About the Book: Whats Wrong with You, Karthik?
Shortlisted for the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing
A warm, minutely detailed evocation of boyhood . . . textured like life itself ?
A charming tale of a young schoolboy trying to find his place in a changing
Twelve-year-old Karthik Subramanian has just been granted admission into St
Georges, an elite boys school in Bangalore that has supported the academic lives
of four state cricketers, one India captain, tens of professors, hundreds of
doctors, engineers and scientists, thousands of chartered accountants ... In
this most exalted of institutions, Karthik yearns for recognition as an academic