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African Stories

by Doris Lessing Simon & Schuster (June 24, 2014)

Long considered Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing’s best collection of short stories, African Stories—a central book in the work of a truly beloved writer—is now back in print. This beautiful collection...


The Beautiful Indifference

Portico Prize for Fiction 2012

by Sarah Hall Harper Perennial (January 29, 2013)

Winner of the Portico Prize

Winner of the Edge Hill University Short Story Prize

Short-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award

Sarah Hall has been hailed as "one of the most significant and...


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...


Melting Point

by Baret Magarian Salt (June 15, 2019)

Melting Point fuses prose and poetry, realism and literary inventiveness, in dealing with the absurdity of humanity. It’s fourteen stylistically diverse stories, flirt with irony, paradox and enigma.

The most...


The South Westerlies

by Jane Fraser Salt (June 15, 2019)

The South Westerlies is an attempt to know place (Gower) through the creation of a collection of short stories. Place is not a cosmetic backdrop, but an affecting agent in the lives of a wide cast of fictional...


The Unmapped Country: Stories and Fragments

by Ann Quin & Jennifer Hodgson And Other Stories (January 18, 2018)

This new collection of rare and unpublished writing by the cult 1960s author Ann Quin explores the risks and seductions of going over the edge. The stories cut an alternative path across innovative twentieth-century...


Property

by Lionel Shriver Harper (April 24, 2018)

A striking new collection of ten short stories and two novellas that explores the idea of property in every meaning of the word, from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award...


The Vanishing Princess

by Jenny Diski Ecco (December 05, 2017)

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.” —Dwight...


Madame Zero

by Sarah Hall Custom House (July 25, 2017)

From one of the most accomplished British writers working today, the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of The Wolf Border, comes a unique and arresting collection of short fiction that is both disturbing and...


He Played For His Wife And Other Stories

by Anthony Holden & Natalie Galustian Simon & Schuster UK (October 19, 2017)

He Played For His Wife…And Other Stories continues a rich tradition of fictional writing on one of the world’s greatest games.

A ghost at the table, a heads-up with Shakespeare, a high stakes stick-up,...


Bad Dreams and Other Stories

by Tessa Hadley Harper (May 16, 2017)

Winner of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

An NPR Best Book of the Year

The award-winning author of The Past once again "crystallizes the atmosphere of ordinary life in...


The Grandmothers

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In the title novel, two friends fall in love with each other's teenage sons, and these passions last for years, until the women end them, vowing a respectable old age. In Victoria and the Staveneys, a young...