This anthology is an international collection of stories and essays by critically-acclaimed authors, chosen for their intellectual and emotional appeal. Each story or essay is one to six pages in length, making these authors' short works easily accessible to a wide reading public. It provides an exciting taste of global literature, with classic, modern, and avant garde short stories.
Over 100 authors are presented, including Alice Walker, Yasunari Kawabata, Helen Vivien Viramontes, Anton Chekhov, Edgar Allan Poe, Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens, and Joyce Carol Oates, to name only a few.
For those readers interested in an excellent collection of short stories by the world's most renowned writers.