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In Other Words

by Jhumpa Lahiri

Hardcover, 233 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.95 |

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Unaccustomed Earth traces her enduring love affair with the Italian language that prompted her family's move to Rome, where her efforts to master the language as a writer shaped her feelings of belonging and exile. Translated by Ann Goldstein.

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Ann Goldstein is an editor at The New Yorker. She says she tries to stick to the text when she translates. "You're not trying to write your own version of it," she says. Courtesy of Ann Goldstein hide caption

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Translator Behind Elena Ferrante Novels Says Her Job Is To Be An 'Enabler'

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Jhumpa Lahiri Finds Freedom In Italian Memoir: 'No One Expected Me To Do It'

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