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If you liked The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, try Out of India, or other novels and stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.  Jhabvala is also a gifted screenwriter, known for her work with Merchant Ivory. 

Jhabvala’s many honors include: the Booker Prize for the novel Heat and Dust, a BAFTA award for the Merchant Ivory adaptation of the novel, an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for A Room With a View, and an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Howards End.

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If you liked Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, try this fantasy collection that springs from the same set.  Some of the main characters join us here, and you’ll recognize the framework of several stories from the footnotes of JS&MN.   – R. Kutler

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