BookMark: The Inheritance of Loss: A Novel by Kiran Desai (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006)

July 18, 2007

Globalization and economic inequity are some of the themes in this novel from up-and-coming writer Kiran Desai, as each of the members of a makeshift family living in the foothills of the Himalayas struggles with questions of identity in a rapidly modernizing India.