Stories from Another World

By Sheila Kohler
(Ontario Review Press, Hardcover, 9780865381100, 150pp.)

Publication Date: October 2003

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Description
Sheila Kohler ranges from a boarding school in South Africa where an aging schoolmistress tries to seduce a preadolescent girl to a remote American mental hospital visited by an idealistic young psychiatrist.



About the Author
Sheila Kohler was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She later lived in Paris for fifteen years, where she married, completed her undergraduate degree in Literature at the Sorbonne, and a graduate degree in Psychology at the Institut Catholique. She moved to the U.S. in 1981 and earned an MFA in Writing at Columbia. She is the author of thirteen works of fiction, including the novels Becoming Jane Eyre and Cracks, which was nominated for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and made into a film starring Eva Green. Her work has been featured in the "New York Times, O Magazine" and included in the Best American Short Stories. She has twice won an O'Henry Prize, as well as an Open Fiction Award, a Willa Cather Prize, and a Smart Family Foundation Prize. Kohler teaches at Princeton University and lives in New York City.
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