“Charming debut memoir….”

Anjali Enjeti is a board member of the National Book Critics Circle and a bonafide rock star in the creative writing and teaching world, as you see in her bio here.  So thank you very much, Ms. Anjali, for your kind review in the Minnesota Star Tribune here and below. BOOKS Review: ‘The Milk Lady of Bangalore,’…

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“The Milk Lady of Bangalore– a window into our universal connection to food and its sources.”

n this charming true story about two women and the animal they share, readers are treated to an insider’s of view of India. The Milk Lady of Bangalore is also a window into our universal connection to food and its sources, the intricacies of female friendship, and our relationship to all animals.

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India New England News Q&A

Before the “pub-date” or publication date of Jan 23rd, the publicity department of Algonquin had me fill out an author Q&A.  I wondered why we needed to do this, until I got the below email. Hi Shoba, Great news: India New England News, the largest Indian-American newspaper in the US, ran our press release for your…

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Riveter Magazine picks my book!

I have been following Riveter magazine for ages. Love the tagline: Riveting Storytelling by Women.  I was pleased to receive the following email from my publicist, Brooke.  Happy that I join the “canon” that includes Morgan Jenkins and Mary Beard. Hi Shoba: In case you haven’t already seen, THE MILK LADY OF BANGALORE is a…

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Thank you for this lovely review.

Narayan’s descriptions of India are rich and specific, making readers feel as if they are there, with cows wandering through traffic or chewing on the grass in the park. Anyone with the slightest interest in India or cows will find Narayan’s memoir, with its myriad insights, a delight.

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Milk Lady chosen by Barnes & Noble

When I lived in New York, a huge Barnes & Noble was round the corner from my home in the Upper West Side.  This store at the corner of Broadway and 66th street was a refuge on cold winter days.  So I am thrilled to get the below message. “Dear Shoba: The Milk Lady of…

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