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North Station

by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

First English-language story collection from one of Korea's most exciting young writers.


An Orchard in the Street

by Reginald Gibbons

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...


North Station

by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

A writer struggles with the death of her mentor; an experimental play goes awry; time freezes for two lovers on a platform, waiting for the train that will take one of them away. In these seven stories Bae demonstrates...


Arm of the Law

by Harry Harrison, Stanley Weinbaum, Mack Reynolds & John MacDonald

SERAPIS CLASSICS EDITION INCLUDES BONUS STORIES BY JOHN MACDONALD, STANLEY WEINBAUM & MACK REYNOLDS! _____________ How could a robot—a machine, after all—be involved in something like law application and...


Iraq + 100

by Hassan Blasim

A groundbreaking anthology of science fiction from Iraq that will challenge your perception of what it means to be “The Other”

“History is a hostage, but it will bite through the gag you tie around its...


Flappers and Philosophers

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fans of The Great Gatsby are in for a treat. Flappers and Philosophers is a collection of eight short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, including many of his best: The Offshore Pirate, The Ice Palace, Head...


A Country Doctor

by Franz Kafka

"A Country Doctor" is a short story written in 1917 by Franz Kafka.

The plot follows a country doctor's hapless struggle to attend a sick young boy on a cold winter's night. A series of surreal events...


A Martian Odyssey | The Pink Classics

by Stanley Weinbaum & Sheba Blake

A Martian Odyssey is a science fiction short story by Stanley G. Weinbaum. It was Weinbaum's second published story (in 1933 he had sold a romantic novel, The Lady Dances, to King Features Syndicate under the...


2 B R 0 2 B | The Pink Classics

by Kurt Vonnegut & Sheba Blake

2 B R 0 2 B is a science fiction short story by Kurt Vonnegut, originally published in the digest magazine Worlds of If Science Fiction, January 1962, and collected in Vonnegut's Bagombo Snuff Box (1999). The...


A Modest Proposal | The Pink Classics

by Jonathan Swift & Sheba Blake

A Modest Proposal For preventing the Children of Poor People From being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and For making them Beneficial to the Publick, commonly referred to as A Modest Proposal, is a Juvenalian...


Tales of Falling and Flying

by Ben Loory

“Mesmerizing and magical. . . . A stunning book.” NPR.org

“Short stories so imaginative — and yet so perplexingly familiar — they could have formed in a dream. . . . Taut, meticulously balanced and...


A Wasted Hour

by Jeffrey Archer

A Wasted Hour is one of those remarkable short stories that you just know has to be true. Kelley, a Stanford College student and aspiring writer, always thumbs a lift back to campus, not only to save money,...


Cheers, Somebody

by Katie Lewis

From a former child star trying her best to raise a son with her TV mom as her only example, to an innocuous boy who points out Orion's Belt in the pockmarks on a girl’s upper thighs, and calls them stars,...


First Things First: Selected Stories

by Diane Schoemperlen

"Schoemperlen's inventive language and narrative structures encourage readers to be free 'from the prison of everyday thinking.'"—The New York Times Book Review

First Things First gathers eighteen of the best...


Reggie and Joan

by P. G. Wodehouse

Long before P. G. Wodehouse dreamed up Bertie Wooster and his "gentleman's gentleman" Jeeves, he wrote humorous stories for British magazines featuring the adventurous young chap Reggie Pepper and the very sporting Joan...


Restless Dreams

by Karen Pullen

The characters in the 18 stories that comprise Restless Dreams, a collection of short stories, share a certain resemblance: tired eyes, a slow trudging step, and the distracted air of someone with lots on her...


Gay Zoo Day

by Mike McClelland

The central characters in Gay Zoo Day: Tales of Seeking and Discovery are all searching for something more than what life has handed them. They trace their paths through landscapes of love, death, violence,...


Difficult Loves

by Italo Calvino, William Weaver & Ann Goldstein

Intricate interior lives are brilliantly explored in these short stories, now presented in this collection as Calvino intended them.


I Never Talk About It

by Véronique Côté & Steve Gagnon

The local and the universal come together in these 37 short stories, brought into English by 37 different translators from all over the world. The result gives readers a flavour of the fresh new writing coming...


Destination

by aldivan teixeira torres

All of us have a mission, some with bigger ones and others with smaller ones. The important thing in this is to have a positive attitude towards life even if the obstacles are enormous.Destino brings a bit of...