Books The Space Between Us by Thrity N. Umrigar Hardcover, 321 pages, Harpercollins, List Price: $24.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Space Between UsAuthorThrity N. Umrigar Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary Captures the delicate balance of class and gender in contemporary India as witnessed through the lives of two women—Sera Dubash, an upper middle-class housewife, and Bhima, an illiterate domestic hardened by a life of loss and despair. Genres: Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Space Between Us Read Any Good Books? 'The Space Between Us' by Thrity Umrigar May 24, 2006 A listener in Cincinnati recommends this novel about the bond between a woman in India and her housekeeper. Susan in Ohio writes: "This book leads the reader deeply into the cultures of India. It is both fascinating and moving to be allowed into [their lives.]"