Fiction that can be read in one sitting, short stories are a great way book lovers can explore a wide range of narrative content. In this episode, Nisa and Sandra explore short stories that span genres such as sci-fi and crime, original languages such as Japanese and Chinese and settings as diverse as the fictional city of Maardam and the outer reaches of the galaxy.
Books discussed include:
Grand Union / Zadie Smith. Hamish Hamilton, Oct 2019
Picnic in the storm / Yukiko Motoya (translated by Asa Yoneda), Oct 2018
Intrigo / Håkan Nesser. Pan Macmillan, Oct 2019
Broken stars / Ken Liu (edited and translated). Head of Zeus, Feb 2019.