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The Love Object: Selected Stories

by Edna O'Brien & John Banville

Collected here for the first time are stories spanning five decades of writing by the "short story master." (Harold Bloom)

As John Banville writes in his introduction to THE LOVE OBJECT, Edna O'Brien "is, simply,...


The Wonder Garden

by Lauren Acampora

John likes to arrive first. He enjoys standing quietly with a house before his clients arrive, and today, although he feels pinned beneath an invisible weight, he resolves to savor this solitary moment. It’s...


The Brink

by Austin Bunn

Brimming with life and extraordinary range, Austin Bunn's dazzling collection explores what happens at "the end" and afterward.


Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories

by Mary Higgins Clark

A collection of short stories from the #1 New York Times bestselling “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark, including the never-before-published novella Death Wears a Beauty Mask.

From Clark’s first-ever...


Devotion: A Rat Story

by Maile Meloy

"That the yellow house was thrillingly affordable might have been a warning sign, if Eleanor had known how to read it. But she'd been desperate. She was sharing a room with her four-year-old daughter, Hattie,...


Calligraphy Lesson: The Collected Stories

by Mikhail Shishkin, Marian Schwartz & Leo Shtutin

The first short story collection by the greatest contemporary Russian writer, Mikhail Shishkin, spanning his entire writing career, 1993-2013.


No Sweetness Here and Other Stories

by Ama Ata Aidoo & Ketu H. Katrak

Race and relationships during a decade of change in the 1970's by a critically acclaimed African writer.


The Outer Harbour

by Wayde Compton

In his debut story collection, poet Wayde Compton explores concepts of place and identity through the lens of speculative fiction.


The Poems And Prose Of  Charles Baudelaire

by Charles Baudelaire

Baudelaire is a masculine poet. He carved rather than sang; the plastic arts spoke to his soul. A lover and maker of images. Like Poe, his emotions transformed themselves into ideas. Bourget classified him as...


Voices in the Night: Stories

by Steven Millhauser

From the Pulitzer and Story Prize winner: sixteen new stories—provocative, funny, disturbing, enchanting—that delve into the secret lives and desires of ordinary people, alongside retellings of myths and...


Stories and Prose Poems

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn & Michael Glenny

A new edition of the Russian Nobelist's collection of novellas, short stories, and prose poems

Stories and Prose Poems contains twenty-two works of widely varied style and character from the Nobel Prize winner...


Gutshot

by Amelia Gray

A searing new collection from the inimitable Amelia Gray.

A woman creeps through the ductwork of a quiet home. A medical procedure reveals an object of worship. A carnivorous reptile divides and cauterizes a...


The Families

by Vincent O'Sullivan

In these 14 magnificent new stories from a New Zealand master, Vincent O’Sullivan exhibits a shrewd understanding that pierces to the heart of what it means to be human. O’Sullivan can mock, satirize, and...


Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant

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,...


The Water Museum: Stories

by Luis Alberto Urrea

A new short story collection from Luis Alberto Urrea, bestselling author of The Hummingbird's Daughter and The Devil's Highway.

From one of America's preeminent literary voices comes a new story collection...


Ashes in My Mouth, Sand in My Shoes

by Per Petterson & Don Bartlett

The heartwarming debut that brought Per Petterson, the author of the highly acclaimed Out Stealing Horses, to prominence

Young Arvid Jansen lives on the outskirts of Oslo. It's the early sixties; his father works...


More Trees To Climb

by Ben Moor

Three hilarious short tales that are rich in wordplay, but are also touching stories about love and loss and what draws us together.


Had I a Hundred Mouths: New and Selected Stories 1947-1983

by William Goyen

Goyen's final collection of stories, putting together selections from his long career as well as some of his newer works. Published in tandem with a new novel after about a decade of publishing silence. The...


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...