Quotes by Jhumpa Lahiri

About Jhumpa Lahiri:

Jhumpa Lahiri is an Indian Bengali American author. Lahiri's debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies (1999), won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and her first novel, The Namesake (2003), was adapted into the popular film of the same name. She was born Nilanjana Sudeshna but goes by her nickname (or in Bengali, her "Daak naam") Jhumpa. Lahiri is a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, appointed by U.S. President Barack Obama. Her book The Lowland, published in 2013, was a nominee for the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction. Lahiri is currently a professor of creative writing at Princeton University.

Author Bio

  • NameJhumpa Lahiri
  • DescriptionShort story writer, novelist
  • BornJuly 11, 1967
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionNovelist; Writer
  • WorksInterpreter Of Maladies; The Namesake
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; Pulitzer Prize For Fiction; O. Henry Award