Kate Carter, Middle Tennessee State University
If you don’t think you have the time to read the longer classics, these shorter fiction works that span a wide range of genres will help you on your literary journey.
Dylan Kazanova, University of Texas at San Antonio
Richard Powers’ Pulitzer Prize-winning book captures the imagination with larger-than-life personification and gives a new take on contemporary issues.
Kiersten Lynch, Seton Hall University
Not all literature has to focus on doom and gloom, nor does it really have to make much sense.
Surreal, hilarious and disconcertingly dark, the short story collection is a refreshing piece of original writing.
Thomas Turner, University of Rhode Island
If you’re not bawling 6,000 words in, you’re inhuman.
Sarah Lynch, Marist College
For busy-bodies on the go, the growing popularity of short story dispensers points to a new era of literature.
Miranda Maples, University of Tennessee
The shorter the book, the easier the adaptation.
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