Tag Archives: short stories

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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It’s a Wonderful Town

The New York Stories by John O’Hara is a newly published collection of short stories written by one of the most prolific short story writers in America.  As can be gleaned from the book’s title, the stories were originally published in The … Continue reading

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Feels Like Home

Peter Orner has done it again.  I just read his latest collection of short stories entitled Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge and loved it! His previous book Love and Shame and Love, is one of my favorites. This book helped resurrect … Continue reading

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