By Manuel Rivas
Este libro nace fundamentalmente da obxervación. Aquí somos así, señores. A través destes relatos, como fogaradas, como rápidas instantáneas, viaxamos por tipos humanos, situacións, contrastes e anécdotas que se presentan como un singular retablo da Galicia que vivimos. Entre o video-clip e o angazo na ría, entre o "turbo" e a corredoira, as parabólicas e o tute subastado, os grupos modernos e a pensión da Seguridade Social Agraria...O periodista non mata ó escritor, enriquéceo. Hai toneladas de sensibilidade nestas páximas que anuncian de primeiras divertimento, un xogo, unha explosión de humor, pero que axiña profundizan tamén na outra cara da realidade, a menos seen, e invitan a exercitar o noso espírito crítico.
By Pilar Adón,Marta Sanz Pastor
By Pip Adam
An surprisingly robust first booklet, this choice of brief tales is determined by exquisitely crafted surfaces that cover surprising emotional strength. 3 of the tales are obliquely hooked up and feature younger women at the area. within the first of those, a brand new mom contemplates her new child; within the moment, a lady reveals herself in rehab; and within the ultimate tale, the most personality is going to prison. different characters comprise a brand new Zealand serviceman lower back from lively accountability in Dili, the workers of a $2 store, and a vegan couple at a Samoan resort.
By Suresh Kohli,K. A. Abbas
By John Berger
By Karl Luntta
A swimming pool within the Kalahari barren region, the ice skates of a boy in a wheelchair, and a dead night teach journey within the cool African evening shape the backdrop of the 8 various tales in Swimming. the various tales ensue in Africa, others within the usa, yet in them all, the characters confront cultural and racial variations, either traditionally and within the current. In “A Virgin Twice,” an American instructing in Botswana struggles to appreciate a village’s reaction to a violent attack. In “Jeff name Beth,” a white American father makes an attempt to connect to the daughter he left at the back of in Africa. And within the identify tale, “Swimming,” a Danish expatriate demise of melanoma makes a decision to construct an Olympic-sized swimming pool within the Kalahari barren region. All of those characters are clinging to emotional survival in a fancy global, faced by means of a second or part of their lives that's complicated, might be devastating, yet which they should resolve.
“Karl Luntta’s Swimming takes us from Botswana to the USA and again to Africa, in brief tales that catch humanity from adolescence to previous age. Luntta’s nice power: crystallizing the moments whilst lives are replaced and the long run (as good as one’s stories of the previous) is altered.” — John Coyne
Karl Luntta is the writer of the radical Know It via Heart in addition to various go back and forth books. His tales have seemed in International Quarterly, Talking River, and Baltimore Review. He lives open air Albany, New York.
By Michael Carroll
Winner, Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction, American Academy of Arts and Letters
Finalist, homosexual Fiction, Lambda Literary Award
Finalist, Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction, Publishing Triangle
By Max Martinez
By Storm Jameson
By Ali Alizadeh
An electrical number of fiction from an writer shortlisted for Australia’s top Minister Prize, Transactions provides a provocative and panoramic view of the modern international. Spanning topics similar to immigration and globalization, battle and poverty, human trafficking and international warming, sexual abuse and exploitation, and love and survival, the booklet highlights the complexities and traumas of the trendy international. the tale cycles provided within the compendium are either stunning and humorous—often concurrently—and function a different solid of characters comparable to a spoiled Emirati wealthy lady, an Iranian asylum seeker in Amsterdam, a Liberian refugee looking relief from a charity, a Ukrainian prostitute, a Danish intercourse trafficker, and a chinese language gamer. those are people who survive the sting of what's thought of civilized society, usually stuck among East and West and within the net of world politics.