#1675: Jhumpa Lahiri “The Penguin Book Of Italian Short Stories” | The Book Show

August 25, 2020 00:27:26
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This week on The Book Show, Jhumpa Lahiri discusses her recently edited and published work. Lahiri fell in love with the Italian language and literature in 2012. Her new work The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories, features short works of fiction. Some works are appearing in English for the first time.

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