37 Bridges and Other Stories: Aamer Hussein
Book 37 Bridges and Other Stories authored by a noted Pakistani author Aamer Hussein book is a new collection of his stories. The book was released on 15 March 2015.
The author through the book highlights the matter of identity with respect to both the Hindu and Muslim. Further, the book identifies itself with Hussein’s identity who is a British citizen born to a Pakistani father and an Indian mother both of whom later settled in Britain.
Aamer Hussein born 8 April 1955 in Karachi is a Pakistani short story writer and critic. He started publishing fiction in the 1980s in journals and anthologies. His collection of stories includes Mirror to the Sun (1993), This Other Salt (1999), Turquoise (2002), Cactus Town (2003) and Insomnia (2007).
He has also published a novella and a novel and they are Another Gulmohar Tree (2009) and The Cloud Messenger (2011) respectively.
His stories have been translated into many languages, including Italian, Arabic and Japanese.
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When: 15 March 2015