Short Stories (single Author)

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The Adventures of Gerard [UNABRIDGED-...

Arthur Conan Doyle

Napoleon's presumptuous but unsung hero, the Brigadier Gerard, faces certain death at every turn while outwitting the enemies of France as he careens across Europe during the Napoleonic Wars. This series of eight stories includes: I) ...

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Published: Feb 2001

Local Girls

Alice Hoffman

The New York Times Book Review has noted, 'Alice Hoffman writes quite wonderfully about the magic in our lives,' and now she casts her spell over a Long Island neighborhood filled with dreamers and dreams. In a dazzling series of fami...

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Published: Aug 2009

You Know When the Men Are Gone

Siobhan Fallon

The debut of a major literary talent, Siobhan Fallon presents an unforgettable collection of interconnected short stories in the tradition of Tim O'Brien, Raymond Carver, and Jhumpa Lahiri.

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Published: Jan 2011

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, originally published in Colliers Magazine on May 27th, 1922. The story follows Benjamin's life from his birth in 1860. However he is no ordinary child, as ...

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Published: Nov 2016

A Good Man Is Hard to Find: And Other...

Flannery O'Connor

This is the collection that established Flannery O'Connor's reputation as a one of the American masters of the short story. This now classic book revealed Flannery O'Connor as one of the most original and provocative writers to emerge...

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Published: Dec 2010

The Mysterious Stranger and Other Sto...

Mark Twain

Mark Twain explores the darker side of humanity with his typical sardonic wit in this unique collection of mysterious and supernatural tales, highlighted by the classic novelette The Mysterious Stranger.

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Published: Feb 2009

Good Bones, Simple Murders & the Tent...

Margaret Atwood

In Good Bones and Simple Murders, Margaret Atwood displays, in condensed and crystallized form, the trademark wit and virtuosity of her best-selling novels.Among the jewels gathered here are Gertrude offering Hamlet a piece of her mi...

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Published: May 2021

Wilderness Tips

Margaret Atwood

In each of these tales, Margaret Atwood deftly illuminates the single instant that shapes a whole life: In a few brief minutes we watch as characters progress from the vulnerabilities of adolescence through the passions of youth ...

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Published: May 2021

Santa Claus in Oz

L. Frank Baum

Here in one recording are both of L. Frank Baum's Santa Claus stories: The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, and A Kidnapped Santa Claus. In The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, Baum gives us a glimpse into the magical history th...

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Published: Nov 2012

Stay Awake: Stories

Dan Chaon

In these haunting, suspenseful stories, lost, fragile, searching characters wander between ordinary life and a psychological shadowland. They have experienced intense love or loss, grief or loneliness, displacement or disconnection - ...

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Published: Feb 2012

The Artist of Disappearance

Anita Desai

Award-winning, internationally acclaimed author Anita Desai ruminates on art and memory, illusion and disillusion, and the sharp divide between life's expectations and its realities in three perfectly etched novellas. Set in India in ...

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Published: Dec 2011

The Machine Stops [Audible Edition]

E. M. Forster

"The Machine Stops" is a short science fiction story. It describes a world in which almost all humans have lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual lives in isolation in a "cell", with ...

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Published: Jun 2021

The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fict...

Neil Gaiman

An outstanding array--52 pieces in all--of selected fiction from the multiple-award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, curated by his readers around the world, and introduced with a foreword by Booker Prize-win...

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Published: Oct 2020

Airships

Barry Hannah

Now considered a contemporary classic, Airships was honored by Esquire magazine with the Arnold Gingrich Short Fiction Award. The 20 stories in this collection are a fresh, exuberant celebration of the new American South―a land of h...

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Published: May 2016

Bliss and Other Stories

Katherine Mansfield

"Lottie and Kezia stood on the patch of lawn just inside the gate, all ready for the fray in their coats with brass anchor buttons.…"In the realm of the short story, Katherine Mansfield established a highly original style....

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Published: May 2015

The Piazza Tales

Herman Melville

Written in seclusion following the intense negative public reaction to the publication of his novel 'Pierre', The Piazza Tales is his accessible and entertaining collection of short stories concerning love, labor and loss. The collect...

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Published: Jun 2018

The (Other) You: Stories

Joyce Carol Oates

A powerful reckoning over the people we might have been if we’d chosen a different path, from a master of the short story In this stirring, reflective collection of short stories, Joyce Carol Oates ponders alternate destinies...

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Published: Feb 2021

Small Plates: Short Fiction

Katherine Hall Page

In “The Body in the Dunes,” Faith’s vacation offers more excitement than she and her husband bargained for when a terrified woman knocks on their hotel room door looking to hide from her husband. In “The Proof is Always in the...

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Published: Jun 2014

I Am an Executioner: Love Stories

Rajesh Parameswaran

In the unforgettable opener, 'The Infamous Bengal Ming,' a misunderstood tiger's affection for his keeper goes horribly awry. In 'Demons,' a woman tries to celebrate Thanksgiving after the sudden death of her husband, even though his ...

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Published: Apr 2012

The Body Snatcher and Other Stories

Robert Louis Stevenson

MP3 CD FormatA dark night, a graveyard, and the suspicion of murder The Body Snatcher is one of Robert Louis Stevenson's most chilling tales. After many years, a chance encounter between two former medical students forces them to rec...

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Published: Oct 2019

Tunneling to the Center of the Earth:...

Karen White

A debut short story collection in the tradition of writers like Kelly Link, Aimee Bender, and George Saunders--strange, imaginative, and refreshingly original--now on audio as part of Ecco's "Art of the Story" Series, and wi...

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Published: Sep 2020

Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other ...

Oscar Wilde

MP3 CD FormatA palmist's prediction leads to murder; an enigmatic woman's lifestyle is a mystery to be solved; a ghost tries to frighten the new tenants of his home; a man has discovered the dedicatee of Shakespeare's Sonnets; a milli...

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Published: Oct 2019

The Clicking of Cuthbert: Ten Short S...

P. G. Wodehouse

Our Introduction is actually several comments by author P. G. Wodehouse. He wrote: This book marks an epoch in my literary career. It is written in blood. It is the outpouring of a soul as deeply seared by Fate’s unkindness...

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Published: Nov 2021

Lizard

Banana Yoshimoto

Banana Yoshimoto's warm, witty, and heartfelt depictions of the lives of young Japanese have earned her international acclaim and bestseller status, as well as a place among the best of contemporary Japanese literature. In Lizard, Yos...

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Published: Nov 2015

Christmas Short Stories

Charles Dickens

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Published: Mar 2021

Gothic Tales

Arthur Conan Doyle

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Published: Oct 2018

Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing o...

Jerome K. Jerome

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Published: Mar 2021

Lake Wobegon Family Reunion: Selected...

Garrison Keillor

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Published: Mar 2021

To Build a Fire and Other Stories

Jack London

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Published: May 2011

Cardiff, by the Sea: Four Novellas of...

Joyce Carol Oates

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Published: Mar 2021
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