Short Stories

Best Selling / Page 9

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Short Stories

 

Origin

English (389)

Asian (15)

Hispanophone (14)

Slavic (8)

Nordic (8)

Middle eastern (6)

Francophone (5)

Italian (4)

Germanophone (4)

Australian, pacific, oceanian and polynesian (4)

African (3)

Lusophone (2)

Greek (1)

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English

French

German

Spanish

Italian

 

Protection

All (3692)

DRM Free (340)

DRM (3346)

More options

The Ghosts of Christmas

by Paul Cornell

Which is harder: seeing your own future -- or truly knowing your past? A science fiction tale of Christmases past and yet to come.


A Minor Loss of Fidelity

by Christine Kearney

It's an hour by plane from Dili to Darwin. It may as well be a hundred years, as Kate discovers when her daughter comes down with Dengue fever. Kearney embraces the complexities of the mythic and contemporary...


Chemistry and Other Stories

by Ron Rash

Chemistry and Other Stories, A Picador Paperback Original

From the pre-eminent chronicler of this forgotten territory, stories that range over one hundred years in the troubled, violent emergence of the New South....


Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club

PEN/Faulkner Award 2013

by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Sometimes the border is a mirror, sometimes an escape, and sometimes it’s just the bridge you cross to go home.


Train Dreams

by Denis Johnson

A New York Times Notable Book for 2011

One of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year

One of NPR's 10 Best Novels of 2011

Denis Johnson's Train Dreams is an epic in miniature, one of his most evocative and poignant...


East of the West

by Miroslav Penkov

A grandson tries to buy the corpse of Lenin on eBay for his Communist grandfather. A failed wunderkind steals a golden cross from an Orthodox church. A boy meets his cousin (the love of his life) once every...


The Obituary Rule

by Sandra Murphy

An older woman is not limited to church, the grocery or Senior Center if she wants to meet a man, she can also invoke The Obituary Rule. The Rule states that following the publication of an obituary, there is...


Climb to the Sky

by Suzanne Dracius, Jamie Davis & Edwin C., Jr. Hill

Climb to the Sky collects a novella and eight stories by one of the most celebrated and versatile French Caribbean writers, Suzanne Dracius. Set in the author's native Martinique and spanning the twentieth...


Thumbprint

by Joe Hill

A short story from critically acclaimed, bestselling author Joe Hill about a young woman who returns home from a military tour in the Middle East . . . and her dark past follows closely behind.


The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard

by J. G. Ballard & Martin Amis

A collection of 98 enthralling and pulse-quickening stories, spanning five decades, venerates the remarkable imagination of J. G. Ballard. With a body of work unparalleled in twentieth-century literature, J....


The Awakening

by Kate Chopin

A classic American novel on female sexuality. The Awakening is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of the nineteenth century, the plot...


The Brotherhood of the Holy Shroud

by Julia Navarro & Andrew Hurley

The Brotherhood of the Holy Shroud is the explosive international bestseller that mixes fact and fiction to tell the riveting story of one of the world’s most controversial relics—the Holy Shroud of Turin—and...


When It Happens to You

by Molly Ringwald

When it happens to you, you will be surprised. That thing they say about how you knew all the time, but just weren't facing it? That might be the case, but nevertheless, there you will be.

Molly Ringwald mines...


How We Are Hungry: Stories by Dave Eggers

by Dave Eggers

“These tales reinvigorate…the short story with a jittery sense of adventure.”  —San Francisco Chronicle

Dave Eggers—Pulitzer Prize finalist for A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and author...


Go Tell the Sun

by Wame Molefhe

WAME MOLEFHE's stories have a gentle, unassuming yet intimate and captivating feel to them. Set in Botswana, the stories trace the lives of characters whose paths cross and re-cross each others', some times...


St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

by Karen Russell

A San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year

In these ten glittering stories, debut author Karen Russell takes us to the ghostly and magical swamps of the Florida Everglades....


Wild Stars Seeking Midnight Suns

by J. California Cooper

J. California Cooper’s irresistible collection of new stories explores the universal themes of romance, family, and the hopes that propel people’s dreams. In “As Time Goes By” a young woman singlemindedly...


The Whore's Child: Stories

by Richard Russo

To this irresistible debut collection of short stories, Richard Russo brings the same bittersweet wit, deep knowledge of human nature, and spellbinding narrative gifts that distinguish his best-selling novels....


The Complete Stories of Truman Capote

by Truman Capote & Reynolds Price

A landmark collection that brings together Truman Capote’s life’s work in the form he called his “great love,” The Complete Stories confirms Capote’s status as a master of the short story.

Ranging...


Susanna, an Erotic Adventure: Triptych 1

by Krissy Kneen

First in the Triptych collection: a trio of erotic novellas from the acclaimed author of Affection. Pursuing sexual adventure online, Susanna finds a soul mate among the anonymous onanists. But is it possible...