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  1. Best Short Story Collections (1548 books)

    The Penguin Book of Modern Canadian Short Stories. The Penguin Book of English Short Stories. The Second Penguin Book of English Short Stories. In Sunshine or in Shadow: Stories by Irish Women. The Oxford Book of English Love Stories. Love 1 & 2: Erotic Tales from Sweden and Denmark. Best Cat Stories.

  2. 100 Must-Read Contemporary Short Story Collections

    This list of must-read contemporary short story collections is sponsored by Random House's Buzziest Short Story Collections of 2018. From New York Times bestselling author Curtis Sittenfeld's dazzling first collection, You Think It, I'll Say It, to National Book Award winner Denis Johnson's final collection, The Largesse of the Sea ...

  3. 11 of the Best Short Story Collections to Read in 2023

    In Stock Online. A semi-autobiographical story collection from Hilary Mantel, two-time winner of the Booker Prize, Learning to Talk is a poignant book about the defining moments of childhood. Quietly intense, these short stories set in mid-20 th century England find the melancholy beauty in little moments. Paperback $17.00.

  4. The Best Reviewed Short Story Collections of 2021 ‹ Literary Hub

    1. Afterparties by Anthony Veasna So (Ecco) 22 Rave • 5 Positive • 1 Mixed "The presence of the author is so vivid in Afterparties, Anthony Veasna So's collection of stories, he seems to be at your elbow as you read …The personality that animates Afterparties is unmistakably youthful, and the stories themselves are mainly built around conditions of youth—vexed and tender ...

  5. Best Short Stories and Collections Everyone Should Read

    The fifteen short stories in this collection form a vivid image of traditional Irish middle-class life at the height of Irish nationalism, and these middle-class citizens' desperate search for identity. ... The second one contains stories published in other books, magazines, or independently throughout the author's life. The third one is a ...

  6. The 10 Best Short Story Collections of the Decade ‹ Literary Hub

    Barrett's mastery of the short story form won him the Guardian First Book Award, the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Prize, and a National Book Foundation 5 under 35 honor. It's a collection that's striking for its audacity to be a debut—completely assured of voice, of character, and of a setting that is utterly realized.

  7. The best short story books and collections for 2024

    The Happy Prince & Other Stories. by Oscar Wilde. The Happy Prince & Other Stories is a charming collection of short stories written by Oscar Wilde between 1887 and 1891. The stories are fantastical, magical and sparkling with Wilde's unique wit and personality. Beautifully illustrated, this collection is a great gift for friends and family.

  8. 20 Must-Read Collections for Short Story Month

    Add to Bookshelf. Paperback. $17.00. Add to cart. Buy from Other Retailers: See all. Explore some of the most exciting voices in short fiction. The collections below include established authors and newcomers - celebrate Short Story Month...

  9. The Best Reviewed Short Story Collections of 2022 ‹ Literary Hub

    Today's installment: Short Story Collections. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub's "Rotten Tomatoes for books.". *. 1. Bliss Montage by Ling Ma (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) 21 Rave • 5 Positive • 2 MixedRead an interview with Ling Ma here. "The eight wily tales mark the return of an author whose inventive debut, Severance ...

  10. 20 New Must-Read Short Story Collections

    20 New Must-Read Short Story Collections. Emily Martin Oct 31, 2022. Bloomsbury Publishing. In his first-ever short story collection, which spans forty years of work, Alan Moore presents a series of wildly different and equally unforgettable characters who discover—and in some cases even make and unmake—the various uncharted parts of existence.

  11. The Best Short Story Collections Of All-Time

    Pastoralia by George Saunders. Hailed by Thomas Pynchon as "graceful, dark, authentic, and funny," George Saunders gives us, in his inventive and beloved voice, this bestselling collection of stories set against a warped, hilarious, and terrifyingly recognizable American landscape. 6 .) Runaway by Alice Munro.

  12. 16 of the Most Popular Short Story Collections to Read Now

    Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang. Now 56% Off. $8 at Amazon $16 at Bookshop. This collection of sci-fi writer Chiang's first eight stories leads readers through various fantastical worlds and ideas, such as that of a man building a tower to heaven. One single narrative, Story of Your Life, was even adapted into the 2016 film ...

  13. 35 Best Short Stories of All Time

    Whatever Happens, Probably Will by John W. MacIlroy. This 2022 short story collection from John W. MacIlroy includes 18 literary fiction pieces in a mere 200 pages. They're bite-sized, sure, but ...

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    Grimm's Fairy Tales (Barnes &…. So Late in the Day: Stories of…. Edgar Allan Poe: Classic…. Ladies' Lunch: And Other…. The Complete Cthulhu Mythos…. Sword of Destiny (Witcher…. Stories of Your Life and…. A Stroke of the Pen: The Lost…. Explore our list of Short Story Collections Books at Barnes & Noble®.

  15. 9 Best Short-Story Collections to Read Right Now 2020

    Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom by Sylvia Plath. From $9. Written for Mademoiselle when the poet was a student at Smith College in 1952, the short story was later rejected and published for the first time, in its original, "sinister" form last year. The story of a young girl on a mysterious train ride, it is a quick, suspenseful read ...

  16. Short Story Collections That Belong On Every Novel-Reader's Shelf

    Packed with Shaw's signature wit and insight, this collection features 63 of the author's short stories—including the iconic "The Eighty-Year Run" and "Main Currents in American Thought.". The result is a rich portrait of American life that spans from Prohibition in the 1930s to the political unrest of the Vietnam War era.

  17. 20 Best Science Fiction Short Story Collections

    The Unreal and the Real by Ursula K. Le Guin. First let's just take a moment to recognize how amazing the title of this science fiction short story collection by Ursula K. Le Guin: The Real and the Unreal. These award-winning tales are grouped into the "Real" (close to our reality) and the "Unreal" (speculative fiction).

  18. The Best Short Story Collections of 2024 (So Far)

    Float Up, Sing Down by Laird Hunt. This is a collection of stories that unfolds over a single summer's day in an Indiana community. Through the tales of various residents, from Candy Wilson who's forgotten to buy paprika, to Della Dorner sneaking away on her new bike, the book weaves a rich tapestry of rural life.

  19. 130 Stephen King Short Stories: Every Collection in Order

    Eventually, King and his editor decided to publish all four stories together, positioning the book as "something different" — hence the title of the book. 1. "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption: Hope Springs Eternal". 2. "Apt Pupil: Summer of Corruption". 3. "The Body: Fall From Innocence ". 4.

  20. 100 Books Everyone Should Read

    3. Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein (1974). The imagination and artistry of Shel Silverstein are on full display in this classic collection of short stories and poems.

  21. Amazon Best Sellers: Best Children's Short Story Collections

    Best Sellers in Children's Short Story Collections. #1. You are an Amazing Girl: A Collection of Inspiring Stories about Courage, Friendship, Inner Strength and Self-Confidence (Motivational Books for Children) Nadia Ross. 4,155. Paperback. 74 offers from $2.44. #2. 365 Bedtime Stories.

  22. 8 of the Best Romance Short Stories

    They attempt to explain to the authorities how they got there. It's a story of love at first sight and experience beyond compare, one that involves a dreamlike journey through the museum. Isabel Allende's short story will leave readers pondering the wonders of love. Read and listen FREE with Prime or Kindle Unlimited.

  23. Announcing the 2024 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists

    To an author whose debut collection of short stories represents distinguished literary achievement and suggests great promise for future work. Judges: Megan Cummins, Manuel Muñoz. Temple Folk, Aaliyah Bilal (Simon & Schuster) Bookshop. Boundless Deep, and Other Stories, Gen Del Raye (University of Nebraska Press) Bookshop

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    5) If We Can't Go at the Speed of Light by Kim, Choyeop: This collection of short stories has been a mega-hit in Korea since 2019. Kim, Choyeop practically started the science fiction boom in ...

  25. Amor Towles talks 'A Gentleman in Moscow' show, 'Table for Two' book

    On April 2, Towles' latest work, "Table for Two" - a collection of six short stories and one novella - hits stores. The novella picks up the story of Eve Ross, a character from Towles ...

  26. Get Lit! Festival back for another year to 'celebrate the written word'

    Peterson said she has wanted to feature Machado for years, ever since she published her short story collection in 2017. "She is a very important voice in fiction and nonfiction right now," she ...