"A passionate book that situates 'Indian America' within its own diversified history and alliances in the United States, within the complex histories of national liberation and Hindu nationalism in India, as well as within the spectrum of struggles in the United States."
—Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University
"Vijay Prashad is our own Frantz Fanon. His writing of protest is always tinged with the beauty of hope."
—Amitava Kumar, author of Passport Photos
"With unflinching clarity and deep compassion, [Prashad] mines the post-9/11 landscape to locate the source of an emerging collective identity as the racial other."
—Rinku Sen, Applied Research Center, and publisher of Colorlines
"This compelling and carefully researched account reveals not only the contradictions in America’s treatment of its South Asian immigrants, but the contradictions of the great American project itself."
—Minal Hajratwala, author of Leaving India