A little while ago my summer intern dropped by to say Hi (she was on Thanksgiving break), and mentioned something interesting — Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake is being made into a movie by Mira Nair.
Nair, of course, is the amazing director behind Salaam Bombay and Monsoon Wedding (among others). And The Namesake is a fascinating and engaging book I listened to via Audible a few months ago, before going to India.
Some googling confirms the rumor:
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