After Yesterday and Other Stories
Author: Appadurai Muttulingam
Translator: Padma Narayanan
(Pp 200, ISBN 978-93-86600-45-5, Rs 299)
This timeless collection of stories are beautifully crafted, sometimes funny, sometimes charming, showcasing the myriad realities of human relationships. The language is simple but the stories are thought-provoking.
Through retelling the stories of the ordinary, common man in his daily struggles for survival, the characters in these stories force us to take a second look at ourselves; they force us to consider ourselves in the shoes of folks who face social, economic and political hardships in their lives. A must read for all!
– Vasu V