“For me, the short story is not a character sketch, a mouse trap, an epiphany, a slice of suburban life. It is the flowering of a symbol center. It is a poem grafted onto sturdier stock.”

-William H. Gass.

We'll keep it short and sweet -- May is Short Story Month.  Here are some.

 

A Wild Swan: And Other Tales Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250097309
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Published: Picador - October 25th, 2016

Edgar Allan Poe: Collected Works (Leather-bound Classics) Cover Image
By Edgar Allan Poe, A. J. Odasso (Introduction by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781607103141
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Canterbury Classics - November 8th, 2011

Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780195130850
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - July 15th, 1999

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 (The O. Henry Prize Collection) Cover Image
By Laura Furman (Editor)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525432500
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Published: Anchor - September 5th, 2017

Flying Lessons & Other Stories Cover Image
By Ellen Oh (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101934593
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2017

Memory Wall: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781439182840
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Published: Scribner Book Company - July 5th, 2011

The Best American Short Stories 2017 (The Best American Series ®) Cover Image
By Meg Wolitzer (Editor), Heidi Pitlor (Editor)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780544582903
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Published: Mariner Books - October 3rd, 2017