Short Stories (single Author)

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A Farewell to Legs, Scott Fivelson

A Farewell to Legs

by Scott Fivelson

Rent: $2.08

In this Hemingway fiction in our time, author Scott Fivelson takes listeners on a literary journey from Paris to Pamplona as a marathoner on ...

Unabridged: 13 min
Narrator: Mariel Hemingway
Published: 06/02/2015
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The World of Saki, H.H. Munro

The World of Saki

by H.H. Munro

Rent: $6.49

The finest champagne, dry and light, ever decanted into a book, are these 16 short stories, including: EsmE; Tobermory; Mrs. Packeltide's Tig...

Unabridged: 2 hr 57 min
Narrator: Alexander Spencer
Published: 01/01/1983
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Where the Evidence Lies, Jeffery Deaver

Where the Evidence Lies

by Jeffery Deaver

Rent: $3.06

From the New York Times best-selling author of the Lincoln Rhyme series, a short story about Lincoln Rhyme solving a mysterious plane crash ...

Unabridged: 57 min
Narrator: Allan Robertson
Published: 04/19/2016
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Ninety-Nine Stories of God, Joy Williams

Ninety-Nine Stories of God

by Joy Williams

Rent: $6.46

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist Joy Williams has a one-of-a-kind gift for capturing both the absurdity and the darkness of ev...

Unabridged: 1 hr 56 min
Narrator: Elisabeth Rodgers
Published: 07/12/2016
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Short Cuts Selected Stories, Raymond Carver

Short Cuts

by Raymond Carver

Rent: $7.99

The nine stories and one poem in this volume formed the basis for the astonishingly original film Short Cuts, directed by Robert Altman. Coll...

Unabridged: 4 hr 59 min
Narrator: Norman Dietz
Published: 07/11/2017
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The Early Stories of Truman Capote, Truman Capote

The Early Stories of Truman Capot...

by Truman Capote

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The early fiction of one of the nation’s most celebrated writers, Truman Capote, as he takes his first bold steps into the canon of Ame...

Unabridged: 3 hr 44 min
Narrator: Hilton Als
Published: 10/27/2015
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Pure Hollywood and Other Stories, Christine Schutt

Pure Hollywood and Other Stories

by Christine Schutt

Rent: $6.49

Hailed by George Saunders as "a truly gifted writer," with Pure Hollywood & Other Stories, Pulitzer Prize finalist and O Henry Prize winner C...

Unabridged: 3 hr 2 min
Narrator: Mia Barron
Published: 03/13/2018
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Scar Tissue Seven Stories of Love and Wounds, Marcus Sakey

Scar Tissue

by Marcus Sakey

Rent: $6.48

An anthology of seven short stories: * “The Desert Here and the Desert Far Away” (nominated for Thriller and Macavity Awards) * ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 30 min
Narrator: Marcus Sakey
Published: 06/12/2012
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The Spectre Bridegroom A Traveler's Tale, Washington Irving

The Spectre Bridegroom

by Washington Irving

Rent: $3.71

The author of The Legend of Sleepy Hallow and Rip Van Winkle, Washington Irving perfected the American short story. His stories were written ...

Unabridged: 38 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Robert Fass
Published: 06/30/2013
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The Open Window, H. H. Munroe

The Open Window

by H. H. Munroe

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Considered a master of the short story, Saki was best known for his witty and mischievous stories that satirized the culture and society of E...

Unabridged: 8 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Gary Dikeos
Published: 06/30/2013
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The Horse of the Invisible, William Hope Hodgson

The Horse of the Invisible

by William Hope Hodgson

Rent: $3.71

Supernatural detective Thomas Carnacki is on the case of a mysterious horse in this haunting short story by fantastic fiction writer William ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 8 min
The Carnacki the Ghost Finder Series
Narrator: David Ian Davies
Published: 08/15/2013
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Mount Olympus, Ben Bova

Mount Olympus

by Ben Bova

Rent: $5.16

In this Martian adventure story, two men fly to the highest mountain on Mars, and in the process learn more about Mars and about themselves. ...

Unabridged: 53 min
Narrator: Kerin McCue
Published: 11/07/2000
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Evermore, Sean Williams

Evermore

by Sean Williams

Rent: $3.97

"We must all hang together," Benjamin Franklin is reported to have said to his revolutionary peers, "or we will assuredly all hang separately...

Unabridged: 1 hr 7 min
Narrator: Kerin McCue
Published: 11/14/2000
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Exchange Rate, Hal Clement

Exchange Rate

by Hal Clement

Rent: $4.46

In this classic novella, harried human explorers must try to figure out the lifeways and motivations of some extremely strange and enigmatic ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 30 min
Narrator: Kerin McCue
Published: 11/21/2000
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What Salmon Know, Elwood Reid

What Salmon Know

by Elwood Reid

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Compared by critics to such masterful storytellers as Raymond Carver, Rick Bass, and Thom Jones, Elwood Reid, author of the acclaimed novel I...

Unabridged: 30 min
Narrator: Andre Sogliuzzo
Published: 01/23/2001
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These Hands, Kevin Brockmeier

These Hands

by Kevin Brockmeier

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"Caroline is watchful and sincere, shy yet earnest. She seldom speaks, and when she does her lips scarcely part, so that sometimes Lewis must...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Narrator: Andre Sogliuzzo
Published: 01/30/2001
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The Twenty-seventh Man A Short Story from For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, Nathan Englander

The Twenty-seventh Man

by Nathan Englander

Rent: $2.18

 A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, a work of startling authority and imagination–an audiob...

Unabridged: 46 min
Narrator: Paul Michael
Published: 03/20/2007
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The Tumblers A Short Story from For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, Nathan Englander

The Tumblers

by Nathan Englander

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A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, in which Englander envisions a group of Polish Jews herded toward a...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 03/20/2007
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Reunion A Short Story from For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, Nathan Englander

Reunion

by Nathan Englander

Rent: $2.18

A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, a work of startling authority and imagination–an audiobook th...

Unabridged: 48 min
Narrator: Paul Michael
Published: 03/20/2007
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The Wig A Short Story from For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, Nathan Englander

The Wig

by Nathan Englander

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A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, a work of startling authority and imagination–an audiobook th...

Unabridged: 56 min
Narrator: Susan Denaker
Published: 03/20/2007
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The Gilgul of Park Avenue A Short Story from For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, Nathan Englander

The Gilgul of Park Avenue

by Nathan Englander

Rent: $2.18

A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, a work of startling authority and imagination–an audiobook th...

Unabridged: 1 hr 2 min
Narrator: Paul Michael
Published: 03/20/2007
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Reb Kringle A Short Story from For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, Nathan Englander

Reb Kringle

by Nathan Englander

Rent: $2.18

A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, a work of startling authority and imagination–an audiobook th...

Unabridged: 25 min
Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 03/20/2007
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The Last One Way A Short Story from For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, Nathan Englander

The Last One Way

by Nathan Englander

Rent: $2.18

A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, a work of startling authority and imagination–an audiobook th...

Unabridged: 43 min
Narrator: Susan Denaker
Published: 03/20/2007
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For the Relief of Unbearable Urges Stories, Nathan Englander

For the Relief of Unbearable Urge...

by Nathan Englander

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Already sold in eight countries around the world, these nine energized, irreverent stories from Nathan Englander introduce an astonishing new...

Unabridged: 32 min
Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 03/20/2007
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In This Way We Are Wise A Short Story from For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, Nathan Englander

In This Way We Are Wise

by Nathan Englander

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A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, a work of startling authority and imagination–an audiobook th...

Unabridged: 23 min
Narrator: Paul Michael
Published: 03/20/2007
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Ladys Dream, Tobias Wolff

Ladys Dream

by Tobias Wolff

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Lady, suffocating in the car on a hot summers day, slips into a feverish dream. Robert, her husband, watches her slip into unconsciousness as...

Unabridged: 15 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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Two Boys and a Girl, Tobias Wolff

Two Boys and a Girl

by Tobias Wolff

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Gilbert saw Mary Ann first, but the second time he sees her she is dancing with his best friend, Rafe. The three of them begin hanging out al...

Unabridged: 33 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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The Other Miller, Tobias Wolff

The Other Miller

by Tobias Wolff

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Miller is unlucky. Thats why hes in a foxhole with the rest of Bravo Company. Thats why his dad is gone and his mother remarried. Thats why h...

Unabridged: 32 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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Sanity, Tobias Wolff

Sanity

by Tobias Wolff

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Aprils father, a psychology professor, has had a breakdown and has landed in the Alta Vista State Hospital. Her stepmother, Claire, is just w...

Unabridged: 24 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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Flyboys, Tobias Wolff

Flyboys

by Tobias Wolff

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In this short-story from Our Story Begins, three friends confront their relationships to one another as they work on plans to build their ver...

Unabridged: 34 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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Say Yes, Tobias Wolff

Say Yes

by Tobias Wolff

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Anns friends envy her. None of their husbands even lift a finger to help with the household chores. Anns husband is different, though. Then a...

Unabridged: 10 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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Desert Breakdown, 1968, Tobias Wolff

Desert Breakdown, 1968

by Tobias Wolff

Rent: $3.73

Marks parents have never done a thing for him. When he got out of the army and married Krystal, they were against it, just as they are agains...

Unabridged: 56 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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Leviathan, Tobias Wolff

Leviathan

by Tobias Wolff

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Two drugged-out couples contemplate life and morality in "Leviathan," a classic short-story by the masterful Tobias Wolff. For Helens thirti...

Unabridged: 25 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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Soldiers Joy, Tobias Wolff

Soldiers Joy

by Tobias Wolff

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A powerful tale of life after war by short-story master Tobias Wolff Hooper, a Vietnam veteran, finds himself at an army base in Washington ...

Unabridged: 39 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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Hunters in the Snow, Tobias Wolff

Hunters in the Snow

by Tobias Wolff

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An unnerving tale of self-absorption and deception by short-story master Tobias Wolff Three friends are leaving the suburbs of Spokane on a ...

Unabridged: 30 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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Next Door, Tobias Wolff

Next Door

by Tobias Wolff

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An introspective story of neighbors, movies, and marriage from short-story master Tobias Wolff Lying stiffly in their separate beds, a husba...

Unabridged: 11 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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In the Garden of the North American Martyrs, Tobias Wolff

In the Garden of the North Americ...

by Tobias Wolff

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Tobias Wolffs masterful short-story about one womans quiet revenge on the pomposity and arrogance of academia Meticulous, funny, eccentricMa...

Unabridged: 25 min
Narrator: Anthony Heald
Published: 12/15/2013
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Snowflakes in a Clear Night Sky, Jamie Sutliff

Snowflakes in a Clear Night Sky

by Jamie Sutliff

Rent: $6.95

This short-story collection contains ten tales based on a diverse range of subjects, from true crime to historical fiction and fantasy. The t...

Unabridged: 11 hr 50 min
Narrator: Jamie Sutliff
Published: 11/01/2013
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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, Mark Twain

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Ca...

by Mark Twain

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Though known for his classic novels of adventure and coming of age, Mark Twain is equally esteemed for his short stories, which abound with t...

Unabridged: 15 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Published: 12/17/2013
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A Blackjack Bargainer, O. Henry

A Blackjack Bargainer

by O. Henry

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O. Henry was a prolific American short-story writera master of surprise endingswho wrote about the life of ordinary people in New York City. ...

Unabridged: 38 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: John Pruden
Published: 12/12/2013
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Brown Wolf, Jack London

Brown Wolf

by Jack London

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Jack London was one of the first fiction writers to achieve worldwide fame. Though he is best remembered for his novels The Call of the Wild ...

Unabridged: 38 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Adam Verner
Published: 12/11/2013
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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz, F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Rent: $4.81

Written in the same vein as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Diamond as Big as the Ritz is one of F. Scott Fitzgeralds most imaginati...

Unabridged: 1 hr 41 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Peter Berkrot
Published: 12/09/2013
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The Death of a Government Clerk, Anton Chekhov

The Death of a Government Clerk

by Anton Chekhov

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Considered one of the greatest short story writers of all time, Anton Chekhov heavily influenced the evolution of the modern short story. Mos...

Unabridged: 6 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: David Drummond
Published: 12/06/2013
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A Society, Virginia Woolf

A Society

by Virginia Woolf

Rent: $2.61

Known as one of the foremost modernist novelists of the twentieth century, Virginia Woolf also wrote several shorter works. In A Society, one...

Unabridged: 36 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Jo Anna Perrin
Published: 12/05/2013
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A Pair of Silk Stockings, Kate Chopin

A Pair of Silk Stockings

by Kate Chopin

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Kate Chopin is a widely considered a forerunner to the feminist authors of the twentieth century. Focusing on themes of race and gender, her ...

Unabridged: 11 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Arielle DeLisle
Published: 12/04/2013
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The Death of a Soldier, Louisa May Alcott

The Death of a Soldier

by Louisa May Alcott

Rent: $2.61

Before Louisa May Alcott achieved national fame with Little Women, she received success and recognition for Hospital Sketches, which was publ...

Unabridged: 21 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Karen White
Published: 12/02/2013
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Adventure, Concerning Alice Hindman From Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson

Adventure, Concerning Alice Hindm...

by Sherwood Anderson

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Sherwood Andersons most enduring work, Winesburg, Ohio, is considered one of earliest works of modernist literature. The sequence of short st...

Unabridged: 16 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Amy Rubinate
Published: 12/01/2013
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The Lottery Ticket, Anton Chekhov

The Lottery Ticket

by Anton Chekhov

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Considered one of the greatest short story writers of all time, Anton Chekhov heavily influenced the evolution of the modern short story. Mos...

Unabridged: 14 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Published: 11/30/2013
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The Nice People, Henry Cuyler Bunner

The Nice People

by Henry Cuyler Bunner

Rent: $2.61

Henry Culyer Bunner is considered a comedic genius of the short story form. Known for choosing distinctly American themes and characters, his...

Unabridged: 20 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Scott ONeill
Published: 12/08/2013
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Wild Child, T. C. Boyle

Wild Child

by T. C. Boyle

Rent: $6.48

This is the title story from the collection Wild Child and was originally published in McSweeneys. It is at the end of the eighteenth centur...

Unabridged: 2 hr 24 min
Narrator: T. C. Boyle
Published: 11/15/2013
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