Saturday, July 12, 2008

Story Collections

IN KEEPING WITH this season of short stories, here are several collections that are worthy of your bookshelf space.












1. Say You’re One of Them (Little, Brown, 2008) / Uwem Akpan
2. Country of the Grand (Faber & faber, 2008) / Gerard Donovan
3. The O. Henry Prize Stories 2008 (Originally published in hardcover in the U.S. by Pantheon Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, in 2007) (Anchor Books/Random House, 2008) / Laura Furman (ed.)
4. Walk the Blue Fields (Grove/Black Cat, 2008) / Claire Keegan
5. Unaccustomed Earth (Alfred A. Knopf/Bloomsbury, 2008) / Jhumpa Lahiri
6. The Complete Stories (Vintage, 2008) / David Malouf
7. Creatures of the Earth: New and Selected Stories (Faber & Faber, 2007) / John McGahern
8. Cheating at Canasta (Viking, 2007; Penguin, 2008) / William Trevor

2 Comments:

Blogger monster paperbag said...

Alice Munro also has some nifty short story collections :).

Sunday, July 13, 2008 10:19:00 PM  
Blogger Eric Forbes said...

Yes, Alice Munro has some fine short-story collections. She is one of my favourite short-story writers.

Sunday, July 13, 2008 10:23:00 PM  

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