Interpreter of Maladies
by Jhumpa Lahiri
Hardcover- $30.00

Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories ...

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  "We LOVED this book!" by ReadingAddict (see profile) 01/28/09

I recapped it on our blog here: http://storiedellesorelle.blogspot.com/2009/01/recap-interpreter-of-maladies.html

 
  "Great short stories with interesting characters and storylines." by sashaeliz (see profile) 03/21/09

Each story was unique as well as the characters that they portrayed. They give a spotlight to the Indian culture without it becoming the central point of each of the stories. The author introduces each characters "malady" without judgement and offers the reader a chance to experience their struggles and emotions just ever so briefly as to deliver a concise and powerful snapshot into their lives. Very good read.

 
  "Interpreter of Maladies" by monie (see profile) 09/01/09

This collection of short stories reveals the characters true natures with brutal honesty and explores universal themes such as loneliness and isolation. A beautiful collection of stories.

 
  "Interpreter of Maladies" by ebburtis (see profile) 10/04/10

We read this book on the tails of reading Unaccustomed Earth. Most readers liked Unaccustomed Earth better, but still thought this was thought provoking. We like how she weaves the cultural issues into the story without being overbearing about it.

 
  "A nice collection of short stories" by knitmarisa (see profile) 10/23/13

This was closer to a 3.5 for our group. We thought the author had beautiful character development and some of the stories were very interesting. However, we felt that some of the stories were a bit "cut off".

 
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