American Short Story Masterpieces


36 of the Best Stories You’ll Ever Read

The most beloved and best-selling collection in America, this book, edited by Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks, is widely taught in high schools, colleges, and universities. Readers rave about the stories, which include masterpieces by James Baldwin, Ann Beattie, Ursula K. Le Guin, Bernard Malamud, Grace Paley, Philip Roth, and many others. The introduction expresses Carver and Jenks’s durable and inspiring reasons for choosing the stories they did.

  • Published by Dell/Delacorte.
  • 16th edition.
  • Paperback. 512 pages.

Weight: 9.6 oz
Dimensions: 6.6 in × 4 in × 1.2 in