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

February 8th, 2016

Episode 455 of 550 episodes

The Interpreter of Maladies author is a successful, Pulitzer Prize-winning English-language writer. But she found writing in Italian gave her true freedom; "Language is a very messy thing," she says.

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