06/15/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Anis Shivani Interview: Author, Critic, And HuffPost Blogger On His Debut Collection

Anis Shivani's debut collection, Anatolia and Other Stories (Black Lawrence Press, 2010), is packed with rich stories that span the globe. These linear-narrative gems are filled with intelligent and insightful musings.

Anatolia is a must read for anyone who is a fan of setting. The settings in this book -- from Dubai to Texas -- are rendered with precise detail, and they work as characters of their own, bringing a rich background to each of Shivani's stories.

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