Short stories published in Paris Review

Listing 72 stories.

As flames from a forest fire creep closer to her home and her daughter burns from fever, an Indian American mother has ten minutes to decide what to keep and what to leave behind.

An overweight journalist navigates a strange friendship with a legendary writer and finds his life curiously entwined with one of the writer's students, a fiery young girl.

A British sergeant in the Gulf War begins to question his experiences when a strange man saves him from certain death, only to haunt him for years after.

A man who lives with his sister and nephew witnesses her tense and unhappy marriage. Even after his sister's death, the man must deal with the consequences.

After one of her young low-income students shows up to class disheveled, a female teacher from Chicago makes it her mission to create a strong bond with the girl in hopes it will prevent her from dropping out of school.

Thirteen-year-old Angelle gets into a car accident when her drunken father begs her to drive home in his stead. Later, she must take the witness stand in court and decide her family's future with her testimony.

When her husband's heart condition lands him in the hospital, an elderly woman living in Florida reevaluates the formative events of her life.

In 1951, when two Philadelphia Phillies players are demoted to the Double A, they decide to play their summer season in Cuba.

After his army friend finds a girlfriend, an American veteran subsisting on the G.I. Bill is left on his own to search for meaning in his life in post-war Paris.

When his attempt at religious repentance fails, a troubled teenage boy with a reputation for being a bad boy ends up taking a school prank too far.