Short Stories

New Releases

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our Selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Short Stories

 

Origin

English (449)

Hispanophone (16)

Asian (15)

Nordic (10)

Australian, pacific, oceanian and polynesian (6)

Germanophone (6)

Middle eastern (6)

Slavic (5)

Italian (5)

Francophone (4)

African (3)

Lusophone (2)

Greek (2)

 

Language

English (5221)

French (689)

German (738)

Spanish (1284)

Italian (0)

 

Protection

All (5221)

DRM Free (575)

DRM (4640)

More options

American Fairy Tales | The Pink Classics

by L. Frank Baum & Sheba Blake

American Fairy Tales is the title of a collection of twelve fantasy stories by L. Frank Baum, published in 1901 by the George M. Hill Company, the firm that issued The Wonderful Wizard of Oz the previous year....


All That Wasted Heat

by Jonathan Hadwen

Part observation, part imaginings, this string of short vignettes walks us through an urban and psychological landscape of Australia—the isolation and loneliness of city life—that is both unsettling and...


The Anton Chekov Omnibus

by Anton Chekov

The Serapis Classics edition of "The Anton Chekov Omnibus" contains over 150 stories penned by the Russian master! A few months before he died, Chekhov told the writer Ivan Bunin that he thought people might...


All That Wasted Heat

by Jonathan Hadwen

Part observation, part imaginings, this string of short vignettes walks us through an urban and psychological landscape of Australia—the isolation and loneliness of city life—that is both unsettling and...


Winter Tales

by Kenneth Steven

Elemental, timeless stories, set in Italy, Finland, Ireland, Russia, Germany, Scotland and America, reveal the impact the seasons can have on our inner being

Although each is complete in itself, these beautifully...


North Station

by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

First English-language story collection from one of Korea's most exciting young writers.


An Orchard in the Street

by Reginald Gibbons

This new collection by award-winning author Reginald Gibbons explores human experience and memory in ordinary settings—city apartments, rural roads, soap operas, and juvenile court—as way to understand the...


North Station

by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

A writer struggles with the death of her mentor; an experimental play goes awry; time freezes for two lovers on a platform, waiting for the train that will take one of them away. In these seven stories Bae demonstrates...


Arm of the Law

by Harry Harrison, Stanley Weinbaum, Mack Reynolds & John MacDonald

SERAPIS CLASSICS EDITION INCLUDES BONUS STORIES BY JOHN MACDONALD, STANLEY WEINBAUM & MACK REYNOLDS! _____________ How could a robot—a machine, after all—be involved in something like law application and...


Ab-o'th'-Yate Sketches and Other Stories - Volume I

by Ben Brierley

This vintage book contains a collection of short stories written by Ben Brierly. Brierly wrote many droll and peculiarly humerous stories set in south Lancashire. Full of both comedy and pathos, his tales paint...


The Man in the Ratcatcher

by Cyril "Sapper" McNeile

This vintage book contains a collection of short stories by Cyril McNeile. Herman Cyril McNeile, MC (1888 - 1937), who often published under the pseudonym "Sapper", was a British soldier and author. These masterful...


Iraq + 100

by Hassan Blasim

A groundbreaking anthology of science fiction from Iraq that will challenge your perception of what it means to be “The Other”

“History is a hostage, but it will bite through the gag you tie around its...


Flappers and Philosophers

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fans of The Great Gatsby are in for a treat. Flappers and Philosophers is a collection of eight short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, including many of his best: The Offshore Pirate, The Ice Palace, Head...


A Country Doctor

by Franz Kafka

"A Country Doctor" is a short story written in 1917 by Franz Kafka.

The plot follows a country doctor's hapless struggle to attend a sick young boy on a cold winter's night. A series of surreal events...


A Martian Odyssey | The Pink Classics

by Stanley Weinbaum & Sheba Blake

A Martian Odyssey is a science fiction short story by Stanley G. Weinbaum. It was Weinbaum's second published story (in 1933 he had sold a romantic novel, The Lady Dances, to King Features Syndicate under the...


2 B R 0 2 B | The Pink Classics

by Kurt Vonnegut & Sheba Blake

2 B R 0 2 B is a science fiction short story by Kurt Vonnegut, originally published in the digest magazine Worlds of If Science Fiction, January 1962, and collected in Vonnegut's Bagombo Snuff Box (1999). The...


A Modest Proposal | The Pink Classics

by Jonathan Swift & Sheba Blake

A Modest Proposal For preventing the Children of Poor People From being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and For making them Beneficial to the Publick, commonly referred to as A Modest Proposal, is a Juvenalian...


Tales of Falling and Flying

by Ben Loory

“Mesmerizing and magical. . . . A stunning book.” NPR.org

“Short stories so imaginative — and yet so perplexingly familiar — they could have formed in a dream. . . . Taut, meticulously balanced and...


A Wasted Hour

by Jeffrey Archer

A Wasted Hour is one of those remarkable short stories that you just know has to be true. Kelley, a Stanford College student and aspiring writer, always thumbs a lift back to campus, not only to save money,...


Cheers, Somebody

by Katie Lewis

From a former child star trying her best to raise a son with her TV mom as her only example, to an innocuous boy who points out Orion's Belt in the pockmarks on a girl’s upper thighs, and calls them stars,...