The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla

The Good Immigrant

Nikesh Shukla

272 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

nonfiction essays politics race emotional funny informative reflective medium-paced


How does it feel to be constantly regarded as a potential threat, strip-searched at every airport?Or be told that, as an actress, the part you're most fitted to play is 'wife of a terrorist'? How does it feel to have words from your native languag...

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