'The Museum of Failures' explores identity, immigration and keeping family secrets
Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes speaks with Thrity Umrigar, author of the new novel “The Museum of Failures,” which comes out Tuesday. The book centers around Remy, an Indian-American advertising executive, who returns to India to adopt a child and uncovers a wealth of family secrets.
Thrity Umrigar is the author of “The Museum of Failures.” (Laura Watilo Blake)
Book excerpt: ‘The Museum of Failures’
By Thrity Umrigar
Adapted with permission of the publisher from the book “The Museum of Failures,” written by Thrity Umrigar and published by Algonquin Books.
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