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Jhumpa Lahiri: ‘American? Indian? I don’t know what these words mean. I’m asked where I am from. I’m from nowhere, I always was, but now I am happy knowing it.’ Photograph: Frank Miller

It all looks so easy: winning a Pulitzer Prize with her first book, a collection of short stories; then her debut novel is made into a movie, while he(...)

Captivated by an idea: dancers tap out the ‘Heartbeat of Home’. Photograph: Jim Byrne

In a dark studio on a sunny day, the composer Brian Byrne and a couple of engineers are working on a recording. They’ve had some late nights. They’re (...)

The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri
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  • August 31, 2013, 01:00

It seems so simple and so tried and tested: two brothers, a little over a year between them, growing up in a Calcutta suburb in upheaval after Indian (...)

Franz Forever

It doesn’t matter what your age, or how big an international rock star you are: there’s nothing quite like going home to your mum’s for a cuppa. It’s (...)

 Colum McCann, author of TransAtlantic. Photograph: Alan Betson

One of Britain’s most consistently original novelists, Jim Crace, emerged on the publication of his “final” novel, Harvest, last spring as an early fa(...)

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