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    • 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 82
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 74

    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 another language. For Jhumpa Lahiri, that love was for Italian, which first captivated and capsized her during a trip to Florence after college. Although Lahiri studied Italian for many years afterward, true mastery always eluded her. Seeking full immersion, she decides to move to Rome with her family for "a trial by fire, a sort of baptism" into a new language and world.

    • 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: 59 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. 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".

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

    • By Blind Girl on 04-10-18

    Regular price: $7.00

    • The New Yorker Festival - Mohammed Naseehu Ali and Jhumpa Lahiri

    • By: Mohammed Naseehu Ali, Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Narrated by: Mohammed Naseehu Ali, Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    Mohammed Naseehu Ali, a native of Ghana, came to the United States when he was sixteen. His debut story collection, The Prophet of Zongo Street, was published in August, and includes his New Yorker story "Mallam Sile", which appeared in the April 11th issue. A musician as well as a writer, he plays the djembe and the talking drum.

    Regular price: $9.95

    • In Other Words

    • By: Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Narrated by: Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Although Lahiri studied Italian for many years, true mastery always eluded her. Seeking full immersion, she decides to move to Rome with her family, for "a trial by fire, a sort of baptism" into a new language and world. There, she begins to read and to write - initially in her journal - solely in Italian. 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.

    Regular price: $19.95