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Housebroken

by Yael Hedaya & Dalya Bilu

In a striking debut, three piercing, powerful novellas that unveil the hazards of love and desire.

The men, women, and even animals in this enthralling collection live at the mercy of their hearts. Young and...


At Fear's Altar

by Richard Gavin

Canadian author Richard Gavin has established himself as a leading contemporary writer of weird fiction. His richly nuanced prose style, his imaginative range, and his shrewdness in the portrayal of character...


Tales From Bective Bridge

by Mary Lavin

'Mary Lavin's stories... are subtle without making a palaver about it, beautifully told, no pat endings, no slickness; and as in life, nothing is resolved.' William Trevor First published in 1943, Tales from...


Elephants in the Bush and other Yamatji Yarns

by Clarrie Cameron

A huge snake takes refuge under the body of a napping grandfather. A sixteen year old girl keeps three hundred head of cattle together for a couple of weeks without loosing a beast. A young Aboriginal boy witnesses...


The Roy Stories

by Barry Gifford

Barry Gifford has been writing gritty, American tales for the past forty years. His novels, stories, poetry, and films have helped shape the American neo-noir genre. The New York Times Book Review says that...


Collected Stories

by Willa Cather

A ruined beauty whose dignity has suffered a lifetime of loss and disenchantment. A Czech immigrant who finds a paradoxical contentment on the harsh expanse of the Nebraska prairie. A solitary young painter...


Nightwork: Stories

by Christine Schutt

In this, her first collection of stories, Christine Schutt gives exquisite and provocative form to feelings and memories. Nightwork is a masterful dreamwork, revealing our lives with the startling clarity we...


Greasy Lake and Other Stories

by T.C. Boyle

Mythic and realistic, farcical and tragic, The Washington Post Book World says these masterful stories mark T. Coraghessan Boyle's development from "a prodigy's audacity to something that packs even more of...


The Last Animal

by Abby Geni

The Last Animal by Abby Geni is that rare literary find — a remarkable series of stories unified around one theme: people who use the interface between the human and the natural world to contend with their...


Good Indian Girls: Stories: Stories

by Ranbir Singh Sidhu

In twelve startling and vividly imagined stories, Ranbir Singh Sidhu overturns the lives of ordinary Indians living in America to bring us a bold debut collection, Good Indian Girls.

A woman attends a de-cluttering...


Wilderness Tips

Trillium Book Award 1992

by Margaret Atwood

In each of these tales Margaret Atwood deftly illuminates the single instant that shapes a whole life: in a few brief pages we watch as characters progress from the vulnerabilities of adolescence through the...


Australian Literature: An Anthology of Writing from the Land Down Under

by Phyllis F. Edelson

Spanning more than a century, Australian Literature crystallizes a spirit, style, and ethos found nowhere else in world literature. These captivating selections in Australian Literature come from major voices,...


Evening Performance

by George Garrett

There is a special joy in seeing a virtuoso at work, achieving the fulfillment of his art. In a prodigious literary career, demonstrating a virtually limitless range, George Garrett’s dazzling versatility...


A Rose for Emily and Other Stories: A Rose for Emily; The Hound; Turn About; That Evening Sun; Dry September; Delta Autumn; Barn Burning; An Odor of V

by William Faulkner

Here is a classic collection from one of America’s greatest authors. Though these short stories have universal appeal, they are intensely local in setting. With the exception of “Turn About,” which derives...


The Cosmological Eye

by Henry Miller

This collection, first published by New Directions in 1939, contains a number of Henry Miller's most important shorter prose writings. They are taken from the Paris books Black Spring (1936) and Max and the...


The Caruso of Colleen Bawn and Other Short Writings

by John Eppel

The Caruso of Colleen Bawn and Other Short Writings is a collection of short stories and poems from the Zimbabwean author John Eppel. The pieces range from poetry evocative of the sights, sounds and smells of...


Santa Claus in Baghdad and Other Stories about Teens in the Arab World

by Elsa Marston

What is it like to be a young person in the Arab world today? This lively collection of eight short stories about Arab teenagers living in Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt, the West Bank, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and a Palestinian...


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...


This Other Salt

by Aamer Hussein

Betrayal, bereavement, exile, belonging – these are the themes that resonate throughout This Other Salt. A writer, torn between two loves, looks for his lost words in the gaps between memory, mourning and desire...


T.C. Boyle Stories II: The Collected Stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle, Volume II

by T.C. Boyle

A second volume of short fiction-featuring fourteen uncollected stories-from the bestselling author and master of the form

Few authors write with such sheer love of story and language as T.C. Boyle, and that...