By: George Saunders
Narrated by: George Saunders, Phylicia Rashad, Nick Offerman...
Length: 14 hours 43 minutes
From the New York Times bestselling, Booker Prize–winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December comes a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us about ourselves—and our world today.
For the last twenty years, George Saunders has been teaching a class on the Russian short story to his MFA... Read more
By: Carmen Maria Machado
Narrated by: Amy Landon
Length: 8 hours 41 minutes
In Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado blithely demolishes the arbitrary borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism. While her work has earned her comparisons to Karen Russell and Kelly Link, she has a voice that is all her own. In this electric and provocative debut, Machado... Read moreView audiobook
By: Jonathan Escoffery
Narrated by: Torian Brackett
Length: 8 hours
"If I Survive You is a collection of connected short stories that reads like a novel, that reads like real life, that reads like fiction written at the highest level. There are no limits to where Jonathan Escoffery will go." —Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House
"Torian Brackett's skillful narration fully embodies the family at the center of... Read more
By: Margaret Atwood
Narrated by: Margaret Atwood, Linda Lavin, Dan Stevens, Kimb...
Length: 8 hours 44 minutes
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the bestselling, award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments, a dazzling collection of short stories that look deeply into the heart of family relationships, marriage, loss and memory, and what it means to spend a life together
"If you consider yourself an Atwood fan and have only read her novels: Get... Read more
By: Morgan Talty
Narrated by: Darrell Dennis
Length: 7 hours 6 minutes
Set in a Native community in Maine, Night of the Living Rez is a riveting debut collection about what it means to be Penobscot in the twenty-first century and what it means to live, to survive, and to persevere after tragedy.
In twelve striking, luminescent stories, author Morgan Talty—with searing humor, abiding compassion, and deep... Read more
By: James Herriot
Narrated by: Jim Dale
Length: 1 hour 31 minutes
Children have always found a delightful friend in James Herriot. His award-winning stories for young readers bring the farmyard world of Herriot's Yorkshire to vibrant life. Featuring a host of adorable animals and colorful townsfolk, each of the stories is narrated by the country vet himself, with all of the warmth, caring, and good humor that... Read moreView audiobook
By: George Saunders
Narrated by: George Saunders
Length: 5 hours 39 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST FICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY AND BUZZFEED • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People • The New York Times... Read more
By: Agatha Christie
Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
Length: 12 hours 12 minutes
Miss Marple: The Complete Story Collection gathers together in one magnificent volume all of Agatha Christie’s short stories featuring her beloved intrepid investigator, Miss Marple. It’s an unparalleled compendium of murder, mayhem, mystery, and detection that represents some of the finest short form fiction in the crime fiction field, and is... Read moreView audiobook
By: Yiyun Li
Narrated by: Yiyun Li
Length: 9 hours 38 minutes
This program is read by the author and includes an audio-only bonus story, Call Me Ishmael's Mother.
A new collection—about loss, alienation, aging, and the strangeness of contemporary life—by the award-winning, and inimitable, author of The Book of Goose.
A grieving mother makes a spreadsheet of everyone she’s lost. Elsewhere, a professor... Read more
By: Joe Hill
Narrated by: Zachary Quinto, Wil Wheaton, Kate Mulgrew, Neil...
Length: 16 hours 12 minutes
2020 Audie Awards® WINNER - Short Stories/Collections
The number one New York Times best-selling author of The Fireman and Strange Weather returns with a dark and ingenious collection of 13 compelling short stories that showcase his ability to “push genre conventions to new extremes” (New York Times Book Review), performed by a stunning... Read more
By: Tessa Hadley
Narrated by: Abigail Thaw
Length: 6 hours 31 minutes
A masterful collection of stories that plumb the depths of everyday life to reveal the shifting tides and hidden undercurrents of ordinary relationships — Tessa Hadley is "one of the greatest stylists alive" (Ron Charles, Washington Post).
"Like Alice Munro, to whom she has more than once been compared, Hadley . . . sees us all: our travails, our... Read more
By: Brandon Taylor
Narrated by: Kevin R. Free, Nicole Lewis & TL Thompson
Length: 7 hours 42 minutes
INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE STORY PRIZE
SHORTLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY USA TODAY, NPR, VULTURE, MARIE CLAIRE, THE TIMES OF LONDON, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
A group portrait of young adults enmeshed in desire and violence, a hotly charged, deeply satisfying new work of fiction... Read more
By: Peter Orner
Narrated by: Peter Orner, Ari Fliakos & Brittany Pressley
Length: 8 hours 57 minutes
In this powerful and virtuosic collection of interlocking stories, each one "a marvel of concision and compassion" (Washington Post), Peter Orner, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and "master of his form" (New York Times), takes the short story to new heights.
Through forty-four compressed gems, Peter Orner, a writer who "doesn't... Read more
By: Isaac Asimov
Narrated by: Scott Brick
Length: 8 hours 21 minutes
This classic science fiction masterwork by Isaac Asimov weaves stories about robots, humanity, and the deep questions of existence into a novel of shocking intelligence and heart.
“A must-read for science-fiction buffs and literature enjoyers alike.”—The Guardian
I, Robot, the first and most widely read book in Asimov’s Robot series, forever... Read more
By: Lauren Groff
Narrated by: Lauren Groff & Full Cast
Length: 15 hours 28 minutes
The prestigious annual story anthology includes prize-winning stories by Jamil Jan Kochai, David Ryan, Kirstin Valdez Quade, Lisa Taddeo, Ling Ma, Catherine Lacey, and Cristina Rivera Garza.
“[A] standout collection . . . . Dazzling performances from some of today’s most exciting writers. . . . This is one of the best fiction anthologies in... Read more
By: Stephen King
Narrated by: Stephen King, Dylan Baker, Kyle Beltran, Matthe...
Length: 22 hours 29 minutes
Includes the stories “Uncle Otto’s Truck” and “Mrs. Todd’s Shortcut”—set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine
Features “The Mist” now a TV series event on Spike
The #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the 1986 Locus Award for Best Collection, Skeleton Crew is “Stephen King at his best” (The Denver Post)—a terrifying, mesmerizing... Read more
By: Gwen E. Kirby
Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Sura Siu, Rob Shapiro, Jeremy Car...
Length: 6 hours 26 minutes
“Kirby has mastered the art of short fiction…A stunning collection from a writer whose talent and creativity seem boundless.”
“Kirby takes joy in subverting the reader’s expectations at every turn. Her characters might be naïve, even reckless, but they aren’t about to be victims: They’re strong, and brave, and nearly always capable of... Read more
By: Veronica Roth & John Joseph Adams
Narrated by: Veronica Roth
Length: 18 hours 1 minute
The best science fiction and fantasy stories of 2021, selected by series editor John Joseph Adams and guest editor Veronica Roth.
This year’s selection of science fiction and fantasy stories, chosen by series editor John Joseph Adams and bestselling author of the Divergent series Veronica Roth, showcases a crop of authors that are willing to... Read more
By: Lauren Groff
Narrated by: Lauren Groff
Length: 7 hours 59 minutes
The universally-acclaimed return of the New York Times bestselling author of Fates and Furies, Matrix, and the highly-anticipated The Vaster Wilds
In Lauren Groff’s Florida, the hot sun shines, but a wild darkness lurks. Florida is a "superlative" book (Boston Globe), "gorgeously weird and limber" (New Yorker), "frequently funny" (San Francisco... Read more
By: Ted Chiang
Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini, Dominic Hoffman, Amy Landon ...
Length: 11 hours 21 minutes
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • ONE OF THENEW YORK TIMES BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR • Nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories—two published for the very first time—all from the mind of the incomparable author of Stories of Your Life and Others
Tackling some of humanity’s oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine,... Read more
By: Kali Fajardo-Anstine
Narrated by: Various
Length: 7 hours 19 minutes
Latinas of Indigenous descent living in the American West take center stage in this haunting debut story collection—a powerful meditation on friendship, mothers and daughters, and the deep-rooted truths of our homelands.
Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s magnetic story collection breathes life into her Indigenous Latina characters and the land they... Read more
By: Kate Atkinson
Narrated by: Paterson Joseph
Length: 5 hours 37 minutes
A dazzling collection of eleven interconnected stories from the bestselling, award-winning author of Shrines of Gaiety and Life After Life, with everything that readers love about her novels—the inventiveness, the verbal felicity, the sharp observations on human nature, and the deeply satisfying emotional wallop.
Nothing... Read more
By: George Saunders
Narrated by: George Saunders, Tina Fey, Michael McKean, Edi ...
Length: 7 hours 6 minutes
MacArthur "genius" and Booker Prize winner George Saunders returns with a collection of short stories that make sense of our increasingly troubled world, his first since the New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist Tenth of December
The “best short story writer in English” (Time) is back with a masterful collection that explores... Read more
By: Bora Chung
Narrated by: Greta Jung
Length: 7 hours 6 minutes
SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE AND WINNER OF A PEN/HEIM TRANSLATION GRANT
"Cool, brilliantly demented K-horror—just the way I like it!" —Ed Park, author of Personal Days
A stunning, wildly original debut from a rising star of Korean literature—surreal, chilling fables that take on the patriarchy, capitalism, and the reign of big... Read more