Shanthi Sekaran: Lucky Boy

Lucky Boy
G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2017
Paperback, 480 pages, $27

Writing professor Shanthi Sekaran's novel is a story about two women in Northern California: an undocumented Mexican woman and an Indian-American wife. Both are bound together by their love for the same boy.

"In Lucky Boy Shanthi Sekaran has fashioned an ambitious, compassionate, and intelligent book with new things to say on the timely subjcts of motherhood, fertility, class, and identity. This is a deeply human and humane novel by a gifted young writer." -- Tom Barbash, CCA Writing professor and author of Stay Up with Me