Jenny’s Pick: Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag

A young man elegantly sketches out the consequences transitioning from poverty to wealth has had upon his close-knit family in contemporary India. Quirky humor mixed with delicious Indian food descriptions mixed with musings on the role money plays in our lives makes Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag a captivating read.

Have you taken up this summer’s challenge of Reading Takes You Everywhere? Enjoy this book for either of the following categories:

C. Read a book set in a different country. (India)
E. Read a book of 150 pages or less. (118 pages)
X. Read a book translated from a different language. (Kannada)