Here, translation unlocks stories from languages afar, people unknown
yet familiar in voices that stun you and resonate with you. here is your
book of world stories

FICTION

The Lane— Chitra Mudgal

TRANSLATED FROM THE HINDI BY RITUPARNA MUKHERJEE   It was an afternoon at Connaught Place...

The Story of Hazza, the Man who Begot his Father— Faisal Al Hebainy

TRANSLATED FROM THE ARABIC BY OSAMA HAMMAD   There was a man called Hazzaa, but...

Cold Store— Abhijit Sen

TRANSLATED FROM THE BENGALI BY RITUPARNA MAJUMDER   1 The upper floor had the preserver’s...

Difference— Nirmal Verma

TRANSLATED FROM THE HINDI BY DR. PRITESH CHAKRABORTY     Getting down the bus, he...

The Name of that Woman— Dr. Ila Prasad

TRANSLATED FROM THE HINDI BY AYUSHEE ARORA     The film was truly excellent. "Such...

The Ferry at Plasserry— Asokan Charuvil

TRANSLATED FROM THE MALAYALAM BY K. M. AJIR KUTTY   The day had not broken yet...

Jackfruit— Shahnaz Munni

TRANSLATED FROM THE BENGALI BY RITUPARNA MUKHERJEE   A pregnant woman’s tongue is like the...

White Rice in the Kitchen— Jhareshwar Chattopadhyay

TRANSLATED FROM THE BENGALI BY PRITHA BANERJEE    Served on a four-seater table, Pritimoy has...

And Rome Cries— Alda Teodorani

TRANSLATED FROM THE ITALIAN BY DANILA CANNAMELA AND JOHANNA HARDING.     In the evening...