Lahiri’s first collection of short stories, The Interpreter of Maladies, won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize, the O. Henry Award, a PEN/Hemingway Award, and was named the New Yorker’s Best Debut of the Year. The Namesake, Lahiri’s first novel, was adapted into a film of the same title directed by Mira Nair. Her most recent collection of short stories, Unaccustomed Earth, has been a #1 New York Times bestseller and the recipient of the Frank O’Connor International Story Award.
The reading will begin at 7:30 in the Assembly Room at the International House (located at 1414 East 59th Street), and it will be followed by a discussion with Donna Seaman and a book signing. For more information please click here.