The 10 Best Short Story Collections of 2013


Don’t Kiss Me, Lindsay Hunter (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

After Daddy’s, her 2010 collection for the indie Featherpress, it was only a matter of time before an editor at a bigger publishing house realized Lindsay Hunter is a voice worth investing in. This, her followup on FSG, is a weird and imaginative ride, filled to the brim with stories (26 in all) of all shapes, sizes, and character types.