Sunday, September 15, 2013

10 Best Short Stories Ever?

UK author and columnist Tessa Hadley of The Guardian newspaper has boldly release her list of the top ten short stories of all time. While one can argue for the inclusion of other stories, it hard to fault her choices.  Checkout her wonderful Guardian article, which includes her rationale for each selection.


Love of a Good Woman (M)
by Alice Munro

Gold Watch (M)
by John McGahern

Country Lovers (M
by Nadine Gordimer

The Immortal (M)
by Jorges Borges

At the Bay (M
by Katharine Mansfield

Ward No. 6 (M)
 by Anton Chekhov

A Report to an Academy (M)
by Franz Kafka

Odour of Chrysanthemums
by D. H. Lawrence

The Parrot (M
by Elizabeth Bowen

Moon Lake (M)
by Eudora Welty

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