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Bloody Vampires

by Bobby Nayyar, Paul McDonald & HP Tinker

Thankfully there's more to vampires than soppy teenagers brooding in a forest. Rather we've injected a bit of bite into the genre by asking 10 authors to write their own vampire story. Their aim is to expand...


Stone Mattress: Nine Tales

by Margaret Atwood

A collection of highly imaginative short pieces that speak to our times with deadly accuracy. Vintage Atwood creativity, intelligence, and humor: think Alias Grace.

Margaret Atwood turns to short fiction for...


Holding Pattern

by Jeffery Renard Allen

The world of Jeffery Renard Allen’s stunning short-story collection is a place like no other. A recognizable city, certainly, but one in which a man might sprout wings or copper pennies might fall from the...


Breathe At Every Other Stroke

by Pamela Gullard

Life is suspended for the characters in this striking debut collection. Frozen with loss, numbed by the drudgery of routine, stalked by ghosts, or scared by their own violence, they hunker down and wait--for...


To Skin a Cat

by Thomas Mcguane

Thomas McGuane's first short story collection; 13 stories of great range, verve and humor.


My Sister's Hand in Mine

by Jane Bowles

Janes Bowles has for many years had an underground reputation as one of the truly original writers of the twentieth century. This collection of expertly crafted short fiction will fully acquaint all students...


The Half-Mammals of Dixie

by George Singleton

George Singleton, who's had many stories published in the best literary journals, has recently burst into the big time with appearances in Playboy, Zoetrope, The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's Magazine and Book....


Mr. Tall: A Novella and Stories

by Tony Earley

The highly anticipated return of Tony Earley, celebrated author of Jim The Boy Two decades after his debut collection Here We Are in Paradise (LB, 2/94) heralded Tony Earley as one of the most accomplished writers...


The Emerald Light in the Air

by Donald Antrim

Nothing is simple for the men and women in Donald Antrim’s stories. As they do the things we all do—bum a cigarette at a party, stroll with a girlfriend down Madison Avenue, take a kid to the zoo—they’re...


Once in Europa

by John Berger

A collection of interwoven stories, this is a portrait of two worlds - a small Alpine village bound to the earth and by tradition, and the restless, future-driven culture that will invade it - at their moment...


Going Away Shoes

by Jill McCorkle

The foibles of the people in Jill McCorkle's world are so familiar that we want nothing so much as to watch them walk into-and then get out of-life's inevitable traps. Here, in her first collection in eight...


The Dog

by Jack Livings

“Jack Livings’s stories of China are marvels of the imagination.” —Paul Harding, author of Tinkers

Set in the shifting landscape of contemporary China, Jack Livings’s The Dog explodes the country’s...


Liars in Love

by Richard Yates

Now available in eBook for the first time, Richard Yates’s groundbreaking collection of short fiction.

The stories in Liars in Love are concerned with troubled relations and the elusive nature of truth. Whether...


Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

by Richard Yates

Now available in eBook for the first time, Richard Yates’s groundbreaking collection of short fiction.

First published in 1962, a year after Revolutionary Road, this sublime collection of stories seems even...


The Collected Stories of Richard Yates

by Richard Yates & Richard Russo

A literary event of the highest order, The Collected Stories of Richard Yates brings together Yates's peerless short fiction in a single volume for the first time.

Richard Yates was acclaimed as one of the most...


Last Stories and Other Stories

by William T Vollmann

Supernaturally tinged stories from William T. Vollmann, author of the National Book Award winner Europe Central

In this magnificent new work of fiction, his first in nine years, celebrated author William T....


Echo's Bones

by Samuel Beckett & Mark Nixon

In 1933, Chatto & Windus agreed to publish Samuel Beckett's More Pricks Than Kicks, a collection of ten interrelated stories—his first published work of fiction. At his editor's request, Beckett penned an additional...


African Stories

by Doris Lessing

Long considered Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing’s best collection of short stories, African Stories—a central book in the work of a truly beloved writer—is now back in print. This beautiful collection...


So Much a Part of You

by Polly Dugan

Two young women who've dated the same man navigate love, destiny, loss, and choice in this powerful debut.

Anna Riley and Anne Cavanaugh have had a lover in common, but it's not until a pivotal moment in one...


Island: The Complete Stories

by Alistair Macleod

Winner of the PEN/Malamud Award: “The genius of his stories is to render his fictional world as timeless.”—Colm Tóibín The sixteen exquisitely crafted stories in Island prove Alistair MacLeod to be a...