Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Interpreter of Maladies is a 2000 collection of nine short stories by Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. It was also chosen as The New Yorker's Best Debut of the Year. The stories are about the lives of Indians and Indian Americans who are caught between the culture they have inherited and the "New World" they now find themselves in.

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The 993rd greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 39th on The New Classics - 100 Best Reads from 1983 to 2008 (Entertainment Weekly)
  2. - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)
  3. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))
  4. - The 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years (Parade Magazine)

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