The 10 Best Short Story Collections of 2013

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The Man Who Noticed Everything, Adrian Van Young (Black Lawrence Press)

Strange and sometimes eerie tales from the eastern seaboard, Adrian Van Young’s debut collection recalled voices of literary eras past, from H.P. Lovecraft to Flannery O’Connor. As those comparisons suggest, these stories will have you wondering if they’re set in the real world or some strange, dreamlike place you might not want to go to.