By The Bookshop on the Green

Customers have been asking for more short stories since lockdown. This is our pick of the best....

Intimacies

Lucy Caldwell

£12.99 £12.08

Intimacies is a poignant and beautifully measured collection that unflinchingly examines the lives of women and mothers in today’s world. Caldwell’s writing is efficient and understated, yet packs an emotional punch that will stay with you long after the final story. Reviewed by Peter Simmonds - The Bookshop on the Green

Tenth of December

George Saunders

£9.99 £9.29

Battleborn

Claire Vaye Watkins

£8.99 £8.36

The Complete Short Stories: Volume One

Roald Dahl

£14.99 £13.94

This volume contains the short story constantly named in the "Best Short Story" lists: "Lamb to the Slaughter". Brilliant.

The Complete Short Stories: Volume Two

Roald Dahl

£14.99 £13.94

Where I'm Calling From: The Selected Stories

Raymond Carver

£14.99 £13.94

The Complete Short Stories

Saki

£10.99 £10.22

The Complete Short Stories

Oscar Wilde

£6.99 £6.50

The Collected Short Stories

Jean Rhys

£9.99 £9.29

Best American Short Stories 2020

Edited by Curtis Sittenfeld

£13.00 £12.09

Edited by Curtis Snitterfeld, whose own novel "Rodham" which charts an alternative life for Hilary Clinton, has had everyone talking this summer.

The Complete Short Stories

Muriel Spark

£14.99 £13.94

The BBC National Short Story Award 2020

Jan Carson, Eley Williams, et al.

£7.99 £7.43

You'll recognise some up-and-coming names here, including that of Caleb Azumah Nelson, author of "Open Water"

Selected Short Stories

Rabindranath Tagore

£2.50 £2.32

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