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French Stories – Contes Français

By on June 18, 2017

For the last two weeks, I have shared my favorite short story collections from authors who have served to inspire and energize my reading and writing experience. When it comes to short story collections, I have always been fascinated by multi-author collections because it served as a the best…


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A Quiver Full of Arrows by Jeffrey Archer

By on June 17, 2017

From the inventive title of the story collection to the diversity of the tales, A Quiver Full of Arrows is a signature masterpiece from a literary legend whose books have graced our bookshelves for over four decades. This collection is  an odyssey taking the reader from London to China,…


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The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By on June 16, 2017

At night, something would wrap itself around your neck, something that very nearly choked you before you fell asleep.
From the most-beloved and celebrated contemporary Nigerian author, comes this brilliantly woven collection of stories, that are a real and intimate portrait of the life of Nigerians of my generation.

 

 

Jola Naibi

Writer and amateur photog. I seek to inspire and inform with the words I write and share and the photos I take. I have written a book of short stories: Terra Cotta Beauty, and I am working on a lot more. Reading and writing fuel my energy. In reading, I explore this vast and diverse world, in writing, I employ my over-active imagination and address the 'what-if' questions that life often throws at us.

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