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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...


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...


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...


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...


Immigrant City

by David Bezmozgis HarperCollins Publishers (March 12, 2019)

Award-winning author David Bezmozgis’s first story collection in more than a decade, hailed by the Toronto Star as “intelligent, funny, unfailingly sympathetic”

In the title story, a father and his young...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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”...


Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls

by Alissa Nutting Ecco (July 03, 2018)

In this darkly comic and surreal collection from celebrated author Alissa Nutting, misfit women scramble for agency in a series of uncanny circumstances

Throughout these breathtakingly creative seventeen stories...


We Are Where the Nightmares Go and Other Stories

by C. Robert Cargill Harper Voyager (June 12, 2018)

From the critically acclaimed author of Sea of Rust and Queen of the Dark Things comes a hair-raising collection of short fiction that illuminates the strange, humorous, fantastical, and downright diabolical...


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...


When We Were Birds

by Maria Mutch Simon & Schuster (April 24, 2018)

From Governor General’s Literary Awards finalist Maria Mutch comes a startlingly inventive debut collection that recalls the works of Margaret Atwood, Kelly Link, Karen Russell, and Heather O’Neill.

Wolves...


Heads of the Colored People

Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction 2018

by Nafissa Thompson-Spires Simon & Schuster (April 10, 2018)

*Winner of the PEN Open Book Award*

*Winner of the Whiting Award*

*Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award and Aspen Words Literary Prize*

*Nominated for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize*

*Finalist for...


Dictionary Stories

by Jez Burrows Harper Perennial (April 10, 2018)

"Dictionary Stories isn’t just a book for word nerds, but for anyone for whom language and story matter. Everybody will find themselves thoroughly in love with this book."  —Kory Stamper, editor for Merriam-Webster,...


A Perfect Universe

by Scott O'Connor Gallery/Scout Press (February 13, 2018)

Scott O’Connor’s novels have been hailed as “astonishing” (Library Journal), and “so insistently stirring, you want to lean in close to catch every word” (The New York Times Book Review). Now, from...


Beautiful Days

by Joyce Carol Oates Ecco (February 06, 2018)

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 Carol Oates...


We Are Taking Only What We Need

by Stephanie Powell Watts Ecco (February 06, 2018)

In these powerfully rendered, prizewinning stories, working-class African Americans across the South strive for meaning and search for direction in lives shaped by forces beyond their control

The ten stories...


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 Relive Box and Other Stories

by T.C. Boyle Ecco (October 03, 2017)

While T.C. Boyle is known as one of our greatest American novelists, he is also an acknowledged master of the short story and is perhaps at his funniest, his most moving, and his most surprising in the short...


The Mountain: Stories

by Paul Yoon Simon & Schuster (August 15, 2017)

In “a spectacular display of intelligence and feeling” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), Paul Yoon’s collection of short stories ranges throughout the world—from the Hudson Valley to the Russian Far...


The Graybar Hotel: Stories

by Curtis Dawkins Scribner (July 04, 2017)

In this “toughly courageous, unflinching, and unapologetic” (O, The Oprah Magazine) debut collection, Curtis Dawkins, an MFA graduate and convicted murderer serving life without parole, “takes us inside...


The Accomplished Guest

by Ann Beattie Scribner (June 13, 2017)

* A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of the Year

A magnificent collection from award-winning author Ann Beattie—“profoundly intriguing and unsettling stories that abound in delectably witty and furious...


Continent

by Jim Crace Ecco (June 13, 2017)

Jim Crace’s imaginative first book, seven linked stories, now available in a deluxe paperback edition in Ecco’s The Art of the Story Series

“Makes us see our own world more clearly . . . brilliant, provocative...


I'd Die For You: And Other Lost Stories

by F. Scott Fitzgerald & Anne Margaret Daniel Scribner (April 25, 2017)

A collection of the last remaining unpublished and uncollected short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the iconic American writer of The Great Gatsby who is more widely read today than ever. “A treasure trove...


Last Day on Earth: Stories

by Eric Puchner Scribner (February 21, 2017)

From the award-winning author of Music Through the Floor and Model Home, a riveting and profoundly moving story collection by a writer “uncannily in tune with the heartbreak and absurdity of domestic life”...


Direction of the Road

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead

by Chanelle Benz Ecco (January 17, 2017)

*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...


Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

by Kathleen Collins Ecco (December 06, 2016)

Now available in Ecco’s Art of the Story series: a never-before-published collection of stories from a brilliant yet little known African American artist and filmmaker—a contemporary of revered writers including...


Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams

by Sylvia Plath Harper Perennial (November 15, 2016)

Renowned for her poetry, Sylvia Plath was also a brilliant writer of prose. This collection of short stories, essays, and diary excerpts highlights her fierce concentration on craft, the vitality of her intelligence,...


After the Fireworks

by Aldous Huxley & Gary Giddins Harper Perennial (October 04, 2016)

"'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, three...


Intimations

by Alexandra Kleeman Harper (September 13, 2016)

From the celebrated author of You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine,a thought-provoking, often unsettling story collection that consists, broadly, of narrative diagrams of the three main stages in a human life:...


The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things

by JT LeRoy & Jeff Feuerzeig Harper Perennial (August 23, 2016)

National Bestseller

With a new foreword by Jeff Feuerzeig

A timely reissue of the extraordinary stories by JT LeRoy/Laura Albert that won international acclaim, to be timed with the theatrical release of the documentary...


The Secret Goldfish

by David Means Fourth Estate (July 29, 2016)

An extraordinary collection of short stories from an author who is set to become one of America’s leading literary voices.

In the tradition of Raymond Carver or Tobias Wolff, these are all-encompassing stories...


Lullabies for Little Criminals

by Heather O'neill Harper Perennial (April 05, 2016)

A new deluxe edition of the international bestseller by Heather O’Neill, the Giller-shortlisted author of Daydreams of Angels and The Girl Who Was Saturday Night, featuring an original foreword from the author,...


Skeleton Crew

by Stephen King Scribner (January 01, 2016)

Includes the stories “Uncle Otto’s Truck” and “Mrs. Todd’s Shortcut”—set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine

Features “The Mist” now a TV series event on Spike

The #1 New York Times bestseller...


Tales of Accidental Genius

by Simon Van Booy Harper Perennial (November 10, 2015)

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 Begins in...


Mendocino Fire

by Elizabeth Tallent Harper (October 20, 2015)

The triumphant, long-awaited return of a writer of remarkable gifts: in this collection of richly imagined stories—her first new work in twenty years—the master of short fiction delivers a diverse suite...


I Was a Revolutionary

by Andrew Malan Milward Harper (August 18, 2015)

A richly textured, diverse collection of stories that illuminate the heartland and America itself, exploring questions of history, race, and identity.

Grounded in place, spanning the Civil War to the present...


The State We're In: Maine Stories

by Ann Beattie Scribner (August 11, 2015)

“Ann Beattie at her most magnificent…Her first new collection in ten years...These tales explore the range of emotional states the author is famous for: longing, disaffection, ambivalence, love, regret....


Love and Other Wounds

by Jordan Harper Ecco (July 07, 2015)

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 unsparingly...


The Brink

by Austin Bunn Harper Perennial (April 28, 2015)

A brilliant, inventive debut story collection in the vein of Kevin Wilson and Wells Tower.

Brimming with life and unforgettable voices, the stories in Austin Bunn’s dazzling collection explore the existential...


Almost Famous Women: Stories

by Megan Mayhew Bergman Scribner (January 06, 2015)

From a prizewinning, beloved young author, a provocative collection that explores the lives of colorful, intrepid women in history. “These stories linger in one’s memory long after reading them” (Star...


Something Rich and Strange

by Ron Rash Ecco (November 04, 2014)

From the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling award-winning author of Serena and The Cove, thirty of his finest short stories, collected in one volume.

No one captures the complexities of Appalachia—a rugged,...


Man V. Nature

by Diane Cook Harper (October 07, 2014)

San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book of the Year

Boston Globe’s “Best Fiction of 2014”

Roxane Gay’s Top Ten Books of the Year     

An Amazon Best Short Story Collection of 2014

An iBook Best of 2014...


Lovely, Dark, Deep

by Joyce Carol Oates Ecco (September 09, 2014)

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 darkness within...


Flings

by Justin Taylor Harper (August 19, 2014)

The acclaimed author of Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever and The Gospel of Anarchy makes his hardcover debut with a piercing collection of short fiction that illuminates our struggle to find love, comfort,...