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How Jhumpa Lahiri's 'Naxal novel' made me relate to a 51-year-old movement

Many would rate Mahasweta Devi’s searing 'Hajar Churashir Maa' and Neel Mukherjee’s 'The Lives of Others' higher. But 'The Lowland' made me believe stories I'd heard in my childhood and tales of the Naxalbari uprising.

Jhumpa Lahiri awarded National Humanities Medal by Barack Obama

Indian-American Lahiri was presented with the medal yesterday in the East Room of the White House in the presence of luminaries from the field of arts and humanities.


Acclaimed author Jhumpa Lahiri to be conferred top US award

Jhumpa Lahiri has been selected for the prestigious 2014 National Humanities Medal

Jhumpa Lahiri's novel among Barack Obama's summer reading list

Barack Obama is currently on a summer vacation along with his family in Martha's Vineyard - an island in Massachusetts.

Jhumpa Lahiri wins $50K top prize at Jaipur Litfest

Lahiri, 47, who could not be present at the ceremony, appeared over Skype to thank the judges.

Jhumpa Lahiri in shortlist for DSC Prize

Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri is one of five frontrunners for next year's DSC Prize.


Interpreter of Maladies' silver screen version to be screened at NFDC's Film Bazaar

Amitav Kaul’s adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning Interpreter of Maladies is one of the 32 projects at the NFDC Film Bazaar this year.

So,How Did You Read This Year?

How to organise your reading experience over the year

Eleanor Catton,28,becomes youngest to win Man Booker

Catton's 'The Luminaries',for which she won,is a murder mystery set during the Victorian goldrush.

Jhumpa Lahiri loses out in Booker race to Eleanor Catton

28-year-old New Zealander became the youngest writer to win the prestigious award.

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Top Frames: Flood in Japan, Obama honours Jhumpa Lahiri, BA fire in Vegas

Japan evacuated about 100,000 people from their homes, after rare torrential rains unleashed floods; President Barack Obama awards the 2014 National Humanities Medal to Jhumpa Lahiri; An engine on the British Airways plane caught fire before takeoff.