The Lowland

By Jhumpa Lahiri
(Vintage Books, Paperback, 9780307278265, 415pp.)

Publication Date: June 17, 2014

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A "New York Times Book Review "Notable Book - A "Time "Top Fiction Book - An NPR "Great Read" - A "Chicago Tribune "Best Book - A "USA Today" Best Book - A "People "magazine Top 10 Book - A Barnes and Noble Best New Book - A "Good Reads" Best Book - A "Kirkus "Best Fiction Book - A "Slate "Favorite Book - A "Christian Science Monitor" Best Fiction Book - An Apple Top 10 Book
National Book Award Finalist and shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize
"The Lowland" is an engrossing family saga steeped in history: the story of two very different brothers bound by tragedy, a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past, a country torn apart by revolution, and a love that endures long past death. Moving from the 1960s to the present, and from India to America and across generations, this dazzling novel is Jhumpa Lahiri at the height of her considerable powers.




About the Author
JHUMPA LAHIRI was born in London and raised in Rhode Island. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and author of several books. Her debut collection of stories, "Interpreter of Maladies", was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the PEN/Hemingway Award and "The New Yorker" Debut of the Year. Her novel "The Namesake" was a "New York Times" Notable Book, a "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize finalist and was selected as one of the best books of the year by "USA Today" and "Entertainment Weekly", among other publications. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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