Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘Lowland’ shortlisted for Baileys prize

Jhumpa Lahiri who got pulitzer prize for her debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies and her other novel, The Namesake, was adapted into a film of same name is in news again as her story "Lowland" on a young man’s tryst with the Naxalite movement in Kolkata has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2014 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction which was earlier known as the Orange prize.This prize is UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman.

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