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The Art of the Short Story

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8.9k votersThe Best Short Story Writers of All TimeList of the best short story writers of all time. From Voltaire to George Saunders, a complete list of the greatest short story au...
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536 votersThe Best Anton Chekhov Short StoriesThe absolute best Anton Chekhov short stories of all time, ranked by the community. This list has the most popular Anton Chekhov s...
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228 votersThe Best Edgar Allan Poe StoriesThe absolute best Edgar Allan Poe stories of all time, ranked by the community. This list has the most popular Edgar Allan Poe sto...
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666 votersThe Best Russian Short StoriesList of the best short stories from Russian writers that exemplify the Romanticism, Silver Age and 20th century of Russian literat...
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1k votersThe Best Ernest Hemingway Short StoriesThe absolute best Ernest Hemingway short stories of all time, ranked by the votes of the community. This list has the most popular...
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442 votersThe Best Flannery O'Connor Short StoriesThe absolute best Flannery O’Connor short stories of all time, as ranked by the community. This list has the most popular Flannery...
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384 votersThe Best Collections of Short StoriesList of the best collections of short stories with most written by one author or stories edited into a compilation that have the s...
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226 votersThe Best Franz Kafka Short StoriesThe absolute best Franz Kafka short stories of all time, ranked by the votes of the community. This list has the most popular Fran...
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84 votersThe Best Hans Christian Andersen StoriesHans Christian Andersen has written some of the most iconic and well known children stories of all time. His stories have spanned ...
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444 votersThe Best Movies Based on Short StoriesSome of the greatest movies in the history of film were based on a short story. Authors like Edgar Allan Poe have inadvertently sh...
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153 votersThe Best J. D. Salinger Short StoriesThe absolute best J. D. Salinger short stories of all time, ranked based on the community's votes. This list has the most popular ...
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231 votersThe Best John Cheever Short StoriesThe absolute best John Cheever short stories of all time, ranked by the community. This list has the most popular John Cheever sho...
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1k votersThe Best O. Henry StoriesThe absolute best O. Henry stories of all time, ranked by the community's votes. This list has the most popular stories written by...
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341 votersThe Best Raymond Carver StoriesThe absolute best Raymond Carver stories of all time, ranked by the community as the greatest. This list features the most popular...
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283 votersThe Best William Faulkner Short StoriesOne of the greatest American writers of all time, William Faulkner has written countless novels, poems, screenplays, and short sto...