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Jhumpa Lahiri: Whereabouts

In Conversation with Howard Norman
Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri—acclaimed author of Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, and Unaccustomed Earth—discusses her new novel, Whereabouts.

Written in Italian and translated into English by the author, Whereabouts follows a woman wavering between stasis and movement, between the need to belong and the refusal to form lasting ties, as she wanders the parks, piazzas, coffee shops and museums of the unnamed Italian city she calls home. “A beautifully written portrait of a life in passage that captures the hopes, frustrations, and longings of solitude and remembrance,” writes Publishers Weekly.

A copy of Whereabouts comes with your ticket purchase, courtesy of Posman Books.

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Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri is the author of four other works of fiction: Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth, and The Lowland

Howard Norman

Howard Norman’s most recent novel is The Ghost Clause (2019) …

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