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Short Stories and Authors

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  1. Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and the Tar Baby

    Joel Chandler Harris

  2. The Afternoon of a Faun

    Edna Ferber

  3. The Tell-Tale Heart

    Edgar Allan Poe

  4. The Murders in the Rue Morgue

    Edgar Allan Poe

  5. A Good Man Is Hard to Find

    Flannery O'Connor

  6. The Monkey's Paw

    W. W. Jacobs

  7. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

    Ambrose Bierce

  8. The Turn of the Screw

    Henry James

  9. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

    Mark Twain

  10. The Snows of Kilimanjaro

    Ernest Hemingway

  11. The Outcasts of Poker Flat

    Bret Harte

  12. The Willows

    Algernon Blackwood

  13. The Last Question

    Isaac Asimov

  14. The Call of Cthulhu

    H. P. Lovecraft

  15. Bartleby the Scrivener

    Herman Melville

  16. The Lottery

    Shirley Jackson

  17. The Body

    Stephen King

  18. To Build a Fire

    Jack London

  19. A Martian Odyssey

    Stanley G. Weinbaum

  20. The Gift of the Magi

    O. Henry

  21. Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption

    Stephen King

  22. How Much Land Does a Man Need?

    Leo Tolstoy

  23. The Overcoat

    Nikolai Gogol

  24. The Red Room

    H. G. Wells

  25. The Death of Ivan Ilyich

    Leo Tolstoy

  26. The Most Dangerous Game

    Richard Connell

  27. Lamb to the Slaughter

    Roald Dahl

  28. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Washington Irving

  29. The Red Pony

    John Steinbeck

  30. Young Goodman Brown

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  31. The Pit and the Pendulum

    Edgar Allan Poe

  32. The Story of an Hour

    Kate Chopin

  33. The Fall of the House of Usher

    Edgar Allan Poe

  34. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    James Thurber

  35. The Purloined Letter

    Edgar Allan Poe

  36. Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

    Joyce Carol Oates

  37. The Luck of Roaring Camp

    Bret Harte

  38. A Rose for Emily

    William Faulkner

  39. Brokeback Mountain

    Annie Proulx

  40. The Use of Force

    William Carlos Williams

  41. In the Penal Colony

    Franz Kafka

  42. Le Horla

    Guy de Maupassant

  43. The Man Without a Country

    Edward Everett Hale

  44. The Lady or the Tiger?

    Frank Stockton

  45. The Vampyre

    John William Polidori

  46. The Devil and Daniel Webster

    Stephen Vincent Benet

  47. The Open Boat

    Stephen Crane

  48. Oh Whistle, And I'll Come To You, My Lad

    M. R. James

  49. The Rocking-Horse Winner

    D. H. Lawrence

  50. The Sentinel

    Arthur C. Clarke

  51. Gimpel the Fool

    Isaac Singer

  52. Rain

    William Somerset Maugham

  53. Paul's Case

    Willa Cather

  54. The Fly

    Katherine Mansfield

  55. A Sound of Thunder

    Ray Bradbury

  56. The Dead

    James Joyce

  57. Welcome to the Monkey House

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

  58. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    James Thurber

  59. Rappaccini's Daughter

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  60. Yvette

    Guy de Maupassant

  61. The Yellow Wallpaper

    Charlotte Perkins Gilman

  62. The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg

    Mark Twain