Wajahat Ali is a pundit, columnist, TED talker, lapsed lawyer, father of three, and first generation American. Ali’s work appears in The Atlantic, The Guardian, and New York Review of Books. His first book is Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American.
Interviews with Wajahat Ali
The Best South Asian American Novels, recommended by Wajahat Ali
South Asian Americans are too often treated as sidekicks or even suspects in national narratives. Wajahat Ali recommends five fantastic novels by South Asian American authors, and makes a compelling case that for the United States to succeed as a multi-racial democracy, “it is key that people pick up the pen to tell America’s full story.”