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


“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)

(General Reviews) (In Spanish)



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One Response to Ninth Reading for Cycle 2012-2013

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