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A Madman's Diary, and Other Stories

by Lu Xun & Richard Powers Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2019)

This is A Madman's Diary, and Other Stories by Lu Xun, a renowned writer of modern Chinese literature. Lu Xun was a novelist, editor, translator, literary critic, essayist, and poet who wrote both in Vernacular...

The Best of Richard Matheson

by Richard Matheson, Richard Powers, various narrators & Donald Corren et al. Blackstone Publishing (October 10, 2017)

The first career retrospective of terrifying stories by "one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century" (Ray Bradbury), as selected by award-winning author Victor LaValle

Among the greats of twentieth-century...

So We Can Glow

by Leesa Cross-Smith, Christine Lakin, Erin Bennett & Cassandra Morris et al. Grand Central Publishing (March 10, 2020)

A lush, glittering short story collection exploring female obsession and desire by an award-winning writer Roxane Gay calls "a consummate storyteller." From Kentucky to the California desert, these forty-two...

Elsewhere, Home

by Leila Aboulela, Nathan Hinton, Shiromi Arserio & Michael David Axtell et al. Blackstone Publishing (February 25, 2020)

In her new collection of stories, award-winning New York Times Notable author Leila Aboulela offers us a rich tableau of life as an immigrant abroad, and the challenges of navigating assimilation and difference....

The Last Carousel

by Nelson Algren, Richard Ferrone, Richard Poe & Ramiz Monsef et al. Blackstone Publishing (February 25, 2020)

The fiction and reportage included in The Last Carousel, one of the final collections published during Nelson Algren's lifetime, was written on ships and in ports of call around the world, and includes accounts...

Your Duck Is My Duck

by Deborah Eisenberg, Wallace Shawn, Julianne Moore & Josh Hamilton HarperAudio (September 25, 2018)

A much-anticipated collection of brilliantly observant short stories from one of the great American masters of the form, performed by a remarkable cast: Deborah Eisenberg, Julianne Moore, Josh Hamilton, and...

Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls

by Alissa Nutting & Brittany Pressley HarperAudio (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...

Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine

by Kevin WILSON, Kirby Heyborne & Johanna Parker HarperAudio (August 07, 2018)

In Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine, Kevin Wilson's first story collection in nearly a decade, Wilson combines his signature quirkiness with his keen eye for emotional complexity to explore the fraught relationship...

We Are Where the Nightmares Go and Other Stories

by C. Robert Cargill, James Patrick Cronin & Vikas Adam HarperAudio (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...

Beautiful Days

by Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Graybill, Tavia Gilbert & Caitlin Kelly HarperAudio (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...

Blindman's Bluff

by Faye Kellerman & Mitchell Greenberg HarperAudio (August 11, 2009)

"A well-tangled web of intrigue and murder."

--Entertainment Weekly

"Kellerman invariably rides high in the bestseller lists...Blindman's Bluff shows why."

--St. Louis Post-Dispatch

One of the popular couples in...

Hot Water Music

by Charles Bukowski & Christian Baskous HarperAudio (August 13, 2013)

With his characteristic raw and minimalist style, Charles Bukowski takes us on a walk through his side of town in Hot Water Music.  He gives us little vignettes of depravity and lasciviousness, bite sized pieces...

Something Rich and Strange

by Ron Rash & Christian Baskous HarperAudio (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,...

Trigger Warning

by Neil Gaiman HarperAudio (February 03, 2015)

Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile...

Nothing Gold Can Stay

by Ron Rash, Prentice Onayemi, Robert Petkoff & Alexander Cendese et al. HarperAudio (February 19, 2013)

From Ron Rash, PEN / Faulkner Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Serena, comes a new collection of unforgettable stories set in Appalachia that focuses on the lives of those haunted by violence...

The Death Factory

by Greg Iles & David Ledoux HarperAudio (June 17, 2014)

Death is the end, and if a man doesn't speak before it silences him, then his deepest secrets go with him.

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles comes an e-original novella featuring former prosecutor...

Some Remarks

by Neal Stephenson & Jeff Cummings HarperAudio (August 07, 2012)

"Neal Stephenson has made a name for himself as a writer whose imagination knows no limits."


#1 New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson is, quite simply, one of the best and most respected writers...

Lovely, Dark, Deep

by Joyce Carol Oates, Jason Culp & Maggi-Meg Reed HarperAudio (September 09, 2014)

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize

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...

Three Blind Mice and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie, David Suchet, Joan Hickson & Hugh Fraser et al. HarperAudio (August 21, 2012)

Agatha Christie demonstrates her unparalleled mastery with Three Blind Mice and Other Stories--a classic compendium of mystery and suspense, crime and detection, whose title novella served as the basis for ...

The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie, Hugh Fraser & Christopher Lee HarperAudio (August 14, 2012)

Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits--including the classic title story, the basis for the 1957 Oscar-nominated Billy...

The Under Dog and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie, David Suchet & Hugh Fraser HarperAudio (August 14, 2012)

A dead heiress on a train, a murdered recluse, a wealthy playboy slain at a costume ball are but a few of the unfortunate victims of confounding crimes committed in the pages of Agatha Christie's The Under...

The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie, David Suchet, Joan Hickson & Hugh Fraser et al. HarperAudio (September 04, 2012)

Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, and Christie's wildly unconventional investigator, Parker Pyne, all make appearances in The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories--a riveting collection of short stories featuring a...

The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie, Isla Blair, Hugh Fraser & Simon Vance HarperAudio (August 21, 2012)

Hercule Poirot is joined by the mysterious problem solver Harley Quin in the pages of The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories--a collection of ingenious short masterworks of mystery and suspense that showcase...

The Golden Ball and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie, Hugh Fraser & Christopher Lee HarperAudio (August 14, 2012)

A sterling collection of short stories featuring Hercule Poirot and others, The Golden Ball and Other Stories is a riveting compendium of shocking secrets, dastardly crimes, and brilliant detection--a showcase...

Star Over Bethlehem and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie & Simon Vance HarperAudio (August 28, 2012)

With Star Over Bethlehem, the beloved Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie shines in a totally unexpected way, offering readers a wondrous collection of poems and holiday short stories.

A retelling of the Christmas...

Double Sin and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie, Anna Massey, Joan Hickson & Isla Blair et al. HarperAudio (August 21, 2012)

Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot both make appearances in Agatha Christie's Double Sin and Other Stories, a sterling collection of short mystery fiction that offers double the suspense, surprise, and fun.

In one...

When It Happens to You

by Molly Ringwald HarperAudio (August 14, 2012)

When it happens to you, you will be surprised. That thing they say about how you knew all the time, but just weren't facing it? That might be the case, but nevertheless, there you will be.

Molly Ringwald mines...

We Live in Water

by Jess Walter & Edoardo Ballerini HarperAudio (February 12, 2013)


From the New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins, the first collection of short fiction from Jess Walter--a suite of diverse and searching...

The Mysterious Mr. Quin

by Agatha Christie & Hugh Fraser HarperAudio (July 03, 2012)

The inimitable Agatha Christie intrigues, surprises, and delights with The Mysterious Mr. Quin--a riveting collection of short stories centered around the enigmatic Harley Quin, whose unpredictable comings and...

The Labors of Hercules

by Agatha Christie & Hugh Fraser HarperAudio (July 03, 2012)

Like The Labors of Hercules, the twelve cases Poirot must solve in this captivating collection of short crime fiction stories are dangerous, demanding, and positively ingenious.

In appearance Hercule Poirot hardly...

Poirot Investigates

by Agatha Christie & David Suchet HarperAudio (July 03, 2012)

Poirot Investigates a host of murders most foul--as well as other dastardly crimes--in this intriguing collection of short stories from the one-and-only Agatha Christie.

First there was the mystery of the film...

Partners in Crime

by Agatha Christie & Hugh Fraser HarperAudio (July 03, 2012)

Agatha Christie's Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are Partners in Crime--or rather partners in crime solving--and must demonstrate their deductive skills in a wide range of confounding cases after agreeing to...

Parker Pyne Investigates

by Agatha Christie & Hugh Fraser HarperAudio (July 03, 2012)

Agatha Christie once again demonstrates her mastery of the short form mystery with Parker Pyne Investigates--short stories of crime and detection featuring Parker Pyne, certainly one of the most unconventional...

Murder in the Mews

by Agatha Christie & Nigel Hawthorne HarperAudio (July 03, 2012)

Agatha Christie's classic Murder in the Mews presents four mystifying criminal conundrums that will seriously test the superior detecting skills of the unflappable Hercule Poirot.

How did a woman holding a pistol...

A Permanent Member of the Family

by Russell Banks, Andrus Nichols, Danny Campbell & Robin Miles HarperAudio (November 12, 2013)

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 another, as...

The Angel on the Roof

by Russell Banks & Robert Fass HarperAudio (November 12, 2013)

With The Angel on the Roof, Russell Banks offers readers an astonishing collection of thirty years of his short fiction, revised especially for this volume and highlighted by the inclusion of nine new stories...

Charlie Martz and Other Stories

by Elmore Leonard, George Newbern, Mark Bramhall & Will Patton et al. HarperAudio (June 16, 2015)

A collection of fifteen stories, eleven of which have never been previously published, from the early career of bestselling American master Elmore Leonard.

Over his long and illustrious career, Elmore Leonard...

Not Safe After Dark

by Peter Robinson, James Patrick Cronin, Simon Prebble & Faye Adele et al. HarperAudio (December 05, 2017)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Sleeping in the Ground comes this brilliantly nuanced short story collection of twenty stories--most never before published in the US, and one of them an Edgar winner--which...

The Relive Box and Other Stories

by T.C. Boyle HarperAudio (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...

Madame Zero

by Sarah Hall & Billie Fulford-Brown HarperAudio (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...

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

by Kathleen Collins, Adenrele Ojo, Cherise Boothe & Nina Lorez Collins et al. HarperAudio (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...

The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead

by Chanelle Benz, Tristan Morris, Cassandra Campbell & Johanna Parker et al. HarperAudio (January 17, 2017)

A stunningly original debut collection about lives across history marked by violence and longing.

A brother and sister turn outlaw in a wild and brutal landscape. The daughter of a diplomat disappears and resurfaces...

After the Fireworks

by Aldous Huxley, Gary Giddins, Michael Page & Tom Parks HarperAudio (October 04, 2016)

From one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, Aldous Huxley, comes his great novella, set in Rome, about a writer's affair with a mysterious young fan--now back in print for the first time in the...

The Key Ingredient

by Susan Wiggs & Christina Traister HarperAudio (June 14, 2016)

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs comes a wonderful short story, and companion tale to her unforgettable novel Family Tree

Every great love story has a beginning. Annie Rush's started at...

Three-Ten to Yuma

by Elmore Leonard, David Strathairn, Henry Rollins & Tom Wopat et al. HarperAudio (September 04, 2007)

From Elmore Leonard, the author who has influenced more writers than any other, comes a thrilling story of law in the Old West, upheld by the barrel of a six-gun.

Deputy Paul Scallen will earn his one hundred...

20th Century Ghosts

by Joe Hill & David Ledoux HarperAudio (October 16, 2007)

From the New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2 and Horns comes this award-winning collection of short fiction.

Imogene is young, beautiful . . . and dead, waiting in the Rosebud Theater one afternoon in...

Fragile Things

by Neil Gaiman HarperAudio (November 07, 2006)

"A prodigiously imaginative collection."

--New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice


"Dazzling tales from a master of the fantastic."

--Washington Post Book World


Fragile Things is a sterling collection of...

Essential Cheever

by John Cheever, Meryl Streep & Ben Cheever Caedmon (July 25, 2006)

One Great Author. One Great CD.

Here are two magnificent stories in which John Cheever celebrates—with unequaled grace and tenderness—the deepest feelings we have.

As Cheever wrote, "These stories seem at...

Essential Welty

by Eudora Welty HarperAudio (June 27, 2006)

In 1956, Caedmon had the great fortune to record Eudora Welty reading some of her finest stories. In her sweetly vibrant Mississippi drawl, Ms. Welty deftly draws the listener in to the uproariously multilayered...

All Aunt Hagar's Children

by Edward P. Jones & Peter Francis James HarperAudio (August 29, 2006)

In fourteen sublime stories, the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Known World shows that his grasp of the human condition is firmer than ever.

Returning to the city that inspired his first...