5 SHORT STORY PAPERBACKS
Margaret Atwood The Tent A bunch of updated fables and myths accompanied by the author’s own black and white drawings. Bloomsbury.
Valerie Martin The Unfinished Novel and Other Stories Some tales themed around artists trying to excel at their work while sustaining relationships with mere human beings. Phoenix.
Edward P Jones All Aunt Hagar’s Children Pulitzer prize-winner with 14 stories spanning the 20th century and focussing on the experiences of African Americans. Perennial.
Susie Maguire (ed) Little Black Dress Stella Duffy, Kate Mosse and Muriel Gray are among those offering their literary thoughts on the classic wardrobe fixture. Polygon.
Jennifer Weiner The Guy Not Taken Chick lit collection about thirtysomething ladies who battle damaged childhoods and broken relationships to try and move on. Pocket.