Author Paro Anand launches her new book, The Other: Stories of difference
Award winning writer Paro Anand takes you on a dark yet uplifting, unflinching yet deeply positive journey through her new book ‘The Other: Stories of Difference’. These stories are a searing portrayal of the mind’s of today’s teenagers.
In this collection of stories, award-winning writer Paro Anand exposes the secrets, sorrows and the courage that are parts of today’s youth life.
A girl dealing with grief; another who is witness ta a horrible assault on a women in broad daylight; a boy who pushes himself to the brink of extinction; teenagers coming to the terms with their otherness. Her stories ask, how do you tell your bestfriend that you are differentfrom everyone else in a deep, fundamental way? How do you go back to school and face friends and teachers when your own family has betrayed you? And when you put your faith in superman, does he deliver when the bullies come calling?
In Paro Anand’s The Other: Stories of Difference, every reader will find a fragment of themselves in the stories and will be eforced to examine their actions and inactions.
It is a book every young adult and adult must read.