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The Braid by Laetitia Colombani

The Braid by Laetitia Colombani Smita is an untouchable in India. Her legacy passed down through all the women in her family is to clean dry latrines with her bare hands for rich families hoping for a bit of coin or handouts in return. She refuses to pass her legacy to her young daughter ... read more about The Braid by Laetitia Colombani

How Not to Die Alone by Richard Roper

How Not to Die Alone by Richard Roper Andrew has a depressing job. He searches for the next of kin for those who die alone. Searching the homes of the departed trying to find a return address on an envelope, anything, that will lead to a relative or a person who cared. When he ... read more about How Not to Die Alone by Richard Roper

Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam

Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam Cambridge Economics Professor Chandra is up for the Nobel Prize...again. Journalists are so sure it’s his year that they are camped out on his doorstep. But alas, this year is not his year either. Receiving the news that his life’s dream is still not fulfilled, his ... read more about Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam

Bethlehem by Karen Kelly

Bethlehem by Karen Kelly It’s 1962 and Joanna is about to move with her husband Frank and their two children into his family home in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She is a little concerned because two very strong willed ladies are already in residence: her mother-in-law and her mother. As tensions in the household escalate since ... read more about Bethlehem by Karen Kelly

Dominicana by Angie Cruz

Dominicana by Angie Cruz The Cancion family is struggling to survive in the countryside of the Dominican Republic in the 1960s. The matriarch is sure the answer to all their troubles is a marriage between one of her daughters and one of the wealthy Ruiz brothers. Her eldest daughter has already ruined her plans ... read more about Dominicana by Angie Cruz

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