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Tropical Fish. Tales from Entebbe by Doreen Baingana

By on June 14, 2017

It has been years since I read Doreen Baingana’s Tropical Fish, but as I reflected on the collections to add to these days, I remembered vividly how much I…


Malgudi Days by R.K. Narayan

By on June 13, 2017

R.K. Narayan (1906-2001) is one of the most widely read and well know authors of Indian descent writing in English. A lot of his fiction is set in the…


Foreign Soil and Other Stories by Maxine Beneba Clarke

By on June 12, 2017

West-Indian, Australian is not a combination that I have come across often, and it was that interesting heritage that drew me to Maxine Beneba Clark’s writing earlier this year….


Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger

By on June 11, 2017

J.D. Salinger (1919 – 2010) is perhaps best known for his seminal work, The Catcher in the Rye, but he started out his writing career writing short stories during…


The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

By on June 10, 2017

This collection will always have a special place in my heart. I remember coming away from reading it with a strong albeit renewed desire to share my short stories…