By: Alice Munro Fiction 2014 Subject Matter: 1931; Love of a good woman Rating: 4/5 I read “The View from Castle Rock” in high school and have been trying desperately to get back to Alice Munro ever since.
By: Tim O’Brien 1990 Fiction Rating: 4.5/5 Yeesh. This book was r-o-u-g-h rough.
By: Flannery O’Connor 1955 Fiction Rating: 4/5 Wowie. Flannery O’Connor is dark. A Good Man Is Hard to Find is a collection of short stories, and also – a bit confusingly – the name of one of the short stories… Continue Reading
By: Jhumpa Lahiri 2008 Fiction Subject Matter: Bengali Americans; Bengali; South Asian people; United States Rating: 4/5 Unaccustomed Earth reminded me how much I LOVE SHORT STORIES! Since college, I’ve stuck mostly to novels or nonfiction. But Jhumpa Lahiri‘s collection… Continue Reading
By: Peter Haining 1995 Fiction Rating: 3/5 Great Irish Humor is a collection of 35 “comic” short stories written by – you guessed it – Irish authors. I put comic in quotations because it’s not always comedy in the… Continue Reading