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Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
Book Pages: 304 - Publish Date: 2004-09-01 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Description: Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies established this young writer as one the most brilliant of her generation. Her stories are one of the very few debut works -- and only a handful of collections -- to have won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Among the many other awards and honors it received were the New Yorker Debut of the Year award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the highest critical praise ...
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
Book Pages: 208 - Publish Date: 2000-05-22 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Description: Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. In "A Temporary Matter," published in The New Yorker, a young Indian-American couple faces the heartbreak of a stillborn birth while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout. In th...
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 2016-02-09 - Publisher: Vintage
Description: National Best Seller From the best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner, a powerful nonfiction debut—an “honest, engaging, and very moving account of a writer searching for herself in words.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred) In Other Words is a revelation. It is at heart a love story—of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession: that of a writer for an...
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
Book Pages: 20 - Publish Date: 2013-06-03 - Publisher: A&C Black
Description: Each story in this series offers a poignant glimpse of family life ? the ties we cling to; the ties we try to sever; and the ties that make us who we are. Told from a myriad of perspectives, from a dazzling array of some of the finest short story writers of our generation (including Jhumpa Lahiri, George Saunders, Jon McGregor and Elizabeth Gilbert), Family Snapshots gives us a fresh, empathetic and moving insight into the meaning of family. Only Goodness is taken from Jhumpa Lahiri's dazzling collection of stories, Unaccustomed Earth.
Book Pages: 24 - Publish Date: 2015-05-11 - Publisher: Vintage
Description: A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection Pranab Chakraborty was a fellow Bengali from Calcutta who had washed up on the shores of Central Square. Soon he was one of the family. From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, a staggeringly beautiful and precise story about a Bengali family in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the impossibilities of...
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
Book Pages: 339 - Publish Date: 2013 - Publisher: A&C Black
Description: Two brothers bound by tragedy; a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past; a country torn by revolution: the most powerful and ambitious novel yet from the Pulitzer Prize-winning, multi-million copy bestselling author of The Namesake and Unaccustomed Earth
Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 2016-02-09 - Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Description: "A series of reflections on the author's experiences learning a new language and living abroad, in a dual-language edition"--
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
Book Pages: 80 - Publish Date: 2016-11-15 - Publisher: Vintage
Description: How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce, Lahiri delves into the role of the uniform; explains what book jackets and design have come to mean to her; and how, sometimes, “the covers become a part of me.”
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
Book Pages: 364 - Publish Date: 2014-02-13 - Publisher: Random House India
Description: This is translated from English book Unaccustomed Earth written by Jhumpa Lahiri. The stories of Unaccustomed Earth focus on second-generation immigrants making and remaking lives, oves and identities in England and America. We follow brothers and sisters, mothers and fathers, friends and lovers, in stories that take us from Boston and London to Bombay and Calcutta. Blending the individual and the...
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
Book Pages: 156 - Publish Date: 2015-04-10 - Publisher: Brombergs Bokförlag
Description: Den indisk-amerikanska författaren Jhumpa Lahiri är välkänd och hyllad för sina romaner och novellsamlingar. Denna gång skriver hon dock något helt annat. Med andra ord är en samling essäer ursprungligen skrivna på italienska, ett språk hon blev förälskad i för tjugo år sedan. Jhumpa Lahiri bor numera i Rom och umgås med språket på heltid. Här resonerar hon om språkets betydelse för vår identitet och om skrivandet som ett sätt att hitta sin plats i ett nytt land.