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  • 41 Stories, Paperback
    The Master of Irony Readers the world over recognize O. Henry as the best short story writer of the early twentieth century. Widely known as a master of irony, O. Henry also displays here dazzling wordplay and a wry combination of pathos and humor. NUME CARTE: 41 Stories, PaperbackISBN: 97804515305..
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  • A Bug Collection, Paperback
    A Bug Collection is not for the squeamish.These stories about love, death, and the webby, tenuous intersections between the two take a humorous and heartbreaking look at the complexities of human life through the compound eyes of bugs. When a lone mayfly has a painful revelation about the ephemerali..
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  • A Cathedral of Myth and Bone: Stories, Hardcover
    Contributor(s):Author: Kat HowardFrom the acclaimed author of Roses and Rot-- a "Brothers Grimm tale for the contemporary reader" (School Library Journal, starred review)--Kat Howard's exquisite shorter works, nominated for the World Fantasy Award, and performed on WNYC's Selected Shorts. Kat Howar..
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  • A Curious Land: Stories from Home, Paperback
    Susan Muaddi Darraj's short story collection about the inhabitants of a Palestinian West Bank village, Tel al-Hilou, spans generations and continents to explore ideas of memory, belonging, connection, and, ultimately, the deepest and richest meaning of home. A Curious Land gives voice to the experie..
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  • A Day, a Night, Another Day, Summer, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Christine SchuttWith prose that is at once sensual and spare, dreamlike and deliberate, Christine Schutt gives voice in this collection to what most keep hidden. Many of the stories take place in the home, where what is behind the thin domestic barriers of doors tends toward v..
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  • A Few Small Stones, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Marilyn Ogus Katz​The linked stories of A FEW SMALL STONES follow Alice and her extended immigrant family in 1940s New York City as they cope with the upheavals before, during and after World War II. The stories show the pain of separation and the guilt of survival, the price ..
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  • A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing: Stories, Paperback
    A high mountain lake in the Colorado Rockies is the point of departure for these stories of dark adventure, in which vividly drawn landscapes provide an immersive setting for narratives about coming of age, altered states, moral slippage, romantic love, sexual jealousy, and impenetrable loneliness. ..
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  • A Good Day for Seppuku: Stories, Paperback
    ``Braverman possesses a magical, incantatory voice and the ability to lift ordinary lives into the heightened world of myth.``--New York Times``Kate Braverman is an original. Reading her is like hitching a ride on a runaway train, always dangerous, always thrilling, always a knockout. Seppuku is all..
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  • A Kind of Flying: Selected Stories, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Ron CarlsonRon Carlson's stories, sometimes wicked or bittersweet, often zany, are rich with a hard-earned hopefulness frequently absent in contemporary fiction. In this generous gathering from collections no longer available, longtime fans and new readers alike can savor the ..
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  • A Lucky Man: Stories, Hardcover
    "This is the rare debut that introduces not a promising talent but a major writer, fully formed." --Garth GreenwellIn the nine expansive, searching stories of A Lucky Man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past. An ima..
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  • A Thousand Distant Radios, Paperback
    Painting modern America in saturated colors, this collection of short stories explores the passions and compulsions at the core of our national identity: those qualities that propel us forward or hold us back; that make us strangers to ourselves and others even while we pine for connection; the ways..
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  • A Very French Christmas: The Greatest French Holiday Stories of All Time, Hardcover
    A continuation of the very popular Very Christmas Series, this collection brings together the best French Christmas stories of all time in an elegant and vibrant volume featuring classics by Guy de Maupassant and Alphonse Daudet, plus stories by the esteemed twentieth century author Irene Nemirovsky..
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  • A White Heron and Other Stories, Paperback
    Writing in wonderfully descriptive and fluent prose, Sarah Orne Jewett, best-known for The Country of the Pointed Firs, was early encouraged by her father to write not about things, but to ``write the things themselves just as they are.`` That she did so is clearly evident in this collection of sens..
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  • Aetherial Worlds: Stories, Hardcover
    From one of modern Russia's finest writers, a spellbinding collection of eighteen stories, her first to be translated into English in more than twenty years. Ordinary realities and yearnings to transcend them lead to miraculous other worlds in this dazzling collection of stories. A woman's deceased ..
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  • After Many Years: Twenty-One Long Lost Stories by L. M. Montgomery, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: L. M. MontgomeryEditor: Christy WosterEditor: Carolyn Strom CollinsAlthough best known for creating the spirited Anne Shirley, L. M. Montgomery had a thriving writing career that included several novels and more than five hundred poems and stories. This collection brings toget..
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  • All That Is Left Is All That Matters: Stories, Hardcover
    In fifteen beautifully wrought stories--ranging from occupied Czechoslovakia to California's Central Valley to the rainforests of the Pacific Northwest--Mark Slouka explores moments in life when our back is to the wall. One of the most forceful American writers of his generation, Slouka captures the..
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  • All the News I Need, Paperback
    EXCERPT Because of course she feels what he feels.... People their age natter along not copping to it but the awareness is billboarded all over their faces -- a wavering, a hesitation, even those who used to crow and jab the air. The tablecloth of certainty, with all its sparkly settings, has been y..
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  • American Histories: Stories, Hardcover
    In a new short story collection, John Edgar Wideman--the acclaimed author of Writing to Save a Life--explores subjects from the historical to the imagined, with a cast of fictional and real-life characters as diverse as Frederick Douglass, Jean Michael Basquiat, and his own family. John Edgar Widema..
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  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories, Paperback
    Ambrose Bierce wrote stories so dramatically different from those of his contemporaries that they hardly seem like they were written in the nineteenth century. These original and innovative tales, most of which appeared in the 1880s and 1890s, constitute 23 examples of his best and most characterist..
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  • An Orchard in the Street, Paperback
    This new collection by award-winning author Reginald Gibbons explores human experience and memory in ordinary settings--city apartments, rural roads, soap operas, and juvenile court--as way to understand the depths of thought and feeling in our everyday encounters. These narrative meditations explod..
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  • Awayland: Stories, Hardcover
    An inventive story collection that spans the globe as it explores love, childhood, and parenthood with an electric mix of humor and emotion. Acclaimed for the grace, wit, and magic of her novels, Ramona Ausubel introduces us to a geography both fantastic and familiar in eleven new stories, some of t..
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  • Back Talk: Stories, Paperback
    From an award-winning writer, a stunning collection of stories about women's unexpressed desires and needs, and the unexpected ways they resurface ``Deceptively quiet but packs a powerful punch . . . The best collection I've read in years, from a phenomenal new talent.`` --Celeste Ng ``Thank God,..
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  • Bad Dreams and Other Stories, Paperback
    A New York Times Notable Book of the YearAn NPR Best Book of the YearThe award-winning author of The Past once again "crystallizes the atmosphere of ordinary life in prose somehow miraculous and natural" (Washington Post), in a collection of stories that elevate the mundane into the exceptional.The ..
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  • Bad Kansas: Stories, Paperback
    The eleven beautifully crafted stories in Bad Kansas reveal the complicated underbelly of the country's most flown-over state and the quirky characters that call it home. In this darkly humorous collection, Kansas becomes a state of mind as Mandelbaum's characters struggle to define their relationsh..
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  • Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Herman MelvilleBartleby, the Scrivener is the short story by Herman Melville now brought to you in this new edition of the timeless classic. NUME CARTE: Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street, PaperbackISBN: 1480255416PRET EDITURA: 27.99AUTOR(i): Herman MelvilleEDITUR..
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  • Battles in the Desert and Other Stories, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Jose Emilio PachecoSeven stories depict harsh realities of life in urban Mexico and the tragedies of childhood innocence betrayed. NUME CARTE: Battles in the Desert and Other Stories, PaperbackISBN: 0811210200PRET EDITURA: 67.99AUTOR(i): Jose Emilio PachecoEDITURA: New Directi..
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  • Beautiful Days: Stories, Hardcover
    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 explore the most secret, intimate, and unacknowledged interior lives of characters not unli..
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  • Beginners, Paperback
    A fascinating collection containing the original, unedited stories Carver wrote for what became }What We Talk About When We Talk About Love{. 'The most interesting book of the year.' }Sunday Telegraph{ NUME CARTE: Beginners, PaperbackISBN: 0099540320PRET EDITURA: 52.99AUTOR(i): Raymond CarverEDITURA..
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  • Berji Kristin: Tales from the Garbage Hills, Paperback
    A nihilistic wit reminiscent of Samuel Beckett.?Independent on Sunday The cast-offs of modern urban society are driven out onto the edges of the city and left to make a life there for themselves. They are not, however, in any natural wilderness, but in a world of refuse and useless junk?a place whic..
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  • Best Short Stories: A Dual-Language Book, Paperback
    Students of German language and literature will welcome this dual-language edition of five stories by Franz Kafka (1883 1924). Considered one of the greatest modern writers, Kafka wrote tales that brilliantly explore the anxiety, futility, and complexity of modern life.The stories in this volume are..
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  • Black Jesus and Other Superheroes: Stories, Paperback
    Winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, Black Jesus and Other Superheroes chronicles ordinary people achieving vivid extrasensory perception while under extreme pain. The stories tumble into a universe of the jaded and the hopeful, in which men and women burdened with unwieldy and unde..
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  • Black Swans: Stories, Paperback
    ``Babitz's talent for the brilliant line, honed to a point, never interferes with her feel for languid pleasures.`` --The New York Times Book Review ``On the page, Babitz is pure pleasure--a perpetual-motion machine of no-stakes elation and champagne fizz.`` --the New Yorker ``The liveliness of B..
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  • Black Tickets: Stories, Paperback
    Jayne Anne Phillips's reputation-making debut collection paved the way for a new generation of writers. Raved about by reviewers and embraced by the likes of Raymond Carver, Frank Conroy, Annie Dillard, and Nadine Gordimer, Black Tickets now stands as a classic. With an uncanny ability to depict the..
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  • Break Any Woman Down, Paperback
    In Break Any Woman Down, Dana Johnson explores race, identity, and alienation with unflinching honesty and vibrant language. Hip and seductive, her stories often feature women discovering their identities through sexual and emotional intimacy with the men in their lives.In the title story, La Donna ..
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  • Brief Encounters with Che Guevara: Stories, Paperback
    The well-meaning protagonists of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara are caught--to both disastrous and hilarious effect--in the maelstrom of political and social upheaval surrounding them. Ben Fountain's prize-winning debut speaks to the intimate connection between the foreign, the familiar, and the ..
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  • Bring Out the Dog: Stories, Hardcover
    "A near-miraculous, brilliant debut."--George Saunders, Man Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo "In one exquisitely crafted story after the next, Will Mackin maps the surreal psychological terrain of soldiers in a perpetual war."--Phil Klay, National Book Award-winning author of Red..
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  • Call Me Ahab: A Short Story Collection, Paperback
    Imagine a Hollywood encounter between Helen Keller and Frida Kahlo, ``two female icons of disability.`` Or the story of ``Moby Dick, or, The Leg,`` told from Ahab's perspective. What if Vincent Van Gogh resided in a twentieth-century New York hotel, surviving on food stamps and direct communications..
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  • Catapult: Stories, Paperback
    "Fridlund writes of families, marriage, and childhood as if our received wisdom--what we thought we knew about life and love and family--needs reparation. This is fiction as excavation, peeling away the machinery of people and converting it to narrative. Fridlund shines a spotlight on what gets hidd..
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  • Catastrophe: And Other Stories, Paperback
    In Catastrophe, the renowned Italian short story writer Dino Buzzati brings vividly to life the slow and quietly terrifying collapse of our known, everyday world. In stories touched by the fantastical and the strange, and filled with humor, irony, and menace, Buzzati illuminates the nightmarish side..
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  • Certain American States: Stories, Hardcover
    One of Granta's Best Young American novelists, Catherine Lacey, the Whiting Award-winning author of The Answers, showcases her literary style in short fiction with Certain American States, a collection of stories about ordinary people seeking--and failing to find--the extraordinary in their lives.Ca..
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  • Chance Developments: Stories, Paperback
    From the bestselling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series comes this splendid collection. Inspired by vintage photographs, these five lyrical stories capture the surprising intersections of love and friendship that alter life's journeys. A smiling girl leading a younger girl astride a..
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  • Charlatan: New and Selected Stories, Paperback
    Cris Mazza's work has often been regarded as ``disturbing`` for its exploration of sexual politics, victimhood, personal accountability, and acts of sexual violence. With an introduction by Gina Frangello and a foreword by Rick Moody, Charlatan charts the development of a dynamic body of fiction by ..
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  • China Girl: And Other Stories, Paperback
    A modern woman adrift in modern China. Would-be lovers connected and separated by random chance. A drunken dissident and his less-then-happy minder. A researcher of war atrocities who must come to grips with her own family tragedies. A princess of a kingdom that no longer exists. Actors placed at th..
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  • Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days, Paperback
    ``Nowhere is Winterson's] faith in the transporting power of storytelling more on display than in her new book, Christmas Days . . . dark, otherworldly and (trademark Winterson) wickedly funny . . . a] holiday treasure . . . to be pulled out on a December night, fireside, and read aloud.`` --New Y..
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  • Christmas Stories: 7 Original Short Stories, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Kevin MooreFans of short fiction will love Christmas Stories. Each tale in author Kevin Moore's debut collection celebrates the hope, magic, and memories so central to the true meaning of Christmas. Celebrate the season of miracles with this collection of short stories about ..
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  • City of Truth, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: James MorrowIn Veritas, people have been conditioned to always tell the truth, no matter how unnerving the truth may be. Jack Sperry must learn to lie in order to save his son in this witty science fiction novella. Recipient of a 1992 Nebula Award. Review citationsPublishe..
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  • Close Range, Paperback
    The film tie-in edition of the story by Annie Proulx, now a movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Randy Quaid, Annie Hathaway and Heath Ledger. Jack and Ennis are two ranch hands glad to have found each other's company. But companionship becomes something else on Brokeback Mountain, something not looked f..
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  • Cloudbursts: Collected and New Stories, Hardcover
    From one of our most acclaimed writers, a sumptuous gathering of his singular work in the short form--forty-five stories, including seven entirely new pieces appearing for the first time in book form. For more than four decades, Thomas McGuane has been heralded as an unrivaled master of the short st..
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