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Welcome a New Year of Reading with THEBOOKJEANIE Celebrating our one year anniversary!
I would like to thank all of my readers for the support and encouragement that you have offered over the past year.  This has been an amazing adventure for me and I am so happy to have had you along for the ride!


Some glowing reviews to warm your wintery January
In 2000, Jhumpa Lahiri was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her first collection of short stories, Interpreter of Maladies. In subsequent years her writing has only become richer and more eloquent and her most recent novel The Lowland is bound to be nominated for numerous awards. Set in India and America, Lahiri once again draws on her knowledge of the immigrant experience, herself the child of Indian parents who lived briefly in London where she was born and then eventually settled in Rhode Island. Her novel traces the journey of Subhash and Udayan, two brothers growing up in Calcutta, so close in many ways yet ultimately so different in the paths…