Since its inception in Paris in 1960, the OuLiPo--ouvroir de litt rature potentielle, or workshop for potential literature--has continually expanded our sense of what writing can do. It's produced, am..
A masquerade ball cut short by a mysterious plague; a strange nocturnal ritual; a black bobcat howling in the night: these tales are some of the most strange and unsettling in all of American literatu..
In his introduction to this anthology, Witi Ihimaera describes Auckland, Tamaki makau rau, as the place desired by many. The variety in this absorbing collection of short stories, poetry and extracts ..
Following her own brilliant short story collection Multitudes, Lucy Caldwell guest edits the sixth volume of Faber's long running series of new Irish short stories, continuing the great work started b..
"As our vision becomes more global, our storytelling is stretching in many ways. Stories increasingly change point of view, switch location, and sometimes pack as much material as a short novel might,..
"The literary 'Oscars' features twenty outstanding examples of the best of the best in American short stories." -- "Shelf Awareness for Readers""The Best American Short Stories 2014" will be selected ..
In his introduction to this one hundredth volume of the beloved Best American Short Stories, guest editor T. C. Boyle writes, "The Model T gave way to the Model A and to the Ferrari and the Prius . ...
The literary Oscars featurestwenty outstanding examples of the best of the best in American short stories. Shelf Awareness for Readers The Best American Short Stories 2016 will be selected by Pulitze..
Summer is the time for good stories. This lively new collection from Black Inc. draws together new and published short fiction from some of our country's most talented storytellers, showcasing the vib..
A collection of twenty-five narrative sketches, Cantonese Love Stories offers an intimate look into the cultural, commercial and romantic milieu of Hong Kong in the 1990s. Two lovers ruminate on the p..
From headless schoolgirls, to talking food and threesomes, pretty much anything can happen in these witty, weird and wonderful short stories by Leone Ross. Ranging from flash fiction to intense psycho..
100 of the best crime stories written by women, selected and introduced by Sophie Hannah. From Agatha Christie and Daphne du Maurier, to Val McDermid and Margaret Atwood, women writers have long been ..
100 of literature's sexiest stories, chosen by Mariella Frostrup and the Erotic Review. Strict mistresses, naughty maids, handsome gardners and disarming strangers; literature is awash with love, sex ..
In the dying town of Drylands, Janet Deakin sells papers to lonely locals. At night, in her flat above the newsagency, she attempts to write a novel for a world in which no one reads - 'full of people..
'And low, stole o'er the stillness the heartbeats of sleep'In Chapelizod, a suburb of Dublin, an innkeeper and his family are sleeping. Around them and their dreams there swirls a vortex of world his..
A selection of 100 of the best short stories from around the world, selected by award-winning translator Frank Wynne. 'Without translation, we would be living in provinces bordering on silence' Georg..
EDITED, INTRODUCED AND ILLUSTRATED BY AUDREY NIFFENEGGERHaunted houses, spectral chills, and of course, the odd cat. . . In this volume, Audrey Niffenegger, bestselling author of The Time Traveler?s W..
This book is Edited, Introduced and Illustrated By Audrey Niffenegger. Haunted houses, spectral chills, and of course, the odd cat...In this volume, Audrey Niffenegger, bestselling author of The Time ..
What are the ethics of writing about a place you visit as an outsider? With Granta's long tradition of travel writing in mind, we ask some of the foremost writers of the genre: is travel writing dead?..
Once every ten years Granta publishes a list of the twenty best American fiction writers under the age of forty. In 1997 and 2007 we picked out such luminaries as Daniel Alarcon, Edwidge Danticat, Ant..
We know how the brain works, but do we understand the mind? In an age when we are finally taking mental health as seriously as physical health, this issue of Granta explores the conscious self: how it..
Guest Edited by Catherine Leroux and Madeleine Thien.2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation, when the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick were united.In t..
When people predicate their politics only on what they feel and can no longer be swayed by expertise, reason or facts, what results would seem the most unfeeling sort of politics. Rage, resentment, hy..
It has now been forty years since Bill Buford, Jonathan Levi and Peter de Bolla relaunched Cambridge University's student publication as the internationally renowned literary magazine we know today. I..
Issue 149 will be titled 'New New Europe', marking the UK's departure from the EU, and will feature a range of commissioned pieces from respected writers on the state of Europe today. This harks back ..
Four times a year, Britain's most prestigious literary magazine brings you the best new fiction, reportage, memoir, poetry and photography from around the world. From Nobel laureates to debut novelist..
Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publica..
A provocative, unprecedented anthology featuring original short stories on what it means to be an American from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winn..
#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr brings together a poignant novel with a rich tapestry of characters. A moving story that will leave the reader laughing and crying, as two friends confr..
Following his widely acclaimed Project X and Love and Hydrogen--"Here is the effect of these two books," wrote the Chicago Tribune: "A reader finishes them buzzing with awe"--Jim Shepard now gives us..
From Mallory Ortberg comes a collection of darkly mischievous stories based on classic fairy tales. Adapted from the beloved "Children's Stories Made Horrific" series, "The Merry Spinster" takes up th..
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 contains twenty breathtaking stories-by a vibrant mix of established and emerging writers-selected by the series editor from the thousands published in literary magazin..
"The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015" gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories span the globe from the glamorous R..
A special edition of The Pan Book of Horror Stories reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate Pan's 70th anniversary. Over fifty years ago, Pan launched a series of books that were to delight a..
Every year, three to four million people move to a new country. From war refugees to corporate expats, migrants constantly reshape their places of origin and arrival. This selection of works collected..
'A bold anthology ...alive with provocations and insights' John Carey, Sunday Times 'The Boy-scouts mistook my signal, and have killed the postman. I've had very little practice in this sort of thing..