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Book Talk: Whereabouts – A Novel

Jhumpa Lahiri, Creative Writing; Alessandro Giammei, Bryn Mawr

May 3, 2021 · 6:00 pm EDT · Livestream

Labyrinth Books; Princeton Public Library; Humanities Council;

Jhumpa Lahiri is in conversation scholar and translator Alessandro Giammei about Lahiri’s latest book.

Open to the public. Tickets are $28. The price covers a signed copy of Whereabouts and ship charge to locations in the Continental U.S. Part of the proceeds will support the Princeton Public Library. Register here

Exuberance and dread, attachment and estrangement: in this novel, Jhumpa Lahiri stretches her themes to the limit. The woman at the center wavers between stasis and movement, between the need to belong and the refusal to form lasting ties.

This is the first novel Lahiri has both written in Italian and translated into English

This event is cosponsored by The Princeton Public Library, and Princeton University’s Humanities Council, Lewis Center for the Arts, and Department of French & Italian.

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