Editor's NoteEdit

Because short stories collections usually span through several decades, the "Year" column was omitted from this list. Based on list version 1.2, by Croaker and Anonymous.


Cover Title Author Pages Description
The Best Short Stories Dostoevsky, Fyodor 320
A Day in the Country and Other Stories de Maupassant, Guy 336
The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Stories Poe, Edgar Allan 400
First Love and Other Stories Turgenev, Ivan 370
The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories Tolstoy, Leo 512
The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories Tolstoy, Leo 528
Three Tales Flaubert, Gustav 144
Dead Men Tell No Tales Zola, Émile 256
The Queen of Spades and Other Stories Pushkin, Alexander 96
To Build a Fire and Other Favorite Stories London, Jack 176
The Collected Tales Gogol, Nikolai 425
Heart of Darkness and Other Stories Conrad, Joseph 240
Ward No. 6 and Other Stories (1892-1895) Chekhov, Anton 368
The Lady With The Little Dog and Other Stories (1896-1904) Chekhov, Anton 384
Carmen and Other Stories Mérimée, Prosper 276
Tales From The Thousand And One Nights (unknown) 416
Aesop's Fables Aesop 304
Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories Akutagawa, Ryunosuke 268


Cover Title Author Pages Description
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love Carver, Raymond 176
Elephant Carver, Raymond 128
Collected Stories Ozick, Cynthia 256
Palm of the Hand Stories Kawabata, Yasunari 280
Dubliners Joyce, James 412
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Six Other Stories Scott Fitzgerald, Francis 208
Everything That Rises Must Converge O'Connor, Flannery 272
In the Heart of the Heart of the Country Gass, William 206
The Collected Stories Babel, Isabel 560
Exile and the Kingdom Camus, Albert 192
Selected Short Stories Faulkner, William 336
Acts of Worship Mishima, Yukio 208
Selected Stories Munro, Alice 688
Metamorphosis and Other Stories Kafka, Franz 208
Men Without Women Hemingway, Ernest 160
The Snows of Kilimanjaro Hemingway, Ernest 144
My Oedipus Complex O'Connor, Frank 384
Blow Up and Other Stories Cortázar, Julio 288
All Fires The Fire and Other Stories Cortázar, Julio 152
The Complete Short Stories Munro, Hector H. (Saki) 512
Just After Sunset King, Stephen 576
For Esme- With Love and Squalor Salinger, Jerome David 149
An Old Pub Near the Angel Kelman, James 128
In Between the Sheets McEwan, Ian 160
South of No North Bukowski, Charles 192
The Things They Carried O'Brien, Tim 256
Burning Your Boats Carter, Angela 480
Criers & Kibitzers, Kibitzers & Criers Elking, Stanley 272
Essential Stories Pritchett, Victor S. 256
The Return Platonov, Andrei 256
The Collected Stories Moore, Lorrie 672
Fictions Borges, Jorge Luis 576
Strange Pilgrims Márquez, Gabriel García 208
The Collected Short Stories Dahl, Roald 888
The Burning Plain and Other Stories Rulfo, Juan 175
The Collected Stories Nabokov, Vladimir 816
Moral Disorder Atwood, Margaret 240
Collected Stories Cheever, John 1056


Cover Title Author Pages Description
The Informers Easton Ellis, Brett 240
Life After God Coupland, Douglas 368
How Are We Hungry Eggers, David 224
No One Belongs Here More Than You July, Miranda 224
After The Quake Murakami, Haruhi 160
The Elephant Vanishes Murakami, Haruhi 336
Brief Interviews With Hideous Men Foster Wallace, David 336
The Dog of the Marriage Hempel, Amy 160
Break It Down Davis, Lydia 196
Drown Díaz, Junot 224
Last Evenings On Earth Bolaño, Roberto 256