Short Story Magic Tricks Index By Author

A

‘Birdsong’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

‘The Warm Fuzzies’ by Chris Adrian

‘Silent Snow, Secret Snow’ by Conrad Aiken

‘Collectors’ by Daniel Alarcon

‘The Provincials’ by Daniel Alarcon

‘An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving’ by Louisa May Alcott

‘Marjorie Daw’ by Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Sherman Alexie

‘Amusements’ by Sherman Alexie

‘Because My Father Always Said He Was The Only Indian Who Saw Jim Hendrix Play The Star-Spangled Banner At Woodstock’ by Sherman Alexie

‘Breaking And Entering’ by Sherman Alexie

‘Every Little Hurricane’ by Sherman Alexie

‘Family Portrait’ by Sherman Alexie

‘Flight Patterns’ by Sherman Alexie

‘The Fun House’ by Sherman Alexie

‘Indian Education’ by Sherman Alexie

‘The Lone Ranger And Tonto Fist Fight In Heaven’ by Sherman Alexie

‘The Only Traffic Signal On The Reservation Doesn’t Flash Red Anymore’ by Sherman Alexie

‘This Is What It Means To Say Phoenix, Arizona’ by Sherman Alexie

‘War Dances’ by Sherman Alexie

‘What You Pawn I Will Redeem’ by Sherman Alexie

Hans Christian Andersen

‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ by Hans Christian Andersen

‘The Little Match Girl’ by Hans Christian Andersen

‘The Steadfast Tin Soldier’ by Hans Christian Andersen

Sherwood Anderson

‘Death In The Woods’ by Sherwood Anderson

‘I’m A Fool’ by Sherwood Anderson

‘The Other Woman’ by Sherwood Anderson

A

‘Thirst’ by Ivo Andric

‘The Emerald Light In The Air’ by Donald Antrim

Max Apple

‘Bridging’ by Max Apple

‘Business Talk’ by Max Apple

‘Yao’s Chick’ by Max Apple

A

‘Jokester’ by Isaac Asimov

‘The Rookie’ by Eliot Asinof

‘The Man From Mars’ by Margaret Atwood

‘Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story’ by Paul Auster

Isaac Babel

‘At Grandmother’s’ by Isaac Babel

‘My First Goose’ by Isaac Babel

‘The Story Of My Dovecote’ by Isaac Babel

B

‘Sonny’s Blues’ by James Baldwin

‘This Morning, This Evening, So Soon’ by James Baldwin

‘Gorilla, My Love’ by Toni Cade Bambara

‘The Gully’ by Russell Banks

Donald Barthelme

‘Chablis’ by Donald Barthelme

‘Game’ by Donald Barthelme

‘I Bought A Little City’ by Donald Barthelme

‘The Indian Uprising’ by Donald Barthelme

‘Me And Miss Mandible’ by Donald Barthelme

‘Robert Kennedy Saved From Drowning’ by Donald Barthelme

‘The School’ by Donald Barthelme

B

‘A Kidnapped Santa Claus’ by L. Frank Baum

Richard Bausch

‘The Fireman’s Wife’ by Richard Bausch

‘Unjust’ by Richard Bausch

‘1-900’ by Richard Bausch

Ann Beattie

‘Greenwich Time’ by Ann Beattie

‘Janus’ by Ann Beattie

‘Weekend’ by Ann Beattie

‘The Working Girl’ by Ann Beattie

B

‘A.V. Laider’ by Max Beerbohm

‘A Silver Dish’ by Saul Bellow

Ambrose Bierce

‘A Baffled Ambuscade’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘Chickamauga’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘Four Days In Dixie’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘A Horseman In The Sky’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘Killed At Resaca’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘One Officer, One Man’ by Ambrose Bierce

B

‘Action Will Be Taken’ by Heinrich Boll

‘Talk To The Music’ by Arna Bontemps

‘Do Stay, Giraffe’ by Wolfgang Borchert

‘Most Die Young’ by Camille Bordas

Jorge Luis Borges

‘The Aleph’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘The Approach To Al-Mu’tasim’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘The Garden Of The Forking Paths’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘The Gospel According To Mark’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘Ibn-Hakam al-Bokhari, Murdered In His Labyrinth’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘The Library Of Babel’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘The Man On The Threshold’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘On Exactitude In Science’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘The Two Kings And The Two Labyrinths’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘The Wait’ by Jorge Luis Borges

B

‘The Supper’ by Tadeusz Borowski

‘The Jungle’ by Elizabeth Bowen

‘The Mysterious Kor’ by Elizabeth Bowen

‘A Day In The Open’ by Jane Bowles

Paul Bowles

‘A Distant Episode’ by Paul Bowles

‘The Frozen Fields’ by Paul Bowles

‘In The Red Room’ by Paul Bowles

Kay Boyle

‘Ben’ by Kay Boyle

‘Men’ by Kay Boyle

‘Nothing Ever Breaks Except The Heart’ by Kay Boyle

T. Coraghessan Boyle

‘Greasy Lake’ by T. Coraghessan Boyle

‘The Hector Quesadilla Story’ by T. Coraghessan Boyle

‘Zapatos’ by T. Coraghessan Boyle

Ray Bradbury

‘All Summer In A Day’ by Ray Bradbury

‘And The Rock Cried Out’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Drummer Boy Of Shiloh’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Fight Of The Good Ship Clarissa’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Fire Balloons’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Off Season’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Other Foot’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Pedestrian’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Veldt’ by Ray Bradbury

B

‘Revenge Of The Lawn’ by Richard Brautigan

‘Christmas Eve’ by Maeve Brennan

‘The State Of Grace’ by Harold Brodkey

‘Christmas Day In The Morning’ by Pearl S. Buck

‘To The Wilderness I Wander’ by Frank Butler

‘The End Of The World’ by Dino Buzzati

C

‘The Baby In The Icebox’ by James M. Cain

‘Kneel To The Rising Sun’ by Erskine Caldwell

‘In Greenwich, There Are Many Gravelled Walks’ by Hortense Calisher

‘A Cap For Steve’ by Morley Callaghan

‘The Faithful Wife’ by Morley Callaghan

‘A Christmas Memory’ by Truman Capote

‘Miriam’ by Truman Capote

‘The H Street Sledding Record’ by Ron Carlson

‘The Kitchen Baby’ by Angela Carter

‘The Keyhole Eye’ by John Stewart Carter

Raymond Carver

‘Are These Actual Miles?’ by Raymond Carver

‘The Bath’ by Raymond Carver

‘Beginners’ by Raymond Carver

‘Chef’s House’ by Raymond Carver

‘Everything Stuck To Him’ by Raymond Carver

‘Feathers’ by Raymond Carver

‘Fever’ by Raymond Carver

‘Preservation’ by Raymond Carver

‘A Small, Good Thing’ by Raymond Carver

‘The Student’s Wife’ by Raymond Carver

‘The Train’ by Raymond Carver

‘Vitamins’ by Raymond Carver

‘What We Talk About When We Talk About Love’ by Raymond Carver

‘Where I’m Calling From’ by Raymond Carver

‘Why Don’t You Dance?’ by Raymond Carver

Willa Cather

‘The Burglar’s Christmas’ by Willa Cather

‘Double Birthday’ by Willa Cather

‘On The Gull’s Road’ by Willa Cather

‘Paul’s Case’ by Willa Cather

C

‘Smoke’ by Michael Chabon

‘(I Thought My Father Looked Like FDR)’ by George Chambers

John Cheever

‘Christmas Is A Sad Season For The Poor’ by John Cheever

‘The Enormous Radio’ by John Cheever

‘The Five-Forty-Eight’ by John Cheever

‘The Hartleys’ by John Cheever

‘O City Of Broken Dreams’ by John Cheever

‘Reunion’ by John Cheever

‘The Sutton Place Story’ by John Cheever

‘The Swimmer’ by John Cheever

‘The World Of Apples’ by John Cheever

Anton Chekhov

‘About Love’ by Anton Chekhov

‘At Christmas Time’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Beauties’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Bet’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Bishop’ by Anton Chekhov

‘Chameleon’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Darling’ by Anton Chekhov

‘A Day In The Country’ by Anton Chekhov

‘Fat And Thin’ by Anton Chekhov

‘Gooseberries’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Huntsman’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Kiss’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Lady With The Little Dog’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Lottery Ticket’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Man In A Case’ by Anton Chekhov

‘Misery’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Party’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Student’ by Anton Chekhov

C

‘Northerners Can Be So Smug’ by Alice Childress

Kate Chopin

‘La Belle Zoraide’ by Kate Chopin

‘Regret’ by Kate Chopin

‘The Story Of An Hour’ by Kate Chopin

C

‘The Adventure Of The Christmas Pudding’ by Agatha Christie

‘The Wind And The Snow Of Winter’ by Walter Van Tilburg Clark

‘The Star’ by Arthur C. Clarke

‘The Drill’ by Breena Clarke

‘The Net’ by Robert M. Coates

‘The Other Wife’ by Colette

‘Mr. Parker’ by Laurie Colwin

‘The Most Dangerous Game’ by Richard Connell

‘The Babysitter’ by Robert Coover

‘Going For A Beer’ by Robert Coover

‘Dusky Ruth’ by A.E. Coppard

‘A Dark Brown Dog’ by Stephen Crane

‘The Open Boat’ by Stephen Crane

‘The Manhunt’ by Daniel Curley

D

‘Drummond & Son’ by Charles D’Ambrosio

‘Children Of The Sea’ by Edwidge Danticat

‘Night Women’ by Edwidge Danticat

‘Break It Down’ by Lydia Davis

‘The Writer’s Trade’ by Nicholas Delbanco

‘Game Plan’ by Don DeLillo

Junot Diaz

‘Alma’ by Junot Diaz

‘Aurora’ by Junot Diaz

‘Edison, New Jersey’ by Junot Diaz

‘How To Date A Brown Girl (Black Girl, White Girl, Or Halfie)’ by Junot Diaz

‘Nilda’ by Junot Diaz

‘The Sun, The Moon, The Stars’ by Junot Diaz

D

‘The Skull’ by Philip K. Dick

‘The Christmas Tree’ by Charles Dickens

‘The Poor Relation’s Story’ by Charles Dickens

‘The World In A Bowl Of Soup: A Christmas Story’ by Annie Dillard

‘Xmas’ by Thomas M. Disch

‘Christ In Concrete’ by Pietro di Donato

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

‘The Beggar Boy At Christ’s Christmas Tree’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

‘Bobok’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

‘A Christmas Tree And A Wedding’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

‘The Crocodile’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

‘An Honest Thief’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

‘A Novel In Nine Letters’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

‘The Peasant Marey’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Arthur Conan Doyle

‘The Adventure Of Abbey Grange’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘The Adventure Of The Blue Carbuncle’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘The Adventure Of The Empty House’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘The Adventure Of The Solitary Cyclist’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘The Final Problem’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘The Five Orange Pips’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘The Red-Headed League’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘A Scandal In Bohemia’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

D

‘The Lost Phoebe’ by Theodore Dreiser

‘Accident At The Sugarbeet’ by Tom Drury

‘Delivering’ by Andre Dubus

‘An Old-Time Christmas’ by Paul Laurence Dunbar

‘Tony’s Wife’ by Alice Dunbar-Nelson

‘The Mechanic’ by Lena Dunham

Stuart Dybek

‘Blight’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Blowing Shades’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Bottle Caps’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Chopin In Winter’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Death Of A Right Fielder’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Farwell’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Hot Ice’ by Stuart Dybek

‘If I Vanish’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Paper Lantern’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Pet Milk’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Seiche’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Tosca’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Waiting’ by Stuart Dybek

‘We Didn’t’ by Stuart Dybek

E

‘A Long Day’s Dying’ by William Eastlake

‘A Poetics For Bullies’ by Stanley Elkin

‘The NRACP’ by George P. Elliott

‘Free Fruit For Young Widows’ by Nathan Englander

‘Malta Sheffer’ by Nelson Eubanks

William Faulkner

‘A Bear Hunt’ by William Faulkner

‘Barn Burning’ by William Faulkner

‘Death Drag’ by William Faulkner

‘Dry September’ by William Faulkner

‘Hand Upon The Waters’ by William Faulkner

‘That Evening Sun’ by William Faulkner

‘A Rose For Emily’ by William Faulkner

‘Shall Not Perish’ by William Faulkner

‘Shingles For The Lord’ by William Faulkner

‘The Tall Men’ by William Faulkner

‘Wash’ by William Faulkner

F

‘The Dinner Party’ by Joshua Ferris

F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘Babylon Revisited’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘Bernice Bobs Her Hair’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Bowl’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Bridal Party’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Diamond As Big As The Ritz’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘Dice, Brassknuckles & Guitar’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘Financing Finnegan’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Ice Palace’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Jelly-Bean’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘May Day’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Offshore Pirate’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Sensible Thing’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘A Short Trip Home’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Swimmers’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘Winter Dreams’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

F

‘Teller’s Ticket’ by Robert Flanagan

Richard Ford

‘Calling’ by Richard Ford

‘Communist’ by Richard Ford

‘Creche’ by Richard Ford

‘Privacy’ by Richard Ford

‘Puppy’ by Richard Ford

‘Quality Time’ by Richard Ford

‘Reunion’ by Richard Ford

‘Under The Radar’ by Richard Ford

F

‘Prizes’ by Janet Frame

‘The Speech Of Polly Baker’ by Benjamin Franklin

Mary Wilkins Freeman

‘Ann Mary; Her Two Thanksgivings’ by Mary Wilkins Freeman

‘The Christmas Masquerade’ by Mary Wilkins Freeman

‘Luella Miller’ by Mary Wilkins Freeman

Neil Gaiman

‘The Case Of Four And Twenty Blackbirds’ by Neil Gaiman

‘Cinnamon’ by Neil Gaiman

‘Down To A Sunless Sea’ by Neil Gaiman

‘How To Talk To Girls At Parties’ by Neil Gaiman

G

‘The Other Place’ by Mary Gaitskill

‘Going Ashore’ by Mavis Gallant

‘When We Were Nearly Young’ by Mavis Gallant

‘The Old Army Game’ by George Garrett

‘In The Heart Of The Heart Of The Country’ by William Gass

‘How’ by Roxane Gay

‘The Paperhanger’ by William Gay

‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ by Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

‘Falalalalalalalala’ by Nikki Giovanni

Nikolai Gogol

‘The Carriage’ by Nikolai Gogol

‘Diary Of A Madman’ by Nikolai Gogol

‘Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka And His Aunt’ by Nikolai Gogol

‘Nevsky Prospect’ by Nikolai Gogol

‘The Nose’ by Nikolai Gogol

‘The Overcoat’ by Nikolai Gogol

G

‘Last Day In The Field’ by Caroline Gordon

‘Cheap In August’ by Graham Greene

H

‘The New Order’ by Nancy Hale

‘Who Lived And Died Believing’ by Nancy Hale

‘The Ledge’ by Lawrence Sargent Hall

‘Testimony Of Pilot’ by Barry Hannah

‘The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story’ by Joel Chandler Harris

‘The Luck Of Roaring Camp’ by Bret Harte

‘The Outcasts Of Poker Flat’ by Bret Harte

Nathaniel Hawthorne

‘The Christmas Banquet’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne

‘Rappaccini’s Daughter’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne

‘Young Goodman Brown’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne

H

‘One Throw’ by W.C. Heinz

‘The Schreuderspitze’ by Mark Helprin

Ernest Hemingway

‘Che Ti Dice La Patria?’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘A Clean, Well-Lighted Place’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘Hills Like White Elephants’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘Homage To Switzerland’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘In Another Country’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘The Killers’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘My Old Man’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘A Simple Enquiry’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘The Snows Of Kilimanjaro’ by Ernest Hemingway

O. Henry

‘The Clarion Call’ by O. Henry

‘The Cop And The Anthem’ by O. Henry

‘The Duplicity Of Hargraves’ by O. Henry

‘The Furnished Room’ by O. Henry

‘The Gift Of The Magi’ by O. Henry

‘Mammon And The Archer’ by O. Henry

‘The Ransom Of Red Chief’ by O. Henry

‘A Retrieved Reformation’ by O. Henry

‘The Romance Of A Busy Broker’ by O. Henry

‘The Skylight Room’ by O. Henry

‘Tobin’s Palm’ by O. Henry

‘Transients In Arcadia’ by O. Henry

‘Two Thanksgiving Gentlemen’ by O. Henry

H

‘Brooklyns Lose’ by William Heuman

‘Where The Door Is Always Open And The Welcome Mat Is Out’ by Patricia Highsmith

‘The Peach Stone’ by Paul Horgan

‘The Best Girlfriend You Never Had’ by Pam Houston

‘Christmas Every Day’ by William Dean Howells

Langston Hughes

‘One Christmas Eve’ by Langston Hughes

‘Passing’ by Langston Hughes

‘Slave On The Block’ by Langston Hughes

‘Thank You Ma’am’ by Langston Hughes

Zora Neale Hurston

‘Drenched In Light’ by Zora Neale Hurston

‘Eatonville Anthology’ by Zora Neale Hurston

‘The Gilded Six-Bits’ by Zora Neale Hurston

‘Spunk’ by Zora Neale Hurston

I

‘The Devil And Tom Walker’ by Washington Irving

‘The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow’ by Washington Irving

J

‘Serve-And-Volley Near Vichy’ by Greg Jackson

‘One Ordinary Day, With Peanuts’ by Shirley Jackson

‘The Lottery’ by Shirley Jackson

‘The Monkey’s Paw’ by W.W. Jacobs

‘The Altar Of The Dead’ by Henry James

‘The Middle Years’ by Henry James

‘A White Heron’ by Sarah Orne Jewett

‘White Rat’ by Gayl Jones

James Joyce

‘After The Race’ by James Joyce

‘Araby’ by James Joyce

‘The Boarding House’ by James Joyce

‘Clay’ by James Joyce

‘Counterparts’ by James Joyce

‘The Dead’ by James Joyce

‘An Encounter’ by James Joyce

‘Eveline’ by James Joyce

‘Grace’ by James Joyce

‘Ivy Day In The Committee Room’ by James Joyce

‘A Little Cloud’ by James Joyce

‘A Mother’ by James Joyce

‘A Painful Case’ by James Joyce

‘The Sisters’ by James Joyce

‘Two Gallants’ by James Joyce

Miranda July

‘How To Tell Stories To Children’ by Miranda July

‘It Was Romance’ by Miranda July

‘Roy Spivey’ by Miranda July

‘The Swim Team’ by Miranda July

Franz Kafka

‘Blumfeld, An Elderly Bachelor’ by Franz Kafka

‘A Country Doctor’ by Franz Kafka

‘The Hunger Artist’ by Franz Kafka

‘In The Penal Colony’ by Franz Kafka

‘The Judgment’ by Franz Kafka

‘A Little Woman’ by Franz Kafka

‘Unhappiness’ by Franz Kafka

K

‘Nikishka’s Secrets’ by Yury Kazakov

‘The Best Christmas Ever’ by James Patrick Kelly

‘One Gram Short’ by Etgar Keret

Jamaica Kincaid

‘At Last’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘The Circling Hand’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘Girl’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘In The Night’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘The Letter From Home’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘Wingless’ by Jamaica Kincaid

Stephen King

‘The Boogeyman’ by Stephen King

‘Harvey’s Dream’ by Stephen King

‘Here There Be Tygers’ by Stephen King

‘The Lawnmower Man’ by Stephen King

‘The Ledge’ by Stephen King

‘Premium Harmony’ by Stephen King

‘Rest Stop’ by Stephen King

‘Strawberry Spring’ by Stephen King

‘1408’ by Stephen King

K

‘The Hitchhiking Game’ by Milan Kundera

Ring Lardner

‘Champion’ by Ring Lardner

‘Alibi Ike’ by Ring Lardner

‘The Golden Honeymoon’ by Ring Lardner

L

‘The Living’ by Mary Lavin

‘The Horse Dealer’s Daughter’ by D.H. Lawrence

‘The Odour Of Chrysanthemums’ by D.H. Lawrence

‘New Year’s Night’ by Henry Lawson

‘Merry Christmas’ by Stephen Leacock

‘Territory’ by David Leavitt

‘Brothers And Sisters Around The World’ by Andrea Lee

‘The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas’ by Ursula K. Le Guin

‘One Off The Short List’ by Doris Lessing

‘To Build A Fire’ by Jack London

‘Liquor Makes You Smart’ by Anita Loos

‘The First Flower’ by Augusta Wallace Lyons

M

‘The Piano’ by Anibal Monteiro Machado

Bernard Malamud

‘Idiots First’ by Bernard Malamud

‘The Jewbird’ by Bernard Malamud

‘The Magic Barrel’ by Bernard Malamud

‘A Summer’s Reading’ by Bernard Malamud

Katherine Mansfield

‘At The Bay’ by Katherine Mansfield

‘The Doll’s House’ by Katherine Mansfield

‘The Fly’ by Katherine Mansfield

‘The Garden Party’ by Katherine Mansfield

M

‘The Little Wife’ by William March

‘Drawing Names’ by Bobbie Ann Mason

‘The Centerpiece’ by Peter Matthiessen

‘The Facts Of Life’ by Somerset Maugham

Guy de Maupassant

‘Christmas Eve’ by Guy de Maupassant

‘The Necklace’ by Guy de Maupassant

‘A New Year’s Gift’ by Guy de Maupassant

M

‘The Birds’ by Daphne du Maurier

‘Don’t Look Now’ by Daphne du Maurier

‘Death Constant Beyond Love’ by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

‘Love’ by William Maxwell

‘Madame Zilensky And The King Of Finland’ by Carson McCullers

‘A Tree, A Rock, A Cloud’ by Carson McCullers

Thomas McGuane

‘Cowboy’ by Thomas McGuane

‘Gallatin Canyon’ by Thomas McGuane

‘Ice’ by Thomas McGuane

‘Old Friends’ by Thomas McGuane

‘Vicious Circle’ by Thomas McGuane

M

‘A Loaf Of Bread’ by James Alan McPherson

‘A Solo Song: For Doc’ by James Alan McPherson

‘The Tree Line, Kansas, 1934’ by David Means

‘O Tannenbaum’ by Maile Meloy

‘Ranch Girl’ by Maile Meloy

‘Old Christmas’ by Stephen Merion

Leonard Michaels

‘City Boy’ by Leonard Michaels

‘Cryptology’ by Leonard Michaels

‘Nachman’ by Leonard Michaels

‘Nachman At The Races’ by Leonard Michaels

‘Nachman Burning’ by Leonard Michaels

‘Nachman From Los Angeles’ by Leonard Michaels

‘Of Mystery There Is No End’ by Leonard Michaels

‘The Penultimate Conjecture’ by Leonard Michaels

M

‘Eisenheim The Illusionist’ by Steven Millhauser

‘Late’ by Steven Millhauser

‘Three Million Yen’ by Yukio Mishima

‘Christmas At Red Butte’ by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lorrie Moore

‘Dance In America’ by Lorrie Moore

‘Debarking’ by Lorrie Moore

‘Foes’ by Lorrie Moore

‘The Juniper Tree’ by Lorrie Moore

‘Paper Losses’ by Lorrie Moore

‘Referential’ by Lorrie Moore

‘Subject To Search’ by Lorrie Moore

‘Thank You For Having Me’ by Lorrie Moore

‘You’re Ugly, Too’ by Lorrie Moore

‘An Honest Woman’ by Ottessa Moshfegh

Alice Munro

‘Axis’ by Alice Munro

‘Bardon Bus’ by Alice Munro

‘The Bear Came Over The Mountain’ by Alice Munro

‘Boys And Girls’ by Alice Munro

‘Dance Of The Happy Shades’ by Alice Munro

‘Fiction’ by Alice Munro

‘The Flats Road’ by Alice Munro

‘How I Met My Husband’ by Alice Munro

‘Images’ by Alice Munro

‘The Moons Of Jupiter’ by Alice Munro

‘The Office’ by Alice Munro

‘An Ounce Of Cure’ by Alice Munro

‘Postcard’ by Alice Munro

‘Red Dress – 1946’ by Alice Munro

‘Runaway’ by Alice Munro

‘The Shining Houses’ by Alice Munro

‘Thanks For The Ride’ by Alice Munro

‘Train’ by Alice Munro

‘The View From Castle Rock’ by Alice Munro

‘Walker Brothers Cowboy’ by Alice Munro

M

‘Scheherazade’ by Haruki Murakami

Vladimir Nabokov

‘Christmas’ by Vladimir Nabokov

‘The Christmas Story’ by Vladimir Nabokov

‘First Love’ by Vladimir Nabokov

‘Spring In Fialta’ by Vladimir Nabokov

‘Symbols And Signs’ by Vladimir Nabokov

Antonya Nelson

‘Chapter Two’ by Antonya Nelson

‘First Husband’ by Antonya Nelson

‘Funny Once’ by Antonya Nelson

‘Literally’ by Antonya Nelson

‘Stitches’ by Antonya Nelson

‘The There There’ by Antonya Nelson

‘Winter In Yalta’ by Antonya Nelson

Joyce Carol Oates

‘How I Contemplated The World From The Detroit House Of Correction And Began My Life Over Again’ by Joyce Carol Oates

‘Mastiff’ by Joyce Carol Oates

‘Smother’ by Joyce Carol Oates

‘Upon The Sweeping Flood’ by Joyce Carol Oates

‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’ by Joyce Carol Oates

Flannery O’Connor

‘The Artificial N—–‘ by Flannery O’Connor

‘A Circle In The Fire’ by Flannery O’Connor

‘Everything That Rises Must Converge’ by Flannery O’Connor

‘Good Country People’ by Flannery O’Connor

‘A Good Man Is Hard To Find’ by Flannery O’Connor

‘A Late Encounter With The Enemy’ by Flannery O’Connor

‘The Life You Save May Be Your Own’ by Flannery O’Connor

‘Revelation’ by Flannery O’Connor

‘The River’ by Flannery O’Connor

‘A Stroke Of Good Fortune’ by Flannery O’Connor

O

‘Christmas Morning’ by Frank O’Connor

‘The Drunkard’ by Frank O’Connor

Sean O’Faolain

‘Durling, Or The Faithless Wife’ by Sean O’Faolain

‘Lovers Of The Lake’ by Sean O’Faolain

‘Two Of A Kind’ by Sean O’Faolain

John O’Hara

‘Flight’ by John O’Hara

‘Over The River And Through The Wood’ by John O’Hara

‘A Short Walk From The Station’ by John O’Hara

O

‘Neighbors’ by Diane Oliver

‘I Stand Here Ironing’ by Tillie Olsen

‘Tell Me A Riddle’ by Tillie Olsen

‘The King Of Norway’ by Amos Oz

‘The Shawl’ by Cynthia Ozick

Grace Paley

‘The Contest’ by Grace Paley

‘A Conversation With My Father’ by Grace Paley

‘Debts’ by Grace Paley

‘Gloomy Tune’ by Grace Paley

‘Goodbye And Good Luck’ by Grace Paley

‘Love’ by Grace Paley

‘Somewhere Else’ by Grace Paley

‘This Is A Story About My Friend George, The Toy Inventor’ by Grace Paley

‘A Subject Of Childhood’ by Grace Paley

‘Wants’ by Grace Paley

Dorothy Parker

‘But The One On The Right’ by Dorothy Parker

‘The Standard Of Living’ by Dorothy Parker

‘A Telephone Call’ by Dorothy Parker

P

‘The Vanishing American’ by Leslie Parry

‘Lechery’ by Jayne Anne Phillips

Edgar Allan Poe

‘The Black Cat’ by Edgar Allan Poe

‘The Cask Of Amontillado’ by Edgar Allan Poe

‘Descent Into The Maelstrom’ by Edgar Allan Poe

‘The Fall Of The House Of Usher’ by Edgar Allan Poe

‘Hop-Frog’ by Edgar Allan Poe

‘Ligeia’ by Edgar Allan Poe

‘The Masque Of The Red Death’ by Edgar Allan Poe

‘The Pit And The Pendulum’ by Edgar Allan Poe

‘The Tell-Tale Heart’ by Edgar Allan Poe

P

‘He’ by Katherine Anne Porter

‘Theft’ by Katherine Anne Porter

‘The Valiant Woman’ by J.F. Powers

‘The Camberwell Beauty’ by V.S. Pritchett

‘The Rescue’ by V.S. Pritchett

Q

‘The Dead Man’ by Horacio Quiroga

R

‘The Pelican’s Shadow’ by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

‘The Birds For Christmas’ by Mark Richard

‘Family Christmas’ by Roxana Robinson

‘Coach’ by Mary Robison

‘Pretty Ice’ by Mary Robison

‘Zelig’ by Benjamin Rosenblatt

‘The Contest For Aaron Gold’ by Philip Roth

‘Eli, The Fanatic’ by Philip Roth

‘Reeling For The Empire’ by Karen Russell

S

‘Bertie’s Christmas Eve’ by Saki

‘The Hedgehog’ by Saki

‘American Express’ by James Salter

‘The Vertical Ladder’ by William Sansom

‘Resurrection Of A Life’ by William Saroyan

George Saunders

‘Adams’ by George Saunders

‘Al Roosten’ by George Saunders

‘The End Of FIRPO In The World’ by George Saunders

‘Escape From Spiderhead’ by George Saunders

‘Exhortation’ by George Saunders

‘The Falls’ by George Saunders

‘Home’ by George Saunders

‘Jon’ by George Saunders

‘Pastoralia’ by George Saunders

‘Puppy’ by George Saunders

‘The Red Bow’ by George Saunders

‘Sea Oak’ by George Saunders

‘The Semplica Girl Diaries’ by George Saunders

‘Sticks’ by George Saunders

‘Tenth Of December’ by George Saunders

‘Victory Lap’ by George Saunders

‘Winky’ by George Saunders

S

‘What We Don’t Know Hurts Us’ by Mark Schorer

‘Christmas For Sassafrass, Cypress And Indigo’ by Ntozake Shange

‘Inventing Wampanoag, 1672’ by Ben Shattuck

Irwin Shaw

‘The Eighty-Yard Run’ by Irwin Shaw

‘Medal From Jerusalem’ by Irwin Shaw

‘Search Through The Streets Of The City’ by Irwin Shaw

Isaac Bashevis Singer

‘The Dead Fiddler’ by Isaac Bashevis Singer

‘Disguised’ by Isaac Bashevis Singer

‘Gimpel The Fool’ by Isaac Bashevis Singer

‘Her Son’ by Isaac Bashevis Singer

S

‘The Survivors’ by Elsie Singmaster

‘Gender Studies’ by Curtis Sittenfeld

‘A Life In The Day Of A Writer’ by Tess Slesinger

Zadie Smith

‘The Embassy Of Cambodia’ by Zadie Smith

‘Escape From New York’ by Zadie Smith

‘Meet The President!’ by Zadie Smith

‘Moonlit Landscape With Bridge’ by Zadie Smith

‘Permission To Enter’ by Zadie Smith

‘Two Men Arrive In A Village’ by Zadie Smith

Jean Stafford

‘Children Are Bored On Sunday’ by Jean Stafford

‘In The Zoo’ by Jean Stafford

‘The Interior Castle’ by Jean Stafford

S

‘How Beautiful With Shoes’ by Wilbur Daniel Steele

‘The Man Who Saw Through Heaven’ by Wilbur Daniel Steele

‘The View From The Balcony’ by Wallace Stegner

John Steinbeck

‘The Chrysanthemums’ by John Steinbeck

‘The Gift’ by John Steinbeck

‘The Great Mountains’ by John Steinbeck

‘The Leader Of The People’ by John Steinbeck

‘The Promise’ by John Steinbeck

S

‘Leiningen Versus The Ants’ by Carl Stephenson

‘The Body Snatcher’ by Robert Louis Stevenson

‘Markheim’ by Robert Louis Stevenson

‘The Christmas Wreck’ by Frank Stockton

‘Christmas; Or, The Good Fairy’ by Harriet Beecher Stowe

‘Dawn Of Remembered Spring’ by Jesse Stuart

‘Walk In The Moon Shadows’ by Jesse Stuart

T

‘The Postmaster’ by Rabindranath Tagore

‘The Joy Luck Club’ by Amy Tan

‘Ambush’ by Donna Tartt

‘The Letter Writers’ by Elizabeth Taylor

Peter Taylor

‘The Gift Of The Prodigal’ by Peter Taylor

‘Two Pilgrims’ by Peter Taylor

‘Venus, Cupid, Folly And Time’ by Peter Taylor

T

‘A Child’s Christmas In Wales’ by Dylan Thomas

‘The Iron City’ by Lovell Thompson

James Thurber

‘The Catbird Seat’ by James Thurber

‘A Couple Of Hamburgers’ by James Thurber

‘The Greatest Man In The World’ by James Thurber

‘The Night The Bed Fell’ by James Thurber

‘The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty’ by James Thurber

‘The Unicorn In The Garden’ by James Thurber

‘A Visit From Saint Nicholas (In The Ernest Hemingway Manner)’ by James Thurber

‘The Wood Duck’ by James Thurber

‘You Could Look It Up’ by James Thurber

T

‘Papa Panov’s Special Christmas’ by Leo Tolstoy

‘Becky’ by Jean Toomer

‘Esther’ by Jean Toomer

‘Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desire’ by Michael Tournier

‘A Complicated Nature’ by William Trevor

‘A Day’ by William Trevor

‘Of This Time, Of That Place’ by Lionel Trilling

Mark Twain

‘The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County’ by Mark Twain

‘The Facts Concerning The Recent Carnival Of Crime In Connecticut’ by Mark Twain

‘Niagara’ by Mark Twain

‘A Presidential Candidate’ by Mark Twain

John Updike

‘A&P’ by John Updike

‘Commercial’ by John Updike

‘Domestic Life In America’ by John Updike

‘The Full Glass’ by John Updike

‘Here Come The Maples’ by John Updike

‘Minutes Of The Last Meeting’ by John Updike

‘Pigeon Feathers’ by John Updike

‘Problems’ by John Updike

‘Separating’ by John Updike

‘When Everyone Was Pregnant’ by John Updike

Stephanie Vaughn

‘Able, Baker, Charlie, Dog’ by Stephanie Vaughn

‘The Battle Of Fallen Timbers’ by Stephanie Vaughn

‘Dog Heaven’ by Stephanie Vaughn

‘Kid MacArthur’ by Stephanie Vaughn

‘Sweet Talk’ by Stephanie Vaughn

‘We’re On TV In The Universe’ by Stephanie Vaughn

V

‘Long Walk To Forever’ by Kurt Vonnegut

‘Welcome To The Monkey House’ by Kurt Vonnegut

W

‘Good People’ by David Foster Wallace

‘Incarnations Of Burned Children’ by David Foster Wallace

‘Everyday Use’ by Alice Walker

Robert Penn Warren

‘Blackberry Winter’ by Robert Penn Warren

‘Goodwood Comes Back’ by Robert Penn Warren

‘The Patented Gate And The Mean Hamburger’ by Robert Penn Warren

‘When The Light Gets Green’ by Robert Penn Warren

W

‘My Father Sits In The Dark’ by Jerome Weidman

Eudora Welty

‘Death Of A Traveling Salesman’ by Eudora Welty

‘No Place For You, My Love’ by Eudora Welty

‘A Worn Path’ by Eudora Welty

W

‘The Lesson’ by Jessamyn West

Edith Wharton

‘April Showers’ by Edith Wharton

‘His Father’s Son’ by Edith Wharton

‘Pomegranate Seed’ by Edith Wharton

‘The Fullness Of Life’ by Edith Wharton

‘The Lady’s Maid’s Bell’ by Edith Wharton

‘The Other Two’ by Edith Wharton

W

‘The Door’ by E.B. White

‘Herself In Love’ by Marianne Wiggins

‘Fauntleroy’s Ghost’ by Vinnie Wilhelm

‘Train’ by Joy Williams

‘The Angel In The Alcove’ by Tennessee Williams

‘Three Players Of A Summer Game’ by Tennessee Williams

‘The Use Of Force’ by William Carlos Williams

P.G. Wodehouse

‘Aunt Agatha Takes The Count’ by P.G. Wodehouse

‘The Crime Wave At Blandings’ by P.G. Wodehouse

‘Honeysuckle Cottage’ by P.G. Wodehouse

‘Jeeves And The Impending Doom’ by P.G. Wodehouse

‘Jeeves And The Song Of Songs’ by P.G. Wodehouse

‘Jeeves And The Yule-Tide Spirit’ by P.G. Wodehouse

‘Leave It To Jeeves’ by P.G. Wodehouse

‘The Pitcher And The Plutocrat’ by P.G. Wodehouse

W

‘Only The Dead Know Brooklyn’ by Thomas Wolfe

Tobias Wolff

‘Awaiting Orders’ by Tobias Wolff

‘Awake’ by Tobias Wolff

‘Bullet In The Brain’ by Tobias Wolff

‘In The Garden Of North American Martyrs’ by Tobias Wolff

‘Next Door’ by Tobias Wolff

‘The Night In Question’ by Tobias Wolff

‘Powder’ by Tobias Wolff

‘The Rich Brother’ by Tobias Wolff

‘Sanity’ by Tobias Wolff

‘Say Yes’ by Tobias Wolff

W

‘Big Boy Leaves Home’ by Richard Wright

‘Bright And Morning Star’ by Richard Wright

‘Grandmother’s Christmas Story’ by Faith Wynne

X

Y

‘Liars In Love’ by Richard Yates

‘Health Card’ by Frank Yerby

‘The Baby-Sitter’ by Jane Yolen

Z

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3 Comments on “Short Story Magic Tricks Index By Author”

  1. EnglishLitGeek says:

    Awesome site! Are you familiar with Fannie Hurst?


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