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100 Years of the Best American Short Stories

By on June 24, 2017

Short stories are about trouble in mind. A bit of blues. Songs and cries that reveal the range and ways of human character. The secret ordinary and the ordinary…

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Flying Lessons & Other Stories

By on June 23, 2017

We Need Diverse Books is a U.S.-based non-profit organization which was created to celebrate and promote the diversity of the literary offerings for the younger generation. In keeping with…

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Africa 39

By on June 22, 2017

This is a collection with a rich African pedigree – edited by Zimbabwean literary critic – Ellah Allfrey with an introduction from another Grandfather of African Literature, Wole Soyinka….

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The 2003 O. Henry Prize Stories

By on June 22, 2017

Much like Monday’s feature from the Caine Prize, this collection features stories submitted for the O. Henry prize – one of the most prestigious awards for short fiction in…

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The Anchor Book of Modern African Stories

By on June 20, 2017

Four things attracted me to this short story collection. First,  the cover which is a tapestry of the essence of the unique sense of style of my African brothers and…