Tag Archives: Minal Hajratwala

Steve Hughes does good, gets year’s worth of beer money

Last night, I got to spend some time with my friend Minal Hajratwala. Over beers, I told her what it was like to sit curled up behind a small stage, giving voice to a puppet, and she told me what it’s like to be a Fulbright Scholar working on a second book. Surprisingly, there’s not […]

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Amazon de-lists gay books

My friend Minal recently released a book through Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. It’s called “Leaving India: My Family’s Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents,” and, judging from what I’ve seen thus far, it’s doing quite well. At least, it seemed to be climbing Amazon’s sales rankings, before being yanked off earlier today. It appears as […]

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