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This Is How You Lose Her

by Junot Diaz

Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz’s first book, Drown, established him as a major new writer with “the dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poet” (Newsweek). His first novel, The Brief...


In Persuasion Nation

by George Saunders

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tenth of December, a 2013 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction.

Talking candy bars, baby geniuses, disappointed mothers, castrated dogs, interned teenagers,...


Karma: A Penguin eSpecial from Riverhead HC

by Walter Mosley

When Walter Mosley published the first Leonid McGill novel, The Long Fall-the acclaimed New York Times bestseller that is now being developed as a series for HBO-it was clear that this new hero was a man with...


Love and Obstacles

by Aleksandar Hemon

From the celebrated author of the bestselling Lazarus Project "a dazzling collection of stories ... further cementing [Hemon's] position among the finest fiction writers working in English" (GQ).

The stories...


You Are Free: Stories: Stories

by Danzy Senna

From the bestselling author of Caucasia, riveting, unexpected stories about identity under the influence of appearances, attachments, and longing.

Each of these eight remarkable stories by Danzy Senna tightrope-walks...


Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It

by Maile Meloy

One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of 2009, award-winning writer Maile Meloy's return to short stories explores complex lives in an austere landscape with the clear-sightedness that first endeared her to...


Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bible!

by Jonathan Goldstein

A hilarious re-imagining of the heroes of the Old Testament for a modern world-and the neurotic, demanding reader.

In the beginning...there was humor.

Sure, it's the foundation for much of Western morality and...


The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil

by George Saunders

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tenth of December, a 2013 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction.

In a profoundly strange country called Inner Horner, large enough for only one resident at a...


Secrets from the Vinyl Cafe

by Stuart Mclean

The heartwarming and award-winning humorist is back.

Another delightful collection from Stuart McLean, "a natural storyeller...in the modern line of Peter DeVries [and] Garrison Keillor" (Billy Collins).

...


Edible Stories: A Novel in Sixteen Parts

by Mark Kurlansky

All-new stories about the food we share, love, and fight over from the national bestselling author of Cod and Salt.

In these linked stories, Mark Kurlansky reveals the bond that can hold people together,...


Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize 2011

by Danielle Evans

Introducing a new star of her generation, an electric debut story collection about mixed-race and African-American teenagers, women, and men struggling to find a place in their families and communities.

When...


The Surf Guru

by Doug Dorst

From the author of Alive in Necropolis "a brazen, roiling, confident collection." (Los Angeles Times).

This is a book of brilliant, adventurous stories from award-winning author Doug Dorst, widely celebrated...


Not a Star and Otherwise Pandemonium: Stories A Penguin eSpecial from Riverhead Books

by Nick Hornby

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


Come Together, Fall Apart

by Cristina Henriquez

These eight short stories and novella travel from Panama's dusty city streets to its humid beaches to create an affecting portrait of a country in transition. They illustrate family bonds and generational conflicts,...


The Reasons I Won't Be Coming

by Elliot Perlman

The stories in this collection explore the complex worlds of lovers, poets, lawyers, immigrants, students, and murderers. They tell of corporate betrayals and lost opportunities, and of the obsessions, hopes,...


A Guide to Being Born: Stories

by Ramona Ausubel

Reminiscent of Aimee Bender and Karen Russell—an enthralling new collection that uses the world of the imagination to explore the heart of the human condition.

Major new literary talent Ramona Ausubel combines...


The Miniature Wife: and Other Stories

by Manuel Gonzales

In the tradition of George Saunders and Aimee Bender, an exuberantly imagined debut that chronicles an ordinary world marked by unusual phenomena.

The eighteen stories of Manuel Gonzales’s exhilarating first...


Battleborn

Dylan Thomas Prize 2013, Story Prize 2012

by Claire Vaye Watkins

Winner of the 2012 Story Prize

Recipient of the 2012 American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Foundation Award

A National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" fiction writer of 2012

Like the work of Cormac McCarthy,...


Other People We Married

by Emma Straub

In Other People We Married, Straub creates characters as recognizable as a best friend, and follows them through moments of triumph and transformation with wit, vulnerability, and dazzling insight. In “Some...


Pastoralia

by George Saunders

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tenth of December, a 2013 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction.

Hailed by Thomas Pynchon as "graceful, dark, authentic, and funny," George Saunders now surpasses...