Books in the Genre Short Stories

List of recommended books of the genre short stories, with author and brief synopsis of each book.

(arranged alphabetically)

Featured books for the genre Short Stories

Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales

Book: Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales

Author: Ray Bradbury

Description: The one hundred stories in this volume were chosen by Bradbury himself, and span a career that blossomed in the pulp magazines of the early 1940s and continues to flourish in the new millennium. Here are representatives of the legendary author's finest works of short fiction, including many that have not been republished for decades, all forever fresh and vital, evocative and immensely entertaining.

This is Bradbury at his very best -- golden visions of tomorrow, poetic memories of yesterday, dark ... (keep reading...)

The Illustrated Man

Book: The Illustrated Man

Author: Ray Bradbury

Description: The Illustrated Man is classic Bradbury --a collection of tales that breathe and move, animated by sharp, intaken breath and flexing muscle. Here are eighteen startling visions of humankind's destiny, unfolding across a canvas of decorated skin--visions as keen as the tattooist's needle and as colorful as the inks that indelibly stain the body.

"He was a riot of rockets and fountains and people, in such intricate detail and color that you could hear the voices murmuring, small and muted, from the crowds that... (keep reading...)