I’ve always been searching to arrive at a certain voice that will probably elude me forever.
In 1999, Lahiri won a Pulitzer Prize for her very first book, Interpreter of Maladies. Her 2003 novel, Namesake, was turned into a movie, and she went on to publish Unaccustomed Earth and The Lowland.
But Lahiri wasn’t satisfied, so she tried something new — very new: She wrote her new memoir, In Other Words, in Italian.
Jhumpa Lahiri Finds Freedom In Italian Memoir: ‘No One Expected Me To Do It’