Books Like Hands by Sherwood Anderson | Suggesting Reading

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(1919), by Sherwood Anderson, is the highly acclaimed collection that includes "Hands." In each of the twenty-three stories, young George Willard establishes a connection with one of the lonely, isolated people in his small town.

The Spoon River Anthology (1915), by Edgar Lee Masters, is a collection of verses in which the men and women of Spoon River tell their stories from the grave.

The Women of Brewster Place (1980), by Gloria Naylor, is a collection of stories that won the American Book Award. It gives voice to seven African-American women in seven interconnected short stories.

Ethan Frome (1911), by Edith Wharton, depicts a farmer with a poetic soul who struggles with poverty, loneliness, and a bad-tempered wife in rural New England.

Everything that Rises Must Converge (1965), by Flannery O'Connor, is a collection of stories of grotesque characters confronting religious questions in the backwoods of Georgia.

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