Sweet and Low
What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky
Lesley Nneka Arimah
Get in Trouble
You Think It, I'll Say It
Heads of the Colored People
Days of Awe
A. M. Homes
“Brief” doesn’t always mean “less.”
This reigns true in the literary world—short story collections are anything but simple. The truth of the matter is that masterful storytellers have the power to pack a punch in fewer pages. They can be magical, witty, and impactful in ways that will stick with you long after you finish reading.
The six short story collections recommended below are all gems for your TBR pile and perhaps best of all, for even the busiest readers, they’re a breeze to finish and easy to love.