Simi K. Rao

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Simi K. Rao was born and grew up in India before relocating to the U.S., where she has lived for several years.

The inspiration for her books, and other projects, comes from her own experience with cross-cultural traditions, lifestyles and familial relationships, as well as stories and anecdotes collected from friends, family and acquaintances.

Rao enjoys exploring the dynamics of contemporary American culture blended with Indian customs and heritage to reflect the challenges and opportunities many Indian-American women face in real life.

Much of Rao's down time is devoted to creative pursuits, including writing fiction, poetry and photography. She is an avid traveler and has visited many locations around the world.

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An Incurable Insanity

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Is Love a Responsibility?

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In this month of February where there’s an overdose of love everywhere, here is a refreshing and thoughtprovoking examination from a teenager.



Love is often spoken about as something divine and beautiful, but talk of it is so widespread that it can get degraded to a mere obligation. Some argue that falling in love is a given in everyone’s life, and that one has not fully experience...

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More for the prologue than anything else. I bought a hard copy as soon as I heard about it on NPR but after reading the prologue and getting through a quarter of the book, it didn't hold my interest. I can see its a very important book but I wish the ...more
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“Shashank glanced at Rihaan. “What I mean is, that a time will come when you’ll find an empty space inside that can only be filled with love. Mark my words.” And on that cryptic note he pulled to a halt. Rihaan adjusted the ubiquitous”
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