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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

by Rose Tremain

A seductive new collection from the author of “varied, engrossing, and . . . astonishing” fiction (Richard Eder, Boston Globe). Trapped in a London apartment, Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in...


Love on the Road 2015

by Sam Tranum & Lois Kapila

Twelve authors, twelve tales of love and travel – some sweet and touching, some bleak and disturbing. This collection includes stories by writers from Australia, Ireland, Kenya, Malawi, New Zealand, the UK,...


Grace, Grits and Ghosts: Southern Short Stories

by Susan Gabriel

This delightful collection of short stories from acclaimed writer, Susan Gabriel (The Secret Sense of Wildflower, a Best Book of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews), is rich in humor, as well as mystery and meaning. Whether...


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...


Turtleface and Beyond

by Arthur Bradford

Darkly funny stories by the man David Sedaris calls "the most outlandish and energetic writer I can think of"

Paddling down a remote, meandering river, Georgie's friend Otto decides to do something both spectacular...


Subject to Change

by Renee Rodin

Subject to Change is a series of self-portraits along the road of a life well lived.


Collected Stories

by Franz Kafka

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Franz Kafka’s imagination so far outstripped the forms and conventions of the literary tradition he inherited that he was forced to turn that tradition inside out in order to...


There's Something I Want You to Do: Stories

by Charles Baxter

From one of the great masters of the contemporary short story, here is an astonishing collection that showcases Charles Baxter’s unique ability to unveil the remarkable in the seemingly inconsequential moments...


Thus Were Their Faces: Selected Stories

by Silvina Ocampo, Daniel Balderston & Jorge Luis Borges

An NYRB Classics Original

Thus Were Their Faces offers a comprehensive selection of the short fiction of Silvina Ocampo, undoubtedly one of the twentieth century’s great masters of the story and the novella....


Collected Short Stories of Bertolt Brecht

by Bertolt Brecht, John Willett & Ralph Manheim

Everyone knows that Bertolt Brecht was one of the great 20th-century innovators in theatre - the literary-theatrical equivalent of a Picasso or Stravinsky - and Germany's greatest poet of the last century, but...


In Haste I Write You This Note

by Elisavietta Ritchie

Ritchie's resonant writing evokes humanity's most endearing traits. Whether showcasing American diplomats, struggling fishermen or worried parents, her work will remind readers of the many serendipitous connections...


White Man's Problems

by Kevin Morris

In nine stories that move between nouveau riche Los Angeles and the working class East Coast, Kevin Morris explores the vicissitudes of modern life. Whether looking for creative ways to let off steam after a...