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The High Places

Dylan Thomas Prize 2017

by Fiona McFarlane

What a terrible thing at a time like this: to own a house, and the trees around it. Janet sat rigid in her seat. The plane lifted from the city and her house fell away, consumed by the other houses. Janet worried...


Gutshot

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2016

by Amelia Gray

A searing new collection from the inimitable Amelia Gray.

A woman creeps through the ductwork of a quiet home. A medical procedure reveals an object of worship. A carnivorous reptile divides and cauterizes a...


Night at the Fiestas: Stories

John Leonard Award 2015

by Kirstin Valdez Quade

Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize

"[A] sparkling debut collection…features dreamers and schemers whose lives pulsate with wild hopes, hard luck, stunning secrets, and saving...


Fortune Smiles: Stories

National Book Award for Fiction 2015

by Adam Johnson

The National Book Award–winning story collection from the author of The Orphan Master’s Son offers something rare in fiction: a new way of looking at the world.

“MASTERFUL.”—The Washington Post  ...


The UnAmericans: Stories

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2015

by Molly Antopol

* Longlisted for the National Book Award * A stunning exploration of characters shaped by the forces of history, the debut work of fiction by a 2013 National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree. An absentee...


Thunderstruck & Other Stories

Story Prize 2014

by Elizabeth Mccracken

WINNER OF THE STORY PRIZE • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NEWSDAY

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY

The Washington Post  San Francisco...


Redeployment

National Book Award for Fiction 2014, John Leonard Award 2014

by Phil Klay

Winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction · Winner of the John Leonard First Book Prize · Selected as one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book ReviewTimeNewsweekThe...


Wakulla Springs

World Fantasy Award for Best Novella 2014

by Andy Duncan & Ellen Klages

Wakulla Springs, in the deep jungle of the Florida panhandle, is the deepest submerged freshwater cave system in the world. In its unfathomable depths, a variety of curious creatures have left a record of their...


Bobcat and Other Stories

Believer Book Award 2013

by Rebecca Lee

Rebecca Lee, one of our most gifted and original short story writers, guides readers into a range of landscapes, both foreign and domestic, crafting stories as rich as novels. A student plagiarizes a paper and...


Tenth of December: Stories

Folio Prize 2014, Story Prize 2013

by George Saunders

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY

People • The New York Times Magazine • NPR • Entertainment...


Dear Life: Stories

Trillium Book Award 2013

by Alice Munro

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE© IN LITERATURE 2013

New York Times Notable Book

Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction

A Best Book of the Year: The Atlantic, NPR, San Francisco ChronicleVogue, AV Club...


The Beautiful Indifference

Portico Prize for Fiction 2012

by Sarah Hall

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...


Battleborn: Stories

Dylan Thomas Prize 2013, NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2013, Story Prize 2012

by Claire Vaye Watkins

The extraordinary debut collection from the Guggenheim Award-winning author of the forthcoming Gold Fame Citrus

 

Winner of the 2012 Story Prize

Recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters 2013 Rosenthal...


What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank: Stories

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2012

by Nathan Englander

These eight new stories from the celebrated novelist and short-story writer Nathan Englander display a gifted young author grappling with the great questions of modern life, with a command of language and the...


Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize 2011

by Danielle Evans

Introducing a new star of her generation, an electric debut story collection about mixed-race and African-American teenagers, women, and men struggling to find a place in their families and communities.

When...


Saints and Sinners: Stories

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2011

by Edna O'Brien

With her inimitable gift for describing the workings of the heart and mind, Edna O'Brien introduces us to a vivid new cast of restless, searching people who-whether in the Irish countryside or London or New...


We Others: New & Selected Stories

Story Prize 2011

by Steven Millhauser

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author: the essential stories across three decades that showcase his indomitable imagination.

Steven Millhauser’s fiction has consistently, and to dazzling effect, dissolved...


The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg

PEN/Faulkner Award 2011

by Deborah Eisenberg

Twenty-seven short stories by "a contemporary master" (The New York Times).

Since 1986 with the publication of her first story collection, Deborah Eisenberg has devoted herself to writing "exquisitely distilled...


Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2010

by Wells Tower

Viking marauders descend on a much-plundered island, hoping some mayhem will shake off the winter blahs. A man is booted out of his home after his wife discovers that the print of a bare foot on the inside of...


Burning Bright: Stories

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2010

by Ron Rash

“A gorgeous, brutal writer.”

—Richard Price, New York Times bestselling author of Lush Life and Clockers

 

In Burning Bright, Pen/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Serena, Ron Rash,...