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20 Must-Read Collections for Short Story Month

Explore some of the most exciting voices in short fiction. The collections below include established authors and newcomers – celebrate Short Story Month with the collections below.
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    The Thing Around Your Neck

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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    The Safety of Objects

    by A. M. Homes

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    American Housewife

    by Helen Ellis

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    Awayland

    by Ramona Ausubel

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  5. 5

    Sour Heart

    by Jenny Zhang

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    After the Quake

    by Haruki Murakami

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    The Boat

    by Nam Le

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    Tenth of December

    by George Saunders

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    Homesick for Another World

    by Ottessa Moshfegh

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    Things We Lost in the Fire

    by Mariana Enriquez

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    The Bed Moved

    by Rebecca Schiff

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    This Is How You Lose Her

    by Junot Díaz

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    Dear Life

    by Alice Munro

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    Lovers on All Saints’ Day

    by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

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