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The Best American Short Stories 1: Audio Edition : Selected American Short Stories

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164 pages2 hours

Summary

Timeless collection of the greatest American short stories.

Finding time for reading can often be a difficult task for many people with hectic and busy schedules. Committing oneself to a novel often involves a major investment of time and daily distractions, and tasks interfere with the ability to complete a novel in a timely fashion. Short stories are designed to be read in one sitting. As such, short stories can be easily read on the morning commute, on a lunch break or in the evening. Reading short stories helps to establish a reading schedule or routine. Short stories provide ample opportunities to increase your knowledge about different cultures and different lifestyles.

1. A HORSEMAN IN THE SKY by Ambrose Bierce
2. A MUNICIPAL REPORT by O. Henry
3. A PAIR OF SILK STOCKINGS by Kate Chopin
4. A PIECE OF RED CALICO by Frank Stockton
5. A PRINCESS OF MARS by Edgar Rice Burroughs
6. A WHITE HERON by Sarah Orne Jewett
7. BARTLEBY by Herman Melville
8. BENITO CERENO by Herman Melville
9. DOCTOR HEIDEGGER’S EXPERIMENT by Nathaniel Hawthorne
10. FEATHERTOP by Nathaniel Hawthorne
11. KEESH by Jack London
12. LUCK by Mark Twain
13. ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS by O. Henry
14. PAUL’S CASE by Willa Cather
15. PIGS IS PIGS by Ellis Parker Butler
16. RAPPACCINI’S DAUGHTER by Nathaniel Hawthorne
17. THE AMBITIOUS GUEST by Nathaniel Hawthorne
18. THE BIRTHMARK by Nathaniel Hawthorne
19. THE BOARDED WINDOW by Ambrose Bierce
20. THE CALIFORNIAN'S TALE by Mark Twain

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