Award-winning writer and screenwriter Naben Ruthnum’s literary fiction debut A HERO OF OUR TIME in the tradition of THAT KIND OF MOTHER by Rumaan Alam and Ben Lerner’s THE TOPEKA SCHOOL, a discomfiting examination of racial politics and identity about Osman Quereshi, the son of a professor, who has been exiled from his own family after taking a job at AAP,  a higher-education automating firm and is confronted by his ethical failings when Olivia Robinson, an efficient and manipulative new hire from an evangelical background, begins to take control of the company, Canadian English rights sold to Haley Cullingham at McClelland & Stewart by Samantha Haywood of Transatlantic Agency (2022).