Author Jhumpa Lahiri, who is one of the star guests at this year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Liana Miuccio Author Jhumpa Lahiri, who is one of the star guests at this year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Liana Miuccio
Author Jhumpa Lahiri, who is one of the star guests at this year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Liana Miuccio

Author Jhumpa Lahiri on why writing in Italian is like ‘falling in love’

  • English exposed her Bengali parents’ vulnerabilities while Italian gave her ‘a real and new sense of quiet’
  • The Pulitzer-winning writer is one of the star guests at this year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival

Topic |   Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Author Jhumpa Lahiri, who is one of the star guests at this year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Liana Miuccio Author Jhumpa Lahiri, who is one of the star guests at this year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Liana Miuccio
Author Jhumpa Lahiri, who is one of the star guests at this year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Liana Miuccio
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