In How May I Help You?: An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage, Deepak Singh chronicles his downward mobility as an immigrant to a small town in Virginia. Armed with an MBA from India, Singh can get only a minimum-wage job in an electronics store. Every day he confronts unfamiliar American mores, from strange idioms to deeply entrenched racism.
Deepak Singh has written for print and radio, including outlets such as the New York Times, The Atlantic, The Boston Globe, and NPR, and he’s a frequent contributor to PRI’s The World.