Daddy Lenin and Other Stories by Guy Vanderhaeghe - Bestselling author Guy Vanderhaeghe’s new book of fiction is both timely and timeless and showcases his supreme talent as a storyteller and poignant observer of the human condition.
Weights and Measures by Jodi Picoult. Though I've seen her name on book covers everywhere, I hadn't read any of her work. This short story, which can be found in this anthology, is simply beautiful. I cried in Starbucks.