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The Penguin book of Italian short stories

Jhumpa Lahiri (compiler)

The Penguin book of Italian short stories

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Title
The Penguin book of Italian short stories / introduced, edited and with selected translations by Jhumpa Lahiri
Compiler
Jhumpa Lahiri
Language
English
Original language
Italian
Publisher
UK: Penguin Books, 2019
xxiii, 492 p.
ISBN
9780241299838 (hardback)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Jhumpa Lahiri

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Nilanjana Sudeshna "Jhumpa" Lahiri (born July 11, 1967) is an American author known for her short stories, novels and essays in English, and, more recently, in Italian.

Her debut collection of short-stories Interpreter of Maladies (1999) won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Hemingway Award, and her first novel, The Namesake (2003), was adapted into the popular film of the same name. Her second story collection Unaccustomed Earth (2008) won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, while her second novel, The Lowland (2013), was a finalist for both the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction. In these works, Lahiri explored the Indian-immigrant experience in America. In 2011, Lahiri moved to Rome, Italy and has since then published two books of essays, and in 2019, published her first novel in Italian called Dove mi trovo and also compiled, edited a…Read more on Wikipedia