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Bayou Folk

by Kate Chopin

Kate Chopin's classic book of 23 masterful short stories shows rural life in Louisiana after the American Civil War and how former slaves, people of color, women, poor whites, and wealthy whites chafed against...


Gravity Changes

by Zach Powers

Gravity Changes is a collection of fantastical, off-beat stories that view the quotidian world through the lens of the absurd. Set in a surreal fictional world that is populated by strange characters—children...


Large Animals

by Jess Arndt

  • In Large Animals, author Jess Arndt displays the most fresh, modern, and original voice to break on to the contemporary US literary scene in years.

  • Jess Arndt is a protégé of Maggie Nelson and Eileen Myles,...

  • The Dream Journal of Amanda J. Wilde

    by Savanna Redman

    They come in in threes…

    When I was a child I dreamed of my funeral, three nights in a row, each dream more vivid and real than the last. I was there, a spirit hiding behind the honeysuckle, watching the mourners....


    Cardinal and Other Stories

    by Alex Higley

    A man returning a tuxedo suddenly follows a parking lot attendant home; a volunteer recovery worker finds himself re-enacting a deadly fire; a husband parses the meaning of his wife's online banking password;...


    Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Collection

    by Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle....


    Wait Till You See Me Dance

    by Deb Olin Unferth

    “Deb Olin Unferth’s stories are so smart, fast, full of heart, and distinctive in voice—each an intense little thought-system going out earnestly in search of strange new truths. What an important and...


    Frankenstein (Century Book)

    by Mary Shelley

    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is the original 1818 'Uncensored' Edition of Frankenstein as first published anonymously in 1818. This original version is much more true to the spirit of the author's...


    The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Century Book)

    by Agatha Christie & Century Book

    Poirot, a Belgian refugee of the Great War, is settling in England near the home of Emily Inglethorp, who helped him to his new life. His friend Hastings arrives as a guest at her home. When the woman is killed,...


    No Man-Made Path

    by Stefan Jarnik

    The plot centres around the power-conscious mayor of a medieval village. Connected as a child to nature in an almost romantic way, as a teenager he decided on an indigenous life in the middle of the village...


    Feed My Sheep

    by Stefan Jarnik

    A few hours before handing out presents on Christmas Eve, life in the centre of the city is bustling faster than ever. While polite society withdraws into their houses and dwellings, a homeless man sits alone,...


    Keep Running

    by Jane Carmody

    They were all running. Running away from or to something. Something as brutal as rejection, lost love or perhaps obsession.  For some it was a matter of running out of time, knowledge, faith or self-belief....


    Borderlands

    by James Carlos Blake

    The scrublands of South Texas, the warm coastland of the Gulf of Mexico, a cinderblock flophouse near the produce fields of South Florida: all are borderlands of mixed blood and spilled blood, of generations...


    Behold the Void

    by Philip Fracassi

    Introduction by Laird Barron

     

    BEHOLD THE VOID is nine stories of terror that huddle in the dark space between cosmic horror and the modern weird, between old-school hard-edged horror of the 1980’s and the...


    Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Collection (Book Center)

    by Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle....


    On The Road from Burns

    by Ted Haynes

    On the Road from Burns brings to life a still remote part of the American west.  In sixteen stories dating from 1853 to 2039, Ted Haynes presents fascinating characters facing the wide open opportunites of...


    Spangled Ruin

    by Holly Morse

    A small town postal worker knows more than the young woman at her counter, including what they share; a Chinese American boy draws on fantasy ponies to outmaneuver menace; and an outsider artist teaches an urban...


    Love Is No Small Thing

    by Meghan Kenny

    Meghan Kenny’s debut collection, Love Is No Small Thing, gives readers an assembly of keenly drawn characters each navigating the world looking for an understanding of love in its many forms and complexities—be...


    A Use for Old Underwear

    by Irene Sauman

    Don’t get on the wrong side of your local council. When Joan Miller returns home from a week away she is devastated to find that the new unit development next door has balconies looking into her pretty and...


    The World to Come: Stories

    by Jim Shepard

    "Without a doubt the most ambitious story writer in America," according to The Daily Beast, Jim Shepard now delivers a new collection that spans borders and centuries with unrivaled mastery.

    These ten stories...