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250 Short Books for Quick Reads

A compiled list of recommendations featuring short books, novellas, short stories, and anthologies. Enjoy!
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The Fall (Albert Camus)
The Fall (Albert Camus)
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The Stranger (Albert Camus)
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn)
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn)
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The Stars My Destination (Alfred Bester)
The Stars My Destination (Alfred Bester)
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The Autobiography of a Traitor and a Half-Savage (Alix E. Harrow)
The Autobiography of a Traitor and a Half-Savage (Alix E. Harrow)
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This Is How You Lose the Time War (Amal El-Mohtar)
This Is How You Lose the Time War (Amal El-Mohtar)
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Ambrose Bierce)
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Ambrose Bierce)
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Love (Angela Carter)
Love (Angela Carter)
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Ice (Anna Kavan)
Ice (Anna Kavan)
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The Life and Death of Sophie Stark (Anna North)
The Life and Death of Sophie Stark (Anna North)
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A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
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The Little Prince (Antoine De Saint-Exupéry)
The Little Prince (Antoine De Saint-Exupéry)
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One Billion Years to the End of the World (Arkady and Boris Strugatsky)
One Billion Years to the End of the World (Arkady and Boris Strugatsky)
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A Study in Scarlet (Arthur Conan Doyle)
A Study in Scarlet (Arthur Conan Doyle)
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Arthur Conan Doyle)
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The Sign of Four (Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Sign of Four (Arthur Conan Doyle)
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The Valley of Fear (Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Valley of Fear (Arthur Conan Doyle)
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Anthem (Ayn Rand)
Anthem (Ayn Rand)
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Asleep (Banana Yoshimoto)
Asleep (Banana Yoshimoto)
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Kitchen (Banana Yoshimoto)
Kitchen (Banana Yoshimoto)
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Morality Play (Barry Unsworth)
Morality Play (Barry Unsworth)
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A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Becky Chambers)
A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Becky Chambers)
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To Be Taught, If Fortunate (Becky Chambers)
To Be Taught, If Fortunate (Becky Chambers)
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The Girl of the Sea of Cortez (Benchley)
The Girl of the Sea of Cortez (Benchley)
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Too Loud a Solitude (Bohumil Hrabal)
Too Loud a Solitude (Bohumil Hrabal)
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Legion (Brandon Sanderson)
Legion (Brandon Sanderson)
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The Emperor's Soul (Brandon Sanderson)
The Emperor's Soul (Brandon Sanderson)
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Chronicles of Narnia Series (C.S. Lewis)
Chronicles of Narnia Series (C.S. Lewis)
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The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis)
The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis)
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The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (Carson McCullers)
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (Carson McCullers)
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An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter (César Aira)
An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter (César Aira)
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A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)
A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)
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Herland (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
Herland (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
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The Yellow Wallpaper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
The Yellow Wallpaper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
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The White Steamship (Chingiz Aitmatov)
The White Steamship (Chingiz Aitmatov)
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Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
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Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 (Cho Nam-Joo)
Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 (Cho Nam-Joo)
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A Single Man (Christopher Isherwood)
A Single Man (Christopher Isherwood)
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Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk)
Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk)
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Books of Blood Vol. 1 (Clive Barker)
Books of Blood Vol. 1 (Clive Barker)
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