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Tejas Desai

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Tejas Desai was born in New York City in the early 1980s. He is the author of The Brotherhood Chronicle, an international crime trilogy with Hindu/Buddhist themes, and The Human Tragedy, a series of short story collections that creates a panoramic portrait of American society. He is also the founder of The New Wei literary movement which seeks to promote provocative and significant narrative artists who are determined to create oeuvres in their respective forms, and advocates a more dynamic multiculturalism in literature.

His articles on literature have been published in HuffPost and other publications and are available to read online. His aesthetic philosophy, readings, lectures, interviews, and international adventures can be followed thro
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We’re living through the Turbulent Twenties, as I and a few others have termed it, and which, in my less than humble opinion, my books clairvoyantly reflect very well. But whether you agree with that or not, it’s clear that many in popular culture are looking back 100 years to the previous tumultuous twenties decade, and my historical favorite, the so-called Roaring Twenties, which

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