PEN Atlas: Jhumpa Lahiri on expressing oneself in another language

An extract from In Other Words (Bloomsbury), the latest title from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri – an autobiographical work of non-fiction written in Italian, in which she explores the process of learning to express oneself in a new language.

Read this week’s PEN Atlas in English translation

Read this week’s PEN Atlas in the original Italian

Find out more about In Other Words here.

International Translation Day is the biggest annual event for the translation community. This year’s vibrant day-long programme includes seminars on women writers in translation, multilingualism, the state of translation in higher education, alternative routes to publication and translating for the stage. Find out more and buy tickets here.

Ann Goldstein is visiting the UK in October for a series of events discussing her translation of Elena Ferrante. Ann will appear in Dublin on 11 October, in Leeds on 13 October, in London on 14 October and in Cheltenham on 15 October.

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