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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...


The Entire Original Maupassant Short Stories

by Guy de Maupassant

"I entered literary life as a meteor, and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt." These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, in spite of their morbid solemnity,...


Ginza Go, Papa-san

by Allan R. Bosworth

Ginza Go, Papa-san grew out of a witty essay in the Saturday Evening Post. Through his wit, humor, and love of people, Allan R. Bosworth has captured a quality of profound understanding seldom found in the more...


The Birds: and Other Stories

by Daphne Du Maurier

"Anyone starting this book under the impression that he may sleepily relax is in for a shock...continually provokes both pity and terror." --The Observer (UK)

A classic of alienation and horror, The Birds was...


The Breaking Point: Stories

by Daphne Du Maurier

"The appeal of romance and the clash of highly-charged emotions." --New York Herald-Tribune

In this collection of suspenseful tales in which fantasies, murderous dreams and half-forgotten worlds are exposed,...


Don't Look Now: and Other Stories

by Daphne Du Maurier

"Daphne du Maurier is in a class by herself." --New York Times

A married couple on holiday in Venice are caught up in a sinister series of events. A lonely schoolmaster is impelled to investigate a mysterious...


Leaving the Sea: Stories

by Ben Marcus

By turns hilarious and heartfelt, dark and illuminative, Ben Marcus’s Leaving the Sea is a ground breaking collection of stories from one of the single most vital, extraordinary, and unique writers of his...


Forgiving the Angel: Four Stories for Franz Kafka

by Jay Cantor

From one of our most thought-provoking and admired writers, a brilliant, beautiful, and sometimes heartbreaking group of stories based on a circle of real people who are held together by  love of their friend...


The Empty Chair: Two Novellas

by Bruce Wagner

Composed of two companion novellas, The Empty Chair is a profound, heart-wrenching piece of spiritual storytelling from Bruce Wagner, the internationally acclaimed author of such novels as Dead Stars, I’m...


Madame De Treymes, And Three Novellas

by Wharton

In addition to Edith Wharton’s Madame de Treymes, this eBook set includes three novellas: The Touchstone, Sanctuary, and Bunner Sisters—short works that are as rich in social satire as they are cunningly...


The Yellow Wallpaper

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

THE YELLOW WALL-PAPER is a short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in January 1892 in The New England Magazine. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating...


The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe

The fourth of five collections containing the complete works of Edgar Allan Poe.


The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe

The third of five collections containing the complete works of Edgar Allan Poe.


Oil and Water: Stories From the Windward Shore

by Dressler Terry

LIVING IN PARADISE-AND SWIMMING IN THE RIPTIDES Stories of beauty and danger on the Southern California Coast A much-admired lifeguard has lost his athletic daughter to the sea and is changed forever. A young...


Old Ladies: Stories

by Packer Nancy Huddleston

The stories in Nancy Huddleston Packer's new collection center on women of a certain age. They are widows, divorcees, the happily married, an artist, a cleaning woman, a professor, the leisurely rich, and the...


A Guide to Animal Behaviour

by Douglas Glover

A Guide to Animal Behaviour is a stunning collection of stories by an author who is fast becoming one of the great, innovative story writers of his generation. Following on the heels of his widely acclaimed...


The Panel

by Erri De Luca

“If we defend ourselves against you, and you against us, our classroom becomes a battlefield. The stronger side will win, but school will be over.”In an all-boys high school in Naples, what was meant to...


The Most Beautiful Ship

by Cristina Comencini

Anna and Antonio live like jaded lovers among the roofs of Rome, even though they are mother and son. She is a meticulous woman, a single mother preoccupied with the orderly state of her apartment; he is a strange...


The Shepherd in the Net

by Salvatore Niffoi

The world begins and ends in Tocoloché—or so believed Antiocu Cassola, who’s never left the island of Sardinia, nor his sheep. But his friend Virgilio Ventosu, “The Mathematician,” has a mission: to...


Lying in Bed

by Polly Samson

Do you cover up or reveal it all; seek revenge or just reassurance; let the truth be naked as the day or cloaked in a night-time story? The men and women of Polly Samson?s debut fiction all have stories to tell,...