Here's an interesting article and video about Jhumpa Lahiri from the New Yorker. I've always liked that she thinks of each new project as an experiment that may succeed or fail. In this video, I like that she says it's natural for some ideas to burn out.
Lahiri also has this nice article that I read a while back on her father and pulao.
By the by, yesterday I went to a fantastic concert at the Disney Concert Hall featuring Emanuel Ax and Anne Sofie von Otter. They performed about ten short Brahm's pieces, and it was a perfect evening.
What's Peanut eating? Carrots and kibble.