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Thursday 8 January 2009

Jhumpa Lahiri among the top 10 sex symbols for the "Thinking Man"

January 8, 2009

by Suzan Abrams

I am 2 days late with this news.

USA: The beautiful award-winning Indian writer,
Jhumpa Lahiri, who published 3 international bestsellers called Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake and Unaccustomed Earth with a view to literary fiction and who won the Pulitzer Prize for the first one, has been voted as one of the top 10 sex symbols for today's thinking man. Lahiri has been revered for her "hypnotic eyes" while novelist Zadie Smith has received an honourable mention.

Here is the full list prepared by the popular website
The Daily Beast, run by former New Yorker journalist Tina Brown:

No.10: Jennifer Granholm, governor of Michigan.
No.9: Samantha Power, Irish American journalist, author and academic
No.8: Jhumpa Lahiri
No.7: M.I.A., stage name of
Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam, British song writer and artist of Tamil descent
No.6: Meredith Vieira, American journalist and TV celebrity
No.5: Lisa Ling, American TV journalist
No.4: Katie Couric, American TV journalist
No.3: Sarah Silverman, American singer, actor, comedian, writer
No.2: Tina Fey, American TV actor, producer
No.1: Ana Ivanovic and Zadie Smith (Honorable Mention)

Captions: Jhumpa Lahiri in an official publisher's photo above & below, the Hounslow-born Mathangi Arulpragasam.

Credit: Photo of Mathangi Arulpragasam, courtesy of TamilNation.

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