August 2020 favorites

August 2020

The August stories ordered solely on my personal tastes.

  1. ‘Emergency’ by Denis Johnson
  2. ‘Godliness’ by Sherwood Anderson
  3. ‘Mother’ by Sherwood Anderson
  4. ‘Work’ by Denis Johnson
  5. ‘Hands’ by Sherwood Anderson
  6. ‘Paper Pills’ by Sherwood Anderson
  7. ‘The Beach Boy’ by Ottessa Moshfegh
  8. ‘Two Men’ by Denis Johnson
  9. ‘Nobody Knows’ by Sherwood Anderson
  10. ‘A Golden Slipper’ by Willa Cather
  11. ‘Psychopolis’ by Ian McEwan
  12. ‘The Philosopher’ by Sherwood Anderson
  13. ‘Beverly Home’ by Denis Johnson
  14. ‘A Man Of Ideas’ by Sherwood Anderson
  15. ‘Twin Beds In Rome’ by John Updike
  16. ‘The Stick Up’ by John Oliver Killens
  17. ‘The Stone’ by Louise Erdrich
  18. ‘Out On Bail’ by Denis Johnson
  19. ‘Coming Soon’ by Steven Millhauser
  20. ‘The Other Man’ by Denis Johnson
  21. ‘Company For Gertrude’ by P.G. Wodehouse
  22. ‘East Side: North Africa’ by Jane Bowles
  23. ‘Steady Hands In Seattle General’ by Denis Johnson
  24. ‘Television’ by Lydia Davis
  25. ‘Blue Girl’ by Elizabeth Crane

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