The Greatest Enemy of Rain Stories a collection of 14 short stories that come in a wide variety of flavors and themes. Expect a book that delves into the ordinary, the mundane, and the most regular of humans. Expect a book that revolves around the most peculiar of traits that these unassuming monotonous humans exhibit.
Siddhartha Street by Sudha Yadav is a collection of short stories or rather perspective pieces from the aspect of different characters who live in the same neighbourhood.
Set in the fictional lane named Siddhartha Street, located somewhere in South India, this book is a touching, poignant, and emotional read about the life.
The collection comprises of nineteen short stories that are based on the saying of Kurt Vonnegut: “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” The plots are varied in each of the short stories and they are not interconnected.
Sham, Drudgery, and a Beautiful World has stories that cover a wide spectrum of human emotions. Practical and emotional at the same time, they look at life with a purposeful detachment. These stories are written to make you think and reflect.
A young boy named Adi Guru becomes the new Shankaracharya of the famous Hindu math and assumes command of the ancient organization. He finds support amongst many followers, but he also has his fair share of detractors, people who accuse him of foul play and conspiracy.
Laya is a cheerful teenager who loves hanging out with her friends and boyfriend.
Alas! her carefree days are cut short abruptly when she realizes the reason behind her recent bouts of nausea and sickness. She is pregnant. And now she’s also clueless about what to do.
Sacred Trove is a collection of eleven unique stories that reflect human nature and behavior. Though not all stories adhere to it, many have biblical themes. It is a book that manages to capture the beauty of this imperfect human world.
Sushant Gupta, an archeologist, finds the church that houses Jesus’s remains but at the same location, he also finds an ominous-looking doll that goes by the name Putli. Very soon, the locals start experiencing weird and sinister encounters that hint at a darker power at play.
Sunaina’s life take a turn for the worse when she becomes a widow.
One day fate leads her to a roadside vendor from whom she buys a pair of flashy red sandals. But unknown to Sunaina, these sandals have magical powers. They provide numerous superhuman abilities to anyone who wears them.
The Pickle promises to take the reader into unchartered territory where hunger and lust exchange places and roles. It talks of a taboo world where hunger is restricted, but sex is openly and publicly accepted in all its permutations, combinations, kinks, and quirks.
Nonet is a potpourri of heterogeneity. Every story is different, incongruous with the rest, and yet they all come together beautifully like an exquisite bouquet of wildflowers.
The language of the book is easy to follow, neither too ornate nor too crisp.