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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 Ten Days Executive: Short Stories

by Rhoda Bharath

Told through a distinctive range of individual voices, Rhoda Bharath’s stories of contemporary Trinidad visit the domestic and public spaces of a country moving too fast between the knowing innocence of its...


The Whale House: And Other Stories

by Sharon Millar

A boy is killed on a government minister’s orders as part of his mission to clean up the country and others made complicit must explore their consciences; a youth gets ready to play his role in the country’s...


The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn

by Usman T. Malik

"The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn" by Usman T. Malik is a fantasy novella about a disenchanted young Pakistani professor who grew up and lives in the United States, but is haunted by the magical, mystical...


Smithereens

by Steve Aylett

Smithereens is Aylett's most recent collection, one in which he outstrips his reputation - 'He has made a career out of redefining the boundaries of science fiction - and sanity.' (Barnes & Noble Spotlight Feature)....


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...


The Ways of Walls and Words

by Sabrina Vourvoulias

Anica and Bienvenida pass prayers and small comforts through the gaps in the prison walls. Incarcerated by the Inquisition for the faith she won't surrender, Anica longs for solace for her family and freedom...


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...


Bitter Bronx: Thirteen Stories

by Jerome Charyn

Brooklyn is dead. Long live the Bronx! In Bitter Bronx, Jerome Charyn returns to his roots and leads the literary renaissance of an oft-overlooked borough in this surprising new collection.

In Bitter Bronx,...


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 Language of Knives

by Haralambi Markov

"The Language of Knives" by Haralambi Markov is about the death rituals of this secondary world. A strong-willed daughter is guided by her unloved parent in the customs of how to respect the remains of her favorite...


Highway Trade and Other Stories

by John Domini

A collection of stories set in Oregon’s Willamette Valley—many of the protagonists having moved west to start their lives anew.PRAISE“Streetwise and pain-acquainted, John Domini’s new story-collection...


Time to Go

by Stephen Dixon

One of Dixon's earlier short story collections.


The Queen's Caprice: Stories

by Jean Echenoz & Linda Coverdale

France’s preeminent fiction writer is frequently credited with a kind of literary magic, an ability to craft stories with such precision and detail that readers are caught off guard by the powerful currents...