Richard Morais '81

Richard Morais '81, author of the acclaimed book The Hundred-Foot Journey, shares a feature from Australia's Sun Herald on his blog. In the article, he recalls a class at Sarah Lawrence taught by Grace Paley, in which he disagreed with her statement that "the reason we write is to show why we are different from other people." Morais offered to Paley his reason for writing: "to try to find what I have in common with other people.