A roundup of recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.
An incredible group of authors discuss why they chose to go long.
Because good things come in small packages.
Tell the whole story. Make it short.
Curl up by the fire with these quick tales about being an inadequate father, stalking your chemistry teacher, and generally feeling a great deal of despair.
Tis the season… for soul-crushing short stories about disappointment, alcoholism, and heartache.
Reddit users were asked for the best horror story they could come up in two sentences. The results, appropriately, are terrifying.
A wonderful two-line short story by Arthur C. Clarke unearthed today by Letters Of Note.
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Cyriak made this surreal short illustrating the abridged story of life on earth for Showtime.
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Woody Allen penned a short story for The New Yorker about elderly New York Jews reincarnated as lobsters. Oh, and Bernie Madoff weasels his way in there, too.
The actor, last seen in Milk, will pen a book of short stories for an imprint of Simon & Schuster.
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A site that collects stories told in just one sentence. What the stories lack in detail and exposition, they make up for in, like, not really taking up that much of your time to read.