Book Talk: “The Lowland” by Jhumpa Lahiri
Books / Culture / Writing

Book Talk: “The Lowland” by Jhumpa Lahiri

I’ve been a fan of Jhumpa Lahiri since devouring her rich collection of short stories, Interpreter of Maladies (1999) which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction award in 2000 and then her first novel, The Namesake (2003), which was adapted as a (subpar) Hollywood movie. Jhumpa Lahiri even visited my college for a reading and book signing where I nervously … Continue reading

Oyster App Places the Literary World at Your Fingertips
Books / design / technology

Oyster App Places the Literary World at Your Fingertips

“the world’s mine oyster” So goes the famous quote from Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor and now a defining namesake in the literary world with the release of a new e-book sharing app, Oyster. Unofficially dubbed the Netflix for e-books, Oyster allows subscribed users unlimited access to a virtual library of over 100,000 (and growing) … Continue reading