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Short Stories[]

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  • The Best Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The Parisian Affair and Other Stories by Guy de Maupassant
  • The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings by Edgar Allen Poe
  • First Love and Other Stories by Ivan Turgenev
  • The Kruezter Sonata and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy
  • The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Three Tales by Gustav Flaubert
  • Dead Men Tell No Tales by Emile Zola
  • The Queen of Spades and Other Stories by Alexander Pushkin
  • To Build a Fire and Other Favorite Stories by Jack London
  • The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol
  • Heart of Darkness and Other Tales by Joseph Conrad
  • Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895 by Anton Chekhov
  • The Lady With the Little Dog and Other Stories, 1896-1904 by Anton Chekhov
  • Carmen and Other Stories by Prosper Merimee
  • Tales From the Thousand and One Nights
  • Aesop's Fables
  • Rashomon and Other Stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa


  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
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  • Elephant by Raymond Carver
  • Collected Stories of Cynthia Ozick
  • Palm-of-the-Hand Stories by Yasunari Kawabata
  • Dubliners by James Joyce
  • The Collected Stories of Isaac Babel
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Six Other Short Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Everything that Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Conner
  • In the Heart of the Country by William Gass
  • Exile and Kingdom by Albert Camus
  • Selected Short Stories of William Faulkner
  • Acts of Worship by Yukio Mishima
  • Selected Stories by Alice Munro
  • The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka
  • The Complete Stories of Truman Capote
  • Men Without Women by Ernest Hemingway
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
  • My Oedipus Complex by Frank O'Connor
  • Blow-Up and Other Stories by Julio Cortazar
  • All Fires the Fire and Other Stories by Julio Cortazar
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  • The Complete Short Stories by Saki
  • Just After Sunset by Stephen King
  • For Esme - With Love and Squalor by J.D. Salinger
  • An Old Pub Near the Angel by James Kelman
  • In Between the Sheet by Ian McEwan
  • South of No North by Charles Bukowski
  • The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
  • Burning Your Boats by Angela Carter
  • Criers and Kibitzers, Kibitzers and Criers by Stanley Elking
  • Essential Stories by V.S. Pritchett
  • The Return by Andrei Platonov
  • The Collected Stories of Lorrie Moore
  • Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
  • Strange Pilgrims by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • The Collected Short Stories by Roald Dahl
  • The Burning Plain and Other Stories by Juan Rulfo
  • The Collected Stories of Vladimir Nabokov
  • Moral Disorder by Margaret Atwood
  • Collected Stories of John Cheever

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  • The Informers by Bret Easton Ellis
  • Life After God by Douglas Coupland
  • How We are Hungry by Dave Eggers
  • No One Belongs Here More than You by Miranda July
  • After the Quake by Haruki Murakami
  • The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami
  • Brief Interviews With Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace
  • The Dog of Marriage by Amy Hempel
  • Break it Down by Lydia Davis
  • Drown by Junot Diaz
  • Last Evenings on Earth by Roberto Bolano

Short Short Stories/Flash Fiction[]

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  • The Book of Fables by W.S. Merwin
  • Novels in Three Lines by Felix Feneon
  • The Nimrod Flip-Out by Etgar Keret
  • Murder in the Dark by Margaret Atwood
  • Palm-of-the-Hand Stories by Yasunari Kawabata
  • The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis
  • Lost in the Funhouse by John Barth
  • Metrophilias by Brendan Connell
  • The Collected Stories of Colette
  • The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1001 Nights
  • The Voice Imitator by Thomas Bernhard
  • Today I Wrote Nothing by Daniil Kharms
  • Microcosmic Tales edit. by Isaac Asimov
  • 41 Stories by O. Henry
  • AM/PM by Amelia Gray
  • Microscripts by Robert Walser
  • The Black Sheep and Other Fables by Augusto Monterroso
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  • The Age of Wire and String by Ben Marcus
  • Road-Side Dog by Czeslaw Milosz
  • Nature Stories by Jules Renard
  • Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
  • One Minute Stories by Istvan Orkeny
  • One Thousand and One-Second Stories by Inagaki Taruho
  • Selected Stories by Robert Walser
  • The Spiteful Planet and Other Stories by Shinichi Hoshi
  • The Collected Stories by Amy Hempel
  • Falsificaciones by Marco Denevi
  • Under the Shadow by Gilbert Sorrentino
  • The Complete Fables of Jean de la Fontaine
  • The Vampire of Curitiba and Other Stories by Dalton Trevisan
  • Microfictions by Ana Maria Shua
  • The Pearl Jacket and Other Stories
  • The Tunnel: Selected Poems by Russell Edson
  • Scenes from the Bathhouse by Mikhail Zoshchenko
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  • Contemplation by Franz Kafka
  • Farewells to Plasma by Natasza Goerke
  • Exercises in Style by Raymond Queneau
  • Singular Pleasures by Harry Mathews
  • The Complete Butchier's Tales by Rikki Duocornet
  • More One Minute Stories by Istvan Orkeny
  • Confabulario and Other Inventions by Juan Jose Arreola
  • The Waste Books by George Christoph Lichtenberg
  • The Nature of Things by Francis Ponge
  • Wild Grass by Lu Xun
  • Cronopios and Famas by Julio Cortazar
  • Stories and Texts for Nothing by Samuel Beckett
  • Excitability by Diana Williams
  • Between Fantoine and Agapa by Robert Pinget
  • PP/FF: An Anthology
  • Insects are Just Like You and Me by Kuzhali Manickavel
  • The Complete Fables by Aesop
  • Fifty-One Tales by Lord Dunsany
  • Revenge of the Lawn by Richard Brautigan
  • The Assignation by Joyce Carol Oates
  • The Prophet by Kahil Gibran
  • Dreamtigers by Jorge Luis Borges
  • Restless Nights by Dino Buzzati
  • Telegrams of the Soul by Peter Altenberg
  • Sudden Fiction series edit. by Robert Shapard
  • The Museum of Useless Efforts by Cristina Peri Rossi

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  • "The Whore of Mensa" by Woody Allen
  • "A Real Doll" by A.M. Homes
  • "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" by Alan Silitoe
  • "The Queen of Spades" by Alexander Pushkin
  • "The Willows" by Algernon Blackwood
  • "Passion" by Alice Munro
  • "San Fransisco" by Amy Hempel
  • "The Kitchen Child" by Angela Carter
  • "Burning House" by Anne Beattie
  • "Aaron Trow" by Anthony Trollope
  • "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov
  • "The Case of Lady Sannox" by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "Trilobites" by Breece D'J Pancake
  • "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long" by Brian Aldiss
  • etc.