In The Studio, Video In the Studio: Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri records IN OTHER WORDS

IN OTHER WORDS by Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri is unlike any audiobook you’ve heard before. In her first work of non-fiction, Lahiri explains why learning a language is a life-changing process, poetically exploring both what it means to be a writer, and why she was overcome with a relentless passion for speaking Italian. Her obsession ran so deep, she temporarily moved with her family to Rome in 2012, where she would go on to write In Altre Parole or IN OTHER WORDS—in a library! When we stopped by her recording session at the Penguin Random House Audio studios in New York, Lahiri explained, “I fell in love with a language, and twenty years later it changed my life.” Narrated in both English and the original Italian, IN OTHER WORDS is an intimate love story, offering listeners a unique opportunity to go along on Lahiri’s journey, expressed so beautifully in her own voice. Step into the studio with Jhumpa Lahiri to learn more:

Hear why Jhumpa Lahiri wrote all of IN OTHER WORDS in a library:

“In addition to exploring her remarkable love affair with Italian, Lahiri voices striking insights on writing, exile, and the transformative power of language.”—AudioFile

“Lovely and profound…The most evocative, unpretentious, astute account of a writing life I have read.”—The Washington Post

“A revelation of how a writer finds her voice…”—San Francisco Chronicle

“Affecting, engaging…An honest, self-deprecating, and very moving account of a writer searching for herself in words.”—Kirkus, starred review

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