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Story-Wallah Short Fiction from South Asian Writers by Shyam Selvadurai

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Published by Mariner Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL7605831M
ISBN 100618576800
ISBN 109780618576807

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Story-Wallah gathers the finest South Asian voices in fiction for the first time in a single volume. In this book, some of the world's best fiction writers hawk their wares from different parts of the South Asian diaspora — Sri Lanka, India, the United States, Great Britain, Guyana, Malaysia, Trinidad, and Fiji — creating a virtual map of the world with their tales. Story-Wallah gathers the finest South Asian voices in fiction for the first time in a single volume.\" \"In this book, some of the world\'s best fiction writers hawk their wares from different parts of the South Asian diaspora - Sri Lanka, India, the United States, Great Britain, Guyana, Malaysia, Trinidad, Fiji - creating a virtual map of the.   Story-Wallah gathers the finest South Asian voices in fiction for the first time in a single volume. As Shyam Selvadurai writes in his introduction, "The stories jostle up against each other The effect is a marvelous cacophony that reminds me of one of those South Asian bazaars, a bargaining, carnival-like : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Writers of South Asian descent have been garnering more and more success, acclaim, and attention. Story-Wallah gathers the finest South Asian voices in fiction for the first time in a single volume..

Storywallah. likes 3 talking about this. Storywallah is a collection of Short Stories written by Kumar Ganesan that take on up close and personal with the common man's uncommon life.5/5(1). Story-Wallah: Short Fiction from South Asian Writers offers stories from such well-known writers as Salman Rushdie and Jhumpa Lahiri as well as writers not as well-known in the literary mainstream. The idea, Selvadurai explains in his introduction, is to offer the stories like the vendors common on any neighborhood street in India/5. Storywallahs , Purva Parkridge, Garudacharpalya, Mahadevapura, Bangalore - Karnataka, India +91 [email protected] Newsletter. Select your preference Business Storytelling Storytelling in Education Storytelling for parents and kids. Leave this field empty if . Story-Wallah: Short Fiction from South Asian Writers This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

A "wallah" is a hawker or merchant. In Story-Wallah! some of the world’s best fiction writers hawk their wares from different parts of the South Asian diaspora - Canada, the United States, Britain, Guyana, Trinidad, Malaysia, Tanzania, Fiji - creating a virtual map of the world with their tales. There is an eclectic quality to the way the. Story-Wallah gathers the finest South Asian voices in fiction for the first time in a single volume." "In this book, some of the world's best fiction writers hawk their wares from different parts of the South Asian diaspora - Sri Lanka, India, the United States, Great Britain, Guyana, Malaysia, Trinidad, Fiji - creating a virtual map of the. Story Wallah, edited by Shyam Selvadurai is the most comprehensive collection of south Asian diasporic writing that I have encountered. All the authors included in this anthology were either born outside the Indian subcontinent or emigrated out of there. Many of the contributors were new to me and others are old hands. The book is a collection of short fiction - short stories and excerpts from. Search Tips. Phrase Searching You can use double quotes to search for a series of words in a particular order. For example, "World war II" (with quotes) will give more precise results than World war II (without quotes). Wildcard Searching If you want to search for multiple variations of a word, you can substitute a special symbol (called a "wildcard") for one or more letters.