The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories

Penguin Classics

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Program 8 November 2020: Jhumpa Lahiri: I Belong to Italian

- Size: 20 (L) x 13 (W) cm 

- Binding: softcover, 494 pages

- Language: English

- Author: Jhumpa Lahiri

- Publisher: Penguin Classics, 2020

Jhumpa Lahiri's landmark collection brings together forty writers that reflect over a hundred years of Italy's vibrant and diverse short story tradition, including well known authors such as Italo Calvino, Elsa Morante and Luigi Pirandello, alongside many captivating rediscoveries.

Poets, journalists, visual artists, musicians, editors, critics, teachers, scientists, politicians, translators: the writers that inhabit these pages represent a dynamic cross section of Italian society.

'An enticing collection . . . the tales are by turns startling, moving, intriguing and provocative' The Times Literary Supplement