Thursday, September 5, 2013

Seven top books with "white" in the title

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog, Amy Wilkinson tagged seven top books with "white" in the title, including:
The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga

Adiga depicts India’s class struggles and corruption in this intriguing debut, centering around a young entrepreneur—the titular White Tiger Balram Halwai—who feels so tread upon that he commits an unspeakable act against his seemingly decent employer.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The White Tiger is on Julia Stuart's list of five of the best stories about domestic servantsStephen Kelman's top ten list of outsiders' stories, and is one of The Freakonomics guys' six best books.

The Page 69 Test: Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger.

--Marshal Zeringue