Short Stories

Twisted Tales and Turns by Smita Das Jain

With its unique blend of genres and thought-provoking plots, "Twisted Tales and Turns" offers a compelling and unforgettable reading experience that will keep audiences engaged from the first page to the last.

The Jitters Behind the Glitters by Megha Bhatia

"The Jitters Behind the Glitters" by Megha Bhatia is a captivating journey through the kaleidoscope of Indian weddings, a journey that peels back the layers of extravagance to reveal the tender threads of human emotion that weave the true narrative.

The Runaway Kid by Jayanta Ray

Jayanta Ray's The Runaway Kid is a brilliant example of social realism literature. It presents a vivid picture of the socio-economic and political landscape of the time and offers a scathing critique of the apathetic attitude of those in power.

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Yellow Wallpaper book is a novella written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman in the late nineteenth century. The book's plot is based on the author's biography. More precisely, it's an introspection of the author, a description of her feelings during her post-partum depression.
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Wake Up the Night by Kenneth Silver

The short stories in Wake Up the Night by Kenneth Silver are calm and thoughtful, yet they deal with heavy topics like human nature and its violent tendencies.

Forgotten Tales: Stories from the Kashmir Valley by Sana Altaf

Forgotten Tales is an engrossing debut collection of short stories that is set in the Kashmir Valley in India and explores what it means to be Kashmiri as well as what it means to live, to survive, and to persevere after experiencing tragedy.

Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

My impressions of the book varied over the course of reading it. Of the four parts, I found the first part the least engaging and the central character rather bland. Especially the beginning, where too many characters were introduced, building of the backdrop simultaneously and establishing relationships between the characters, made it a little exhausting and confusing to read.

Bandilanka’s Forgotten Lives by Kamakshi Pappu Murti

These stories are rich with character, plot, and introspection, and they definitely leave you marvelling. Each story captures the hunger of the human soul. It is the magic of written words which unpacks the longings and frustrations of each character that makes each tale heart-searing.
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A Pinch of HOPE in a Bowl of LIFE by Veena Sethuraman

Veena Sethuraman's 'A Pinch Of Hope In A Bowl Of Life' comprises five short stories representing a variety of themes such as mental health, love, friendship, women empowerment, queer love, marriage and domestic violence.

An Indian Farrago: Stories and Poems by Mohit Khare

Title: An Indian Farrago: Stories and PoemsAuthor: Mohit KharePublisher: Leadstart publishingGenre: Short Stories, PoetryFirst Publication: 2021Language: English  Book Summary: An Indian Farrago: Stories and Poems by Mohit Khare A...

The Fine Print and other Yarns by Dinesh Verma

Title: The Fine Print and other Yarns: Stories of Indian Expatriates in ParisAuthor: Dinesh VermaPublisher: Createspace Independent PubGenre: Short Stories, Literary fictionFirst Publication: 2017Language: English  Book...

Reflection by Adam Ostaszewski

In Reflection by Adam Ostaszewski, you'll discover stories that take you to Mars and a planet with humans and aliens living together. A story describes Europe during the outbreak of an epidemic, with an all-powerful European Security Service keeping it at peace.
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