it’s short story month

okay, top 10 list of what i consider, in my  (warped) opinion, the best short stories i’ve read to date.  when i say best i mean memorable.  on this particular day and in no particular order.

  1. “Emergency” by Dennis Johnson
  2. “Paper Lantern” by Stuart Dybek
  3. “Pounding their Shadows” by Anthony De Sa
  4. “Swimming in Zanzibar” by Krista Foss
  5. “Easy Living” by Jesus Hardwell
  6. “Floating like the Dead” by Yasuko Thanh
  7. “Why Don’t You Dance?” by Raymond Carver
  8. “Men Shoot Things to Kill Them” by Rebecca Barry
  9. “Bolt” by Russell Wangersky
  10. “The Animals of the Budapest Zoo, 1944-45” by Tamas Dobozy

what are your favourites, on this fine day?