Interpreter of Maladies



Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. In "A Temporary Matter," published in The New Yorker, a young Indian-American couple faces the heartbreak of a stillborn birth while their Boston… [more]

I love anything written by Jhumpa Lahiri, I read everything of hers I can get my hands on. This is a collection of short stories, mostly about being Indian, an immigrant, a first-generation American, or returning to one’s home country. Emotional and insightful.

Emily Johnson

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