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American Housewife: Stories

by Helen Ellis

A sharp, funny, delightfully unhinged collection of stories set in the dark world of domesticity, American Housewife features murderous ladies who lunch, celebrity treasure hunters, and the best bra fitter south...


Skeleton Crew

by Stephen King

“Stephen King at his best” (The Denver Post)—a terrifying, award-winning collection of stories from the outer limits of one of the greatest imaginations of our time.

A supermarket becomes the place where...


The Lady in the Van

by Alan Bennett & Nicholas Hytner

The screenplay edition of the major motion picture adaptation, starring Maggie Smith, of Alan Bennett's acclaimed story "The Lady in the Van"

From acclaimed author and playwright Alan Bennett, whose smash hit...


Collected Stories

by W. Somerset Maugham

 

From one of the twentieth century’s most enduringly popular fiction writers: the only hardcover edition of his short stories.

 

Though W. Somerset Maugham was also famous for his novels and plays, it has...


Tales of Accidental Genius

by Simon Van Booy

A master storyteller’s vision reawakens us to the human experience in this diverse, haunting, and unexpectedly humorous new collection of short fiction from Simon Van Booy—his first since Love Begins in...


The Lesson

by Jesse Ball

A Vintage Short 

Loring is a widow and chess master who makes her living giving chess lessons; her newest student, who might be a prodigy, bears a striking resemblance to her dead spouse. Has her chess champion...


Mendocino Fire

by Elizabeth Tallent

The long-awaited return of a writer of rare emotional wisdom

The son of an aging fisherman becomes ensnared in a violent incident that forces him to confront his broken relationship with his father. A woman travels...


Eyes: Novellas and Stories

by William H. Gass

A dazzling new collection—two novellas and four short stories from one of the most revered writers of our time, author of seven books of fiction, among them The Tunnel (“An extraordinary achievement”—Michael...


Thirteen Ways of Looking: Fiction

by Colum Mccann

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • NPR • Los Angeles Times • The Boston Globe • The Seattle Times...


Daydreams of Angels

by Heather O'neill

Inventive, outlandish, and tender fairy tales from a bestselling author

The fantastic has always been at the edges of Heather O'Neill's work. In her bestselling novels Lullabies for Little Criminals and The Girl...


The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories

by Anthony Marra

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena—dazzling, poignant, and lyrical interwoven stories about family, sacrifice, the legacy of war, and the redemptive power of art....


Upright Beasts

by Lincoln Michel

Twenty-one genre-bending stories of bestial transformation, accidental murder, erotically-challenged dictatorship, and other tales of darkness, absurdity, and confusion.


Half an Inch of Water

by Percival Everett

A new collection of stories set in the West from "one of the most gifted and versatile of contemporary writers" (NPR)

Percival Everett's long-awaited new collection of stories, his first since 2004's Damned If...


Beginners

by Raymond Carver

Here is the original manuscript of Raymond Carver’s seminal 1981 collection, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. Carver is one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature—his...


The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories

by Joy Williams

The legendary writer’s first collection in more than ten years—and, finally, the definitive one. A literary event of the highest order.

Joy Williams has been celebrated as a master of the short story for...


Bream Gives Me Hiccups

by Jesse Eisenberg

“Eisenberg is truly a talented writer. . . Hilarious and poignant.”—Entertainment Weekly

Bream Gives Me Hiccups: And Other Stories is the whip-smart fiction debut of Academy Award-nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg....


Ball: Stories

by Tara Ison

Ball is the thrilling and emotionally provocative debut collection of short fiction by the acclaimed author of the novels Rockaway and A Child Out of Alcatraz and the essay collection Reeling through Life.

Ball...


I Was a Revolutionary

by Andrew Malan Milward

Grounded in place, spanning the Civil War to the present day, the stories in I Was a Revolutionary capture the roil of history through the eyes of an unforgettable cast of characters: the visionaries and dreamers,...


Fortune Smiles: Stories

National Book Award for Fiction 2015

by Adam Johnson

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER | A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK | NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY USA TODAY AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR • Marie Claire...


Sea Lovers: Selected Stories

by Valerie Martin

From the bestselling author of Mary Reilly and the internationally acclaimed Property, a brilliant collection featuring Valerie Martin's finest short stories to date.

     For four decades Valerie Martin...