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The Namesake

The Namesake

by Jhumpa Lahiri

That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.


Barnes, Trevor. Hinduism and Other Eastern Religions: Worship, Festivals, and Ceremonies From Around the World. Boston: Kingfisher, 2005.

Glassie, John. "The Way We Live Now." The New York Times Magazine, 7 Sept. 2003.

Lahiri, Jhumpa. The Namesake. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2003.


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