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Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa LahiriAKA Nilanjana Sudeshna

Born: 11-Jul-1967
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Female
Religion: Hindu
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Interpreter of Maladies

Grew up in Rhode Island.

Father: (librarian)
Mother: (teacher)
Husband: Alberto Vourvoulias (m. 2001, one son)
Son: Octavio

    University: BA English Literature, Barnard College
    University: MA English, MA Creative Writing, MA Comparative Studies, Boston University
    University: PhD Renaissance Studies, Boston University

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2000 for Interpreter of Maladies
    Guggenheim Fellowship 2002
    Bengali-Bangladesh Ancestry
    Indian Ancestry

    The Namesake (2-Sep-2006)

Author of books:
Interpreter of Maladies (1999, short story anthology)
The Namesake (2003, novel)

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