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Dubliners

by James Joyce

Dubliners is a collection of fifteen short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century....


White Nights and Other Stories

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

From the author of Crime and Punishment comes this remarkable collection of short fiction. A selection of ten compelling tales, steeped in Dostoyevsky’s characteristic themes of spiritual torment and psychological...


Short Stories

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

After a brief military career, the illustrious Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky quickly turned to writing as a profession with the publication of his first novel, "Poor Folk," in 1846. This novel sparked a...


Limbo (short story collection)

by Aldous Huxley

Limbo (1920), Aldous Huxley's first collection of short fiction, consists of six short stories and a play. "Farcical History of Richard Greenow" "Happily Ever After" "Eupompus Gave Splendour to Art by Numbers"...


The Arabian Nights Entertainments

by Andrew Lang

The Arabian Nights Entertainments is a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age. The work was collected over many centuries by various...


The Trail of the Silver Horseshoes

by Jiri Cernik

This collection of stories describes events or episodes in the life of a varied group of individuals during the most dramatic period of American history—the settlement of the American West. The reader will...


Debriefing

by Susan Sontag

A collection of one of our most powerful intellectual’s short fiction

Debriefing collects all of Susan Sontag’s shorter fiction, a form she turned to intermittently throughout her writing life. The book ranges...


Corliss And Other Award-Winning Stories

by Heather Haven

I've penned a few and selected my personal favorites, including a couple of flashes. All involve murder, suspense or the element of surprise. Some have pretty unlikely heroes, such as an English bulldog named...


The Complete Saki: 145 Novels and Short Stories

by Saki & Hector Hugh Munro

Saki's (a.k.a Hector Hugh Munro) unique brand of humor has resonated with readers for over a century. Both macabre and also at times vicious, his writing nonetheless manages to perfectly capture the trivial...


Corliss And Other Award-Winning Stories

by Heather Haven

I've penned a few and selected my personal favorites, including a couple of flashes. All involve murder, suspense or the element of surprise. Some have pretty unlikely heroes, such as an English bulldog named...


Tales of the Argonauts (Serapis Classics)

by Bret Harte

The Argonauts are the gold seekers of 1849 and the years immediately following. These adventurers came from all quarters of the globe and all ranks of society, and they had in common only the possession of the...


Woman to Woman

by Madhulika LIDDLE

A young girl finds herself looking on as her mother listens to the woes of the world, always offering a sympathetic ear and a shoulder to cry on—while harbouring a bitter secret few know of. A woman and her...


The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge is one of the fifty-six Sherlock Holmes short stories written by British author Arthur Conan Doyle. One of eight stories in the volume His Last Bow, it is a lengthy, two-part...


The 39 Steps

by John Buchan

The 39 Steps is a melodrama adapted from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock. The original concept and production of a four-actor version of the story was by Simon Corble and...


Tales of Space and Time

by H.G. Wells

Tales of Space and Time is a fantasy and science fiction collection of three short stories and two novellas written by the English author H. G. Wells between 1897 and 1898. All the stories had first been published...


Tales from the Jazz Age

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Tales of the Jazz Age is a collection of eleven short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his better-known short stories, "The Curious...


Master Aligi's Puppets

by Nicola Lombardi

Little Tobia has waited for a long time to attend the prodigious Master Aligi and his puppets' show. When the opportunity arises to go into the puppeteer's camper and touch those fabulous characters with his...


Wild West

by Elmer Kelton

Compiled for the first time in book form, seven-time Spur Award-winning author Elmer Kelton's short story collection, Wild West.

From rodeos to rustlers, from ranch life to the outlaw trail, Elmer Kelton offers...


The Yellow Butterfly & Other Stories

by Ashley Capes

Leap into worlds like and unlike our own: a creepy restaurant stalks its customers, steampunk slaves find a new home in the Australian desert, storybook characters come alive to make deals with the Roman God...


The Yellow Butterfly & Other Stories

by Ashley Capes

Leap into worlds like and unlike our own: a creepy restaurant stalks its customers, steampunk slaves find a new home in the Australian desert, storybook characters come alive to make deals with the Roman God...