American Dervish is a novel by Ayad Akhtar. The novel tells the story of a young The book will be released in 17 more languages by the end of Hayat Shah is a young American in love for the first time. His normal life of school , baseball, and video games had previously been distinguished only by his. American Dervish: Ayad Akhtar's book is a witty, humorous, educational, sensual and spiritual, insightful, captivating and riveting tale of a young child growing.
Summary and reviews of American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar, plus links to a book excerpt from American Dervish and author biography of Ayad Akhtar. Reading guide for American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar - discussion guide for book clubs. What a pleasure to encounter a first novel as self-assured and effortlessly told as Ayad Akhtar's “American Dervish.” Mr. Akhtar, a.
“American Dervish” so richly depicts a wide variety of humanly Smith, a contributing editor at the American Scholar, reviews books frequently. Ayad Akhtar makes a compelling debut with American Dervish, a family If the book never quite realizes those ambitions, it still smartly dabs its.