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AMERICAN INDIAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS

by Richard Erdoes & Alfonso Ortiz

This magnificent collection gathers 160 tales from 80 tribal gathers to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From all across the continent come tales of creation and love,...


Italian Folktales

by Italo Calvino

Chosen as one of the New York Times’s ten best books in the year of its original publication, this collection immediately won a cherished place among lovers of the tale and vaulted Calvino into the ranks of...


Crossroads

by Jonathan Lister

Werewolf. Bar bouncer. Dad. Standard traits for any self-respecting, reformed criminal, living under the radar in Demos City. For Leon Gray, normal is what he wants-for himself and his not-yet-changed teenage...


The True Story of Hansel and Gretel

by Louise Murphy

The True Story of Hansel and Gretal

In the last months of the Nazi occupation of Poland, two children are left by their father and stepmother to find safety in a dense forest. Because their real names will reveal...


Trading Ohm: Book 1 of the Augurspell Mystery

by Matthew Van Vlack

Synopsis:

The end of the world isn't nigh...it's high! And the fate of all humanity rests in the hands of five Los Angeles stoners - like literally, dude! These reluctant heroes were chosen by the Virgin Mary...


My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales

by Kate Bernheimer

The fairy tale lives again in this book of forty new stories by some of the biggest names in contemporary fiction.

Neil Gaiman, “Orange”

 

Aimee Bender, “The Color Master”

 

Joyce Carol Oates, “Blue-bearded...


Recreation

by Sue Orr

A modern short story from a prize-winning collection, riffing on the traditional Maori creation myth.Taawhirimatea is the Maori god of weather. According to the Maori world creation story, he chose to stay with...


Heart of cat

by Ilaria Tomasini

Seven delicate tales, seven short stories and one subject: cats. Funny, curious, tender, touching, enterprising cats, as only cats can be. Seven tales of love, magic, friendship and adventures, written with...


Ka: Stories of the Mind and Gods of India

by Roberto Calasso

"A giddy invasion of stories--brilliant, enigmatic, troubling, outrageous, erotic, beautiful." --The New York Times Book Review

"So brilliant that you can't look at it anymore--and you can't look at anything...


Beatrix Potter's Tales

by Beatrix Potter

Collection of Beatrix Potter's 23 Tales with images: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, The Tailor of Gloucester, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, The Tale of Two Bad Mice, The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle,...


Headwind

by John Nance

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


Rumpelstiltskin and Other Tales

by Brothers Grimm

In order to make himself appear more important, a miller lies to a king, telling him that his daughter can spin straw into gold. The king calls for the girl, shuts her in a tower room filled with straw and a...


The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitre

by Giuseppe Pitre, Jack Zipes & Joseph Russo

Giuseppe Pitrè, a nineteenth-century Sicilian physician, gathered an enormous wealth of folk and fairy tales as he traveled and treated the poor throughout Palermo. He also received tales from friends and scholars...


The Discontented Dervishes: And Other Persian Tales

by Sa'Di

Arthur Scholey has selected and retold 74 of Sa'di's stories of the wisdom, humour and common sense of the kings, servants, lords, slaves and beggars, pupils and teachers, birds, beasts, insects and dervishes....


The Black Swan

Fairy Tales #2

by Mercedes Lackey

After his wife's untimely death, a powerful sorcerer dedicates his life to seeking revenge against all womankind. He turns his captives into beautiful swans--who briefly regain human form by the fleeting light...


The Black Spider

by Jeremias Gotthelf & Susan Bernofsky

An NYRB Classics Original

It is a sunny summer Sunday in a remote Swiss village, and a christening is being celebrated at a lovely old farmhouse. One of the guests notes an anomaly in the fabric of the venerable...


Stealing Benefacio's Roses

by Martin Prechtel

Following the acclaimed Secrets of The Talking Jaguar and Long Life, Honey in the Heart, this is an expansive, lyrical novel in the tradition of indigenous oral storytelling. Based on the author's many years...


Peter Pan and the Little White Bird

by J. M. Barrie

The book introducing J. M. Barrie's most famous character Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who can fly. The Peter Pan story began as one chapter in a series of short episodes, including accounts of the narrator's...


Magical Stories

by Annemarie Nikolaus

Magic and wisdom connect with reality and legend. Meet a water ghost, a young magician, a magical hare and a good witch. Discover what happens when a force of nature collides with the thoughtlessness of men....


Peter Pan

by J. M. Barrie

The story of Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy Darling and her brothers, the fairy Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys, the Indian princess Tiger...