#365Stories

Short stories! We love short stories so much that we have a dedicated section for them. Here you can find the reviews for these stories. Go on, dig in!

2018

| February | January |

February

Rajendra Awasthi—Like a Pigeon

Aesop—The Hare and the Tortoise

Japanese fairytales—Urashima

Anand Neelakantan—Ravana’s Sister (Meenakshi)

Toni Morrison—Sweetness

Maryse Meijer—Rag

Salam Bin Razzaq, translated from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon—A Sheet

Kamala Das—Sanatan Choudhuri’s Wife

Ambai translated from Tamil by Lakshmi Holmstom—Kailasam

Ginu Kamani—The Cure

Manjula Padmanabhan—Three Virgins

Saadat Hasan Manto translated from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon—‘Bu’ or ‘Smell’

Nirmal Verma, translated from Hindi by Jai Ratan—Under Cover of Darkness

Venita Blackburn—Black Jesus

Gonçalo M. Tavares, Translated from the Portuguese by Francisco Vilhena—The Headless Woman

Ismat Chugtai, translated from Urdu by M Asaduddin and Muhammad Umar Memon respectively—Lihaaf, and Of Fists and Rubs

Yashpal, translated from Hindi by Keshav Malik—Enlightenment

Guy De Maupassant—The Necklace

Amos Oz Translated, from the Hebrew, by Maggie Goldberg Bar-Tura —My Curls Have Blown All the Way to China

Dorthe Nors Translated from the Danish by Misha Hoekstra—The Freezer Chest

Veronique Bizot Translated from French by Youna Kwak—The Hotel

Preeti De Sarkar—Puerile Delusion

Shruthi EN—Hope Hidden in Hibiscus

Emma Cline—Northeast Regional

January

Lauren Groff—Flower Hunters

Asad Muhammad Khan, translated from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon—Ma’I Dada- The Man With Three Names

Helen Garner—A Happy Story

Zadie Smith—Escape from New York

Khalida Asghar, translated from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon—The Wagon

Ghulam Abbas, translated from Urdu by G.A. Chausse—Aanandi

Naiyer Masud translated by Muhammad Umar Memon and Javaid Qazi—Obscure Domains of Fears and Desires

Rajinder Singh Bedi translated from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon—Laajwanti

Munshi Premchand translated from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon—The Shroud

Jonathan Safran Foer—Love Is Blind and Deaf

Ram Iyer—The Damp Roman Candle

Sayed Muhammed Ashraf translates from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon—The Man

Sajid Rashid translated by Muhammad Umar Memon—Fable of a Severed Head

Zakia Mashhadi translated from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon and Faruq Hassan—The Saga of Jaanki Raman Pandey

R.K. Narayan—The Missing Mail

Tassaduq Sohail translated from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon—The Tree

Ali Imam Naqvi translated from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon —The Vultures of the Parsi Cemetery

Yiyun Li—A Small Flame

J. M. Coetzee—The Dog

Anonymous—Audunn and the Bear

Rainbow Rowell—Midnights

Anwer Khan translated from Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon—The Pose

Kristen Roupenian—Cat Person

Matt De La Pena—How to Transform an Everyday, Ordinary Hoop Court into a Place of Higher Learning and You at the Podium

Grace Lin—The Difficult Path

Samantha Schweblin translated by Megan McDowell from Spanish—The size of things

Paul Theroux—I’m the meat, you’re the knife

retold by Ruskin Bond—The Green Man of Sinai

Thomas Pierce—Hall of small mammals

Akhil Sharma—‘You are happy?’