10 Asian authors you need to know: the Man Asian Literary Prize longlist

2. “Way to Go” by Upamanyu Chatterjee


"Way to Go" is a darkly comic novel by Indian novelist Upamanyu Chatterjee (author of "English, August") and a sequel to "The Last Burden," Chatterjee's 1994 novel. Both works satirize contemporary Indian life. At the center of both is a dysfunctional family of two brothers with a father who – in "Way to Go" – mysteriously disappears one morning.

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