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American Gothic Short Stories

With handsome young men who never grow old, and the strangest of relatives appearing from dark corridors and long shadows, the frenzied imagination of the American Gothic is a fertile theme for this n..

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Auckland: The City in Literature

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 ..

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Being Various: New Irish Short Stories

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..

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Berlin Tales


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Best American Short Stories 2016

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..

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Best American Short Stories 2017


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Best Summer Stories

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..

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Bogota 39: New Voices from Latin America

`This new generation of Latin American writers has exchanged history for memory, dictators for narcos and political engagement for gender and class consciousness.' El Pais Ten years on from..

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Cantonese Love Stories: Penguin Specials

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..

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Come Let Us Sing Anyway

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..

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Deadlier: 100 of the Best Crime Stories Written by Women

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 ..

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Desire: 100 of Literature's Sexiest Stories

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 ..

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Every Breath

There are times when destiny and love collide. This story is one of them. From the number one bestselling author of THE NOTEBOOK and TWO BY TWO comes an unforgettable tale of enduring love ..

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Everyday People: The Color of Life--a Short Story Anthology

"A delight and highly recommended." -Booklist "Showcases the truth and fullness of people of color." -Book Riot In the tradition of Best American Short Stories comes Everyday People: The..

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Found in Translation

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..

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Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories

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 ..

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Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories

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..

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Good Husband of Zebra Drive (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 8)

As winter turns to spring across the red earth, acacia trees and slow green rivers of Botswana, all is not quite as it should be on Zebra Drive, home to Mma Ramotswe and her beloved husband Mr J. L. B..

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Granta 138: Journeys

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?..

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Granta 139: Best of Young American Novelists

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..

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Granta 140: The Mind

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..

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Granta 141: Canada

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..

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Granta 144

The path to radical social change is never smooth - there are many questions to address. Who runs the discourse; who is excluded, and why? Is #metoo a flash in the pan? Will there be a backlash, and w..

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Granta 145

Margaret Atwood, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Julian Barnes, Roberto Bolano, Jeffrey Eugenides, Nadine Gordimer, Nick Hornby, Kazuo Ishiguro, Han Kang, Stephen King, A.L. Kennedy, Doris Lessing, Ben Marc..

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Granta 146

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..

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Griffith Review 2: Imagining the Future

AUSTRALIAN politics and national life are trapped in a permanent present. There are few opportunities to imagine the future, and even fewer to create it. Politics, commerce, media all focus relentless..

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Heart is Deceitful Above All Things

This book of interconnected stories depicts the chaotic life of a young boy on the run with his teenage mother. When Sarah reclaims Jeremiah from his foster parents, he finds himself catapulted into h..

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I Am Heathcliff

16 modern fiction superstars shine a startling light on the romance and pain of the infamous literary pair Heathcliff and Cathy. Short stories to stir the heart and awaken vital conversation abou..

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Life She Wants

#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..

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Like You'd Understand, Anyway

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..

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Madrid Tales

The buzzing life of bars, warm evenings by the Manzanares river, the subterranean terrors of the Metro, icy winters and hot, empty summers, student days in the sixties, the ruthless underworld of the ..

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Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror

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..

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Molly and the Cat Cafe

When two-year-old tabby, Molly, loses her beloved owner, her world falls apart. Re-homed with three cat-hating dogs, she decides to take matters into her own paws and embarks on a gruelling journey to..

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O. Henry Prize Stories 2017

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..

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O. Henry Prize Stories: 2015

"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..

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Pan Book of Horror Stories

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..

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Paris Metro Tales

Following on from Helen Constantine's hugely successful Paris Tales, the twenty-two short stories included in More Metro Tales take the reader on an fascinating journey around Paris by metro. The jou..

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Restless Classics presents the ninetieth anniversary edition of an undersung gem of the Harlem Renaissance: Nella Larsen's Passing, a captivating and prescient exploration of identity, sexuality, self..

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Penguin Book of the British Short Story: 1: From Daniel Defoe to John Buchan: I

'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..

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Penguin Book of the British Short Story: 2: From P.G. Wodehouse to Zadie Smith: II

'Eclectic, entertaining ...almost all British, if not human, life is here' Boyd Tonkin, Independent 'Mind-stretching, heart-breaking, beautifully-crafted fiction' Claire Harman, Evening Standard 'Sh..

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Plot Against America


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Private History of Happiness, A

An anthology of quiet yet powerful moments of everyday bliss, drawn not from grand literary works but from private letters, journals and poems. From the bliss of lingering in a warm bed on a wi..

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Sex & Death: Stories

How we come in, and how we go out, sex and death: these are the governing drives, our two greatest themes.In this provocative and haunting collection of short stories, acclaimed writers probe the natu..

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Short Affair

`A dazzling anthology uniting the written word with the visual' STEPHEN FRY A Short Affair is a vibrant anthology that combines the best of original short fiction with remarkable work by cont..

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Short Stories from the Age of Queen Victoria

An era marked by sweeping change, the age of Queen Victoria was a time of rapid modernization as well as social and political upheaval, which is reflected in its literature. Bridging the gap between t..

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Sing to It: New Stories

"All the tawdry details I'm dying for are in these stories, but they're given out like old sweaters--without shame, without guile. Amy Hempel is the writer who makes me feel most affiliated with other..

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Thoughtfully imaginative and action-packed, "Steeplejack" is" New York Times" bestselling A. J. Hartley's YA debut set in a 19th-century South African fantasy worldSeventeen-year-old Anglet Sutonga li..

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Story: Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories

Witty, heartbreaking, shocking, satirical: the short story can excite or sadden, entice or repulse. The one thing it can never be is dull. Now Victoria Hislop has collected 100 stories from her favour..

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