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All That Is Evident Is Suspect: Readings from the Oulipo: 1963 - 2018

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..

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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 2013

"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,..

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Best American Short Stories 2014

"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 ..

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Best American Short Stories 2015

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 . ...

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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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Big Little Lies: Season 2

The no 1. New York Times bestseller from the author of The Husband's Secret and new novel Nine Perfect Strangers. NOW AN EMMY AWARD WINNING HBO TELEVISION SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON & NICO..

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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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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

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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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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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 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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Granta 147: The Fortieth Anniversary

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..

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Granta 148

New fiction from: Andrew O'Hagan ElifShafak Adam Foulds David Means Jem Day Calder Magododi OuMphela Makhene Caroline Albertine Minor Thomas Pierce Adam O'Fallon Price Amor Towles ..

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Granta 149: New Europe

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 ..

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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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Home Fire: SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2017

SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2017 LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 A ..

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It Occurs to Me That I Am America: New Stories and Art

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..

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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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Midsummer Nights: Tales from the Opera:: with Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Ali Smith & more

With Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Anne Enright, Alexander McCall Smith, Andrew O'Hagan, Kate Mosse, Andrew Motion, Colm Toibin, Joanna Trollope, Ali Smith, Jeanette Winterson & more ..

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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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Of Gods and Men: 100 Stories from Ancient Greece and Rome

An anthology of classical literature, both non-fiction and fiction, bringing together one hundred stories from the rich diversity of the literary canon of ancient Greece and Rome. Daisy Dunn of..

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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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Penguin Book of Migration Literature, The

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..

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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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Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Although 'continually and bitterly ashamed' that the Arabs had risen in revolt against the Turks as a result of fraudulent British promises of self-rule, Lawrence led them in a triumphant campaign whi..

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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 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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