Books The Collected Stories of Isaac Babel by Isaac Babel, Nathalie Babel, Peter Constantine and Cynthia Ozick Paperback, 511 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $18.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Collected Stories of Isaac BabelAuthorIsaac Babel, Nathalie Babel, et al Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Presents the Russian author's stories in new translations, including a chronology and notes on the texts. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Collected Stories of Isaac Babel Review You Must Read This Saunders on Babel, Prose Poet of the Grotesque May 26, 2006 George Saunders, satirist of American consumerism, offers his appreciation of Isaac Babel's dark, visceral tales. Babel's Collected Stories chart the perils and absurdities of life among Russian Jews and Cossack armies.