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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.

A Visit From The Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

If you loved Egan’s Pulitzer prize winner, these should be up your street…

The Informers by Bret Easton Ellis for more interconnected shorts

Runaway by Alice Munro for lost girls trying to find their place

Pastoralia by George Saunders for hilarious tales of an alternate America

The Pastures of Heaven by John Steinbeck for poignant humour