Living with an Old World mother and rebellious sister, an urban New Jersey misfit dreams of becoming the next J. Tolkien and believes that a longstanding family curse is thwarting his efforts to find love and happiness.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey (blurb:It uses literature’s greatest heroes and villains to make you question authority, freedom, and reality. And Ken Kesey is an LSD-tripping, counter-cultural genius.
Family Life: A Novel by Akhil Sharma. Finally joining their father in America, Ajay and Birju enjoy their new, extraordinary life until tragedy strikes, leaving one brother incapacitated and the other practically orphaned in this strange land.