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In Other Words

In Other Words( )
Author: Lahiri, Jhumpa
Translator: Goldstein, Ann
ISBN:978-1-101-91146-4
Publication Date:Feb 2017
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

National Best Seller On a post-college visit to Florence, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri fell in love with the Italian language. Twenty years later, seeking total immersion, she and her family relocated to Rome, where she began to read and write solely in her adopted tongue. A startling act of self-reflection, In Other Words is Lahiri's meditation on the process of learning to express herself in another language--and the stunning journey of a...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Foreign Language Study / Italian
Travel / Europe / Italy
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Psycholinguistics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.56 Pounds
Author Biography
Lahiri, Jhumpa (Author)
Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London, England on July 11, 1967. She received a B.A. in English literature from Barnard College in 1989, and a M.A. in English, a M.A. in Creative Writing, a M.A. in Comparative Studies in Literature and the Arts, and a Ph.D. in Renaissance Studies from Boston University.

Lahiri taught creative writing at Boston University and the Rhode Island School of Design. Her debut work, Interpreter of Maladies, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2000. She has also won the PEN/Hemmingway Award, an O. Henry Award, The New Yorker's best debut of the year award, and an Addison Metcalf award. Her other works include The Namesake, which was made into a movie in 2007, Unaccustomed Earth, and The Lowland, which won 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.

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