The Imposters is the memoir of a young would-be writer making her way in Manhattan in the early 1980s. With no long-term friends and a family going bankrupt, she finds friendship and community in a tiny yoga school on Eighth Avenue run by a dynamic leader of a merry band of outsider yogis. Here, she thinks, she will find meaning and purpose. With little hesitation, she gives it her all.
The Guru Looked Good tells the real-life story of a young woman leaving her Manhattan life to join an internationally known yoga movement headed by a glamorous female guru--the same organization and guru featured in the bestseller, Eat, Pray, Love.
Set in a culture where it is impossible to speak one's mind, this is the story of a person unable to give up forever what she wants and who she is.