Electric Literature's Recommended Reading 2019

By Electric Literature

By Electric Literature

The Mortgaged Heart: Selected Writings

Carson McCullers

$18.99

“Who Has Seen the Wind?" recommended by Halimah Marcus

The Stories of Alice Adams

Alice Adams

$18.00

“Return Trips” recommended by Carol Sklenicka

The General Zapped an Angel: Stories

Howard Fast

$16.99

"The General Zapped an Angel" recommended by Molly Jong-Fast

Humiliation: Stories

Paulina Flores

$16.95 $15.59

“Talcahuano” recommended by Idra Novey

The Usual Uncertainties: Stories

Jonathan Blum

$18.00

“The White Spot” recommended by Deborah Eisenberg

The Best American Mystery Stories 2019

$15.99 $14.71

“Hannah-Beast” by Jennifer McMahon, recommended by Kate Racculia

Indelible in the Hippocampus: Writings from the Me Too Movement

$16.98 $15.62

"RE: Your Rape Story" by Elissa Schappell, recommended by Amanda Uhle

Salt Slow

Julia Armfield

$24.99 $22.99

“Formerly Feral” recommended by Lara Williams

Here Until August: Stories

Josephine Rowe

$16.95 $15.59

“Glisk” recommended by Justine Hyde

Complete Stories

Clarice Lispector

$21.95 $20.19

“The Egg and the Chicken” recommended by Rivka Galchen

Fly Already: Stories

Etgar Keret

$27.00

“Pineapple Crush” recommended by Helen Phillips

Where the Light Falls: Selected Stories of Nancy Hale

Nancy Hale

$26.00

“The Bubble” recommended by Lauren Groff

Pangs of Love and Other Writings

David Wong Louie

$22.95

“Bottles of Beaujolais” recommended by Shawn Wong

Black Light: Stories

Kimberly King Parsons

$15.00 $13.80

“Guts” recommended by Aimee Bender

The Remainder

Alia Trabucco Zerán

$16.95 $15.59

Excerpt recommended by Poupeh Missaghi

The Book of X

Sarah Rose Etter

$17.99 $16.55

Excerpt recommended by Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Stay and Fight

Madeline Ffitch

$27.00 $24.84

Excerpt recommended by Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum

Hue and Cry: Stories

James Alan McPherson

$16.99 $15.63

“All the Lonely People” recommended by Marcus Burke

The Gone Dead

Chanelle Benz

$26.99 $24.83

Excerpt recommended by Kiese Laymon

The History of Living Forever

Jake Wolff

$27.00

“Model Boy” recommended by Jonathan Evison

New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent

Margaret Busby

$32.99 $30.35

“Security” by Yvvette Edwards, recommended by Margaret Busby

Home Remedies: Stories

Xuan Juliana Wang

$25.00 $23.00

“Days of Being Mild” recommended by Alexander Chee

The Unpassing

Chia-Chia Lin

$26.00 $23.92

Excerpt recommended by D. Wystan Owen

Claiming a Body: Short Stories

Amanda Marbais

$14.95

“Horribilis” recommended by Michael Czyzniejewski

Sabrina & Corina: Stories

Kali Fajardo-Anstine

$26.00 $23.92

“Remedies” recommended by Mat Johnson

Stay Up with Hugo Best

Erin Somers

$26.00

Excerpt recommended by Annie Hartnett

Trust Exercise

Susan Choi

$27.00 $24.84

Excerpt recommended by Julie Buntin

Lot: Stories

Bryan Washington

$25.00 $23.00

“Lot” recommended by Aja Gabel

Sea Monsters

Chloe Aridjis

$23.00 $21.16

Excerpt recommended by Garth Greenwell

The Cassandra

Sharma Shields

$28.00

Excerpt recommended by Kathleen Glasgow

Territory of Light

Yuko Tsushima

$24.00 $22.08

Excerpt recommended by Catherine Lacey

Talent

Juliet Lapidos

$27.00

Excerpt recommended by Juliet Lapidos

Night School: A Reader for Grownups

Zsófia Bán

$15.95 $14.67

"Mrs. Longfellow Burns" recommended by Jim Tucker