The December stories ordered solely on my personal tastes.
- ‘The Final Problem’ by Arthur Conan Doyle
- ‘A Worn Path’ by Eudora Welty
- ‘Domestic Life In America’ by John Updike
- ‘O Tannenbaum’ by Maile Meloy
- ‘Ben’ by Kay Boyle
- ‘The Poor Relation’s Story’ by Charles Dickens
- ‘The Christmas Masquerade’ by Mary Wilkins Freeman
- ‘The Centerpiece’ by Peter Matthiessen
- ‘Merry Christmas’ by Stephen Leacock
- ‘Bertie’s Christmas Eve’ by Saki
- ‘Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desire’ by Michael Tournier
- ‘The Christmas Story’ by Vladimir Nabokov
- ‘Christmas; Or, The Good Fairy’ by Harriet Beecher Stowe
- ‘Grandmother’s Christmas Story’ by Faith Wynne
- ‘The World In A Bowl Of Soup: A Christmas Story” by Annie Dillard
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