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He, She, and It - the Grammar of Marraige

He, She, and It - the Grammar of Marraige


27 short stories compiled and edited by Vineetha Mekkoth and Geetha Nair G 


This is a striking collection of intensely personal stories.
“He, She, and Marriage”, the three categories in the title, come together in varied ways to create vivid patterns. Every marriage is different here and imagined by different authors in distinctive styles and settings. The stories range from grave to gay, from clear to dense. I found them compelling and enjoyable.

Mohan Sivanand
Mohan Sivanand, who started his career as a journalist with The Times of India Group, moved to ‘Reader's Digest’ and was its Chief Editor, India, for ten years until 2015. He has written numerous articles for the Digest and other publications.
Mohan Sivanand is also a painter and cartoonist. He has held five exhibitions of his oil paintings. His work has been included in ‘The Penguin Book of Indian Cartoons’.
Currently, he paints, and works as a Journalism Faculty member at XIC, St Xavier's College, Mumbai.

The number 27 signifies new beginnings, says numerology. The twenty-seven tales in this anthology of stories lay out the myriad hues of that age-old institution we call marriage and hands us a mirror to view it anew. Although one can claim one has heard and seen it all about marriage and its dilemmas, one is most intrigued by the sheer diversity in the aspects of marriage the talented writers here have chosen to apply their pen to. The surprises continue in the treatment of the chosen aspect, the writers choosing a style closest to their hearts. And all this coming together in a delightful bouquet!

Suneetha Balakrishnan
A creative writing trainer certified by the British Council, Suneetha Balakrishnan writes in and translates into both English and Malayalam, and diligently endeavours to keep up with what's being published in the two languages. She has written for ‘The Guardian’, ‘The Hindu Literary Review’, ‘The Business Standard', ‘OPEN' and ‘Indian Literature' among other publications. Her fiction has been anthologized in three continents and she has a volume of poetry, two novellas and five published translations to her credit including the Malayalam translation of Jhumpa Lahiri's ‘Interpreter of Maladies’. She works out of her home at Thiruvananthapuram and can be reached at

Compiled and edited by Vineetha Mekkoth & Geetha Nair G, this anthology features short stories from twenty-seven authors:

Dr Mary Annie AV
Babitha Marina Justin
Candice Louisa Daquin
Feby Joseph
Gary Robinson
Dr Koshy AV
Latha Anantharaman
Meera Nair
Neerada Suresh
Panjami Anand
Susheela Menon
Dr Sonya J Nair
Dr Thomas Kuruvilla
Dr Vijay Nair
Amita Paul
Lathaprem Sakhya
Maya GK
Reiju Ernest Kurian
Santosh Bakaya
Satbir Chadha
Sreekumar Ezhuththaani
Sujatha Mekkoth
Sunita Singh
Sulochana Ram Mohan
Sumita Dutta Shoam
Geetha Nair G
Vineetha Mekkoth


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    This is a paperback book with Perfect binding. Book size is 6 x 9 inches. It has 178 pages with black & white text. ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ ISBN 978-81-953367-2-2


    The book will reach you within 10 days anywhere in India

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