short stories Likely Stories: A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman By Jim McKeown • Oct 12, 2017 A recently assembled collection of short stories by novelist Margaret Drabble. Listen Listening... / 3:30 Likely Stories: The Accomplished Guest by Ann Beattie By Jim McKeown • Sep 21, 2017 A collection of stories involving visitors, wanderers, and assorted interesting characters. Listen Listening... / 3:30 Likely Stories: The State We're In By Jim McKeown • Nov 12, 2015 A selection of stories by the acclaimed short-story writer, Anne Beattie. Listen Listening... / 3:30 Likely Stories: Rock Springs By Jim McKeown • May 14, 2015 Short stories of middle America and the characters straddling the line between good and evil, love and hate, success and failure. Listen Listening... / 3:40 Likely Stories - May 14, 2015 Likely Stories: Hunger By Jim McKeown • Apr 16, 2015 Jim McKeown A Chinese woman emigrates to America for a better life, and she struggles to adapt to her new land, in the title story of this collection. Listen Listening... / 3:34 Likely Stories Book Review on April 16, 2015 Likely Stories: Last Night By Jim McKeown • Jan 22, 2015 Jim McKeown Collection of deft and clever stories about relationships. Listen Listening... / 3:32 January 22, 2015 Likely Stories book review. Likely Stories: The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: August 6th 1983 By Jim McKeown • Nov 27, 2014 Jim McKeown A collection of stories by the double Booker-Prize winning author of Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies. Listen Listening... / The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: August 6 1983 by Hilary Mantel reviewed November 27, 2014 on Likely Stories. Likely Stories: The Stone Mattress By Jim McKeown • Nov 6, 2014 Jim McKeown Margaret Atwood’s latest work weaves tales of complicated relationships all viewed from different angles. Listen Listening... / 3:33 The Stone Mattress reviewed November 6, 2014.