Category Archives: Return to India

Tagore and Return to India

A Tagore quote prompted this piece. The quote is included in the piece published in The National here and pasted below. The National Conversation After a return to India, life has become more interrupted Shoba Narayan Aug 14, 2013 Ever … Continue reading

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Booksoarus

Thank you, Lavanya Shanbogue, for the plug. Interview here.

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Femina

A piece that came out in Femina a while ago about Return to India. Did I post it before. I did a search on ‘Femina’ in this blog and couldn’t find it. Here it is dear shoba how are you? … Continue reading

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Women Talking

I had wondered and worried about how this would turn out. It actually turned out to be quite wonderful. Five women talking here

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Memoir vs. autobiography

Lovely explanation by Dani Shapiro here.

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NDTV

Some time ago, when my book was published, I sent the following email to NDTV. From: Shoba Narayan Subject: Immigrant angst, NRIs, diaspora Date: October 7, 2012 11:13:23 AM GMT+05:30 To: newsdesk@Ndtv.com Dear NDTV newsdesk: I am sure you get … Continue reading

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Review of book

Thank you Kari O’ Driscoll for the kind review here Author: Shoba Narayan ISBN: 978-0988415799 Shoba Narayan’s memoir is as much the story of an immigrant to a foreign country as it is the story of how becoming a mother … Continue reading

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Profile in Khabar

  Longing to Belong By Deepa Padmanaban February 2013 Shoba Narayan is living in India and loving it. Why did Narayan, a successful author who spent some of her “best years” in the United States, go back to her homeland—and … Continue reading

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r2iclubforums

I have been following r2iclubforums for years and years.  I have written about this forum in my book, Return to India. When I posted in the forum recently to publicize my book, the organizers came back to me with a … Continue reading

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Selling on Gumroad

A friend told me about this website that allows writers to sell directly without middlemen.  What this means is that if you buy my book for $10, I will get about $9 instead of the $5 or so that other … Continue reading

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