2013: Jhumpa Lahiri (Novelist)

Pulitzer Prize Winner Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri received the Pulitzer Prize in 2000 for Interpreter of Maladies, her debut story collection that explores issues of love and identity among immigrants and cultural transplants. Her novel The Namesake was published in the fall of 2003 to great acclaim. The Namesake expands on the perplexities of the immigrant experience and the search for identity. (From the John Cabot University Website)

Her latest novel is The Lowland, nominated for the 2013 Man Booker Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction.


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