Tenth of December by George Saunders

For more wickedly funny and bizarre short story collections, try these…

The Fun Parts by Sam Lipsyte for pitch-black comedy and blistering prose

The Girl in the Flammable Skirt by Aimee Bender for eccentric premises

Tunneling to the Center of the Earth by Kevin Wilson for offbeat humor and enormous heart

Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link for fantastical, outsized imagination

This post was guest edited by author Ravi Mangla. His first novel, Understudies, is out now.