“Prose so achingly touching, it draws the reader in with every description and emotion of the characters” --Associated Press
Join us as Shilpi Somaya Gowda discusses her recent book The Golden Son and her 2010 bestseller Secret Daughter. A delicious lunch paired with wine is included in your ticket purchase. Books will be available for sale.
ABOUT THE GOLDEN SON
The Golden Son is the story of childhood friends attempting to balance the expectations of their culture and families with their own desires, inspired by the tradition of resolving disputes among families in some rural Indian communities.
ABOUT SHILPI SOMAYA GOWDA
Shilpi Somaya Gowda was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. She holds an MBA from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a Morehead-Cain scholar. She has served on the Advisory Board of the Children's Defense Fund, and is a Patron of Childhaven International, the organization for which she volunteered in India. She lives in California with her husband and children.