Ninth Reading for Cycle 2012-2013

Cycle: Other Voices and Other Cultures in the Contemporary American Short Story

June reading: “Once in a Lifetime” by Jhumpa Lahiri

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“Short story about an Indian family who comes from Bombay to stay with another Indian family in Massachusetts; the daughter of the host family, Hema, gets a crush on the son, Kaushik, and he confides in her that his mother is dying of breast cancer…”.

Read it online at the New Yorker’s website.

Colloquium: Wednesday, June 12th 2013 at 14:30 h.

Previous discussion online here! Included your comments under this or next Peter Savaiano’s post about this short story.

See also:

(Short story Reviews)

http://www.inflibnet.ac.in/ojs/index.php/JLCMS/article/viewFile/1083/1103

http://engl106.blog.sbc.edu/2012/04/19/jhumpa-lahiri-once-in-a-lifetime

http://dayswork.wordpress.com/2006/05/16/jhumpa-lahiris-once-in-a-lifetime/

http://thebastardtitle.wordpress.com/2013/03/17/short-story-sunday-jhumpa-lahiris-once-in-a-lifetime/

(General Reviews)

http://nymag.com/arts/books/profiles/45571/

http://elpais.com/diario/2010/03/13/babelia/1268442735_850215.html (In Spanish)

(Bio)

http://www.randomhouse.com/kvpa/jhumpalahiri/bio.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jhumpa_Lahiri

(Interviews)

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2008/04/jhumpa-lahiri/306725

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=97418330

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