Join us every first Sunday of the month for our free and informal
Short Story Reading Club at Lewes Waterstones, 10am-12pm. 
No need to read in advance. Open to all.
Enjoy well-loved classics and discover little-known gems, 
with coffee, cake and lively discussion. Limited space so email to book!


Sunday 9 July 2017
The Chrysanthemums
by John Steinbeck

The Egg 
by Sherwood Anderson

Selected Stories
by Willa Cather


Sunday 4 June 2017
A Real Durwan
by Jhumpa Lahiri

Dr H A Moynihan
by Lucia Berlin

Various stories
by Saki


Sunday 7 May 2017
The New Dress
by Virginia Woolf

The Pier Falls
by Mark Haddon

The Green Zone Rabbit
by Hassan Blassim


Sunday 8 January 2017
The Room
by William Trevor (Ireland, 2005)

The Blush
by Elizabeth Taylor (UK, 1958) 

The Doll
by Daphne du Maurier (UK, 2011)


Sunday 2 December
Psychology
by Katherine Mansfield (NZ, 1920)

My Chivalric Fiasco
by George Saunders (USA, 2013) 

The Gift of the Magi
by O. Henry (USA, 1905)


Sunday 2 October
The Lottery
by Shirley Jackson (USA, 1948)

Signs and Symbols
by Vladimir Nabakov (Russia, 1948) 

Selection of The Devil's Larder stories
by Jim Crace (UK, 2001)


Sunday 11 September
Selection of stories from authors
appearing at this year's
Small Wonder festival - 
Ali Smith, Kirsty Logan,
Petina Gappah, Carys Bray.


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Sunday 7 August
The Swimmer
by John Cheever
(USA, 1968)

Story of an Hour
by Kate Chopin
(USA, 1894)

Selected flash fiction
by Tania Hershman
(UK, 2012)


 

Sunday 3 July
Selected stories
by Angela Carter
(UK, 1974–1985)

Selected stories
by Janet Frame
(New Zealand, 1951–1983)


Sunday 5 June
The Library of Babel
by Jorge Luis Borges
(Argentina, 1941)

The Fifth Story
by Clarice Lispector (Brazil, 1964)

Invierno
by Junot Diaz
(USA/Dominican Republic, 2012)


Sunday 8 May
Last Night
by James Salter (USA, 2002)

Moving on
by Diane Cook (USA, 2014)

Wife-Wooing
by John Updike (USA,1960)


Sunday 3 April
Cathedral
by Raymond Carver (USA, 1983)

The Swim Team
by Miranda July (USA, 2005)

Bullet in the Brain
by Tobias Wolff (USA, 1995)



Sunday 6 March
The 40-Litre Monkey
by Adam Marek (UK, 2007)

Hills Like White Elephants
by Ernest Hemingway (USA,1927)

A selection of work
by Lydia Davis (USA, 2009)