These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. Here they enter the worlds of sisters and brothers, fathers and mothers, daughters and sons, friends and lovers. Rich with the signature gifts that have established Jhumpa Lahiri as one of our most essential writers, Unaccustomed Earth exquisitely renders the most intricate workings of the heart and mind.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - abergsman - LibraryThing
Part Two, Hema and Kaushik is the gem of this short story collection. Whereas the first five stories are independent of each other, the last three are intimately connected, both beautiful and tragic. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - quaintlittlehead - LibraryThing
This book of short stories (and one novella) is a breath of fresh air. It tells the tales of a number of (mostly) Bengali immigrants to the United States, but the heritage that binds them is far less ... Read full review