Take Time to Read – Contemporary Titles

If the classics are not your cup of tea, try out some of these newer fiction and short story collections:

  • American Housewife by Helen Ellis, 188 pages
  • The Terrorist’s Son by Zak Ebrahim, 96 pages (biography)
  • Not so Much, Said the Cat by Michael Swanwick, short stories
  • The Four Thousand, the Eight Hundred by Greg Egan, 89 pages
  • A Long Time Dead: a Mike Hammer Casebook by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins, short stories
  • Seven Wonders of a Once and Future World and Other Stories by Caroline M. Yoachim, short stories
  • Nutshell by Ian McEwan, 197 pages
  • Vampire in Love by Enrique Vila-Matas, short stories
  • Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire, 173 pages
  • November Storm by Robert Oldshue, 141 pages (Iowa Short Fiction Award)
  • Always Happy Hour by Mary Miller, short stories
  • Eternal Frankenstein edited by Ross E. Lockhart, short story anthology paying homage to Mary Shelley
  • Paris for One and Other Stories by Jojo Moyes, short stories
  • Mosquito Rain : Alaskan Travel Essays by Dan Szczesny, 53 pages
  • Thunderstruck and Other Stories by Elizabeth McCracken, short stories
  • And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer : a novella by Fredrik Bachman, 76 pages
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