New Authors      New Books      Coming Soon      Most Popular      Top Authors     
Jhumpa Lahiri's picture

Jhumpa Lahiri


USA (1967 - )

Jhumpa Lahiri was born 1967 in London, England, and raised in Rhode Island. She is a graduate of Barnard College, where she received a B.A. in English literature, and of Boston University, where she received an M.A. in English, M.A. in Creative Writing and M.A. in Comparative Studies in Literature and the Arts, and a Ph.D. in Renaissance Studies. She has taught creative writing at Boston University and the Rhode Island School of Design. Her debut collection, Interpreter of Maladies, won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. It was translated into twenty-nine languages and became a bestseller both in the United States and abroad. In addition to the Pulitzer, it received the PEN/Hemingway Award, the New Yorker Debut of the Year award, an American Academy of Arts and Letters Addison Metcalf Award, and a nomination for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Lahiri was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002. The Namesake is Jhumpa Lahiri's first novel. She lives in New York with her husband and son.
 
Jhumpa Lahiri recommends
Moth Smoke
Moth Smoke (1998)
Mohsin Hamid
"[A] brisk, absorbing novel..."
Calamity and Other Stories
Calamity and Other Stories (2005)
Daphne Kalotay
"Few writers I know speak... with such clear-eyed compassion, such quiet humor and grace."



Visitors to this page also looked at these authors
James Patterson
J D Robb
John Grisham
Kathy Reichs
Janet Evanovich
Michael Connelly
Lee Child
Danielle Steel
Jeffrey Archer
Nora Roberts
Patricia Cornwell
Stephen King
Dean Koontz
Jo Nesbø
Brandon Sanderson

Search for    

© 2016 Fantastic Fiction
Questions? Comments? Corrections? Please email webmaster@fantasticfiction.co.uk