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We Regret to Inform You: Stories

by Tim Fredrick

A boy strives to become a world record holder. A man wakes from cryosleep to learn he has months to live. A catnip toy seeks affection from a cat. A father turns to stone. Writing in varied voices and pulling...


A Blink of the Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction

by Terry Pratchett

A collection of short fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from schooldays to Discworld and the present day.

 

In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry...


Barefoot Dogs: Stories

by Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

An unforgettable debut of linked stories that follow the members and retinue of a wealthy Mexican family forced into exile after the patriarch is kidnapped.

On an unremarkable night, José Victoriano Arteaga—the...


The Musical Brain: And Other Stories

by César Aira & Chris Andrews

A delirious collection of short stories from the Latin American master of micro-fiction. The Musical Brain & Other Stories consists of twenty stories about oddballs, freaks, and crazy people from the writer...


Young Skins: Stories

by Colin Barrett

Winner of the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award

Winner of the Guardian First Book Award

Winner of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature

A stunning introduction to a singular new voice in contemporary...


Crow Fair: Stories

by Thomas Mcguane

From one of our most deeply admired storytellers, author of the richly acclaimed Gallatin Canyon, his first collection in nine years.

Set in Thomas McGuane’s accustomed Big Sky country, with its mesmeric powers,...


Night at the Fiestas: Stories

by Kirstin Valdez Quade

Set in northern New Mexico, an astonishing, beautifully rendered debut about growing up in a land shaped by love, loss and violence.

With intensity and emotional precision, Kirstin Valdez Quade's unforgettable...


Figures of Fear: An anthology

by Graham Masterton

From the beginning of history, men and women have been haunted by figures of fear - and now, in his latest short story collection, award-winning horror writer Graham Masterton reveals the figures that haunt...


Lucky Alan: And Other Stories

by Jonathan Lethem

The incomparable Jonathan Lethem returns with nine stories that demonstrate his mastery of the short form.

Jonathan Lethem’s third collection of stories uncovers a father’s nervous breakdown at SeaWorld...


The Essential W. P. Kinsella

by W. P. Kinsella

This career retrospective celebrates the 80th birthday of baseball's greatest scribe, W. P. Kinsella (Shoeless Joe), as well as the 25th anniversary of Field of Dreams, the film that he inspired.

In addition...


Stranded

by Val McDermid

A superb collection of nineteen nail-biting, perfectly plotted short stories from internationally bestselling crime writer Val McDermid, the queen of the psychological thriller.


The Cost of Baggage

by Akela Renae

With a rewarding career and a potential new love interest, Monique Daniels is at a crossroads in life. While she's up for a promotion that would put her in a new tax bracket and has the perfect man to complement...


Making Nice

by Matt Sumell

Hailed as "indelible" in Entertainment Weekly's list of "20 Books We'll Read in 2015", this gut-punch of a debut about love, grief, and family "unleashes one of the most comically arresting voices this side...


Bessarabian Stamps: Stories

by Oleg Woolf & Boris Dralyuk

Reminiscent of Bruno Schulz’s Street of Crocodiles, Oleg Woolf’s Bessarabian Stamps — a cycle of 16 stories set mostly in the village of Sanduleni — is a vivid, surreal evocation of a liminal world. Sanduleni’s...


The American Lover

Martin and John

by Dale Peck

Dale Peck’s debut is a tour de force of shifting identities in which Martin and John find each other again and again: in a trailer park, a highend jewelry store, a Kansas barn, and later, in New York City,...


Single, Carefree, Mellow: Stories

by Katherine Heiny

“Katherine Heiny's work does something magical: elevates the mundane so that it has the stakes of a mystery novel, gives women's interior lives the gravity they so richly deserve -- and makes you laugh along...


Get in Trouble: Stories

by Kelly Link

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER

She has been hailed by Michael Chabon as “the most darkly playful voice in American fiction” and by Neil Gaiman as “a national treasure.” Now Kelly Link’s eagerly awaited...


City Beasts: Fourteen Stories of Uninvited Wildlife

by Mark Kurlansky

All-new stories about the urban worlds where animals and humans fight, love, and find common ground, from the nationally bestselling author of Cod and Salt.

 

In these stories, Mark Kurlansky journeys to his...


Emperor of the Air

by Ethan Canin

EMPEROR OF THE AIR "explores tricky family relationships and tender moments of self-discovery with a voice of compassion rarely found in contemporary short fiction" (San Francisco Chronicle). Whether his characters...