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Jhumpa Lahiri- Unaccustomed Earth (2008)

Jhumpa Lahiri- Unaccustomed Earth (2008) This is a superb collection of beautifully crafted short stories about the Indian, predominantly Bengali, community in the United States. The social milieu is professional or academic and the stories often depict generational differences within … Continue reading

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The Lowland- Jhumpa Lahiri- Shortlisted for Bailey’s Women’s Prize 2014

I was keen to read ‘The Lowland’, having adored Jhumpa Lahiri’s short story collection ‘Unaccustomed Earth’ and delighted that anything by her should achieve the shortlist. The novel has some themes which overlap with ‘Unaccustomed Earth’;the story takes place in … Continue reading

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