Jhumpa Lahiri

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Roman Stories by Jhumpa Lahiri review – outsiders in Italy
The Pulitzer winner’s vivid collection of short stories crackles with indignation as it explores the meaning of home and the cost of exile

Yagnishsing Dawoor

19, Oct, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Jhumpa Lahiri: ‘Translation is an act of radical change’
The Indian-American author and translator on her special affinity with Rome, why she doesn’t give her characters names, and her passion for Ovid

Geneva Abdul

30, Sep, 2023 @5:00 PM

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What we’re reading: writers and readers on the books they enjoyed in November
Authors, critics and Guardian readers discuss the titles they have read over the last month. Join the conversation in the comments

Emily Bootle, Sabba Khan and Guardian readers

25, Nov, 2022 @2:26 PM

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Salman Rushdie’s grave fears for Indian democracy published in PEN anthology
Rushdie’s words, written before last week’s attack in New York, are aired in a new anthology alongside other leading authors

Sarah Shaffi

15, Aug, 2022 @2:07 PM

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Translating Myself and Others by Jhumpa Lahiri review – the sanctuary of language
The novelist’s collection of essays on translation only hint at what led her to take refuge in Italian

John Self

22, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Top 10 books about Calcutta | Abir Mukherjee
From Jhumpa Lahiri to Amit Chaudhuri, these novels and histories portray a teeming, paradoxical city – and its diaspora – that is a world unto itself

Abir Mukherjee

17, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Things We Do Not Tell the People We Love by Huma Qureshi review – a fine debut
In this first collection, sweetly domestic stories are complicated when characters confront hidden wounds

Shahidha Bari

17, Nov, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Top 10 magical short stories | Uschi Gatward
From Oscar Wilde to Dorothy Parker and Sherman Alexie, these stories capture enchantments that are often camouflaged in ordinary life

Uschi Gatward

01, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri review – a fascinating shift
Lahiri’s first novel to be composed originally in Italian focuses on a narrator adrift, free from the anxieties of biography and geography

Tanjil Rashid

06, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Jhumpa Lahiri: ‘I’ve always existed in a kind of linguistic exile’
A decade ago, the Pulitzer-winning author threw herself into mastering Italian. She talks about her love for Rome, translating Italy’s ‘finest living writer’ and rewriting her own work in English

Lisa Allardice

01, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri review – hypnotic disappearing act
An unnamed woman in an unnamed city wavers between solitude and brief encounters in a spare examination of alienation

Anthony Cummins

26, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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This Christmas, read a story aloud - you'll be surprised by the joy it brings
With many of us set to spend Christmas on Zoom or the phone, author Sarah Hall shares why dark and daring tales are perfect to read to others - and 10 great stories to try

Sarah Hall

24, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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