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by Carrie Brown

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original Selection

Hector didn’t know how to stop Azmina from doing what she did whenever she came over, which was to clean. Hector is young and struggling in America,...

England and Other Stories: and Other Stories

by Graham Swift

From the Booker Prize–winning author of Last Orders and Wish You Were Here, his first new book of short fiction in nearly thirty years: beautifully crafted, piercingly observant stories that unite into a richly...

A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me: Stories and a novella

by David Gates

These eleven stories, along with a masterful novella, mark the triumphant return of David Gates, whom New York magazine anointed “a true heir to both Raymond Carver and John Cheever.”

A Hand Reached Down...

Father and Son

by Langston Hughes

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection


Colonel Norwood is the despotic owner of Big House Plantation, where he lives alone but for the occasional company of his black mistress, Coralee Lewis....

The One Before

by Juan José|Kantor, Roanne Saer

Featuring some of Juan Saer's most loved characters, The One Before is his first story collection to appear in English.

Come Tomorrow You'll Regret Today: Collected Stories

by Patrick Trotti

In this fresh and subtle collection of short stories, Patrick Trotti offers a brutally vivid glimpse of millennial malaise in the Internet age. A high-school dropout struggles through the labyrinthine college...

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love / Beginners

by Raymond Carver

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection

From one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature, the story that launched a thousand homages, in word and film—a haunting meditation...

Day's End and Other Stories

by H.E. Bates

Day's End and Other Stories, H. E. Bates's first short story collection published in 1928 when he was just 23, depicts the rural lives of quirky characters cast in his distinctive, beautifully drawn style.


Moorish Literature

by René Basset

The Moorish ballads which appear in this volume are selected from a unique department of European literature. They are found in the Spanish language, but their character is oriental; their inspiration comes...


by Hari Kunzru

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original Selection


The Wall Street businessman is about to become very wealthy—serious money, you understand—but while flying from New York to Silicon Valley to...

Greatest Works of Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary, Sentimental Education, November, A Simple Heart, Herodias and more

by Gustave Flaubert & Eleanor Marx-Aveling

This carefully crafted ebook: “Greatest Works of Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary, Sentimental Education, November, A Simple Heart, Herodias and more” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed...

Three Tales: A Simple Heart, Saint Julian the Hospitalier and Herodias

by Gustave Flaubert

This carefully crafted ebook: “Three Tales: A Simple Heart, Saint Julian the Hospitalier and Herodias” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. "A Simple Heart" is...

Classical Russian Short Stories

by Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoyevsky & Tolstoy et al.

Conceive the joy of a lover of nature who, leaving the art galleries, wanders out among the trees and wild flowers and birds that the pictures of the galleries have sentimentalised. It is some such joy that...


by Jay Mcinerney

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection


That summer in New York, everyone was wearing yellow ties; the stock market was coming into a long bull run; and Corrine and Russell Calloway quit smoking.  ...

Lion and Panther in London

by Tania James

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection


Certainly, London at the turn of the twentieth century is home to the world championship of wrestling, but the British wrestlers know nothing of the giant...

The Complete Sherlock Holmes: (Global Classics)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Housed in one superb volume, The Complete Sherlock Holmes Collection includes every Sherlock Holmes tale penned by the great Arthur Conan Doyle. With a linked table of contents, you can click on each and every...

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

by Edgar Allan Poe

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection


The precursor to Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot: Monsieur C. Auguste Dupin is blessed with the gift of intuition, and he puts it to the test after a horrible...


by Toni Cade Bambara & Toni Morrison

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection


The story of the storm went like this: it was so cold that the neighborhood families burned anything they could to stay warm. The mayor arranged an emergency...

Don't Try This at Home

by Angela Readman

A girl repeatedly chops her boyfriend in half but, while her ‘other half’ multiplies, she is still not satisfied. Love transforms a mother working down the chippie – into Elvis. Clary’s father puts antlers...

The Love Object: Selected Stories

by Edna O'Brien & John Banville

Collected here for the first time are stories spanning five decades of writing by the "short story master." (Harold Bloom)

As John Banville writes in his introduction to THE LOVE OBJECT, Edna O'Brien "is, simply,...