Jhumpa Lahiri Turns to Translation

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Author Jhumpa Lahiri in Brooklyn

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Jhumpa Lahiri joins us to discuss her translation of Ties, a new novel by bestselling Italian novelist and screenwriter Domenico Starnone, winner of Italy's most prestigious literary award, The Strega. "Ties" tells the story of Vanda and Aldo's strained marriage, when Aldo decides to leave Vanda and their children for a younger woman.

On March 10th at 6pm Lahiri will take part in a reading and conversation with Domenico Starnone and Mark Reynolds, the editor-in-chief of Europa Editions. The event will be held at Labyrinth Books in Princeton, NJ on 122 Nassau St. For more information, click here