Book Page’s Book of the Day. Yay!

Which book lover doesn’t love libraries? The idea and the reality.  In India, my library visits are limited to Neev School library and all my neighborhood lending libraries– Just Books, Bangalore Club, etc.  But Book Page is a glorious tribute to this idea.  So thank you for choosing my book as the Book of the…

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Real Simple magazine– thank you

I have been reading Real Simple forever.  In the hopes that my life and home will become, like Marie Kondo, full of objects that give joy, or become Real Simple.  So I was thrilled when a writer got in touch about my book.  Thank you for the plug

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In which I try to sound witty for Book Page

Thank you Alice Carey for the Q&A with me.  My only regret is that I didn’t, ahem, milk the whole Buffalo, New York line.  I came up with Buffalo, New York as an example quite unconsciously.  But heck, it would have been nice to add something like “I mean, how can you sit in Buffalo,…

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Thank you Book Riot.

  JAN 26, 2018 Now that all the drama over Fire and Fury has started to subside, life in the world of nonfiction seems to be getting back to normal. This week I’ve got a couple of new books – one that I’ve actually read! – along with news about the Best American series and an award…

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Plugging a book

Like most everyone, I am in two minds about “marketing” my book.  On the one hand, I get that it is necessary and the done thing.  On the other, I get that it is a bit much to plug the book everyday.  It feels like tooting your own horn which isn’t nice.  But Algonquin makes…

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NPR’s Tumblr account

I listen to NPR even from here in Bangalore.  Really happy to get this news.  And interesting to see the names of the people who “liked” this post. Hi Shoba, Your book is featured on the NPR Books Tumblr! Check it out: http://nprbooks.tumblr.com/post/170115378528/shoba-narayan-is-a-writer-who-once-lived-with-her Shoba Narayan is a writer who once lived with her husband and kids…

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It’s only two days since pub-date and here is the “publicity update” I got.

Algonquin is amazing.  Jacqueline Burke, Brooke Czuka, Amy Gash….thank you thank you thank you. Jacquelynn Burke Publicity Manager,  Algonquin and Algonquin Young Readers     Publicity update for The Milk Lady of Bangalore by Shoba Narayan (on sale January 23, 2018) A Barnes and Noble Spring 2018 Discover Selection   Recent coverage:   Library Journal Starred review…

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Thank you Newsday for the inclusion

Three books…and mine is one of them.  Thank you Newsday for the inclusion.  Link here and pasted below James Patterson on the Aaron Hernandez story, a mystery from Germany, a memoir of India “Babylon Berlin” by Volker Kutscher. Photo Credit: Picador By Tom Beer tom.beer@newsday.com  @TomBeerBooks Updated January 23, 2018 4:32 PM BABYLON BERLIN, by Volker…

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