Articles tagged jhumpa lahiri

Living Outside of Language With Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘In Other Words’

Lahiri's sense of alienation informs all of her writing and makes In Other Words, an achingly lonely, interior work.

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Love Marriage by V. V. Ganeshananthan

At the intersection of works on nationalism, cultural identity, and Sri Lankan history, stands this humble book -- part family history, part war memoir.

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Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

Lahiri often confuses size with scope, hoping that by making her stories long they will achieve some sort of literary heft.

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Unbridled with Life: Interview with Mira Nair

With The Namesake, based on Jhumpa Lahiri's popular novel, Mira Nair has found an ideal subject -- a family full of complex characters who spend their lives traversing traditions and expectations.

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12 Mar 2007 // 3:00 AM

The Namesake (2006)

Attentive to surfaces as well as nuances, Mira Nair's adaptation of Jhumpa Lahiri's novel, The Namesake, is about legacies and responsibilities, ambitions and dislocations.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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