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  • Hue and Cry

    Hue and Cry

    The classic debut collection from Pulitzer Prize winner James Alan McPhersonHue and Cry is the remarkably mature and agile debut story collection from James Alan McPherson, one of America’s most ve...

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  • Platte River

    Platte River

    Available again, an acclaimed collection from an American master that USA Today called “Powerful . . . lyrical, vivid, engaging.”Originally published twenty-five years ago, Platte River is one of t...

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  • Mary Ventura and The Ninth Kingdom

    Mary Ventura and The Ninth Kingdom

    Never before published, this newly discovered story by literary legend Sylvia Plath stands on its own and is remarkable for its symbolic, allegorical approach to a young woman’s rebellion against c...

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  • You Know You Want This

    You Know You Want This

    “What’s special about ‘Cat Person,’ and the rest of the stories in You Know You Want This, is the author’s expert control of language, character, story—her ability to write stories that feel told, ...

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  • Other People's Love Affairs

    Other People's Love Affairs

    “Owen writes exquisite stories that lodge somewhere in my chest and keep detonating—loudly, devastatingly—again and again.”—Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You In the ten luminous storie...

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  • Certain American States

    Certain American States

    One of The Wall Street Journal's Best Short Story Collections of 2018. Named a Summer Read by Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Nylon, Bustle and Literary Hub. One of Financial Times and TLS's Best Books ...

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  • The King Is Always Above the People

    The King Is Always Above the People

    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction An unforgettable collection of stories from Daniel Alarcón, one of the New Yorker’s 20 best writers under 40, and one ...

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  • Beautiful Days

    Beautiful Days

    A new collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize–winning “Undocumented Alien”The diverse stories of Beautiful Days, Joyce Car...

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  • The Vanishing Princess

    The Vanishing Princess

    The only story collection from the beloved Jenny Diski—darkly funny, subversive, sexy, and eccentric tales from one of the most original and intelligent voices of our time< “Mordant and talon-sharp...

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  • The Vanishing Princess

    The Vanishing Princess

    The only story collection from the beloved Jenny Diski—darkly funny, subversive, sexy, and eccentric tales from one of the most original and intelligent voices of our time< “Mordant and talon-sharp...

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  • Fresh Complaint

    Fresh Complaint

    The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey EugenidesJeffrey Eugenides’s bestselling novels have shown him to be an astute observer of the crises of adolesc...

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  • The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead

    The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead

    *LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 PEN/ROBERT W. BINGHAM PRIZE FOR DEBUT FICTION**SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR WRITING*Named a Best Book of 2017 by The San Francisco Chron...

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  • After the Fireworks

    After the Fireworks

    "'After the Fireworks' is a major work and a turning point for Huxley, leading directly to Brave New World.” --Gary Giddins, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award In After the Fireworks,...

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  • Insurrections: Stories

    Insurrections: Stories

    A suicidal father looks to an older neighbor -- and the Cookie Monster -- for salvation and sanctuary as his life begins to unravel. A man seeking to save his estranged, drug-addicted brother from ...

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  • Three Yellow Cushions

    Three Yellow Cushions

    Playing in the park one day, Agathe, who is ten, loses her doll Louise. The following Wednesday, when she tells her friend Cécile that Louise had written her a letter Cécile of course makes fun of ...

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  • Tales of Persuasion

    Tales of Persuasion

    Ten daring stories from ‘a writer who seems capable of anything’ (Guardian), the Booker Prize-shortlisted Philip Hensher Backdrops vary in this collection of stories from the autho...

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  • Tales of Accidental Genius

    Tales of Accidental Genius

    A master storyteller’s vision reawakens us to the human experience in this diverse, haunting, and unexpectedly humorous new collection of short fiction from Simon Van Booy—his first since Love Begi...

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  • Love and Other Wounds

    Love and Other Wounds

    In the hard-edged tradition of Hubert Selby Jr., Daniel Woodrell, and Donald Ray Pollock, and with the fresh, complex humanity of Breaking Bad and Reservoir Dogs, a blistering debut collection that...

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  • The School of English

    The School of English

    A new story from Hilary Mantel, author of Wolf Hall and The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher and twice winner of the Man Booker Prize. This story is also available in the paperba...

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  • Lovely, Dark, Deep

    Lovely, Dark, Deep

    From the legendary literary master, winner of the National Book Award and New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates, a collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories that maps the eerie darkn...

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  • Lovely, Dark, Deep

    Lovely, Dark, Deep

    From the legendary literary master, winner of the National Book Award and New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates, a collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories that maps the eerie darkn...

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  • The UnAmericans

    The UnAmericans

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ENGLISH PEN DEBUT FICTION PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD ‘The UnAmericans’ is a debut story collection of great poise A former dis...

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  • Under Two Skies

    Under Two Skies

    From the grit of the Australian bush to the tangled traditions of cultivated English society, Under Two Skies is truly a lost literary treasure. The contrasting communities in these collected short...

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  • A Permanent Member of the Family

    A Permanent Member of the Family

    Suffused with Russell Banks’s trademark lyricism and reckless humor, the twelve stories in A Permanent Member of the Family examine the myriad ways we try—and sometimes fail—to connect with one ano...

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  • We'll Always Have Paris

    We'll Always Have Paris

    Over the course of a storied literary career that has spanned more than half a century, Ray Bradbury has taken us to wonderful places: across vast oceans to foreign lands, onto summer porches of sm...

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  • The Best Part

    The Best Part

    Two friends try to pull off a small-time heist, but recruit the wrong person to drive the getaway van. From Shoebox Train Wreck, this short story is one in a collection of sixteen genre-bending tal...

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  • We Live in Water

    We Live in Water

    From New York Times bestselling author, the first collection of short fiction from Jess Walter—a suite of diverse and searching stories about personal struggle and diminished dreams, all of them ma...

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  • George Clooney's Moustache

    George Clooney's Moustache

    A kidnapped woman starts writing enthusiastic love letters to her captor on toilet paper, and he soon finds out he may be the one who needs to escape. From Remember Why You Fear Me, this story is o...

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  • When It Happens to You

    When It Happens to You

    Tales of love, loss, and betrayal are at the heart of When It Happens to You, the debut story collection from actress and author Molly Ringwald.A Hollywood icon, Ringwald defined the teenage experi...

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  • Fire in the Hole: Stories

    Fire in the Hole: Stories

    In this superb short fiction collection, Elmore Leonard, “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever” (New York Times Book Review), once again illustrates how the line between the law and ...

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  • The Bracelet: A Short Story

    The Bracelet: A Short Story

    Piper Donovan adores her brother. Her sister-in-law is another matter. Self-centered, greedy, and completely annoying, Zara is, inexplicably, the love of Robert’s life. Piper puts up with her to ma...

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  • Coronado

    Coronado

    Along with completely original material, this new collection is a compilation of the best of Dennis Lehane's previously published short fiction, including "Until Gwen," which was adapted for the st...

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  • The Thing Around Your Neck

    The Thing Around Your Neck

    From the Orange Prize-winning author of ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ come twelve dazzling stories that turn a penetrating eye on the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria a...

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