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Keith's 100 Favorite Short Stories

My top 100 short and shortish stories (including novellas). Listed alphabetically. I hope you find many of you have already read and leave with at least a few to check out.
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1
All My Darling Daughters by Connie Willis (1985)
All My Darling Daughters by Connie Willis (1985)
2
All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury (1954)
All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury (1954)
3
Amnesty by Octavia Butler (2003)
Amnesty by Octavia Butler (2003)
4
Apollo by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2015)
Apollo by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2015)
5
The American Embassy by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2002)
The American Embassy by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2002)
6
At the Anarchists' Convention by John Sayles (1979)
At the Anarchists' Convention by John Sayles (1979)
7
The Ballad of the Sad Café by Carson McCullers (1951)
The Ballad of the Sad Café by Carson McCullers (1951)
8
The Bear Came Over the Mountain by Alice Munro (1999)
The Bear Came Over the Mountain by Alice Munro (1999)
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9
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (2015)
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (2015)
10
The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe (1843)
The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe (1843)
11
Black-Eyed Women by Viet Thanh Nguyen (2017)
Black-Eyed Women by Viet Thanh Nguyen (2017)
12
Bloodchild by Octavia E. Butler (1984)
Bloodchild by Octavia E. Butler (1984)
13
The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter (1979)
The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter (1979)
14
Books and Roses by Helen Oyeyemi (2016)
Books and Roses by Helen Oyeyemi (2016)
15
Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx (1997)
Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx (1997)
16
Brownies by ZZ Packer (1999)
Brownies by ZZ Packer (1999)
17
Camp Sundown by Nathan Englander (2013)
Camp Sundown by Nathan Englander (2013)
18
The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe (1846)
The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe (1846)
19
Cat Person by Kristen Roupenian (2017)
Cat Person by Kristen Roupenian (2017)
20
Difficult at Parties by Carmen Maria Machado (2017)
Difficult at Parties by Carmen Maria Machado (2017)
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21
Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ Packer (2000)
Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ Packer (2000)
22
The Elevator Dancer by N.K. Jemisin (2018)
The Elevator Dancer by N.K. Jemisin (2018)
23
EPICAC by Kurt Vonnegut (1950)
EPICAC by Kurt Vonnegut (1950)
24
Escape From Spiderhead by George Saunders (2010)
Escape From Spiderhead by George Saunders (2010)
25
Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor (1961)
Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor (1961)
26
The Fickelstein 5 by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (2016)
The Fickelstein 5 by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (2016)
27
Five Points by Alice Munro (1988)
Five Points by Alice Munro (1988)
28
Friend of My Youth by Alice Munro (1990)
Friend of My Youth by Alice Munro (1990)
29
Friends by Grace Paley (1990)
Friends by Grace Paley (1990)
30
Game by Donald Barthelme (1965)
Game by Donald Barthelme (1965)
31
Genesis and Catastrophe by Roald Dahl (1962)
Genesis and Catastrophe by Roald Dahl (1962)
32
The Girl on the Plane by Mary Gaitskill (1993)
The Girl on the Plane by Mary Gaitskill (1993)
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33
The Gondoliers by Karen Russell (2019)
The Gondoliers by Karen Russell (2019)
34
Gravel by Alice Munro (2011)
Gravel by Alice Munro (2011)
35
The Graveless Doll of Eric Mutis by Karen Russell (2010)
The Graveless Doll of Eric Mutis by Karen Russell (2010)
36
Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut (1961)
Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut (1961)
37
The Husband Stitch by Carmen Maria Machado (2014)
The Husband Stitch by Carmen Maria Machado (2014)
38
The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury (1950)
The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury (1950)
39
In the Penal Colony by Franz Kafka (1919)
In the Penal Colony by Franz Kafka (1919)
40
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri (1999)
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri (1999)
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