Tag Archives: Short Stories (single author)

Young Skins

by Colin Barrett

From a major new talent in international fiction, whom Colm Tóibín has hailed as “exciting and stylistically adventurous,” comes a propulsive, urgent portrait of…

Yesterday’s Weather

by Anne Enright

“Arresting . . . Enright composes stories that tend to be straightforward, featuring working-class women with recognizable difficulties: infidelity, boredom, motherhood . . ….

Word Virus

by William S. Burroughs

“Word Virus: The Williams S. Burroughs Reader finally brings the author’s actual writing back to the forefront. In their selections, editors James Grauerholz and…

The Wonder Garden

by Lauren Acampora

A keen and brilliant observer of the strangeness that is American suburbia. Acampora joins the ranks of writers like John Cheever and Tom Perrotta…

Woodcuts of Women

by Dagoberto Gilb

‘dagoberto Gilb is an important voice in American fiction. These stories of working class, low-rent lives illuminated by the small pleasures of sex and…

The Woman Lit by Fireflies

by Jim Harrison

“Harrison is unfailingly entertaining but he is much more—a haunting, gifted writer . . . a consummate storyteller—truly one of those writers whose books…

Why the Devil Chose New England for His Work

by Jason Brown

“One quality that makes these stories feel unmistakably new is Brown’s . . . seamless, oddly cinematic shifts among points of view. . ….

Wicked Women

by Fay Weldon

“A bristling new collection of stories . . . Weldon has become one of the most cunning moral satirists of our time.” –The New…

White Man’s Problems

by Kevin Morris

“Life undermines the pursuit of success and status in these rich, bewildering stories’a finely wrought and mordantly funny take on a modern predicament by…