviewed numerous call center workers for this novel, elegantly entwines the notions of modern India, with all its technological promises and possibilities, with the country's embedded customs surrounding women's roles. The result is a portrait both charming and relevant."

Read the full review here.

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