Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri in 2015 Nilanjana Sudeshna "Jhumpa" Lahiri (born July 11, 1967) is an American author known for her short stories, novels and essays in English, and, more recently, in Italian.

Her debut collection of short-stories ''Interpreter of Maladies'' (1999) won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Hemingway Award, and her first novel, ''The Namesake'' (2003), was adapted into the popular film of the same name.

''The Namesake'' was a New York Times Notable Book, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist and was made into a major motion picture. ''Unaccustomed Earth'' (2008) won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, while her second novel, ''The Lowland'' (2013), was a finalist for both the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction. On January 22, 2015, Lahiri won the US$50,000 DSC Prize for Literature for ''The Lowland'' In these works, Lahiri explored the Indian-immigrant experience in America. In 2011, Lahiri moved to Rome, Italy and has since then published two books of essays, and in 2018, published her first novel in Italian called ''Dove mi trovo'' and also compiled, edited and translated the ''Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories'' which consists of 40 Italian short stories written by 40 different Italian writers. She has also translated some of her own writings and those of other authors from Italian into English.

In 2014, Lahiri was awarded the National Humanities Medal. She was a professor of creative writing at Princeton University from 2015 to 2022. In 2022, she became the Millicent C. McIntosh Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at her ''alma mater'', Barnard College of Columbia University. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Lahiri, Jhumpa
    Published 2003
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    by Lahiri, Jhumpa
    Published 2018
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    by Lahiri, Jhumpa
    Published 2015
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    by Starnone, Domenico, 1943-
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    by Starnone, Domenico, 1943-
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