The Middleman and Other Stories

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The Middleman and Other Stories (1988) is a collection of short stories by Bharati Mukherjee. Stories from this volume are frequently anthologized, particularly Orbiting, A Wife's Story, and The Middleman. The short story Jasmine would later be developed into the 1989 novel Jasmine.

Contents[edit]

Story Originally published in
"The Middleman"
"A Wife's Story"
"Loose Ends"
"Orbiting"
"Fighting for the Rebound"
"The Tenant"
"Fathering"
"Jasmine"
"Danny's Girls"
"Buried Lives"
"The Management of Grief"

Acclaim[edit]

  • Selected as a New York Times Book Review notable book of the year.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award.
  • The story The Middleman appeared in The Best American Short Stories 1987.

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