Definitely check this one out if you enjoyed Persepolis or love graphic novels that make you think.
(For middle school children, I recommend parents read this one first to make sure the kids can handle the mostly fleeting references to sex and drugs).
Brilliantly simple but in-the-moment writing interlaced with cool and clever illustrations in a uniquely winding graphic novel.
After reading this book, I had to make some serious changes to my list of favorite pieces of literature. Read morePublished 9 months ago by mary
A fond, affectionate yet incisive look at growing up South Asian in California. Great for kids and adults alike. Great illustrations.Published 17 months ago by Shaheen M Chamarbagwala
Having a few good friends who are first generation Indian (South Asian) immigrants whose parents came to the US as part of the "brain drain" from India (mostly as doctors or... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Teacher S
A confused, awkward main character. A best friend who's changed. New friends who are not what they seem. Unwanted attention. Love. Discovery. Heartache. Growth. Read morePublished 21 months ago by E. Kennen
I was shocked at the high reviews given this book. In my opinion it has no redeeming value. Aside from the theology premise that "Life is Meaingless" that I disagree with, the... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Mark Twain
I kinda like this book. It's not on par with other comics I've read of the non-super-hero genre. And it's a bit too deliberate in fulfilling the promise of the title. Read morePublished on August 23, 2012 by notaprofessional
If you like books like Persepolis or The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, you will like this book. Read morePublished on August 20, 2012 by Dev
Tina M. attends a "fancy" school. At this school she is taking a philosophy class in which she has been assigned to keep an existential diary. Read morePublished on May 22, 2012 by Brittany Moore
This interesting slice of life comic worked when it told the story of the author's life as a young Indian woman. The writing was captivating to begin with, the story engaging. Read morePublished on May 17, 2012 by Three Crows