Interpreter of Maladies

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Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.6 X 7.9 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780358213260

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About the Author

Jhumpa Lahiri is a London-born American author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction who has won more than a dozen awards and medals, including the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her debut short-story collection, Interpreter of Maladies. Among her other honors are the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, the Premio Gregor von Rezzori, the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, the Premio Internazionale Viareggio-Versilia, the Addison Metcalf Award, and a National Humanities Medal. She is a professor of creative writing at Princeton University.

Reviews

"A writer of uncommon sensitivity and restraint."--Wall Street Journal

"Lahiri breathers unpredictable life into the page, and the reader finished each story reseduced, wishing he could spend a whole novel with its characters."--The New York Times Book Review

"Lahiri's touch is delicate yet assured, leaving no room for flubbed notes or forced epiphanies."--The Los Angeles Times
"A writer of uncommon elegance and poise."--New York times

"Dazzling writing, an easy-to-carry paperback format and a budget-respecting price tag of $12: Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies possesses these three qualities, making it my book of choice this summer every time someone asks for a recommendation...Simply put, Lahiri displays a remarkable maturity and ability to imagine other lives...[E]ach story offers something special. Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies will reward readers."--USA Today

"[S]torytelling of surpassing kindness and skill."--The San Francisco Chronicle
"Jhumpa Lahiri is the kind of writer who makes you want to grab the next person you see and say, 'Read this!'"--Amy Tan