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A Millennial Search: The Yoga of Max's Discontent - Book Review and Author Interview

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Another one of my articles published on Impakter, the magazine for Millennials:


TIGHT AND SLACK – A MILLENNIAL SEARCH CLAUDE FORTHOMMEon May 3, 2016 at 6:02 PM

Life Models: “Tight and Slack” and the Search for Transcendence.Karan Bajaj Talks about Life and his Latest Novel “The Yoga of Max’s Discontent”,  published by  Riverhead Books/Penguin House, out on 3 May 2016Book Review and Author Interview A book about man’s quest for himself,  The Yoga of Max’s Discontent, is a book you should read, for many reasons.

First, an arresting premise: the main character, Max, a tall, young man in his late twenties, is the personification of the American dream – from the dark despair of the Bronx projects where he was born to the glitter of Wall Street. A first-generation immigrant, there’s no father in the family, just a sister and a mother, a Greek woman who earns a meagre living from housecleaning and sacrifices herself to see her children educated. He manages to win fellowships to the best schoo…