Posts tagged "Short Stories"
Book Review: 'The Other Side' by Faraaz Kazi and Vivek Banerjee

Book Review: ‘The Other Side’ by Faraaz Kazi and Vivek Banerjee

Format: Paperback Language: English Publisher: Mahaveer Publishers ISBN: 9789350880760 Pages: 320 Price: INR 150 Everyone loves a good horror story, especially our two authors, Faraaz Kazi and Vivek Banerjee. As an idea borne out of a trekking trip, the two decide to write a book of short stories, in the genre of horror. And the...
Book Review: ‘Selected Short Stories’ by Saadat Hasan Manto

Book Review: ‘Selected Short Stories’ by Saadat Hasan Manto

Language: English Format: Paper back ISBN: 0143102184 Pages: 309 Price: 295 INR “If you find my stories dirty, the society you are living in is dirty. With my stories, I only expose the truth” Reflecting the most basic form of all human urges and wants, Saadat Hasan Manto was the first author in Urdu literature who...
Book Review: 'Crowded Rooms' by Prem Nath

Book Review: ‘Crowded Rooms’ by Prem Nath

Language: English Format: Paperback ISBN: 9780143068303 Pages: 165 Price: 199 INR ‘Crowded Rooms‘ is an anthology of nine short stories by upcoming Indian author Prem Nath. ‘Crowded Rooms‘, as the name suggests, looks at the minute aspects of urban lives. The stories are essentially urban, served efficiently with immense creativity and imagination of the author. Prem...
Book Review: 'After the Quake' by Haruki Murakami

Book Review: ‘After the Quake’ by Haruki Murakami

“Strange and mysterious things, though, are not they — earthquakes?” the driver says. “We take it for granted that the earth beneath our feet is solid and stationary. But suddenly one day we see that it is not true. The earth, the boulders, that are supposed to be so solid, all of a sudden turn...
Book Review: 'The Interpreter of Maladies' by Jhumpa Lahiri

Book Review: ‘The Interpreter of Maladies’ by Jhumpa Lahiri

Language: English Format : Paperback ISBN: 9780395927205 Pages: 208 Price: 224 Of ordinary people who just happen to be Indians caught in the throes of immigration pangs, of trying to be two different identities at once and justifying both, fighting usual battles in their own unique ways – Lahiri’s debut short story collection is a...
Book Review: 'Skid Marks of Logic' by Divya Diana Dias

Book Review: ‘Skid Marks of Logic’ by Divya Diana Dias

Language: English Format: Paperback ISBN: 9789381576670 Pages: 208 Price: 175.0 Reading is as much a physical exercise as any other form you might prefer, but only if the author plays his, or in this case, her cards right. Wordsworth, through his poem Daffodils, takes over your mind completely and almost transports you into that field,...
Book Review: 'In the name of Luuuv' by Chandra Mehendrou

Book Review: ‘In the name of Luuuv’ by Chandra Mehendrou

Format: Paperback Language: English ISBN: 9788192144900 Pages: 267 Price: Rs. 185 In the name of Luuv by Chandra Mehendrou is a collection of five short stories all of them sharing a common theme: soul mates.
Book Review: 'Cracked Pots' by Suresh Kumar

Book Review: ‘Cracked Pots’ by Suresh Kumar

Language: English Format: Paperback ISBN: 9789381205938 Pages: 151 Price: 225.0 I remember the time when my grandma used to narrate bedtime stories to me. Although we can’t have our grandma with us anymore, especially when we are studying in a distant city, we have authors who can narrate an equally good story, if not better....