Ten Favorite Short Story Collections (Chronological Order)

  • "Nine Stories" - J.D. Salinger (1953)
  • "Death of Descartes" - David Bosworth (1981)
  • "In the Garden of the North American Martyrs" - Tobias Wolff (1981)
  • "The Luckiest Man in the World" - Randall Silvis (1984)
  • "The Continuing Silence Of A Poet" - A.B. Yehoshua (1988)
  • "Blue Taxis: Stories About Africa" - Eileen Drew (1989)
  • "The Knife Thrower" - Steven Millhauser (1999)
  • "Long Odds" - George Weaver (2000)
  • "Lucky Girls" - Nell Freudenberger (2003)
  • "Drinking Coffee Elsewhere" - Z.Z. Packer (2003)