Kiran Desai Quote
In India, if you are from the elite, dogs are extremely important. The breed of the dog indicates your wealth, that you are westernized. The cook, another human being, is on a much lower level than your dog. You see this all the time.
Kiran Desai on the Costs Of Literary Celebrity (April 21, 2007) by Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg, The Wall Street Journal