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While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction

by Kurt Vonnegut

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Foreward by Dave Eggers

These previously unpublished, beautifully rendered works of fiction are a testament to Kurt Vonnegut’s unique blend of observation and imagination. Here are stories...


On the Yankee Station: Stories

by William Boyd

Wiliam Boyd, winner of the Whitbread and Somerset Maugham Awards, introduces unlikely heroes desperate to redeem their unsatisfying lives.

From California poolsides to the battlegrounds of Vietnam, here is a...


Murder in the Mews

by Agatha Christie

Previously published in the print anthology Murder in the Mews: Four Cases of Hercule Poirot.

A young woman commits suicide while her roommate is away for the weekend. However, the lead inspector is sufficiently...


The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories

by Ethan Rutherford

Alternately funny, menacing, and deeply empathetic, the wildly inventive stories in Ethan Rutherford's The Peripatetic Coffin mark the debut of a powerful new voice in contemporary fiction

Worried about waning...


Thrall

by Steven Shrewsbury, Matthew Perry & Louise Bohmer

Set in the mists of ancient times, Thrall tells the story of Gorias La Gaul, an aging warrior who has lived for centuries battling the monstrosities of legend and lore. It is an age when the Nephilum walk the...


A Suitcase Between Friends

by Douglas Hurd

Five hard-hitting short stories and a political essay inspired by Douglas Hurd�s visit to Sarajevo in 1992. All demonstrate preoccupations with the world tensions of the nineties, observed by Hurd's acute...


The Legend's Daughter

by David Kranes

These fast-paced stories set in contemporary Idaho explore intricate dynamics between fathers and sons, unlikely friends, people and place.


I Want To Show You More

by Jamie Quatro

“A brilliant new voice in American fiction has arrived. Bright, sharp, startling, utterly distinctive, passionate, and secretive, Quatro’s stories are missives from deep within the landscape of American womanhood....


The Ice at the Bottom of the World: Stories

by Mark Richard

In these ten stories, Mark Richard, winner of the 1990 PEN/Ernest Hemingway Foundation Award, emerges as the heir apparent to Mark Twain, Flannery O'Connor, and William Faulkner.


Stories in an Almost Classical Mode

by Harold Brodkey

These 17 short stories represent the best of Brodkey's work over three decades.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


After the Plague: and Other Stories

by T.C. Boyle

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


Fugue State

by Brian Evenson & Zak Sally

Nineteen chilling tales of the terror that lurks within.


The Other World: Stories by John Stewart Wynne

by John Stewart Wynne

Says Details Magazine, "In pages that tremble with beauty, Wynne gracefully reveals the darker side of human possibilities." National Book Award winner Paul Monette calls The Other World "a book to handle with...


Esther Stories

by Peter Orner & Marilynne Robinson

One of the most acclaimed and original story collections of the last decade, Peter Orner's first book explores the brief but far-reaching occasions that haunt us.

The discovery of a murdered man in a bathrobe...


Sailors and Sexual Identity: Crossing the Line Between "Straight" and "Gay" in the U.S. Navy

by Steven Zeeland

In Sailors and Sexual Identity, author Steven Zeeland talks with young male sailors--both gay- and straight-identified--about ways in which their social and sexual lives have been shaped by their Navy careers.Despite...


Charity

by Mark Richard

With Charity, Mark Richard again secures the distinction of poet laureate of the orphaned poor, the broken, the deceived, and the unrelieved. In stylistic brilliance, he renders their conditions with grace and...


The End of All Seasons

by Russell Davis

In his first collection since "Waltzing with the Dead" (2004), Russell Davis returns with "The End of All Seasons," which offers four poems, fourteen short stories (including one never before published), and...


Little Misunderstandings of No Importance

by Antonio Tabucchi & Frances Frenaye

The eleven short stories in this prize-winning collection pivot on life's ambiguities and the central question they pose in Tabucchi's fiction: is it choice, fate, accident, or even, occasionally, a kind of...


If a Stranger Approaches You: Stories

by Laura Kasischke

Kasischke's surreal stories verge on sci fi -- ghost girls in the backyard and changelings in the kitchen.


Canary

by Nancy Jo Cullen

White trash, red wine, pink triangles, and Jesus. Gay culture meets God culture in these boozy and off-color stories.