Jhumpa Lahiri, writing only in Italian, translates herself back into English

Jhumpa Lahiri's Whereabouts is her translation of her first Italian novel Dove Mi Trovo.
Jhumpa Lahiri's Whereabouts is her translation of her first Italian novel Dove Mi Trovo.PHOTOS: BLOOMSBURY

Some years ago, writer Jhumpa Lahiri - who has a Pulitzer Prize and several other accolades under her belt - decided she would no longer write in English, the language in which she had won such acclaim.

Instead, she uprooted her family and moved to Rome, where she proceeded to immerse herself wholeheartedly in Italian.

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