Sunday, 5 October 2008

100 Shots of Short

I really enjoyed Short Story September, but find I'm not very disciplined at reading short stories, but I discovered this ongoing challenge 100 shots of short at robaroundbooks. You just have to read 100 shortstories and you have as much time to do so as you like.
1. Gold Boy, Emerald Girl By Yiyun Li (can be found online here).
2. Lamb to the Slaughter, Dahl (can be found on-line here)
3. The Red Room, H.G Wells (can be found online here)
4. Country Lovers, Nadine Gordimer (Review here)
5. Veronica, Adewale Maja-Pearce
6. Instructions, Gaiman
7. Diseasemaker's Croup, Gaiman
8. Goliath, Gaiman
9. A Stone Woman, A.S Byatt
10. The Duc De L'Omelette, Poe
11. Pages from a Journal Found in a Shoebox on a Greyhound Bus Between Tulsa, Oklahoma and Louisville, Kentucky, Gaiman
12. The Day the Saucers Came, Gaiman
13. Raw Material, A.S Byatt
14. The Pink Ribbon, A.S Byatt
15. The Ostler, Wilkie Collins
16. The Pit and the Pendulum, Edgar Allan Poe
17. Samuel Lowgood's Revenge, Mary E. Braddon
18. Lost Hearts, M. R James
19. An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge, Amrose Bierce
20. A Vendetta, du Maupassant
21. Open Arms, Robert Olen Butler
22. Mr Green, Robert Olen Butler
23. The Trip Back, Robert Olen Butler
24. Crickets, Robert Olen Butler
25. Letters from My Father, Robert Olen Butler
26. Love, Robert Olen Butler
27. The Gold Cadillac - Mildred Taylor
28. A Stench of Kerosene -Amrita Pritam
29. The Parade of You, Barth Anderson. (Copy can be found here)
30. Face, Alice Muro (Copy can be foud here)
31. The Ladies of Grace Adieu, Susanna Clarke
32. On Lickerish Hill, Susanna Clarke
33. Mrs Mabb, Susanna Clarke

34. The Moor, Russell Banks
35. Dundun, Denis Joohnson
36. Timothy's Birthday, William Trevor
37. The Birthday Cake, Daniel Lyons
38. Turning, Lynda Sexton
39. Maybe Not Yem, Etik Juwita
40. Forever Overhead, David Forster Wallace
41. Angel of Mercy, Angel of Wrath, Ethan Canin
42. The Birthday Present, Andrea Lee
43. The Bath, Raymond Carver
44. A Game of Dice, Paul Theroux
45. Close to the Water's Edge, Clare Reegan
46. Birthday Girl, Murakami
47. The Lottery, Maria Edgeworth
48. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Fitzgerald
49. Jelly-Bean, Fitzgerald
50. Godmother Death, Jane Yolen
51. Crocodile Tears, A.S Byatt


Robert Burdock said...

Yay....way to go Katrina! I'm so glad you decided to join this challenge too. I purposely kept it open-ended because no matter if it takes 2 weeks or 2 years to finish, you can't fail!!
Good luck and I'll be sure and link you

Book Zombie said...

Wow fantastic looking challenge! I read alot of short stories but never joined any challenges because I tend to do bad with time restraints (lol)
Good luck and happy shorts reading :)

Intergalactic Bookworm said...

Count me in! I will forward you the reviews that I already have on my blog. Judy