Tag Archives: short stories

Being Alive

Maggie Brown and Others by Peter Orner is the recently published collection of short stories by one of my favorite authors. I’ve been a fan of Orner’s work for some years and can honestly say, he just keeps getting better. … Continue reading

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Things We Cannot Change

The Sacrifice by Indrajit Garai is a collection of fictional short stories which I read in exchange for an honest review. The three stories in the novel introduce the reader to people who find themselves in exceptionally difficult circumstances. The … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Sexes

Paris for One by Jojo Moyes is a delightful collection of short stories. Short story collections rarely hold my interest, but the ones contained in this novel found me wishing for more. Jojo is another of my favorite contemporary writers. … Continue reading

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Humming a New Tune

Nocturnes: Five stories of music and nightfall by Kazuo Ishiguro is a collection of music themed short stories. As a Ishiguro fan and music lover, this novel aroused my curiosity. I ended-up being surprised because it seemed so different from … Continue reading

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Adam’s Rib

Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami is an intriguing short story collection. Translated from the original Japanese, the stories are deep and emotional. As a female reader, I am often clueless perhaps of male thought processes. These stories were enlightening. … Continue reading

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Hidden Truths

What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Leslie Nneka Arimah is a short story collection by an author who is originally from the UK and lived in Nigeria Her unique stories are harsh and told in … Continue reading

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Short Story

The Last Word by Graham Greene provided me with good company in between naps during my recent bought with the flu. Last week I watched a movie on TCM which originated in one of Greene’s short stories and decided it … Continue reading

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