The Milk Lady of Bangalore is a joy — and the charm only augments when you learn it’s a true story. Journalist Shoba Narayan (New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, Wall Street Journal) returns to India with her family after nearly two decades in the U.S.
The Milk Lady of Bangalore, by Shoba Narayan: A delightful glimpse at the idiosyncrasies of life in modern India. After 20 years living in New York City, the author and her husband return to India so their two children will grow up knowing their extended family and culture.
The book is a travelogue through a world so common in India, yet its struggles and ethos unknown to most. She writes with the keen reporting of a journalist combining fluid prose and storytelling, stitched with first-hand research.