Episode 264: A Craft Discussion of Jhumpa Lahiri’s In Other Words with Vanessa Blakeslee!

Episode 264 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download.

In this week’s episode, I talk with Vanessa Blakeslee about Jhumpa Lahiri’s experiment in becoming an Italian writer, In Other Words.

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2 responses to “Episode 264: A Craft Discussion of Jhumpa Lahiri’s In Other Words with Vanessa Blakeslee!”

  1. Lahiri is one of my favorite writers these days. Her short stories are amazing and her novel, “The Namesake”, just wonderful.

    1. A movie that might relate to this discussion is “Italian for Beginners”. (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0243862/)

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