Short Story Magic Tricks Index By Chronology

1747

‘The Speech Of Polly Baker’ by Benjamin Franklin

1820

‘The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow’ by Washington Irving

1824

‘The Devil And Tom Walker’ by Washington Irving

1832

‘Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka And His Aunt’ by Nikolai Gogol

1835

‘Diary Of A Madman’ by Nikolai Gogol

‘Nevsky Prospect’ by Nikolai Gogol

‘Young Goodman Brown’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne

1836

‘The Carriage’ by Nikolai Gogol

‘The Nose’ by Nikolai Gogol

1837

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

1838

‘The Steadfast Tin Soldier’ by Hans Christian Andersen

1839

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

1841

‘Descent Into The Maelstrom’ by Edgar Allan Poe

1842

‘The Overcoat’ by Nikolai Gogol

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

‘The Pit And The Pendulum’ by Edgar Allan Poe

1843

‘The Black Cat’ by Edgar Allan Poe

‘The Tell-Tale Heart’ by Edgar Allan Poe

1844

‘Rappaccini’s Daughter’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne

1845

‘The Little Match Girl’ by Hans Christian Andersen

‘Ligeia’ by Edgar Allan Poe

1846

‘The Christmas Banquet’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne

‘The Cask Of Amontillado’ by Edgar Allan Poe

1847

‘A Novel In Nine Letters’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

1848

‘A Christmas Tree And A Wedding’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

‘An Honest Thief’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

1849

‘Hop-Frog’ by Edgar Allan Poe

1850

‘The Christmas Tree’ by Charles Dickens

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

1852

‘The Poor Relation’s Story’ by Charles Dickens

1865

‘The Crocodile’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

1868

‘The Luck Of Roaring Camp’ by Bret Harte

‘Niagara’ by Mark Twain

1869

‘Marjorie Daw’ by Thomas Bailey Aldrich

‘The Outcasts Of Poker Flat’ by Bret Harte

1873

‘Bobok’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

1876

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

‘The Peasant Marey’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

1879

‘A Presidential Candidate’ by Mark Twain

1881

‘An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving’ by Louisa May Alcott

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

1882

‘Christmas Eve’ by Guy de Maupassant

1883

‘Fat And Thin’ by Anton Chekhov

1884

‘Chameleon’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Necklace’ by Guy de Maupassant

‘The Body Snatcher’ by Robert Louis Stevenson

1885

‘The Huntsman’ by Anton Chekhov

‘Markheim’ by Robert Louis Stevenson

1886

‘A Day In The Country’ by Anton Chekhov

‘Misery’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Christmas Masquerade’ by Mary Wilkins Freeman

‘A White Heron’ by Sarah Orne Jewett

‘The Christmas Wreck’ by Frank Stockton

1887

‘Killed At Resaca’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘The Kiss’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Lottery Ticket’ by Anton Chekhov

1888

‘Four Days In Dixie’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘The Beauties’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Party’ by Anton Chekhov

1889

‘Chickamauga’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘A Horseman In The Sky’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘One Officer, One Man’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘The Bet’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Darling’ by Anton Chekhov

1890

‘An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge’ by Ambrose Bierce

1891

‘The Five Orange Pips’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘The Red-Headed League’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘A Scandal In Bohemia’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘The Postmaster’ by Rabindranath Tagore

1892

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

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

‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ by Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

1893

‘The Final Problem’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘Christmas Every Day’ by William Dean Howells

‘The Middle Years’ by Henry James

‘The Fullness Of Life’ by Edith Wharton

1894

‘The Student’ by Anton Chekhov

‘La Belle Zoraide’ by Kate Chopin

‘The Story Of An Hour’ by Kate Chopin

1895

‘Regret’ by Kate Chopin

‘The Altar Of The Dead’ by Henry James

1896

‘The Burglar’s Christmas’ by Willa Cather

1897

‘The Open Boat’ by Stephen Crane

1898

‘About Love’ by Anton Chekhov

‘Gooseberries’ by Anton Chekhov

‘The Man In A Case’ by Anton Chekhov

1899

‘The Lady With The Little Dog’ by Anton Chekhov

‘Tony’s Wife’ by Alice Dunbar-Nelson

1900

‘At Christmas Time’ by Anton Chekhov

‘An Old-Time Christmas’ by Paul Laurence Dunbar

‘New Year’s Night’ by Henry Lawson

‘April Showers’ by Edith Wharton

1901

‘A Dark Brown Dog’ by Stephen Crane

1902

‘The Bishop’ by Anton Chekhov

‘Luella Miller’ by Mary Wilkins Freeman

‘The Duplicity Of Hargraves’ by O. Henry

‘The Monkey’s Paw’ by W.W. Jacobs

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

1903

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

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

‘A Retrieved Reformation’ by O. Henry

1904

‘A Kidnapped Santa Claus’ by L. Frank Baum

‘The Adventure Of Abbey Grange’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

‘The Cop And The Anthem’ by O. Henry

‘The Furnished Room’ by O. Henry

‘Transients In Arcadia’ by O. Henry

‘After The Race’ by James Joyce

‘Eveline’ by James Joyce

‘The Sisters’ by James Joyce

‘The Other Two’ by Edith Wharton

1905

‘Paul’s Case’ by Willa Cather

‘The Clarion Call’ by O. Henry

‘The Gift Of The Magi’ by O. Henry

1906

‘A Baffled Ambuscade’ by Ambrose Bierce

‘Mammon And The Archer’ by O. Henry

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

‘The Skylight Room’ by O. Henry

‘Tobin’s Palm’ by O. Henry

1907

‘The Ransom Of Red Chief’ by O. Henry

‘Two Thanksgiving Gentlemen’ by O. Henry

1908

‘On The Gull’s Road’ by Willa Cather

‘To Build A Fire’ by Jack London

1909

‘Christmas At Red Butte’ by Lucy Maud Montgomery

‘His Father’s Son’ by Edith Wharton

1910

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

1911

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

‘Bertie’s Christmas Eve’ by Saki

1912

‘Unhappiness’ by Franz Kafka

1913

‘The Judgment’ by Franz Kafka

‘Grandmother’s Christmas Story’ by Faith Wynne

1914

‘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

‘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

‘Two Gallants’ by James Joyce

‘Merry Christmas’ by Stephen Leacock

1915

‘At Grandmother’s’ by Isaac Babel

‘Blumfeld, An Elderly Bachelor’ by Franz Kafka

‘Alibi Ike’ by Ring Lardner

‘Zelig’ by Benjamin Rosenblatt

‘The Survivors’ by Elsie Singmaster

1916

‘The Story Of My Dovecote’ by Isaac Babel

‘A.V. Laider’ by Max Beerbohm

‘The Lost Phoebe’ by Theodore Dreiser

‘Champion’ by Ring Lardner

‘The Hedgehog’ by Saki

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

1919

‘A Country Doctor’ by Franz Kafka

‘In The Penal Colony’ by Franz Kafka

1920

‘The Other Woman’ by Sherwood Anderson

‘Bernice Bobs Her Hair’ 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 Dead Man’ by Horacio Quiroga

1921

‘Dusky Ruth’ by A.E. Coppard

‘At The Bay’ by Katherine Mansfield

‘The Garden Party’ by Katherine Mansfield

1922

‘I’m A Fool’ by Sherwood Anderson

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

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

‘Winter Dreams’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Hunger Artist’ by Franz Kafka

‘The Golden Honeymoon’ by Ring Lardner

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

‘The Doll’s House’ by Katherine Mansfield

‘The Fly’ by Katherine Mansfield

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

1923

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

‘My Old Man’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘Becky’ by Jean Toomer

‘Esther’ by Jean Toomer

1924

‘The Most Dangerous Game’ by Richard Connell

‘The Sensible Thing’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘Drenched In Light’ by Zora Neale Hurston

‘A Little Woman’ by Franz Kafka

1925

‘Spunk’ by Zora Neale Hurston

‘Christmas’ by Vladimir Nabokov

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

‘Honeysuckle Cottage’ by P.G. Wodehouse

1926

‘Death In The Woods’ by Sherwood Anderson

‘My First Goose’ by Isaac Babel

‘In Another Country’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘Eatonville Anthology’ by Zora Neale Hurston

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

1927

‘A Short Trip Home’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘Che Ti Dice La Patria?’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘Hills Like White Elephants’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘The Killers’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘A Simple Enquiry’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘Liquor Makes You Smart’ by Anita Loos

‘He’ by Katherine Anne Porter

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

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

1928

‘The Bowl’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Christmas Story’ by Vladimir Nabokov

‘A Telephone Call’ by Dorothy Parker

1929

‘The Jungle’ by Elizabeth Bowen

‘Double Birthday’ by Willa Cather

‘The Swimmers’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘But The One On The Right’ by Dorothy Parker

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

1930

‘The Faithful Wife’ by Morley Callaghan

‘A Rose For Emily’ by William Faulkner

‘The Bridal Party’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Little Wife’ by William March

‘Theft’ by Katherine Anne Porter

1931

‘Dry September’ by William Faulkner

‘That Evening Sun’ by William Faulkner

‘Babylon Revisited’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Greatest Man In The World’ by James Thurber

‘Pomegranate Seed’ by Edith Wharton

1932

‘Death Drag’ by William Faulkner

‘How Beautiful With Shoes’ by Wilbur Daniel Steele

1933

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

‘Homage To Switzerland’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘One Christmas Eve’ by Langston Hughes

‘Slave On The Block’ by Langston Hughes

‘The Gilded Six-Bits’ by Zora Neale Hurston

‘The Gift’ by John Steinbeck

‘The Great Mountains’ by John Steinbeck

‘The Night The Bed Fell’ by James Thurber

1934

‘Silent Snow, Secret Snow’ by Conrad Aiken

‘Thirst’ by Ivo Andric

‘A Bear Hunt’ by William Faulkner

‘Wash’ by William Faulkner

‘Passing’ by Langston Hughes

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

‘My Father Sits In The Dark’ by Jerome Weidman

1935

‘Kneel To The Rising Sun’ by Erskine Caldwell

‘Last Day In The Field’ by Caroline Gordon

‘Resurrection Of A Life’ by William Saroyan

‘A Couple Of Hamburgers’ by James Thurber

1936

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

‘The Snows Of Kilimanjaro’ by Ernest Hemingway

‘Spring In Fialta’ by Vladimir Nabokov

‘Christmas Morning’ by Frank O’Connor

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

‘The Wood Duck’ by James Thurber

‘When The Light Gets Green’ by Robert Penn Warren

‘Death Of A Traveling Salesman’ by Eudora Welty

‘Only The Dead Know Brooklyn’ by Thomas Wolfe

‘Big Boy Leaves Home’ by Richard Wright

1937

‘The Leader Of The People’ by John Steinbeck

‘The Promise’ by John Steinbeck

‘The Iron City’ by Lovell Thompson

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

1938

‘Ben’ by Kay Boyle

‘Christ In Concrete’ by Pietro di Donato

‘Financing Finnegan’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘The Chrysanthemums’ by John Steinbeck

‘Leiningen Versus The Ants’ by Carl Stephenson

‘The Use Of Force’ by William Carlos Williams

‘Bright And Morning Star’ by Richard Wright

1939

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

‘Barn Burning’ by William Faulkner

‘Hand Upon The Waters’ by William Faulkner

‘The Facts Of Life’ by Somerset Maugham

‘The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty’ by James Thurber

‘The Unicorn In The Garden’ by James Thurber

‘The Door’ by E.B. White

1940

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

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

‘The Pelican’s Shadow’ by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

1941

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

‘The Library Of Babel’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘Men’ by Kay Boyle

‘Nothing Ever Breaks Except The Heart’ by Kay Boyle

‘The Net’ by Robert M. Coates

‘The Tall Men’ by William Faulkner

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

‘The Standard Of Living’ by Dorothy Parker

‘You Could Look It Up’ by James Thurber

‘A Worn Path’ by Eudora Welty

1942

‘The Mysterious Kor’ by Elizabeth Bowen

‘The Peach Stone’ by Paul Horgan

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

‘The Catbird Seat’ by James Thurber

1943

‘Shall Not Perish’ by William Faulkner

‘Shingles For The Lord’ by William Faulkner

‘Who Lived And Died Believing’ by Nancy Hale

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

‘Dawn Of Remembered Spring’ by Jesse Stuart

1944

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

‘The Piano’ by Anibal Monteiro Machado

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

‘Health Card’ by Frank Yerby

1945

‘The Aleph’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘A Day In The Open’ by Jane Bowles

‘Miriam’ by Truman Capote

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

1946

‘On Exactitude In Science’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘The Sutton Place Story’ by John Cheever

‘Medal From Jerusalem’ by Irwin Shaw

1947

‘Do Stay, Giraffe’ by Wolfgang Borchert

‘A Distant Episode’ by Paul Bowles

‘The Enormous Radio’ by John Cheever

‘The Valiant Woman’ by J.F. Powers

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

‘The Interior Castle’ by Jean Stafford

‘Blackberry Winter’ by Robert Penn Warren

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

1948

‘The Supper’ by Tadeusz Borowski

‘The Off Season’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The End Of The World’ by Dino Buzzati

‘O City Of Broken Dreams’ by John Cheever

‘The Lottery’ by Shirley Jackson

‘First Love’ by Vladimir Nabokov

‘Symbols And Signs’ by Vladimir Nabokov

‘The Drunkard’ by Frank O’Connor

‘Children Are Bored On Sunday’ by Jean Stafford

‘The View From The Balcony’ by Wallace Stegner

‘Goodwood Comes Back’ by Robert Penn Warren

‘The Angel In The Alcove’ by Tennessee Williams

1949

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

‘The Hartleys’ by John Cheever

‘The NRACP’ by George P. Elliott

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

1950

‘The Wait’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘The Veldt’ by Ray Bradbury

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

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

‘One Throw’ by W.C. Heinz

1951

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

‘The Fire Balloons’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Other Foot’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Pedestrian’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Centerpiece’ by Peter Matthiessen

‘The Lesson’ by Jessamyn West

1952

‘The Man On The Threshold’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘A Cap For Steve’ by Morley Callaghan

‘The Birds’ by Daphne du Maurier

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

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

‘Three Players Of A Summer Game’ by Tennessee Williams

1953

‘The Rookie’ by Eliot Asinof

‘And The Rock Cried Out’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Skull’ by Philip K. Dick

‘Brooklyns Lose’ by William Heuman

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

‘Gimpel The Fool’ by Isaac Bashevis Singer

1954

‘Action Will Be Taken’ by Heinrich Boll

‘All Summer In A Day’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The State Of Grace’ by Harold Brodkey

‘The Five-Forty-Eight’ by John Cheever

‘Going Ashore’ by Mavis Gallant

‘The New Order’ by Nancy Hale

‘The Magic Barrel’ by Bernard Malamud

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

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

1955

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

‘One Ordinary Day, With Peanuts’ by Shirley Jackson

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

‘Good Country People’ by Flannery O’Connor

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

‘The River’ by Flannery O’Connor

‘The Contest For Aaron Gold’ by Philip Roth

‘The Eighty-Yard Run’ by Irwin Shaw

‘Walk In The Moon Shadows’ by Jesse Stuart

1956

‘Jokester’ by Isaac Asimov

‘To The Wilderness I Wander’ by Frank Butler

‘A Christmas Memory’ by Truman Capote

‘Northerners Can Be So Smug’ by Alice Childress

‘The First Flower’ by Augusta Wallace Lyons

‘A Summer’s Reading’ by Bernard Malamud

‘Goodbye And Good Luck’ by Grace Paley

1957

‘Sonny’s Blues’ by James Baldwin

‘The Living’ by Mary Lavin

‘Thanks For The Ride’ by Alice Munro

‘Lovers Of The Lake’ by Sean O’Faolain

1958

‘Thank You Ma’am’ by Langston Hughes

‘The Letter Writers’ by Elizabeth Taylor

1959

‘The Frozen Fields’ by Paul Bowles

‘The Ledge’ by Lawrence Sargent Hall

‘The Contest’ by Grace Paley

‘A Subject Of Childhood’ by Grace Paley

‘Eli, The Fanatic’ by Philip Roth

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

1960

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

‘The Drummer Boy Of Shiloh’ by Ray Bradbury

‘The Adventure Of The Christmas Pudding’ by Agatha Christie

‘When We Were Nearly Young’ by Mavis Gallant

‘One Off The Short List’ by Doris Lessing

‘Three Million Yen’ by Yukio Mishima

‘Tell Me A Riddle’ by Tillie Olsen

‘The Vertical Ladder’ by William Sansom

‘Long Walk To Forever’ by Kurt Vonnegut

1961

‘Prizes’ by Janet Frame

‘The Old Army Game’ by George Garrett

‘Idiots First’ by Bernard Malamud

‘An Ounce Of Cure’ by Alice Munro

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

‘I Stand Here Ironing’ by Tillie Olsen

‘A&P’ by John Updike

‘Pigeon Feathers’ by John Updike

‘Welcome To The Monkey House’ by Kurt Vonnegut

1962

‘The Keyhole Eye’ by John Stewart Carter

‘Reunion’ by John Cheever

‘The Manhunt’ by Daniel Curley

‘The Office’ by Alice Munro

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

‘Gloomy Tune’ by Grace Paley

1963

‘A Long Day’s Dying’ by William Eastlake

‘The Jewbird’ by Bernard Malamud

‘Two Pilgrims’ by Peter Taylor

1964

‘Me And Miss Mandible’ by Donald Barthelme

‘The Student’s Wife’ by Raymond Carver

‘The Swimmer’ by John Cheever

‘Cheap In August’ by Graham Greene

‘Red Dress – 1946’ by Alice Munro

‘Revelation’ by Flannery O’Connor

‘Flight’ by John O’Hara

‘In The Zoo’ by Jean Stafford

1965

‘Game’ by Donald Barthelme

‘A Poetics For Bullies’ by Stanley Elkin

1966

‘Upon The Sweeping Flood’ by Joyce Carol Oates

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

‘Two Of A Kind’ by Sean O’Faolain

‘Neighbors’ by Diane Oliver

1967

‘The Star’ by Arthur C. Clarke

1968

‘The Indian Uprising’ by Donald Barthelme

‘Robert Kennedy Saved From Drowning’ by Donald Barthelme

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

‘Nikishka’s Secrets’ by Yury Kazakov

‘Here There Be Tygers’ by Stephen King

‘Strawberry Spring’ by Stephen King

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

‘Boys And Girls’ by Alice Munro

‘Dance Of The Happy Shades’ by Alice Munro

‘Images’ by Alice Munro

‘Postcard’ by Alice Munro

‘The Shining Houses’ by Alice Munro

‘Walker Brothers Cowboy’ by Alice Munro

‘The Dead Fiddler’ by Isaac Bashevis Singer

1969

‘The Babysitter’ by Robert Coover

‘The Hitchhiking Game’ by Milan Kundera

‘City Boy’ by Leonard Michaels

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

1970

‘The Gospel According To Mark’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘Death Constant Beyond Love’ by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

‘Her Son’ by Isaac Bashevis Singer

1971

‘Gorilla, My Love’ by Toni Cade Bambara

‘Talk To The Music’ by Arna Bontemps

‘Revenge Of The Lawn’ by Richard Brautigan

‘Game Plan’ by Don DeLillo

‘White Rat’ by Gayl Jones

‘Don’t Look Now’ by Daphne du Maurier

‘The Flats Road’ by Alice Munro

‘Debts’ by Grace Paley

‘Wants’ by Grace Paley

1972

‘Christmas Eve’ by Maeve Brennan

‘Are These Actual Miles?’ by Raymond Carver

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

‘A Loaf Of Bread’ by James Alan McPherson

‘Commercial’ by John Updike

‘Minutes Of The Last Meeting’ by John Updike

‘When Everyone Was Pregnant’ by John Updike

‘Train’ by Joy Williams

1973

‘The World Of Apples’ by John Cheever

‘Mr. Parker’ by Laurie Colwin

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

‘The Boogeyman’ by Stephen King

‘A Conversation With My Father’ by Grace Paley

‘The Rescue’ by V.S. Pritchett

‘Everyday Use’ by Alice Walker

1974

‘I Bought A Little City’ by Donald Barthelme

‘How I Met My Husband’ by Alice Munro

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

‘The Camberwell Beauty’ by V.S. Pritchett

1975

‘The Lawnmower Man’ by Stephen King

‘A Complicated Nature’ by William Trevor

‘Problems’ by John Updike

‘Separating’ by John Updike

1976

‘The School’ by Donald Barthelme

‘Weekend’ by Ann Beattie

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

‘The Ledge’ by Stephen King

‘Domestic Life In America’ by John Updike

‘Here Come The Maples’ by John Updike

1977

‘The Man From Mars’ by Margaret Atwood

‘Xmas’ by Thomas M. Disch

‘The Schreuderspitze’ by Mark Helprin

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

‘Pretty Ice’ by Mary Robison

1978

‘A Silver Dish’ by Saul Bellow

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

‘Delivering’ by Andre Dubus

‘Testimony Of Pilot’ by Barry Hannah

‘Girl’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘In The Night’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘The Moons Of Jupiter’ by Alice Munro

‘Somewhere Else’ by Grace Paley

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

1979

‘Greenwich Time’ by Ann Beattie

‘At Last’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘Wingless’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘Love’ by Grace Paley

‘Lechery’ by Jayne Anne Phillips

1981

‘The Bath’ by Raymond Carver

‘Beginners’ by Raymond Carver

‘Chef’s House’ by Raymond Carver

‘Everything Stuck To Him’ by Raymond Carver

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

‘The Letter From Home’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘The Shawl’ by Cynthia Ozick

‘Coach’ by Mary Robison

‘The Gift Of The Prodigal’ by Peter Taylor

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

‘Next Door’ by Tobias Wolff

‘Liars In Love’ by Richard Yates

1982

‘Feathers’ by Raymond Carver

‘Where I’m Calling From’ by Raymond Carver

‘Drawing Names’ by Bobbie Ann Mason

‘Bardon Bus’ by Alice Munro

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

1983

‘Chablis’ by Donald Barthelme

‘In The Red Room’ by Paul Bowles

‘Fever’ by Raymond Carver

‘Preservation’ by Raymond Carver

‘A Small, Good Thing’ by Raymond Carver

‘The Train’ by Raymond Carver

‘Vitamins’ by Raymond Carver

‘Break It Down’ by Lydia Davis

‘The Circling Hand’ by Jamaica Kincaid

‘Territory’ by David Leavitt

‘Love’ by William Maxwell

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

1984

‘Bridging’ by Max Apple

‘Business Talk’ by Max Apple

‘The Hector Quesadilla Story’ by T. Coraghessan Boyle

‘Bottle Caps’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Hot Ice’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Pet Milk’ by Stuart Dybek

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

‘Kid MacArthur’ by Stephanie Vaughn

1985

‘Janus’ by Ann Beattie

‘Greasy Lake’ by T. Coraghessan Boyle

‘The Kitchen Baby’ by Angela Carter

‘Blight’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Communist’ by Richard Ford

‘The Rich Brother’ by Tobias Wolff

‘Say Yes’ by Tobias Wolff

1986

‘The Gully’ by Russell Banks

‘Teller’s Ticket’ by Robert Flanagan

‘Disguised’ by Isaac Bashevis Singer

1987

‘The H Street Sledding Record’ by Ron Carlson

1988

‘The Writer’s Trade’ by Nicholas Delbanco

‘American Express’ by James Salter

‘Herself In Love’ by Marianne Wiggins

1989

‘Zapatos’ by T. Coraghessan Boyle

‘Eisenheim The Illusionist’ by Steven Millhauser

‘The Joy Luck Club’ by Amy Tan

‘Dog Heaven’ by Stephanie Vaughn

‘The Baby-Sitter’ by Jane Yolen

1990

‘Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story’ by Paul Auster

‘The Fireman’s Wife’ by Richard Bausch

‘Smoke’ by Michael Chabon

‘Chopin In Winter’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Death Of A Right Fielder’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Farwell’ by Stuart Dybek

‘You’re Ugly, Too’ by Lorrie Moore

‘The Birds For Christmas’ by Mark Richard

‘The Battle Of Fallen Timbers’ by Stephanie Vaughn

‘Sweet Talk’ by Stephanie Vaughn

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

1991

‘The Working Girl’ by Ann Beattie

‘Sanity’ by Tobias Wolff

1992

‘Accident At The Sugarbeet’ by Tom Drury

‘Powder’ by Tobias Wolff

1993

‘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

‘Every Little Hurricane’ by Sherman Alexie

‘Family Portrait’ 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

‘Children Of The Sea’ by Edwidge Danticat

‘Night Women’ by Edwidge Danticat

‘We Didn’t’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Dance In America’ by Lorrie Moore

‘A Day’ by William Trevor

1994

‘Falalalalalalalala’ by Nikki Giovanni

1995

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

‘Paper Lantern’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Cinnamon’ by Neil Gaiman

‘Sticks’ by George Saunders

‘Bullet In The Brain’ by Tobias Wolff

1996

‘The Drill’ by Breena Clarke

‘Aurora’ by Junot Diaz

‘Edison, New Jersey’ by Junot Diaz

‘Privacy’ by Richard Ford

‘The Falls’ by George Saunders

‘The Night In Question’ by Tobias Wolff

1997

‘Blowing Shades’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Winky’ by George Saunders

1998

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

‘Creche’ by Richard Ford

‘Nachman’ by Leonard Michaels

‘Nachman Burning’ by Leonard Michaels

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

‘Sea Oak’ by George Saunders

1999

‘Nilda’ by Junot Diaz

‘The Best Girlfriend You Never Had’ by Pam Houston

‘1408’ by Stephen King

‘Nachman At The Races’ by Leonard Michaels

‘The Penultimate Conjecture’ by Leonard Michaels

‘The Bear Came Over The Mountain’ by Alice Munro

‘Stitches’ by Antonya Nelson

‘The Barber’s Unhappiness’ by George Saunders

2000

‘Calling’ by Richard Ford

‘Quality Time’ by Richard Ford

‘Reunion’ by Richard Ford

‘Under The Radar’ by Richard Ford

‘The Paperhanger’ by William Gay

‘Brothers And Sisters Around The World’ by Andrea Lee

‘Ranch Girl’ by Maile Meloy

‘Family Christmas’ by Roxana Robinson

‘Exhortation’ by George Saunders

‘Pastoralia’ by George Saunders

2001

‘1-900’ by Richard Bausch

‘Puppy’ by Richard Ford

‘Nachman From Los Angeles’ by Leonard Michaels

2002

‘Drummond & Son’ by Charles D’Ambrosio

‘Of Mystery There Is No End’ by Leonard Michaels

2003

‘Flight Patterns’ by Sherman Alexie

‘What You Pawn I Will Redeem’ by Sherman Alexie

‘Yao’s Chick’ by Max Apple

‘Unjust’ by Richard Bausch

‘It Was Romance’ by Miranda July

‘Harvey’s Dream’ by Stephen King

‘Rest Stop’ by Stephen King

‘Gallatin Canyon’ by Thomas McGuane

‘Cryptology’ by Leonard Michaels

‘Debarking’ by Lorrie Moore

‘Runaway’ by Alice Munro

‘Jon’ by George Saunders

2004

‘Malta Sheffer’ by Nelson Eubanks

‘The Best Christmas Ever’ by James Patrick Kelly

‘Adams’ by George Saunders

‘Incarnations Of Burned Children’ by David Foster Wallace

2005

‘City Visit’ by Adam Haslett

‘Cowboy’ by Thomas McGuane

‘Ice’ by Thomas McGuane

‘Old Christmas’ by Stephen Merion

‘The Juniper Tree’ by Lorrie Moore

‘The View From Castle Rock’ by Alice Munro

‘Smother’ by Joyce Carol Oates

‘Ambush’ by Donna Tartt

‘Awaiting Orders’ by Tobias Wolff

2006

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

‘Old Friends’ by Thomas McGuane

‘Vicious Circle’ by Thomas McGuane

‘Paper Losses’ by Lorrie Moore

2007

‘Alma’ by Junot Diaz

‘If I Vanish’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Waiting’ by Stuart Dybek

‘How To Tell Stories To Children’ by Miranda July

‘Roy Spivey’ by Miranda July

‘The Swim Team’ by Miranda July

‘O Tannenbaum’ by Maile Meloy

‘Fiction’ by Alice Munro

‘Puppy’ by George Saunders

‘Good People’ by David Foster Wallace

2008

‘The Dinner Party’ by Joshua Ferris

‘Foes’ by Lorrie Moore

‘The Full Glass’ by John Updike

‘Awake’ by Tobias Wolff

2009

‘Breaking And Entering’ by Sherman Alexie

‘War Dances’ by Sherman Alexie

‘Seiche’ by Stuart Dybek

‘How’ by Roxane Gay

‘Premium Harmony’ by Stephen King

‘The Vanishing American’ by Leslie Parry

‘Al Roosten’ by George Saunders

‘The Red Bow’ by George Saunders

‘Victory Lap’ by George Saunders

‘Fauntleroy’s Ghost’ by Vinnie Wilhelm

2010

‘Birdsong’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

‘The Warm Fuzzies’ by Chris Adrian

‘Free Fruit For Young Widows’ by Nathan Englander

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

‘Escape From Spiderhead’ by George Saunders

2011

‘Going For A Beer’ by Robert Coover

‘The Other Place’ by Mary Gaitskill

‘Axis’ by Alice Munro

‘The King Of Norway’ by Amos Oz

‘Home’ by George Saunders

‘Tenth Of December’ by George Saunders

2012

‘The Provincials’ by Daniel Alarcon

‘Tosca’ by Stuart Dybek

‘Referential’ by Lorrie Moore

‘Train’ by Alice Munro

‘Chapter Two’ by Antonya Nelson

‘Funny Once’ by Antonya Nelson

‘Literally’ by Antonya Nelson

‘The Semplica Girl Diaries’ by George Saunders

‘Inventing Wampanoag, 1672’ by Ben Shattuck

‘Permission To Enter’ by Zadie Smith

2013

‘Collectors’ by Daniel Alarcon

‘Down To A Sunless Sea’ by Neil Gaiman

‘First Husband’ by Antonya Nelson

‘Mastiff’ by Joyce Carol Oates

‘Reeling For The Empire’ by Karen Russell

‘The Embassy Of Cambodia’ by Zadie Smith

‘Meet The President!’ by Zadie Smith

2014

‘The Emerald Light In The Air’ by Donald Antrim

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

‘One Gram Short’ by Etgar Keret

‘Subject To Search’ by Lorrie Moore

‘Thank You For Having Me’ by Lorrie Moore

‘Scheherazade’ by Haruki Murakami

‘The There There’ by Antonya Nelson

‘Winter In Yalta’ by Antonya Nelson

‘Moonlit Landscape With Bridge’ by Zadie Smith

2015

‘Late’ by Steven Millhauser

‘Escape From New York’ by Zadie Smith

2016

‘The Mechanic’ by Lena Dunham

‘An Honest Woman’ by Ottessa Moshfegh

‘Gender Studies’ by Curtis Sittenfeld

‘Two Men Arrive In A Village’ by Zadie Smith

2017

‘Most Die Young’ by Camille Bordas

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One Comment on “Short Story Magic Tricks Index By Chronology”

  1. aqilaqamar says:

    Reblogged this on Iconography ♠ Incomplete and commented:
    A short story anthology by this site owner is a beautiful treat 🙂


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