Lahiri, Jhumpa

About Jhumpa Lahiri

Biography (Encyclopædia Britannica)



Edwards, Jami."Review: Interpreter of Maladies." Bookreporter, 22 Jan. 2011 

Gipe, Nicholas. "Themes of Marriage and Tradition." Voices from the Gaps, 2005 (PDF)

Myerson, Julie. "What's in a Name?." The Guardian, 17 Jan. 2004

Hussein, Aamer. "The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri." The Independent, 9 Jan. 2004

Brace, Marianne. "The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri." The Independent, 28 Dec. 2003

Metcalf, Stephen. "Out of the Overcoat." The New York Times, 28 Sept. 2003

Kakutani, Michiko. "Books of  the Times: Liking America, But Longing for India."The New York Times, 6 Aug. 1999

Basu, Anja. "The Great Divide."Online Journal Gowanus, 1999

Kain, Vennila nr. "Review: The Namesake." A Gathering of the Tribes Magazine, undated



"Reader's Guide: Interpreter of Maladies." Houghton Mifflin, 2010

"Press Release: The Namesake." Houghton Mifflin, 2003

Roy-Chowdhury, Sandip. "Interpreter of the Second Generation." India Currents, 3 Nov. 2003

Reddy, Sheela. "It Was just a Natural, Very Exciting Decision." Outlook India, 22 Jan. 2001

Aguiar, Arun. "Interview with Jhumpa Lahiri." Pif Magazine, 1 Aug. 1999



Jani, Pranav. "A Home of One's Own: Gender, Family, and Nation in Indian-American Literature and Film." Tracing the New Indian Diaspora, Dwivedi (ed.), 2014

Jin, Elizabeth. "Food as a Marker of Cultural Duality in Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies." Undergraduate Journal Deluge, vol. 2, no. 1, 2004




Dove mi trovo (2018)

The Lowland (2013)

The Namesake (2003)


Short Story Collections

Unaccustomed Earth (2008)

Interpreter of Maladies (1999)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

"The Boundary." The New Yorker, 22 Jan. 2018

In Other Words (2016)

The Clothing of Books (2016)

"Teach Yourself Italian." The New Yorker, 30 Nov. 2015

"Brotherly Love." The New Yorker, 3 Jun. 2013

"Money Talks in Pakistan." The New York Times, 12 Mar. 2000


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Bookworm with Jhumpa Lahiri. KCRW Radio, 22 Jan. 2004

Detailed Interview on The NamesakeNPR, 4 Sept. 2003

Jhumpha Lahiri Gives Insight into Her Creative Process. YouTube, 2003