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Release Date: 09/13/2013

The Seattle Public Library presents an evening with Jhumpa Lahiri Oct. 10 at Town Hall

Jhumpa Lahiri

The Seattle Public Library presents a conversation between University of Washington English Professor Chandan Reddy and author Jhumpa Lahiri about her new novel, "The Lowland," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at Town Hall, 1119 Eight Ave.


Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Seats are available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Doors will open at 6 p.m.


Parking is available in adjacent pay lots. Discounted parking is available at the main Convention Center garage, two blocks north of Town Hall, with voucher obtained from Town Hall staff.


Set in India and the U.S. and spanning four decades, "The Lowland" explores the price of idealism and love that can outlast death.

Lahiri is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Interpreter of Maladies," "Unaccustomed Earth," and "The Namesake," which was the featured book of the Library's 2007 Seattle Reads.


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times. It is presented in partnership with The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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