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Curry : eating, reading, and race

Author: Naben Ruthnum
Publisher: Toronto : Coach House Books, [2017] ©2017
Series: Exploded views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"Curry is a dish that doesn't quite exist, but, as this hilarious and sharp essay points out, a dish that doesn't properly exist can have infinite, equally authentic variations. By grappling with novels, recipes, travelogues, pop culture, and his own background, Naben Ruthnum depicts how the distinctive taste of curry has often become maladroit shorthand for brown identity. With the sardonic wit of Gita Mehta's  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ruthnum, Naben.
Toronto, Ontario : Coach House Books, 2017.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naben Ruthnum
ISBN: 9781552453513 1552453510
OCLC Number: 972238387
Description: 117 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Exploded views.
Responsibility: Naben Ruthnum.


No two curries are the same. This Curry asks why the dish is supposed to represent everything brown people eat, read, and do.  Read more...
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"Ruthnum picks apart Jhumpa Lahiri, Rohinton Mistry, Daniyal Mueenudin, Shoba Narayan, Madhur Jaffrey, and Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle with a thoughtful ambivalence that exhibits an admirable Read more...

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