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Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather

by Gao Xingjian

These six stories by Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian transport the reader to moments where the fragility of love and life, and the haunting power of memory, are beautifully unveiled. In "The Temple," the narrator's...

Years of Red Dust

by Qiu Xiaolong

Published originally in the pages of Le Monde, this collection of linked short stories by Qiu Xiaolong has already been a major bestseller in France (Cite de la Poussiere Rouge) and Germany (Das Tor zur Roten...

At the End of the Century

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala & Anita Desai

  • The sole definitive collection of Jhabvala's work, with an introduction by the author's friend, writer Anita Desai,
  • The only person to have won both a Booker Prize and an Academy Award, Jhabvala is the author...

  • The End of the Moment We Had

    by Toshiki Okada & Sam Malissa

    Two brilliant, multi-layered stories from the winner of the Kenzaburo Oe Prize: part of our Japanese novella series, showcasing the best contemporary Japanese writing

    In two stunning tales by novelist-playwright...

    North Station

    by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

    A writer struggles with the death of her mentor; an experimental play goes awry; time freezes for two lovers on a platform, waiting for the train that will take one of them away. In these seven stories Bae demonstrates...

    The Embroidered Shoes

    by Can Xue, Ronald R. Janssen & Jian Zhang

    Can Xue (pronounced "tsan shway") is considered by many to be the most spirited, fearless, radical fiction writer to come out of contemporary China. Even her name is marked by tenacity (it's a pen name referring...

    Rart Eikkatheit's three worlds

    by Win Lyovarin

    Soldier, pimp or artist?

    What is Rart’s real nature?

    Is history repeating itself?

    By the most inventive and versatile of Thai short story writers,

    a tale of social upheavals and human ambiguities

    that can...