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A Careless Widow and Other Stories

by V.S. Pritchett

First published in 1989, here is England's leading man of letters-as old as the century-at the height of his powers, the incomparable V. S. Pritchett, whose brilliantly observed short stories have become classics...


Foreign Faces

by V.S. Pritchett

'I am,' writes Mr. Pritchett, 'an offensive traveller'-meaning not that he is rude to porters, but that his praise of a country has sometimes been taken by its inhabitants as abuse or ridicule.

Be that as it...


Monday Lunch in Fairyland and Other Stories

by Angela Huth

This is a sparkling collection of short stories, dealing with love, loss and the tiny happenings that make up our everyday experience. Her most brilliant stories are about successful couples who own comfortable...


Bobcat and Other Stories

by Rebecca Lee

Rebecca Lee, one of our most gifted and original short story writers, guides readers into a range of landscapes, both foreign and domestic, crafting stories as rich as novels. A student plagiarizes a paper and...


A Texas Jubilee: Thirteen Stories from the Lone Star State

by James Ward Lee

Set primarily during the early 1940s, A Texas Jubilee is a collection of short stories about life in fictional Bodark Springs, Texas. Through these stories, author Jim Lee paints a humorous picture of the politics,...


A Pocketful of Rye

by Anthony Masters

First published in 1964, Anthony Masters� early collection of short stories , A Pocketful of Rye, is preoccupied with problems of social marginalisation and inequality. With his typical sensitivity, Masters...


Confessions of a Falling Woman

by Debra Dean

A surprised Southern matriarch is confronted by her family at an intervention. . . . A life-altering break-in triggers insomniac introspection in a desperate actor. . . . Streetwise New York City neighbors let...


Anteaters Don't Dream and Other Stories

by Louise Hawes & Jeffrey C. Stewart

In Anteaters Don't Dream and Other Stories, Louise Hawes deftly portrays lovers at the end of their patience, marriages on the verge of decline, children reeling from abuse, and parents devastated by loss.

But...


Limbo, and Other Places I Have Lived

by Lily Tuck

In an elegant and penetrating first short-story collection, Limbo, and Other Places I Have Lived, Lily Tuck's characters travel to unknown, exotic places and, while there, find themselves deeply immersed in...


Thumbnails

by Gregory Norminton

In these forty-eight very short stories or “micrograms”, Gregory Norminton once again experiments with form, using his stylish and witty prose to examine the nooks and crannies of our distracted lives. Taken...


Woman Hollering Creek: And Other Stories

by Sandra Cisneros

NOW AVAILABLE IN EBOOK FOR THE FIRST TIME

A collection of stories, whose characters give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border. The women in these stories offer tales of pure...


Wind on the Waves: Stories from the Oregon Coast

by Kim Stafford

Renowned, award-winning Oregon writer Kim Stafford brings celebrates the people, towns, wildlife, culture, and natural beauty of one of America's most rugged, beautiful, and enchanting coast lines in fifty-two...


Lost in the City

Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award 1993

by Edward P. Jones

The nation's capital that serves as the setting for the stories in Edward P. Jones's prizewinning collection, Lost in the City, lies far from the city of historic monuments and national politicians. Jones takes...


The Complete Stories of Alan Marshall

by Alan Marshall

Sad stories, funny stories, warm stories, tragic stories - this collection is the very essence of the work of Australia's greatest storyteller.


Unacceptable Behaviour

by Penelope Rowe

A short story collection about families and the secrets they hold...


Coronado

by Dennis Lehane

Along with completely original material, this new collection is a compilation of the best of Dennis Lehane's previously published short fiction, including "Until Gwen," which was adapted for the stage in 2005...


Leaving Home

by Garrison Keillor

In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces. "Leaving Home is a book of exceptional charm . ....


Drastic

by Maud Casey

Meet the college graduate working in a whole body–donation clinic; a young woman obsessed with Benedictine monks; a middle-aged woman who becomes a stand-in talk-show guest; unlikely friends who meet in a...


Ether Frolics: Nine Steampunk Tales

by Paul Marlowe

A collection of nine steampunk stories drawn from the archives of the Etheric Explorers Club, a Victorian society dedicated to exploring the mysteries of the etheric realm... The visions of a Russian painter...


Karma and Other Stories

by Rishi Reddi

In this sparkling collection, award-winning writer Rishi Reddi weaves a multigenerational tapestry of interconnected lives, depicting members of an Indian American community struggling to balance the demands...