Fifty Great Short Stories (Random House LCC US)
50 Great Short Stories is a comprehensive selection from the world& #8217 s finest short fiction. The authors represented range from Hawthorne, Maupassant, and Poe, through Henry James, Conrad, Aldous Huxley, and James Joyce, to Hemingway, Katherine Anne Porter, Faulkner, E.B. White, Saroyan, and O& #8217 Connor. The variety in style and subject is enormous, but all these stories have one point in common& #8212 the enduring quality of the writing, which places them among the masterpieces of the world& #8217 s fiction.