I just joined the book club and have read the first two emails. This is a wonderful read so far. If it wasn’t for the book club I probably wouldn’t have even glanced at this book. I am going to look at getting this book. Thank you so much.
This is my first read also and so far I am enjoying this book. I believe I would finish it. I'm not sure yet if I would invest in buying it but I definitely would check it out from the library to finish it.
I read this book several months ago and it was pretty funny. There is another on out now too, but I can't remember the name just now...If you like this, look up author Anjana Appachana (I think I spelled that right...) anyway the book is "Listening Now." Much in the same vein as "Hindi-Bindi" but more mysterious and a little more serious.
I am new to this book club today is my first day reading. I find the story intresting and can not wait to finish. I figuared being so busy this would be a good way to make new friends and be part of something diffrent. I've always wanted to start one myself but never had the time. I look forward to sharing my views with everyone.
Is this going to be a Hindi take-off on Amy Tan's Joy-Luck Club? I can feel the tension of East/West values, the rivalry among peers and the mother-daughter stand off. But the speaker is a bit too "flip" for my taste, and I can't quite relate to her or find her believeable as a physician. Not one of my favorites as of installment #4.
I have just ordered the book since this little foretaste has whet my appetite for the end of the story. The premise sounds more than a little autobiographical but then that's inevitable with the high achievement index of all immigrants and the 'Oh please!' attitude of their children and their need to hug the mean a little closer in hopes of being slightly less visible.
Thanks for the opportunity to take this book for a test drive.
This is also my first read. So far I like it and look forward to checking it out to find out the ending. Can't wait to start the new book as well. I love reading. I just moved to the area and this seems like a really nice library.
"The God of Small things" authors last name Roy is another good, more serious story. I am only half way through it now but it is very intriguing.
Anjana Appachana "Listening Now" (This time I looked it up!) also very good. You know I had that problem with the narrator too, she doesn't seem horribly real. Although the book was pretty fun anyway.
I am enjoying The Hindi Bindi club which I borrowed from the library. If you like this kind of novel you may also like novels by Amulya Malladi, especially "Serving Crazy With Curry." She has others as well. Happy Reading.