on 12 October 2011
Oates takes a typically expansive and broad view of the american short story, beginning at the beginning and including nearly everything in between. Nearly every story is worth reading, and there are many delight that will be unknown to many, especially in the earlier sections - many of these stories have a heartrendingly tragic power
on 29 June 2013
This book is a perfect read for a long, dark and cozy winter break. The short stories are amazing. Some are with happy endings, while others leave you shedding a tear or two. There are also semi-scary,creepy and sinister short stories from famous authors.