Books & Bagels Book Discussion
Join librarian Sylvia Savage for a discussion of Jhumpa Lahiri's new novel, "The Lowland," on Wednesday, November 6 at 12 noon in the Lamb Room.
Lahiri's second novel crosses generations, oceans, and the chasms that despair creates within families. Subhash and Udayan are brothers, 15 months apart, born in Calcutta in the years just before Indian independence and the country's partition. The brothers pursue vastly different lives--Udayan in rebellion-torn Calcutta, Subhash in a quiet corner of America--until a shattering tragedy compels Subhash to return to India, where he endeavors to heal family wounds.