ten really good books of short stories

  1. i am no one you know: stories,
    by joyce carol oates

  2. reasons for and advantages of breathing: stories,
    by lydia peele

  3. no one belongs here more than you: stories
    by miranda july

  4. in persuasion nation
    by george saunders

  5. why i go to the movies alone
    by richard prince

  6. love trouble is my business
    by veronica geng

  7. excitability: selected stories 1986-1996
    by diane williams

  8. jesus' son
    by denis johnson

  9. the collected stories
    by vladimir nabokov

  10. the thurber carnival
    by james thurber

 

- Amy Theobald