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10 Great Novels About the Immigrant Experience

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri The story is about love, respect but most of all about finding oneself. #indian #books


American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.


The Namesake- Ganguli family from their tradition-bound life in Calcutta through their fraught transformation into Americans. On the heels of their arranged wedding, Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli settle together in Cambridge, Massachusetts. their son named for a Russian writer Gogol Ganguli knows only that he suffers the burden of his heritage as well as his odd, antic name

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The Namesake (2006)

Based on "The Namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri - Such a beautiful movie. Love it!


The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri - Another great novel that I read for class. Deals with cultural identity as an Indian family tries to assimilate into American culture. Beautiful story telling by Ms. Lahiri. You should definitely add it to your "must read" list.


Left-hand Hate KO-ed by Love. We will always be inspired by the great #BillNunn. His character #RadioRaheem in Do the Right Thing' is the namesake for one of Jills pieces. Find out which one in our next post (drumroll) #restinpower

The Namesake - Steven Parlato (2013) After his father's suicide, Evan feels that his entire life has been a lie. As he comes to terms with who his father really was and why he could not save him, Evan deals with shame, confusion and compassion.