All That Jazz & Other Path breaking Tales: A Romance Novella & 10 Short Stories (Paperback)
'All That Jazz and Other Pathbreaking Tales', consisting of 'All That Jazz: A Romance Novella and 10 Short Stories narrate the tales of contemporary women and their emotional journeys, their life choices and their travails. Romance, gender, sexuality, and the spirited journeys of love and loss form the crux of these pathbreaking narratives.
The novella and the short stories are set in the backdrop of the throbbing city of Kolkata and its suburbs, the picturesque mountains of North Bengal, Delhi and its outskirts and in various cities in USA. Set in the backdrop of these diverse settings, these stories unburden the hidden desires, the old scars, the indomitable passion and irresistible emotions of the protagonists as their journeys unfold various nuances of their lives.
The book won Honorary Mention at the New England Book Festival 2020.
About Lopamudra Banerjee
Lopamudra Banerjee is an acclaimed author/poet, editor, living with her family in Texas, USA, originally from Kolkata, India. She teaches Creative Writing at Richland College and Texas Christian University, USA. Her memoir 'Thwarted Escape: An Immigrant's Wayward Journey' received honorary mention at The Los Angeles Book Festival and was also a First Place Category Winner at the Journey Awards 2014 (Chanticleer Reviews and Media, USA). She also received The International Reuel Prize for Poetry in 2017 and The International Reuel Prize for Translation in 2016 (for 'The Broken Home', her English translation of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore's novella). She has authored six books (memoir, poetry, fiction and translation) and co-edited four anthologies of poetry and fiction. This is her debut book of fiction.