Find linked short stories

a.k.a. novels-in-stories, short story cycles, composite novels, interconnected short stories, and more …

This guide is for all the stories indexed on with book descriptions and additional info. These are some of the collections I have read and / or found the most interesting for personal reasons. I have a number of other lists – on Goodreads and on the Lists-page, where you can continue your search, if you don’t find what you are looking for here. (There will be some overlaps.)


By Theme or Topic

e.g. war, migrants, urban, etc.

By Genre

e.g. Afro-American, Classics, Southern Literature, etc.

By Country

publishing country and / or where it all takes place

By Year

from the early 1800s to the present