TEN SHORT STORIES YOU CAN ALWAYS GO BACK TO

Not a top ten exactly, but a big ten, certainly
  1. "Parker's Back" by Flannery O'Connor
  2. "Two Gone Over" by Barry Hannah
  3. "The Old System" by Saul Bellow
  4. "The End of the Line" by Aimee Bender
  5. "A Country Doctor" by Franz Kafka
  6. "The Other Place" by Mary Gaitskill
  7. "A Father's Story" by Andre Dubus
  8. "Three Hermits" by Leo Tolstoy
  9. "Greenleaf" by Flannery O'Connor
  10. "Two Boys" by Lorrie Moore
  11. Son of Celluloid, Clive Barker
    One of the most beautiful/horrifying tributes to film culture out there.
    Suggested by   @videodrew