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10 Great Novels About the Immigrant Experience

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri The story is about love, respect but most of all about finding oneself. #indian #books

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The Namesake: Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies established this young writer as one the most brilliant of her generation. Her stories are one of the very few debut works -- and only a handful of collections -- to have won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Among the many other awards and honors it received were the New Yorker Debut of the Year award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the ...

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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri: Two generations of Bengali immigrants struggle to find fulfillment in a new homeland. Parents face the challenge of connecting to a new life far from Calcutta; children search for ways to weave Indian meaning into American success. Delicately written, with a tinge of melancholy and poignancy for the losses we all suffer - Amy Henry, aka Amy Cabernet Quilts.

Snape really wouldn't have been appreciative of having a Potter named after him. Snape loved Lily, but he hated Harry, James, and just about everyone else.

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Striding Edge, Helvellyn - a favourite walk in the Lake District with great views and a touch of excitement!

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Book Review: "The Namesake" - by Jhumpa Lahiri

An Interview with Jhumpa Lahiri, the author of The Namesake and Interpreter of Maladies

The Namesake - Steven Parlato (2013) After his father's suicide, Evan feels that his entire life has been a lie. As he comes to terms with who his father really was and why he could not save him, Evan deals with shame, confusion and compassion.