Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Jhumpa Lahiri discusses 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.

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Jhumpa writes about the path to translating Ties in this Literary Hub article.

Jhumpa writes about teaching herself Italian in this New Yorker article.