KEEP IT SHORT If you like your stories like you like your drink (short, sharp and full of the good stuff), you’ll love these
No time to wade through a 700-page tome? These literary heavyweights are slimming their output right down
Your average commute probably consists of rewatching Instagram stories, dodging BO-filled armpits and avoiding eye contact with, well, everyone. A more enriching way to survive those hours? Short stories. Three major new collections are being published, allowing you to expand your mind with the writing of great authors – without needing a fortnight on a sunlounger to reach the ending. Want to know which ones are worth your precious time? We read them all to find out.