EW Staff
June 18, 2007 AT 04:00 AM EDT

ELIZABETH GILBERT PICKS 10 NEW CLASSIC SHORT STORIES

1. Martin Amis’ ”The Coincidence of the Arts” (Heavy Water, 1999)
2. Robert Olen Butler’s ”Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Parrot” (Tabloid Dreams, 1996)
3. Raymond Carver’s ”Cathedral” (Cathedral, 1983)
4. Junot Diaz’ ”Drown” (Drown, 1996)
5. Adam Johnson’s ”Teen Sniper” (Emporium, 2002)
6. Edward P. Jones’ ”Adam Robinson Acquires Grandparents and a Little Sister” (All Aunt Hagar’s Children, 2006)
7. Alice Munro’s ”Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage” (Hateship, Friendship…, 2001)
8. Annie Proulx’s ”Brokeback Mountain” (Close Range, 1999)
9. George Saunders’ ”Pastoralia” (Pastoralia, 2000)
10. Tobias Wolff’s ”Bullet in the Brain” (The Night in Question, 1996)

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