These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. Here they enter the worlds of sisters and brothers, fathers and mothers, daughters and sons, friends and lovers. Rich with the signature gifts that have established Jhumpa Lahiri as one of our most essential writers, Unaccustomed Earth exquisitely renders the most intricate workings of the heart and mind.
Unaccustomed Earth debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and has remained on the list for 11 weeks and counting! It also made the USA Today, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Denver Post, San Francisco Chronicle and Book Sense bestseller lists. It continues to sell having shipped 228,000 copies as of early June. Interpreter of Maladies sold well over a million copies, and The Namesake sold 200K in cloth and 920K in paper.