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Mice In Men

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Can the simple act of saving a mouse teach an insecure, ordinary man to rise above his afflictions and love?

Tired of his faith, his disability and his predicament, an old man contemplates giving up everything, but discovers love while witnessing an extramarital affair.

After suffering a lifetime of prejudice and humiliation, a doctor is finally able to confront his own prej...more
Paperback, 212 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Harper Collins Publishers India Ltd.
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This must be one of the best collection on Indian short stories I've read, and I'm surprised that I haven't heard of this author until ofcourse I got the free copy.

Anirban writes with a free flow of language, uncomplicated by words that show more than they mean, the prowess of the authors vocabularly, often messing up the story. And the stories themselves little pearls ranging from comical, to heroic, to thoughtfull to sentimental.. what a good book!

I dare say that the content is not gender or...more
Ajitabh Pandey
A collection of stories by Anirban Bose. A lot of these related to medical issues (understandable since the author is a Doctor by profession).

All the stories are fantastic and the writing keeps you glued.
Not a heavy read… these stories can be read when we want a break from seriousness. Some don’t hold your attention all the way and you skip that story halfway, but there are others that are written quite well, meant to result in a thought that is meaningful, it won’t leave you disappointed. No complicated characters, but it is simple life stories that could have happened too, so that doesn’t feel out of place. A mixed bag of stories that is border-line good… one that you’ll enjoy if you’re not ex...more
Nishant Patel
An interesting find amongst the other contemporary Indian authors. This is a collection of stories about the lives of everyday people, written by someone who is trying quite hard, to bring his surgical precision to his words, and pulling it off quite well!
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A doctor by profession, Anirban was born and brought up in Ranchi, and has, at various points in his life, called Mumbai, New York City, Atlanta and Rochester, home.

He was assistant professor of medicine at the University of Rochester, NY, till he packed his bags and returned to India in 2007.

Other than writing he is passionate about music. He now lives with his wife and two children in Kolkata.
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