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Old 10-18-2010, 01:19 PM   #1
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My Favorite/Recommended Short Stories - Please tell me yours!

I just made up/revised this list due to a request on another forum. These are my favorites. What are yours?


The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas - Ursala K LeGuin (Incredible Story)
The Story of Your Life - Ted Chiang (also Hell is the Absence of God...and others he is an excellent short story writer)
Wild Horses - Rick Bass
Frost and Fire - Ray Bradbury
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall - Katherine Anne Porter
Rescue Party - Arthur C Clarke
The Star - Issac Asimov
A Rose for Ecclesiastes - Roger Zelaxny
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
Cathedral - Raymond Carver
Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes
The Lottery - Shirley Jackson
The Fall of the House of Usher, The Cask of Amontillado, The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allen Poe
A Boy and His Dog - Harlan Ellison
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge - Ambrose Bierce
The Hills like White Elephants, The End of Something and A Clean Well Lighted Place - Hemingway
A Rose for Emily - Faulkner

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