Conversations with Tyler

Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between. New conversations every other Wednesday. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

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17 - Jhumpa Lahiri on Writing, Translation, and Crossing Between Cultures


Author, teacher, and translator Jhumpa Lahiri joins Tyler for a conversation on identity, Rhode Island, writing as problem solving, reading across languages, the badness of book covers, Elena Ferrante, Bengali culture, the magic of Calcutta, Italian authors, Indian classical music, architectural influences, and much more. Want to win a signed copy of Tyler's upcoming book *The Complacent Class*? Just rate and review us on iTunes and visit https://www.mercatus.org/contest?utm_source=Podcast&utm_medium=contest&utm_campaign=CWT Transcript and links: https://medium.com/conversations-with-tyler/jhumpa-lahiri-books-novels-in-other-words-6271de0ac8d9 Follow us on social: FB: www.facebook.com/cowenconvos Twitter: twitter.com/cowenconvos


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