6. A Visit From the Goon Squad 2010 Jennifer Egan
Because of its unusual narrative structure, this book can be characterized as a novel or as a collection of linked short stories. A Visit from the Goon Squad has 13 chapters, all of which can be read as individual stories, and does not focus on any single central character or narrative arc. In addition, many of the chapters were originally published as short stories.
Most of the stories in the book concern Bennie...