Here are seven new classics (well, really good stories) to settle down with on a cool fall night. In this baker’ half-dozen, we have stories by authors known (Margaret Atwood, Ken Follett) and unknown (Emily St. John Mandel?). The mood varies from wry humor to intense drama. There are focused character studies and sprawling multi-generational epics. You can pick from short story collections and novels, futurist stories and historicals, realism and magic realism. Click on the link for details.