Wednesday, December 1st 202110:00 AM
The first Wednesday of every month, June 2020 - December 2021
Join our discussions of short stories! The time commitment is low, enjoyment is high, and you’re sure to discover some new authors and styles to explore.
2021 Reading List
- “Mme. Tellier’s Excursion” by Guy De Maupassant
- “Girl” and “The Letter from Home” by Jamaica Kincaid
- “Why Don’t You Dance?” by Raymond Carver
- “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilmore
- “Minutes of Glory” by Ngugi wa Thiong’o
- “The Company of Wolves” by Angela Carter
- “The Country Husband” by John Cheever
- “A Horse and Two Goats” by RK Narayan
- “We Didn’t Like Him” by Akhil Sharma
- “Six Feet of Country” by Nadine Gordimer
- “Extra” by Yiyun Li
- “Werner” by Jo Ann Beard
- “Six Feet of the Country” by Nadine Gordimer
- “Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell
October 6: Flash Fiction
- Selections to include Stuart Dybek, John Cheever, Joyce Carol Oates, Lydia Davis, Mary Robison, et al.
November 3: Flash Fiction, continued
December 1: Selections from the New Yorker “Classics” series
- Selections to include Cynthia Ozick, John Updike, George Saunders, William Trevor, Haruki Murakami et al.
For more information or to request next month’s stories, please send us an email.
We will use Zoom to host Discovering Short Stories until further notice. You will need either a computer with a microphone and webcam, or a telephone to connect.
Meeting ID: 943 4759 3307
Lancaster City Branch
125 North Duke Street