Review of “The Lowland.”

My review of “The Lowland” by Jhumpa Lahiri is now available online. A sampling: Michiko Kakutani has said that Lahiri’s stories have “the hushed intimacy of chamber music,” but sometimes “The Lowland” is too quiet to hear the characters, and sometimes Lahiri’s symbolism — such as the frequent reference to the lowland of the title […]