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The Game We Play

by Susan Hope Lanier

Stories by an emerging Chicago author that trace the consequences of cowardice and courage in the lives of ordinary people


The Secret Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

This collection of stories, allegedly written by Doctor Watson, includes the tragic tale of Lord Deerswood's unwanted legacy, the account of the jealous contortionist, the affair of the beautiful housekeeper,...


The Secret Files of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

In 1939, in rooms at All Saints College, Oxford - a certain Miss Adelina McWhirter paid a visit to another Dr. John Watson, leaving behind, after an exchange of money, a beat-up metal box full of old papers....


The Dog

by Jack Livings

“Jack Livings’s stories of China are marvels of the imagination.” —Paul Harding, author of Tinkers

Set in the shifting landscape of contemporary China, Jack Livings’s The Dog explodes the country’s...


The Scatter Here Is Too Great

by Bilal Tanweer

A vivid and intricate novel-in-stories, The Scatter Here Is Too Great explores the complicated lives of ordinary people whose fates unexpectedly converge after a deadly bomb blast at a train station in Karachi,...


After The Wake

by Brendan Behan

Brendan Behan’s genius was to strike a chord between critic and common man. When he died, at the age of 41, he was arguably the most celebrated Irish writer of the twentieth century.

After the Wake is a collection...


Blow-Up: And Other Stories

by Julio Cortázar

A young girl spends her summer vacation in a country house where a tiger roams . . . A man reading a mystery finds out too late that he is the murderer's victim . . . In the fifteen stories collected here—including...


The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas

by Mary Gordon

The award-winning author at her storytelling best: four compelling novellas of Americans in Europe and Europeans in America.

 

In these absorbing and exquisitely made novellas of relationships at home and abroad,...


Liars in Love

by Richard Yates

Now available in eBook for the first time, Richard Yates’s groundbreaking collection of short fiction.

The stories in Liars in Love are concerned with troubled relations and the elusive nature of truth. Whether...


Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

by Richard Yates

Now available in eBook for the first time, Richard Yates’s groundbreaking collection of short fiction.

First published in 1962, a year after Revolutionary Road, this sublime collection of stories seems even...


The Collected Stories of Richard Yates

by Richard Yates & Richard Russo

A literary event of the highest order, The Collected Stories of Richard Yates brings together Yates's peerless short fiction in a single volume for the first time.

Richard Yates was acclaimed as one of the most...


Little Edens: Stories

by Barbara Klein Moss

"Each of Moss's surprising, beautifully constructed, and soulful stories brilliantly illuminates the paradox of paradise." —Booklist These eight magical stories address the Edenic spaces that people create...


Death and The Flower

by Koji Suzuki

Death and the Flower is a collection of six short stories centered on the themes of family and peril. The title is derived from a Keith Jarrett album of the same name.


How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales: and Other Stories

by Kate Bernheimer & Catherine Eyde

Elegantly simple fairy tales where nonsense is as commonplace as violence from a master of the form.


Last Writes

by Catherine Aird

Twenty-two brand new short stories which are guaranteed to delight fans and win the author many more. The indefatigable Detective Inspector Sloan reappears in many of these stories with his sidekick Crosby....


Last Stories and Other Stories

by William T Vollmann

Supernaturally tinged stories from William T. Vollmann, author of the National Book Award winner Europe Central

In this magnificent new work of fiction, his first in nine years, celebrated author William T....


Free Range

by Dorothy Richards

Described as an eclectic collection of relaxing, light-hearted and thoughtful fiction, non-fiction, poetry, personal reflections and memoir pieces, Free Range has taken a lifetime to write.


If It Is Your Life

by James Kelman

Giving voice to the dispossessed and crafting stories of lives held in the balance, James Kelman reaches us all. Penetrating deeply into the hearts, minds, and desperation of characters who find themselves in...


Forensic Songs

by Mike McCormack

In his second collection of short stories, Mike McCormack joins head and heart in a series of tales which weave a fluid vision of a world morphing between the real and the hyperreal.

Amid much hollow laughter...


Ivy Lane

by Cathy Bramley

Romance ripens at Ivy Lane . . .

Tilly Parker is feeling happier than she has done since her life completely changed nearly two years ago. As she flourishes under the summer sun, she throws herself into life...