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Jhumpa Lahiri on Editing an Anthology of Italian Fiction

The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories edited by Jhumpa Lahiri, is available now. * What was the genesis of this anthology? Three years ago, I began teaching creative writing at Princeton. I had just returned from Italy, where I had lived in Rome with my family for three years. During that... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-10 08:46:32 UTC ]
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Jhumpa Lahiri and Hari Kunzru Reflect on America’s Immigration Crisis

As America marks this July 4th holiday, an outcry on immigration is leading to national headlines, including from a congressional delegation that visited an immigration detention center in El Paso, Texas, this week. PEN America has gathered a series of statements from a number of writers and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-03 08:48:26 UTC ]
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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair

Among the big titles American agents will be talking up at Frankfurt are a memoir by 'New York Times' photographer Bill Cunningham, a first novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, a middle-grade adaptation of Trevor Noah's 'Born a Crime,' and a new novel by Julie Orringer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN Brings the Resistance to Its 2018 World Voices Festival

The theme of this year's PEN World Voices Festival, "Resist and Reimagine," brings writers including Colson Whitehead, Roxane Gay, Eileen Myles, Jhumpa Lahiri, Dave Eggers, and Masha Gessen together in New York for six days in April. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 8, 2016

This week: the latest from Jhumpa Lahiri, plus A. O. Scott on how to think about art. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kamila Shamsie: let’s have a year of publishing only women – a provocation

It is clear that there is a gender bias in publishing houses and the world of books. Well, enough. Why not try something radical? Make 2018 the Year of Publishing Women, in which no new titles should be by menSeveral years ago, Martin Amis chaired a literary festival panel on “The Crisis of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lahiri wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Jhumpa Lahiri has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015 for The Lowland, published in the UK by Bloomsbury. Lahiri was named the winner of the $50,000 prize at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival taking place in India this week. The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature is open to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lahiri and Shamsie on DSC shortlist

Jhumpa Lahiri and Kamila Shamsie are among five writers shortlisted for the $50,000 (£31,829) DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hosseini, Lahiri and Shamsie on longlist for DSC South Asian literature Prize

Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri and Kamila Shamsie are among the 10 authors longlisted for the $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jhumpa Lahiri comes up short in 'The Lowland'

Pulitzer winner Jhumpa Lahiri is a master of the short story, but in applying that crisp, neatly tied style to her second novel, she comes up with a flat, detached tale."A short story is like a toothache and you must drill it and fill it. A novel is more like bridgework," said the writer T.C.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize shortlist includes Jhumpa Lahiri, Colm Toibin

Books including 'The Lowland' by Jhumpa Lahiri and 'We Need New Names' by NoViolet Bulawayo made the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize this year, and some are calling the shortened list of nominees the best in years. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ruth Ozeki and Jhumpa Lahiri make Man Booker shortlist

Newcomers, familiar faces and books that haven't yet debuted in America have all made the 2013 Man Booker Prize shortlist. Ruth Ozeki and Jhumpa Lahiri are both finalists for the $58,000 prize.Newcomers, familiar faces and books that haven't yet debuted in America have all made the 2013 Man... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker longlist announced; includes Colum McCann, Jhumpa Lahiri

The longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced. The 13 novels include National Book Award winner Colum McCann's "TransAtlantic" and "The Lowland" by Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri.The longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced in London Tuesday morning. The 13 novels... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chiki Sarkar appointed Penguin India publisher

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 10:18 Chiki Sarkar, former editor-in-chief of Random House India, has been appointed publisher of Penguin India. Chiki had worked at Random House India since 2006, working with authors including Anita Desai, Salman Rushdie and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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