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Short Books for Busy People

Big books, while being profoundly evocative, can be difficult to pick up and finish when you're busy. Here are some short books (under 250 pages) that you can read and enjoy!
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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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We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Shirley Jackson)
We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Shirley Jackson)
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Bonjour Tristesse
Bonjour Tristesse
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Memories of My Melancholy Whores (Gabriel García Márquez)
Memories of My Melancholy Whores (Gabriel García Márquez)
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Of Love and Others Demons
Of Love and Others Demons
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The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway)
The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway)
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Letter to My Daughter (Maya Angelou)
Letter to My Daughter (Maya Angelou)
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The Stranger (Albert Camus)
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
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The Death of Ivan Ilych (Leo Tolstoy)
The Death of Ivan Ilych (Leo Tolstoy)
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Candide (Voltaire)
Candide (Voltaire)
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The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
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The Sense of an Ending (Julian Barnes)
The Sense of an Ending (Julian Barnes)
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God Help the Child (Toni Morrison)
God Help the Child (Toni Morrison)
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Home (Toni Morrison)
Home (Toni Morrison)
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The Vegetarian (Han Kang)
The Vegetarian (Han Kang)
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And Then There Were None (By Agatha Christie)
And Then There Were None (By Agatha Christie)
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The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Agatha Christie)
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Agatha Christie)
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Breakfast at Tiffany's (Truman Capote)
Breakfast at Tiffany's (Truman Capote)
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Dept. of Speculation (Jenny Offill)
Dept. of Speculation (Jenny Offill)
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Different Seasons (Stephen King)
Different Seasons (Stephen King)
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Elevation (Stephen King)
Elevation (Stephen King)
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The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
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Animal Farm
Animal Farm
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The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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Post Office (Charles Bukowski)
Post Office (Charles Bukowski)
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The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
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A Room of One's Own (Virginia Woolf)
A Room of One's Own (Virginia Woolf)
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An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good (Helene Tursten)
An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good (Helene Tursten)
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Amsterdam (Ian Mcewan)
Amsterdam (Ian Mcewan)
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Nutshell (Ian Mcewan)
Nutshell (Ian Mcewan)
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The Sea (John Banville)
The Sea (John Banville)
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
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Speak (Laurie Halse Anderson)
Speak (Laurie Halse Anderson)
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Giovanni's Room (James Baldwin)
Giovanni's Room (James Baldwin)
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The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
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After Dark (Haruki Murakami)
After Dark (Haruki Murakami)
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Man's Search for Meaning (Viktor Frankl)
Man's Search for Meaning (Viktor Frankl)
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A Pale View of Hills (Kazuo Ishiguro)
A Pale View of Hills (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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Ivanov (Anton Chekhov)
Ivanov (Anton Chekhov)
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