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Love on a Deadline

by Kathryn Springer

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.

MacKenzie “Mac”...


The Archer Files: The Complete Short Stories of Lew Archer, Private Investigator

by Ross Macdonald & Tom Nolan

No matter what cases private eye Lew Archer takes on—a burglary, a runaway, or a disappeared person—the trail always leads to tangled family secrets and murder. Widely considered the heir to Sam Spade and...


Lovers on All Saints' Day: Stories

by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

From the award-winning, bestselling author of The Sound of Things Falling, a brilliant collection of stories that showcases why he is one of the best writers—in any language—working today.

 

Lovers on All...


Pure Slaughter Value: Stories

by Robert Bingham

In his extraordinary debut collection, Pure Slaughter Value, Robert Bingham tracks the conscience of a generation that grew up educated, privileged, and starved for meaning. Bingham's strange sense of morbid...


Park City: New and Selected Stories

by Ann Beattie

Thirty-six stories--eight appearing in a book for the first time and a generous selection from her earlier collections--give us Ann Beattie at stunning mid-career.

Emotionally complex, edgy, and funny, the stories...


My Father Is an Angry Storm Cloud: Collected Stories

by Melissa Reddish

A film studies major gets a meat-processing job supervising the systematic dismemberment and disembowelment of chickens. A troubled loner finds the man of her dreams in a shoebox of horse figurines; a depressed...


Love and Other Wounds

by Jordan Harper

Denizens of the shadows who live outside the law—from the desolate meth labs of the Ozark Mountains to the dog-fighting rings of Detroit to the lavish Los Angeles hotels where the famous run wild—the characters...


Rousseau Moon

by David Cameron

These stories are pictures of contemporary life and primitive longing, peopled by characters who often seem to be moving through interior landscapes. 'It is too easy to call it escape,' the narrator of ARID...


The Watercress Girl

by H.E. Bates

Stories about children are not always for children. In The Watercress Girl, H. E. Bates masterfully depicts a childhood which, by proxy, reveals the mystifying world of the adult. Through a series of short,...


Peripheral Vision: Stories

by Paddy O¿Reilly

A teenager on the tram meets an old man claiming to be Jesus Christ. Six young women band together on a night prowl. A Filipino immigrant clashes with his eldest sister, who has brought him to Australia for...


Music for Wartime: Stories

by Rebecca Makkai

Named one of the must-read books of the summer by The Chicago Tribune, O Magazine, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and The L MagazineRebecca Makkai’s first two novels, The Borrower...


Black Glass: Short Fictions

by Karen Joy Fowler

An early work from PEN/Faulkner Award winner and Man Booker finalist Karen Joy Fowler, reissued and beautifully repackaged for new fans and old.

 

First published in 1998 to high praise, and now reissued with...


Viral: Stories

by Emily Mitchell

A dazzling collection of stories about how the familiar can suddenly turn strange.

A guidebook introduces foreign visitors to a recognizable but dreamlike America, where mirrors are haunted and the Statue of...


The Wrangler of Kings: A Collection of Short Stories

by C A Avila, Tamara Peynado & Chelsea Yen

We are each the kings of our own lives, but even kings can and will be wrangled into their rightful place. Enjoy this collection of short stories that explore the spirituality, hopes, romances, and inspirations...


In the Country: Stories

by Mia Alvar

These nine globe-trotting, unforgettable stories from Mia Alvar, a remarkable new literary talent, vividly give voice to the women and men of the Filipino diaspora. Here are exiles, emigrants, and wanderers...


Collected Stories

by Tennessee Williams

This definitive collection establishes Williams as a major American fiction writer of the twentieth century. Tennessee Williams’ Collected Stories combines the four short-story volumes published...


Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

by Chuck Palahniuk

Stories you'll never forget—just try—from literature's favorite transgressive author

Representing work that spans several years, Make Something Up is a compilation of 21 stories and one novella (some previously...


Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?

by Raymond Carver

With this, his first collection of stories, Raymond Carver breathed new life into the American short story. Carver shows us the humor and tragedy that dwell in the hearts of ordinary people; his stories are...


Where I'm Calling From: Selected Stories

by Raymond Carver

By the time of his early death in 1988, Raymond Carver had established himself as one of the great practitioners of the American short story, a writer who had not only found his own voice but imprinted it in...


What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

by Raymond Carver

In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film Birdman, Carver establishes his reputation as one of the most celebrated short-story...