Jhumpa Lahiri
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Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London and raised in Rhode Island. Her debut, internationally-bestselling collection, Interpreter of Maladies, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the PEN/Hemingway Award, The New Yorker Debut of the Year award, an American Academy of Arts and Letters Addison Metcalf Award, and a nomination for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. It was translated into twenty-nine languages. Her first novel, The Namesake, was a New York Times Notable Book, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist, and selected as one of the best books of the year by USA Today and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications. Her second collection, Unaccustomed Earth, was a #1 New York Times bestseller; named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, among others; and the recipient of the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. Lahiri was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002 and inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2012.

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    • Interpreter of Maladies

    • By: Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Narrated by: Matilda Novak
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,114
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 822
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 826

    With accomplished precision and gentle eloquence, Jhumpa Lahiri traces the crosscurrents set in motion when immigrants, expatriates, and their children arrive at a cultural divide....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Novel-amazing; Audio-mediocre

    • By Jennifer on 06-03-07

    Regular price: $18.87

    • The Namesake

    • By: Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Narrated by: Sarita Choudhury
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,888
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,091
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,101

    The Namesake follows the Ganguli family through its journey from Calcutta to Cambridge to the Boston suburbs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite book - in print and audio

    • By Diana - Audible on 04-16-12

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Unaccustomed Earth

    • Stories
    • By: Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Narrated by: Sarita Choudhury, Ajay Naidu
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 744
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 325

    From the internationally best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, a superbly crafted new work of fiction: eight stories that take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply Beautiful

    • By Eileen on 11-21-08

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Lowland

    • By: Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Narrated by: Sunil Malhotra
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,127
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 983
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 998

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Namesake comes an extraordinary new novel, set in both India and America, that expands the scope and range of one of our most dazzling storytellers....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • My least favorite of all her work.

    • By Simeen on 10-09-13

    Regular price: $31.50

    • In Other Words

    • By: Jhumpa Lahiri, Ann Goldstein - translator
    • Narrated by: Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75

    In Other Words, an autobiographical work written in Italian, investigates the process of learning to express oneself in another language and describes the journey of a writer seeking a new voice....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • For me, 1 problem with the book, and 1 1/2 problems with the audio version

    • By RdRydngHd on 02-28-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Clothing of Books

    • By: Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Narrated by: Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    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....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Where's the Italian version?

    • By Blind Girl on 04-10-18

    Regular price: $7.00

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