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A Wilderness Station: Selected Stories, 1968-1994

by Alice Munro

A New York Times Editors’ Choice Book

Spanning almost thirty years and settings that range from big cities to small towns and farmsteads of rural Canada, this magnificent collection brings together twenty-eight...

In Short Measures: Three Novellas

by Michael Ruhlman

“A propulsively well-written trio of novellas linked by a sense of loss and an inquiry into the impossible past.” —Kate Christensen

In his three novellas, “In Short Measures,” “Strong Conspirators,”...

The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories

by Anthony Marra

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena—dazzling, poignant, and lyrical interwoven stories about family, sacrifice, the legacy of war, and the redemptive power of art....

Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe

by Thomas Ligotti & Jeff Vandermeer

Two terrifying classics by “the best kept secret in contemporary horror fiction” (The Washington Post)


Thomas Ligotti’s debut collection, Songs of a Dead Dreamer, and his second, Grimscribe, permanently...

Daydreams of Angels

by Heather O'neill

Inventive, outlandish, and tender fairy tales from a bestselling author

The fantastic has always been at the edges of Heather O'Neill's work. In her bestselling novels Lullabies for Little Criminals and The Girl...

Upright Beasts

by Lincoln Michel

Twenty-one genre-bending stories of bestial transformation, accidental murder, erotically-challenged dictatorship, and other tales of darkness, absurdity, and confusion.

Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories

by Bonnie Jo Campbell

From the author of National Book Award finalist American Salvage comes a dazzling and suspenseful new story collection.

Named by the Guardian as one of our top ten writers of rural noir, Bonnie Jo Campbell is...

Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories

by Washington Irving

There is a sequestered glen off the east coast of the Hudson, New York state, which has long continued under the sway of some witching power; the neighbourhood abounds with tales, haunted spots and twilight...

The Perfect Arrangement

by Katie Ganshert

They’ve helped orchestrate the perfect day for countless couples. Now twelve new couples will find themselves in the wedding spotlight in the second Year of Weddings novella collection.

Meeting Nick was truly...

The Bigness of the World: Stories

by Lori Ostlund

Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Prize, the Edmund White Award, and the California Book Award, Lori Ostlund’s “heartbreaking and wonderful” (Pulitzer Prize–winning author Richard Russo) debut collection...

Nightmare Town: Stories

by Dashiell Hammett

Twenty long-unavailable stories by Dashiell Hammett, the author of The Maltese Falcon and the incomparable master of detective fiction.

In the title story, a man on a bender enters a small town and ends up unraveling...

The Amish Christmas Sleigh

by Kelly Long, Amy Lillard & Molly Jebber

Through the snowy night, silver bells ring cheerfully, heralding a season of secret gifts, unexpected chances, and love's sweetest journeys . . .



Kelly Long

For solitary toy-maker...

Half an Inch of Water

by Percival Everett

A new collection of stories set in the West from "one of the most gifted and versatile of contemporary writers" (NPR)

Percival Everett's long-awaited new collection of stories, his first since 2004's Damned If...

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015

by Laura Furman

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories span the globe—from the glamorous Riviera...


by Raymond Carver

Here is the original manuscript of Raymond Carver’s seminal 1981 collection, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. Carver is one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature—his...

Cries for Help, Various: Stories

by Padgett Powell

From the highly acclaimed author of Edisto and The Interrogative Mood, Padgett Powell’s new collection of stories, Cries for Help, Various, follows his mentor Donald Barthelme’s advice that “wacky mode”...

The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories

by Joy Williams

The legendary writer’s first collection in more than ten years—and, finally, the definitive one. A literary event of the highest order.

Joy Williams has been celebrated as a master of the short story for...

Grit and Roses: Stories

by Eugene M Babb

The stories in Grit and Roses trace the unsteady arc of a life spent pursuing a dream. A musician’s career, filled with the hard, grueling work of perfecting a craft, the mishaps and disappointments of touring,...

Sweet Love

by Alyce Miller

Sweet Love is a collection of twelve short stories by award winning author Alyce Miller, already a winner of the Ellen Gilchrist Prize for Excellence is Short Fiction, the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short...

Building Mount Everest: A Novel

by Zoe Mason King

World War II has ended but British colonial traditions are silently at war with an Australia whose identity is maturing relentlessly. This network of tales is told by a near-sighted child, half-British, half-European,...