Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes
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Nilanjana Sudeshna "Jhumpa" Lahiri is an American author of Indian origin, known for her short-stories, novels and essays in English, and more recently, in Italian.
Her debut collection of short-stories Interpreter of Maladies won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, while her second novel, The Lowland, was a finalist for both the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction. In these works, Lahiri explored the immigrant experience in America. In 2011, Lahiri moved to Rome, Italy and has since then published two books of essays, and has a forthcoming novel, in Italian. 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 is currently a professor of creative writing at Princeton University.