Jhumpa Lahiri

September 16, 2011 Leave a comment

Indian American author. Lahiri’s debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies (1999), won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and her first novel, The Namesake (2003), was adapted into the popular film of the same name.  Lahiri is a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, appointed by U.S. President Barack Obama.

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