Listen To: Short Stories
Shorten your commute, add an incentive to your housekeeping, or liven up your evening run by listening to one of these collections of short stories. All of these titles are located in the Adult Audiobook section of the Library.
|Classic story collections|
These collections run the gamut of genres, from crime stories, to Haitian tales, to vampires on vacation, to science fiction. Not only will these story compilations give you variety, but you might also find a new favorite author along the way!
Death's Excellent Vacation. (813.0876 D).
Haiti Noir. (808.83872 H).
The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. (823.0872 I).
Love is Murder. (808.83 L).
New American Stories. (813.0108 N). Winner of 2012 Audie Award for Audiobook Short Stories/Collections.
Stories: All-New Tales. (808.83 S). Winner of 2011 Audie Award for Audiobook Short Stories/Collections.
Warriors. (813.0108 W).
Zombies vs. Unicorns. (808.83876 Z).
Immerse yourself in stories written by a single author with these collections from notable authors. These collections are shelved alphabetically using the author's last name.
Akpan, Uwem. Say You're One of Them.
Archer, Jeffrey. And Thereby Hangs a Tale.
Barnes, Julian. Pulse.
Berg, Elizabeth. The Day I Ate Everything: And Other Small Acts of Liberation.
Black, Robin. If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This: Stories.
Boyle, T. Coraghessan. Wild Child and Other Stories.
Campbell, Bonnie Jo. American Salvage: Stories.
Diaz, Junot. This is How You Lose Her.
Doyle, Roddy. Bullfighting: Stories.
Edwards, Kim. The Secrets of a Fire King.
Eggers, Dave. How We Are Hungry: Stories.
Englander, Nathan. For the Relief of Unbearable Urges.
Englander, Nathan. What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank.
Fallon, Siobhan. You Know When the Men Are Gone.
Forsyth, Frederick. The Kill List.
Gilbert, Elizabeth. Pilgrims.
Grisham, John. Ford County: Stories.
Haigh, Jennifer. News from Heaven: The Bakerton Stories.
Hamill, Pete. The Christmas Kid and Other Stories.
Ishiguro, Kazuo. Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall. One of Audiofile’s Best Audiobooks of 2010.
Kellerman, Faye. The Garden of Eden and Other Criminal Delights.
Lahiri, Jhumpa. Unaccustomed Earth.
Lehane, Dennis. Coronado.
Li, Yiyun. Gold Boy, Emerald Girl.
Martin, George R.R. Selections from Dreamsongs. One of Audiofile’s Best Audiobooks of 2008.
Murakami, Haruki. The Elephant Vanishes.
Oates, Joyce Carol. Sourland: Stories.
Robinson, Peter. Not Safe After Dark & Other Stories.
Shepard, Jim. You Think That's Bad: Stories.
Straub, Emma. Other People We Married.
Updike, John. The Maples Stories.
Walter, Jess. We Live in Water.
Weiner, Jennifer. The Guy Not Taken.
Enjoy stories from these favorite authors. These collections are shelved alphabetically using the author's last name unless otherwise noted.
Bradbury, Ray. We'll Always Have Paris: Stories.
Faulkner, William. Collected Stories.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Tales.
Great Classic Science Fiction: Eight Stories. (808.83876 G).
Hardy, Thomas. Wessex Tales.
Hemingway, Ernest. The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories.
Joyce, James. Dubliners.
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich. The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov.
Poe, Edgar Allan. Poe's Detective: The Dupin Stories.
Poe, Edgar Allan. Selected Shorts. Poe!.