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short stories

Masculine Feminine

Gillian Wright

An investigation of how modern male writers depict women in short stories

This Is Us

Anjum Hasan’s short stories are to be savoured for their quiet sophistication and power

Liminal State

A people caught between war and peace

Language Outreach

Urdu claims its rightful place as a voice of the people

Ruskin Bond: The Solitary Reaper

Ruskin Bond relives his journey from the isolation of childhood to the home he found in the hills

Ashokamitran (1931-2017): A Precise Storyteller

Truth is not stranger than fiction in the world of Ashokamitran (1931-2017)

Greater Yesterday

The open borders of Bengali literature come alive in this collection of short stories

Love in the Time of Decay

In each of these stories, unlovely descriptions of ageing bodies become an acceptance of mortality

The Carburettor

Rajesh Parameswaran talks about his reluctance to talk about his writing—and the lasting lessons of failing quickly with short stories

Grand Ambition with a Few Jarring Notes

Ranbir Singh Sidhu’s short stories are often pedestrian and spectacular at the same time

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