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Jhumpa Lahiri has 6 media appearances.

A rebroadcast of a conversation with author Jhumpa Lahiri
Charlie Rose, Wednesday, December 24, 2003
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A rebroadcast of a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri about her novel (timspalding)
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Charlie Rose, Wednesday, October 29, 2003
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A conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri about her novel (timspalding)

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