Review of The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri


Check out this review of The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri, from the Insane Owl blog.

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Review of The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri
Reviewed by Fiza Pathan

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This nonfiction piece was the very first book that I read, penned by Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri. I discovered the book in one of my favourite bookshops, tucked away between other good classic works, and I bought it immediately.

The Clothing of Books may be only seventy-one pages long, but the author Jhumpa Lahiri opened my mind to the importance of a book cover, where a writer as well as a publisher is concerned. Have you ever been disappointed by a book with a really good cover? If you are a writer, have you ever been disappointed by the cover of your own book chosen by the publisher? Have you ever felt that the cover of your book misrepresents the matter of your story? If you have felt anyone of these emotions, and if you…

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