The Marco Island Writers annual anthologies contain works written by its dynamic members, all established authors. The stories reflect the rich fabric of life in Florida. These books, and the 2017 Volume IV are available at the Farmer’s Market on Marco Island from November 15, 2017 to April 18, 2018.
Two early books by a most intriguing and lyrical author, Amitav Ghosh:
In an Antique Land (Penguin, 2009) is a spellbinding narrative that combines historical research with personal observations of skeptics and holy men, merchants and sorcerers. It transcends genres and eras. A fascinating re-read.
The Imam and the Indian (Penguin, 2010) is another compelling story by the same author, written in expressive, rhythmic prose. It narrates in part, his experience of living in rural, contemporary Egypt and its connection to western India via the lives of its people, past and present.