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  • Short Stories: The Vintage Collection

    Short Stories: The Vintage Collection

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Various Authors
    Duration: 07:43:00

    The fifth volume in CSA Word's massively popular complete and unabridged 'Short Stories' collection is bound to please. With something for everyone this collection of classic stories read by only the best-suited and most established readers will delight the ears as a vintage wine excites the gullet; ... [ more ]

  • Stories: All-New Tales

    Stories: All-New Tales

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Essays and Anthologies,Short Stories,Fiction,Literature,Essays and Anthologies,Short Stories
    Author: Neil Gaiman, Al Sarrantonio
    Duration: 18:15:00

    The joy of fiction is the joy of the imagination. . . . The best stories pull readers in and keep them turning the pages, eager to discover more'to find the answer to the question: And then what happened? The true hallmark of great literature is great imagination, and as Neil Gaiman and Al ... [ more ]

  • Man in the Black Suit: 4 Dark Tales

    Man in the Black Suit: 4 Dark Tales

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Novels,Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Novels
    Author: Stephen King
    Duration: 03:41:00

    THE MAN IN THE BLACK SUIT FOUR UNABRIDGED DARK TALES FROM STEPHEN KING The Man in the Black Suit Read by John Cullum ...the face of the man in the black suit grows ever clearer, ever closer, and I remember every word he said. I don't want to think of him, but I can't help it, and sometimes ... [ more ]

  • How It Happened

    How It Happened

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Duration: 00:08:00

    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. ... [ more ]

  • Ropa Vieja

    Ropa Vieja

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Short Stories,Chick Lit,Women Detectives,Chick Lit
    Author: Laura Lippman
    Duration: 00:36:00

    Lippman shows herself to be a master of short fiction....read them fast, like a glutton, or slowly to savor each one. Either way, this is a treasure. - Library Journal Ropa Vieja Tess Monaghan sets aside murder to solve a case of food poisoning -- it appears that a beloved Orioles pitcher ... [ more ]

  • Best of Friends: A Story from Guys Read: Funny Busines

    Best of Friends: A Story from Guys Read: Funny Busines

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Comedy,Short Stories,Fiction,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Mac Barnett
    Duration: 00:36:00

    It's here: Volume One of the official Guys Read Library. Jon Scieszka's Guys Read initiative was founded on a simple premise: that young guys enjoy reading most when they have reading they can enjoy. And out of this comes a series that aims to give them just that. Ten books, arranged by theme, featu ... [ more ]

  • Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury

    Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Sam Weller
    Duration: 14:14:00

    What do you imagine when you hear the name . . . Bradbury? You might see rockets to Mars. Or bizarre circuses where otherworldly acts whirl in the center ring. Perhaps you travel to a dystopian future, where books are set ablaze . . . or to an out-of-the-way sideshow, where animated illustratio ... [ more ]

  • New York Stories

    New York Stories

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: John O'Hara, Steven Goldleaf
    Duration: 13:08:00

    Collected for the first time, the New York stories of John O'Hara, 'among the greatest short story writers in English, or in any other language' (Brendan Gill, Here at The New Yorker)Collected for the first time, here are the New York stories of one of the twentieth century definitive chroniclers of ... [ more ]

  • Texas City, 1947

    Texas City, 1947

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,General
    Author: James Lee Burke
    Duration: 00:55:00

    A short story from one of the country's most-acclaimed and popular novelists James Lee Burke's story collection, JESUS OUT TO SEA. ... [ more ]

  • Bit on the Side: Stories

    Bit on the Side: Stories

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: William Trevor
    Duration: 05:58:00

    William Trevor is truly a Chekhov for our age, and a new collection of stories from him is always a cause for celebration. In these twelve stories, a waiter divulges his shocking life of crime to his ex-wife; a woman repeats the story of her parents? unstable marriage after a horrible tragedy; a sch ... [ more ]

  • Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories [With eBook]

    Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories [With eBook]

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Short Stories,Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,Classic Fiction
    Author: Mark Twain
    Duration: 07:06:00

    Mark Twain explores the darker side of humanity with his typical sardonic wit in this unique collection of mysterious and supernatural tales, highlighted by the classic novelette The Mysterious Stranger. ** Please contact member services for additional documents. ... [ more ]

  • Ford County

    Ford County

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: John Grisham
    Duration: 08:42:00

    In his first collection of short stories John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, A TIME TO KILL.·Wheelchair-bound Inez Graney and her two older sons, Leon and Butch, take a bizarre road trip through the Mississippi Delta to visit the youngest Graney br ... [ more ]

  • Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

    Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Susanna Clarke
    Duration: 07:04:00

    Following the enormous success of 2004 bestseller and critics' favorite Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke delivers a delicious collection of ten stories set in the same fairy-crossed world of 19th-century England. With Clarke's characteristic historical detail and diction, these dark, en ... [ more ]

  • Suddenly, a Knock on the Door: Stories

    Suddenly, a Knock on the Door: Stories

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Etgar Keret
    Duration: 05:04:00

    Read by an all-star cast and featuring a bonus story special to the audio edition, Suddenly, a Knock on the Door is a one-of-a-kind audiobook program. Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant: in Etgar Keret's new collection, daily life is compli ... [ more ]

  • Scar Tissue

    Scar Tissue

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Marcus Sakey
    Duration: 02:30:33

    An anthology of seven short stories: * The Desert Here and the Desert Far Away (nominated for Thriller and Macavity Awards) * The Days When You Were Anything Else * No One * Gravity and Need * As Breathing * Cobalt * The Time Before the Last These stories of men and women pushed to-and b ... [ more ]

  • Best of Connie Willis: Award-Winning Stories

    Best of Connie Willis: Award-Winning Stories

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Connie Willis
    Duration: 16:53:00

    Few authors have had careers as successful as that of Connie Willis. Inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and recently awarded the title of Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Willis is still going strong. Her smart, heartfelt fiction runs the gamut from scr ... [ more ]

  • Necklace

    Necklace

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Guy de Maupassant
    Duration: 00:21:00

    A lesson on the power of vanity, “The Necklace” tells the story of Madame Mathilde Loisel and her husband. Mathilde always imagined herself as a socialite with beautiful gowns and wonderful jewels. Her husband, however, is a lowly clerk and the two have little money. Desperate to attend an important ... [ more ]

  • Death On The Air and Other Stories

    Death On The Air and Other Stories

    Genre: Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Literature,Suspense,Short Stories
    Author: Ngaio Marsh
    Duration: 06:31:00

    Death on the Air and Other Stories serves as the perfect introduction to Ngaio Marsh and her creation, Inspector Roderick Alleyn, or as a nostalgic journey for their many fans. The book concludes with a script written for the television series Crown Court. ... [ more ]

  • A Good Fall: Stories

    A Good Fall: Stories

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Fantasy,Fiction,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Ha Jin
    Duration: 07:37:00

    With the same profound attention to detail that is a hallmark of his previous acclaimed works of fiction, National Book Award winner Ha Jin gives us a collection of stories that delves into the experience of Chinese immigrants in America. Ha Jin depicts here the full spectrum of immigrant life and t ... [ more ]

  • Shine: A Short Story

    Shine: A Short Story

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Jodi Picoult
    Duration: 01:06:00

    Jodi Picoult tackles issues of race and privilege in this ebook original short story, a prequel to her upcoming novel Small Great Things. In “Shine,” the master storyteller and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Leaving Time and My Sister’s Keeper introduces readers to the unforgettable Ruth Br ... [ more ]