Multcolib My Librarian Diana: Wonderful short stories

We Live in Water
We Live in Water Stories By Walter, Jess Book - 2013 FICTION WALTER 2013 Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 9 copies

Annotation:These short stories of characters in the Northwest who are down and out are vivid and moving.

Tenth of December
Tenth of December Stories By Saunders, George Book - 2013 FICTION SAUNDERS 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Saunders has the extraordinary ability to get right inside the heads of his narrator with thrilling speed. These stories are as fun as they are intelligent.

Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It
Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It By Meloy, Maile Book - 2009 FICTION MELOY 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Eleven elegantly written short works that explore the complexity of life in austere landscapes of the American West.

Interpreter of Maladies
Interpreter of Maladies Stories By Lahiri, Jhumpa Book - 1999 FICTION LAHIRI Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 8 copies

Annotation:Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations.

Birds of America
Birds of America By Moore, Lorrie Book - 1999 FICTION MOORE 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:With her characteristic wit and piercing intelligence Moore unfolds a series of portraits of the lost and unsettled of America, and with a trademark humor that fuels each story with pathos and understanding.

Dear Life
Dear Life Stories By Munro, Alice Book - 2012 FICTION MUNRO 2012 Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 34 copies

Annotation:This collection of stories illuminates moments that shape a life, from a dream or a sexual act to simple twists of fate that turn a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank Stories By Englander, Nathan Book - 2012 FICTION ENGLANDER 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Eight short stories with verve, most of them concerned with one or more of these topics: Israel; American Jewry and suburbia; writing and reading; sex, survival.

Cathedral Stories By Carver, Raymond Book - 1989 FICTION CARVER Available in some locations

Annotation:Twelve stories deal with loneliness, loss, the tragic banality of everyday life, and redemption.

Close Range
Close Range Wyoming Stories By Proulx, Annie Book - 2003 FICTION PROULX 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Eleven stories set in roughhewn Wyoming that one narrator calls a ''97,000-square-miles dog's breakfast of outside exploiters, Republican ranchers and scenery.''

Ten Little Indians
Ten Little Indians Stories By Alexie, Sherman Book - 2003 FICTION ALEXIE Available in some locations

Annotation:In this book, Alexie offers nine poignant and emotionally resonant new stories about Native Americans who, like all Americans, find themselves at personal and cultural crossroads, faced with heartrending, tragic, sometimes wondrous moments of being that test their loyalties, their capacities, and their notions of who they are and who they love.

Ship Fever and Other Stories
Ship Fever and Other Stories By Barrett, Andrea Book - 1996 FICTION BARRETT All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:The elegant short fictions gathered here about the love of science and the science of love are often set against the backdrop of the nineteenth century. Barrett writes beautifully about the natural world.

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Here's a list of some wonderful collections of short stories.