Rachel Kushner, The Flamethrowers (Scribner/Simon & Schuster)
Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lowland (Alfred A. Knopf/Random House)
James McBride, The Good Lord Bird (Riverhead Books/Penguin Group USA)
Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge (The Penguin Press/Penguin Group USA)
George Saunders, Tenth of December (Random House)
There really is a moment happening for short story writers. George Saunders, NBA Finalist; Alice Munro, Nobel Prize Winner; Karen Russell, MacArthur Fellow. Hail to the short story!
We loved The Flamethrowers. Kushner has our vote!