Jhumpa Lahiri

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Giving good gimmick

To sustain a literary magazine over decades it pays to have a gimmick.
Granta at 30
By WILLIAM CORBETT  |  June 12, 2009

More different than alike

In 1935, Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) as part of the New Deal’s Works Projects Administration (WPA).
Searching for national identity in State By State: A Panoramic Portrait of America
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 24, 2008


Jhumpa Lahiri won a Pulitzer Prize with her first collection of short stories, Interpreter of Maladies .
Jhumpa Lahiri tends her garden
By ED SIEGEL  |  April 22, 2008

Temporary darkness

In this world of competing energies and lights, we can forget that the most rewarding things are the simplest.
Bramhall square
By CAITLIN SHETTERLY  |  April 25, 2007

The Namesake

Many local fans of Jhumpa Lahiri’s novel The Namesake especially enjoyed the details of its Cambridge setting.
No such luck
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 15, 2007

Spring loaded

It’s spring, and Hollywood has to get the kinks out of its system before it can focus on the business at hand: the sequels of summer.
Working out the kinks
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 12, 2007


Fractured fairy tales

Times are tough when the Dream Factory has a better grip on what’s going on than the people in Washington.
Fantasy and reality compete for the box office in 2007
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 28, 2006

Tales of the times

Here, listed alphabetically by author, are 10 of the best fiction and poetry books the Phoenix wrote about in 2006.
A year in fiction
By JON GARELICK  |  December 20, 2006

High on life

Contemporary Indian literature has been making a home in the United States for a while now thanks to Salman Rushdie, Vikram Seth, and Arundhati Roy, among others.
Upamanyu Chatterjee’s American debut
By JULIA HANNA  |  April 20, 2006