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									Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
One of the few first-time authors to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction -- for her short-story collection, Interpreter of Maladies -- Jhumpa Lahiri has captivated fans and critics with her rich portrayals of Indian and Indian-American culture.

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Jhumpa Lahiri
Current Home:
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
London, England
B.A., Barnard College; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University
Pulitzer Prize for fiction, PEN/Hemingway Award, New Yorker Debut of the Year award, American Academy of Arts and Letters Addison Metcalf Award, 2000 for Interpreter of Maladies

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Lahiri's hotly anticipated sophomore effort is a sweeping Indian-American epic spanning several generations in the Ganguli family across 30 years -- addressing assimilation and generational differences while painting a vivid family portrait. "A debut novel that is as assured and eloquent as the work of a longtime master of the craft," says The New York Times.

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Pulizer Prize Winner

Of Lahiri's Pulitzer Prize-winning debut, The New York Times's Michiko Kakutani raved, "[Lahiri] announces herself as a wonderfully distinctive new voice.... She chronicles her characters' lives with both objectivity and compassion while charting the emotional temperature of their lives with tactile precision. She is a writer of uncommon elegance and poise.... A precocious debut."

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