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The Best John Cheever Short Stories

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The absolute best John Cheever short stories of all time, ranked by the community. This list has the most popular John Cheever short stories. Cheever was a novelist and short story writer, boring in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1912. Often called "the Chekov of the suburbs," Cheever's work looked at the dualities of human nature and was often set in Manhattan, Massachusetts, and Italy. What are the best John Cheever short stories ever written?
This list features the absolute best John Cheever short stories. The titles are listed based on the community's votes and include "The Enormous Radio," "Goodbye, My Brother," "The Country Husband," "The Five-Forty-Eight," and "The Cure." Cast your votes below for John Cheever's best short stories and see where he ranks among the best short story writers of all time.