Books

We Need More Stories like “Another Appalachia”

A 165-page memoir made me feel more seen than anything on social media.

Anu Kumar
5 min readOct 10, 2022

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Being Indian-American was 80% of my personality.

Growing up in a place where most people don’t look like you, that part of your identity is magnified (for better or for worse). Fixating on differences is…

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Anu Kumar

I write about books, culture, behaviors, and practical self improvement. Words + Fiction @ par-desi.com.