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.
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.