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African Stories

by Doris Lessing

Long considered Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing’s best collection of short stories, African Stories—a central book in the work of a truly beloved writer—is now back in print. This beautiful collection...


Elegy on Kinderklavier

by Arna Bontemps Hemenway

A disquieting exploration of loss during wartime. Stories span imaginary cities and true-to-life family tragedy.


Darkness, Then a Blown Kiss

by Golda Fried

These stories are diary shreds of young women who are in school but things happen anyway. Girls with their hears open like agar petri dishes. The setting could be Toronto, Montreal, New Orleans, a Gothic castle...


SUBTLY WORDED AND OTHER STORIES

by Teffi, Robert Chandler & Anne Marie Jackson

A selection of the finest stories by this female Chekhov

Teffi's genius with the short form made her a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia, beloved by Tsar Nicholas II and Vladimir Lenin alike. These stories,...


The Professor and the Siren

by Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa, Stephen Twilley & Marina Warner

An NYRB Classics Original

In the last two years of his life, the Sicilian aristocrat Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa wrote not only the internationally celebrated novel The Leopard but also three shorter pieces...


Skulls & Bones: Lost & Found in the Duty Free Enhanced Edition (with audio conte

by Jay Malinowski

Loosely based on author Jay Malinowski’s family’s historical roots in Europe and on the east coast of Canada, Skulls & Bones takes the reader on a voyage through the eyes of the seafaring soul searcher,...


Skulls & Bones: The Great Fog Enhanced Edition (with video content)

by Jay Malinowski

Loosely based on author Jay Malinowski’s family’s historical roots in Europe and on the east coast of Canada, Skulls & Bones takes the reader on a voyage through the eyes of the seafaring soul searcher,...


Tokyo Tales: A Collection of Japanese Short Stories: Illustrations by Yoshimi OHTANI

by Renae Lucas-Hall & Yoshimi OHTANI

Renae Lucas-Hall leads the reader into an enchanting, life-affirming and inspiring world in Tokyo Tales: A Collection of Japanese Short Stories. These fifteen magical stories include a hellish homestay, ghosts,...


The Raven

by P. Confrey Webb

Synopsis:

Elliot Major accepts an assignment from the Inex Pharmaceutical Corporation in Dubai to impersonate Robert Sinclair, an incapacitated rogue scientist in their employ. His is to find out from Robert's...


So Much a Part of You

by Polly Dugan

Two young women who've dated the same man navigate love, destiny, loss, and choice in this powerful debut.

Anna Riley and Anne Cavanaugh have had a lover in common, but it's not until a pivotal moment in one...


Black Vodka: Ten Stories

by Deborah Levy

The stories in Black Vodka, by acclaimed author Deborah Levy, are perfectly formed worlds unto themselves, written in elegant yet economical prose. She is a master of the short story, exploring loneliness and...


Chasing Butterflies oin the Graveyard: -

by Sharon K Volkman

This is a collection of stories of Death; each disparate but each connected to another. A coal miner, a soldier, a young girl, a stillborn; all experiences are beautifully told and described with graphic literary...


Inspector Colbeck's Casebook: Thirteen Tales from the Railway Detective

by Edward Marston

‘Thefts of this kind are highly unusual. I’m sure the clerk never believed he was in any danger.’ ‘Well, he was. You’re after a cunning devil, Inspector – smoke him out.’

An eagerly awaited collection...


The Four Marys: A Quartet of Contemporary Folk Tales

by Jean Rafferty

Obsession, longing, deceit and even murder feature in this quartet of provocative novellas, which gives a modern twist to tales of women for whom all is not necessarily as it seems. Drawing on history, culture...


War Girls

by Adele Geras, Melvin Burgess, Berlie Doherty & Mary Hooper et al.

As featured on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.

1914: war has broken out across Europe and beyond. Nothing will ever be the same again for those caught up in the conflict.

This collection of short stories explores...


Further Joy

by John Brandon

In eleven expertly crafted stories, John Brandon gives us a stunning assortment of men and women at the edge of possibility—gamblers and psychics, wanderers and priests, all of them on the verge of finding...


American 419 and Other Stories

by Adetokunbo Abiola

American 419 and other stories is by the Nigerian fiction writer and journalist, Adetokunbo Abiola. It is set in modern-day Nigeria and dramatically captures the emotional and physical consequences of sectarian...


The Stories of Jane Gardam

by Jane Gardam

From the inimitable Jane Gardam, whose Old Filth trilogy cemented her status as one of England's greatest living novelists, comes a collection of short stories that showcase her subversive wit, gentle humor,...


Problems with People: Stories

by David Guterson

Ten sharply observed, funny, and wise new stories from the best-selling author of Snow Falling on Cedars: stunning explorations of the mysteries of love and our complex desire for connection.

Ranging from youth...


Skulls & Bones: El Ingles Goes Missing Enhanced Edition (with audio)

by Jay Malinowski

Loosely based on author Jay Malinowski’s family’s historical roots in Europe and on the east coast of Canada, Skulls & Bones takes the reader on a voyage through the eyes of the seafaring soul searcher,...