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Sudden Traveler

by Sarah Hall Custom House (October 08, 2019)

“Sarah Hall is one of those rare writers whose short fiction has the same luminosity as her novels. But the short form allows her more room to probe and roam, to experiment with form, to sink her fingers into...


A Lush and Seething Hell

by John Hornor Jacobs & Chuck Wendig Harper Voyager (October 08, 2019)

The award-winning and critically-acclaimed master of horror returns with a pair of chilling tales—both never-before-published in print—that examine the violence and depravity of the human condition.

Bringing...


Painting the Corners

by Bob Weintraub Yucca (November 18, 2014)

"Imaginative baseball stories for long rain delays and hot stove league nights." —Darryl Brock, author of If I Never Get Back and Two in the Field

Bob Weintraub's marvelous collection of baseball stories goes...


Painting the Corners Again

by Bob Weintraub Yucca (February 17, 2015)

Baseball and the people who live and breathe it will seem closer and more vivid than ever.

Painting the Corners Again is Bob Weintraub’s second marvelous collection of baseball stories. It goes directly to...


Trout Quintet

by Steve Raymond Skyhorse (March 01, 2016)

This is a new book from the Pacific Northwest’s finest angling writer.

There is an abundance of literature on the pleasure and wonder of fly fishing. The themes are familiar and well traveled: ruminations on...


The Mammoth Book of the New Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes

by Denis O. Smith Skyhorse (August 23, 2016)

“‘Is it really possible, do you suppose,’ said Sherlock Holmes to me one morning, as we took breakfast together, ‘that a healthy and robust man may be so stricken with terror that he drops down dead?’”...


Funeral Platter

by Greg Ames Arcade (October 24, 2017)

From the author of Buffalo Lockjaw comes a mordantly humorous collection of taut, off-the-wall, and heartbreaking short stories. A young girl aspiring to be a ventriloquist using a burnt log as a dummy; Franz...


The Complete McAuslan

by George Macdonald Fraser Skyhorse (August 01, 2009)

George MacDonald Fraser's hilarious stories of the most disastrous soldier in the British Army are collected together for the first time in one volume. Private McAuslan, J., the Dirtiest Soldier in the World...


The Five Dollar Smile

by Shashi Tharoor Arcade (December 17, 2014)

This touching and funny collection of stories showcases Tharoor’s daunting literary acumen, as well as the keen sensitivity that informs his ability to write profoundly and entertainingly on themes ranging...


The Gold of the Sunbeams

by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay Arcade (November 01, 2011)

Diagnosed as severely autistic at the age of three, Tito, nearly nonverbal, was brought up by his loving moth-er Soma, who taught him to read English and challenged him to write his own stories. The initial...


Trying to Save Piggy Sneed

by John Irving & Susan Cheever Arcade (February 02, 2016)

A commemorative hardcover edition of the only collection ever published of the celebrated novelist's shorter works.

Here is a treat for devoted fans of John Irving. First published twenty years ago, Trying to...


Travis

by T. T. Flynn Skyhorse (November 24, 2015)

A wrongly accused man fights to regain ownership of his ranch, while another tracks down an imposter who has stolen his identity.

In “When a Gunman Steals a War,” Tom Fortune, who has been sentenced to twenty...


Crunch & Des

by Philip Wylie & Karen Wylie Pryor Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

Philip Wylie’s enthralling tales of saltwater fishing have been entertaining readers of the Saturday Evening Post since 1939. Captain Crunch Adams, skipper of the charter boat Poseidon , and his friend...


Red Fire

by Max Brand Skyhorse (October 13, 2015)

From legendary Western author Max Brand comes a collection of stories about a slave, a jewel thief, and a captive.

In “Master and Man,” Bobbie is a black man who can outride, outfight, and outshoot any white...


Painting the Corners Again

by Bob Weintraub Skyhorse (March 27, 2018)

Painting the Corners Again is Bob Weintraub’s second marvelous collection of baseball stories. It goes directly to the core of what America’s pastime does for us when we watch it being played on the field....


Dragonolia

by Chris Barnardo Skyhorse (November 03, 2015)

Dragonolia is a storybook with a difference. Discover 14 charming tales, where each one is intertwined with an exciting craft project enabling the reader to relive the amazing adventures of Sir Richard Barons,...


Hard to Be Good

by Bill Barich Skyhorse (October 27, 2015)

In his first collection of short fiction, Bill Barich gives us cause to celebrate a prose stylist who can gracefully cross the boundaries of genre. As stated by Anne Tyler, Hard to Be Good is so large and complete...


Painting the Corners

by Bob Weintraub Skyhorse (October 31, 2017)

Bob Weintraub’s marvelous collection of baseball stories goes directly to the core of what the game does for us when we watch it being played on the field, and shows how its heroes and villains can reach into...


This Is Not America

by Jordi Punti Atria Books (July 30, 2019)

From the acclaimed, prize-winning Catalonian author of the novel Lost Luggage, a collection of nine masterful short stories about adulthood, heartbreak, and outsiders in search of their place in the world.

As...


The Toynbee Convector

by Ray Bradbury Simon & Schuster (July 30, 2019)

From “one of science fiction’s grand masters” (Library Journal), a new reissue of Ray Bradbury’s The Toynbee Convector: a collection of twenty-two stories, including the continuing saga of H.G. Well’s...


Platte River

by Rick Bass Arcade (April 16, 2019)

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 the early...


Mary Ventura and The Ninth Kingdom

by Sylvia Plath Harper Perennial (January 22, 2019)

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 convention...


West of the Known

by Chanelle Benz Ecco (March 19, 2019)

*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 Chronicle

Named...


The End and Other Beginnings

by Veronica Roth Katherine Tegen Books (October 01, 2019)

Bestselling Divergent and Carve the Mark author Veronica Roth delivers a stunning collection of novella-length stories set in the future, illustrated with startling black-and-white artwork.

No world is like the...


Tell Me Who We Were

by Kate McQuade William Morrow (July 02, 2019)

Infused with the keen insight of Joyce Carol Oates and haunting power of Kelly Link, a radiant collection of linked stories that explore the vulnerability, resilience, and hidden desires of women, following...


Growing Things and Other Stories

by Paul Tremblay William Morrow (July 02, 2019)

A chilling collection of psychological suspense and literary horror from the multiple award-winning author of the national bestseller The Cabin at the End of the World and A Head Full of Ghosts.

A masterful anthology...


Hue and Cry

by James Alan McPherson & Edward P. Jones Ecco (July 02, 2019)

The classic debut collection from Pulitzer Prize winner James Alan McPherson

Hue and Cry is the remarkably mature and agile debut story collection from James Alan McPherson, one of America’s most venerated...


Come Closer and Listen

by Charles Simic Ecco (July 02, 2019)

An insightful and haunting new collection from Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic

Irreverent and sly, observant and keenly imagined, Come Closer and Listen is the latest work from one of our most beloved...


Collected Fables

by James Thurber Harper Perennial Modern Classics (June 11, 2019)

Published to coincide with the 125th anniversary of James Thurber’s birth, this treasury combines, for the first time, Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time with Thurber’s unpublished preface...


Rutting Season

by Mandeliene Smith Scribner (February 12, 2019)

An intimate, sparkling collection of stories by a debut writer about girls behaving badly and families on the brink of collapse.

In these lucid, sharply observant stories, Mandeliene Smith traces the lives of...


Sing to It

by Amy Hempel Scribner (March 26, 2019)

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...


Underground: Tales for London

by & The Borough Press (September 06, 2018)

Every line tells a different story …

A troubled young woman travels across London to end an abusive relationship. An agitated father gets lost in the city with an injured toddler. Two men – who unknowingly...


You Know You Want This

by Kristen Roupenian Gallery/Scout Press (January 15, 2019)

“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,...


Death on the Edge

by Sara Paretsky Witness Impulse (September 04, 2018)

In this short story from New York Times bestselling author Sara Paretsky, acclaimed detective V.I. Warshawski must confront gun violence in her own Chicago hometown

Legendary sleuth V.I. Warshawski is no stranger...


Immigrant City

by David Bezmozgis HarperCollins Publishers (March 12, 2019)

David Bezmozgis, the writer who brought us the “pointed, emotionally resonant tales” (The Globe and Mail) of Natasha and Other Stories, brings us a new collection, his first in more than a decade.

In the...


The Brothers Grimm Volume II: 110 Grimmer Fairy Tales

by Brothers Grimm & Margaret Hunt Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

Terrifying tales and frightening fables at their finest!

We all know the stories--or do we? We know who Snow White is, but what about Rose Red? And what happens to an all-too willful child? Learn more intriguing...


The Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales

by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm & Margaret Hunt Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! This new collection of stories from Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

They are the stories of characters we’ve known since...


Hans Christian Andersen's Complete Fairy Tales

by Hans Christian Andersen, Jean Pierre Hersholt & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2014)

Classic tales of fairies and princesses, ducklings and dancing shoes from the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen.

All the best-loved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, including “The Ugly Duckling,”...


Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales

by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Margaret Hunt & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No library's complete without the classics! This new edition collects the legendary fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.

They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel. Hansel and Gretel. Cinderella...


The Body

by Stephen King Scribner (June 05, 2018)

Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine

#1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King’s timeless novella “The Body”—originally published in his 1982 short story collection Different Seasons,...


Full Throttle

by Joe Hill William Morrow (October 01, 2019)

In this masterful collection of short fiction, Joe Hill dissects timeless human struggles in thirteen relentless tales of supernatural suspense, including “In The Tall Grass,” one of two stories co-written...


Your Duck Is My Duck

by Deborah Eisenberg Ecco (September 25, 2018)

A much-anticipated collection of brilliantly observant short stories from one of the great American masters of the form.

At times raucously hilarious, at times charming and delightful, at times as solemn and...


Night Hawks

by Charles Johnson Scribner (May 01, 2018)

From National Book Award winner Charles Johnson, “the celebrated novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and essayist…comes a small treasure, one to be read and considered and reread” (The New York...


Sorority

by Genevieve Sly Crane Gallery/Scout Press (May 01, 2018)

Sisterhood is forever…whether you like it or not.

Prep meets Girls in White Dresses in Genevieve Sly Crane’s deliciously addictive, voyeuristic exploration of female friendship and coming of age that will...


Everyday People

by Jennifer Baker Atria Books (August 28, 2018)

“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 Color of...


Doctor Benjamin Franklin's Dream America

by Damien Lincoln Ober Night Shade Books (January 02, 2018)

Gore Vidal’s Burr meets Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash in this blazingly original alt-history that weaves twenty-first century technology into a saddle-punk retelling of the American Revolution.

It is...


The Turning: Stories

by Tim Winton Scribner (October 10, 2006)

Set on a coastal stretch of Western Australia, Tim Winton's stunning collection of connected stories is about turnings of all kinds -- changes of heart, slow awakenings, nasty surprises and accidents, sudden...


The Douglas Kennedy Reader's Companion: A Collection of Excerpts

by Douglas Kennedy Atria Books (March 26, 2013)

A glorious sampling of eight amazing novels by the #1 internationally bestselling author Douglas Kennedy—Five Days, The Moment, Leaving the World, The Woman in the Fifth, Temptation, State of the Union, A...


The Sand Eggs

by Bryony Doran Start Publishing LLC (July 22, 2013)

Bryony Doran’s short stories carry a note of seductive isolation.


Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine

by Kevin WILSON Ecco (August 07, 2018)

“Hands down my favorite book of the year.” -- Ann Patchett

“Wildfire Johnny” is the story of a man who discovers a magic razor that allows him to travel back in time. “Scroll Through the Weapons”...