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Interpreter of Maladies

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2000, Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award 2000

by Jhumpa Lahiri

Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. In...


The Horror Megapack: 25 Classic and Modern Horror Stories

by H. P. Lovecraft & Robert E. Howard

Hours of great reading await, with tales from some of the 20th century's most renowned horror and dark fantasy authors. Included are:

DAGON, by H.P. Lovecraft

THE CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT, by Robert E. Howard

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The Adventure Megapack: 25 Classic Adventure Stories

by Robert E. Howard, Harold Lamb & J. Allan Dunn

Hours of great reading await, with adventure tales culled from the pulp magazines of the early 20th century by some of the most renowned pulp authors, including Robert E. Howard (creator of Conan the Barbarian),...


A Vampire in Whitechapel

by Scarlet Blackwell

A bloodsucker discovers he's not the only monster stalking the streets of Victorian London, when his nightly search for sustenance brings him face-to-face with the city's most notorious butcher - Jack the Ripper....


Short, Shorter and Shorter Stories I

Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany

by Charles Portis & Jay Jennings

Now, for the first time, his other writings-journalism, travel stories, short fiction, memoir, and even a play-have been brought together in Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany, his first new book in...


The Cowboy Megapack: 25 Western Tales by Masters

by Johnston McCulley, Clarence E. Mulford & Robert E. Howard

The Cowboy Megapack collection 25 tales of western adventure, including two complete novels and 23 short stories! Authors represented include Johnston McCulley (creator of Zorro), Robert E. Howard (creator of...


And Then There Were Two

by Jude Mason

Sometimes it's the uninvited guests that make a dinner party more memorable...


I'm Dreaming of A...

by James S. Dorr

Bing Crosby's rendition of the song "White Christmas" by Irving Berlin has long been a holiday classic. The snow that begins to fall this Christmas Eve, however, is NOT the sort most people would have been dreaming...


Honeydew: Stories

by Edith Pearlman

  • NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR: New York Times, Washington Post
  • TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor

  • BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Wall Street Journal, NPR, Kirkus, Fresh Air (Maureen Corrigan),...

There's Something I Want You to Do: Stories

by Charles Baxter

From one of the great masters of the contemporary short story, here is an astonishing collection that showcases Charles Baxter’s unique ability to unveil the remarkable in the seemingly inconsequential moments...


Single, Carefree, Mellow: Stories

by Katherine Heiny

“Katherine Heiny's work does something magical: elevates the mundane so that it has the stakes of a mystery novel, gives women's interior lives the gravity they so richly deserve -- and makes you laugh along...


Almost Famous Women: Stories

by Megan Mayhew Bergman

From a prizewinning, beloved young author, a provocative collection that explores the lives of colorful, intrepid women in history. “These stories linger in one’s memory long after reading them” (Star...


What Was Mine: & Other Stories

by Ann Beattie

A collection of short fiction, twelve works in all, including two never-before-published novellas. Here are disconnected marriages and uneasy reunions, nostalgic reminiscences and sudden epiphanies--a remarkable...


Three Famous Short Novels: Spotted Horses Old Man The Bear

by William Faulkner

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” —William Faulkner

 

These short works offer three different approaches to Faulkner, each representative of his work...


Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner

by William Faulkner

This invaluable volume, which has been republished to commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of Faulkner's birth, contains some of the greatest short fiction by a writer who defined the course of American...


Big Woods: The Hunting Stories

by William Faulkner

"The Bear, " "The Old People, " "A Bear Hunt, " "Race at Morning"--some of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner's most famous stories are collected in this volume--in which he observed, celebrated, and...


Collected Stories

National Book Award for Fiction 1951

by William Faulkner

“I’m a failed poet. Maybe every novelist wants to write poetry first, finds he can’t and then tries the short story which is the most demanding form after poetry. And failing that, only then does he take...


Swim Back to Me

by Ann Packer

From Ann Packer, author of the New York Times best-selling novels The Dive from Clausen’s Pier and Songs Without Words, a collection of burnished, emotionally searing stories, framed by two unforgettable linked...


Send Me

by Patrick Ryan

Patrick Ryan’s first work of fiction is written with such authority, grace, and wisdom, it might be the capstone of a distinguished literary career.

In the Florida of NASA launches, ranch houses, and sudden...