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The Namesake

The Namesake

by Jhumpa Lahiri

That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.

Works Cited

Excerpts from THE NAMESAKE by Jhumpa Lahiri. Copyright 2003 by Jhumpa Lahiri. Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Chotiner, Isaac. "Interviews: Jhumpa Lahiri." The Atlantic, April 2008.

Glassie, John. "The Way We Live Now." The New York Times Magazine, 7 Sept. 2003.

Grossman, Lev. "Jhumpa Lahiri: The Quiet Laureate." Time, 8 May 2008.

Howlander, Purnita. "A Melting Pot Within a Melting Pot." Hinduism Today, Jan.-March 2010.

Lahiri, Jhumpa. "Symposium: The Hum Inside the Skull, Revisited." The New York Times, 16 Jan. 2005.

Works Consulted

Wadha, Vivek. "Are Indians the Model Immigrants?" Businessweek, 13 Sept. 2006.


Writer: Catherine Brown

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