Walk down the alleyway that scares you, intrigues you, and one from which you don’t know if you will return. Continue reading “Fast Fiction, Lingering Worlds”
Worried that your book club isn’t going to know where to start discussing the book?
Recently we discussed Lahari’s Unaccustomed Earth, a book of short stories. Each story had it’s own depth and themes, and they were tied together as well. We also had a new member in the group. Using an online book club guide I typed out some questions and put them in a tiny jeweled box from India.
Being short on time doesn’t mean you will be short on quality with these amazing collections. War, relationships, family, immigration, memory, travel, and more.
Phil Klay’s” Redeployment “takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned. Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in these stories struggle to make meaning out of chaos. Continue reading “Short Story Collections”