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Short Stories, Laura van den berg, I hold a wolf by the ears, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, July 23: I Hold a Wolf by the Ears is deliciously unsettling

I Hold A Wolf By The Ears is acclaimed author Laura van den Berg’s latest collection of adult fairy tales laced with melancholy and spiked with dilemmas that will leave you unsettled.


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Short Stories, Pulitzer, Interpreter of maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri

Daily Recco, May 6: Jhumpa Lahiri's Pulitzer-winning debut is light but powerful

Jhumpa Lahiri's award-winning debut, Interpreter of Maladies, is a collection of stories that together deal with varied subjects including belonging, loss, identity and nostalgia.


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Fiction, Short Stories, Book Review, Folktalesoffaujpur

Folktales of Faujpur: 11 tales set in an imaginary land

The tales aren’t folktales and Faujpur does not exist.


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Saadat Hasan Manto, Short Stories, Urdu, Urdu Literature

A short history of greatest Urdu short stories ever told

[Book extract] Not until Premchand did it develop into a discrete genre and a major landmark of literary topography.


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Short Stories, Books

Sunny Leone and kerosene stove rotis in Akhil Sharma's new book

Sharma's new collection of short stories, A Life of Adventure and Delight, has characters that are the oddest of oddballs.


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Books, Relationships, Short Stories

The unbearable loneliness of the short story writer

[Book extract] There are no stories anymore to tell. The last one I did was a couple of months back when we were together.