JHUMPA LAHIRI - A Short Biographical Sketch

Jhumpa Lahiri

Born: July 11, 1967 (age 48), London, United Kingdom
Family Hailed From: West Bengal, India
Father: Amar Lahiri, a librarian at the University of Rhode Island
Spouse: Alberto Vourvoulias (m. 2001)
Movies and TV shows: The Namesake, MTVU Stand In
Awards:
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
2000 · Interpreter of Maladies

Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award
2000 · Interpreter of Maladies

O. Henry Award
Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
2002

New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
2008 · Unaccustomed Earth
Children: Noor Lahiri Vourvoulias, Octavio Vourvoulias
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