Jhumpa Lahiri’s debut collection of stories, Interpreter of Maladies, was a multi-award-winning bestseller, translated into more than 30 languages.
Her first novel, The Namesake, was selected as one of the best books of the year by USA Today and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications. Her second collection, Unaccustomed Earth was winner of the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Her second novel, The Lowland was shortlisted for the 2013 Booker Prize. A recipient of Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2012.