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The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories

by H. G. Wells

The Country of the Blind and Other Stories brings together thirty-three of H. G. Wells' science fiction and fantasy short stories which were previously published separately in a variety of periodicals. The title...


Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

by Jacob Grimm

The legendary folklorists Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are widely credited with preserving and documenting Europe's oral fairy tale tradition. On several extended trips collecting stories in and around Germany, the...


Masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe

This ebook conteins Poe's best known fiction works: THE GOLD-BUG, THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE, THE BALLOON-HOAX, MS. FOUND IN A BOTTLE, THE OVAL PORTRAIT, THE PURLOINED LETTER, THE THOUSAND-AND-SECOND TALE...


Snow in May

by Kseniya Melnik

Recommended by The New Yorker, The New York Public Library, Alan Cheuse of NPR, Grantland • Shortlisted for the 2014 International Dylan Thomas Prize • Longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International...


Between Here and Here (short story)

by Amy Bloom

A unique offer for fans of Amy Bloom, bestselling author of Away...sample just one piece from her stunning new collection of interconnected short stories. Available at this special price for a limited time only....


The Chronicles of Clovis

by Saki

Hector Hugh Munro was a prolific British writer who worked in a variety of literary genres. Under the pen name Saki, he produced a series of plays and tales, many of which center around a sophisticated bon vivant...


The Toys of Peace: And Other Papers

by Saki

Edwardian society was rife with hypocrisy and ridiculousness, and the writer who worked under the pen name Saki delighted in skewering these conventions. The collection The Toys of Peace, and Other Papers includes...


Dubliners: And Chamber Music

by James Joyce

Dubliners comprises fifteen short stories, which Joyce intended should accurately reflect the life of the Irish middle class. Each story centers around the moment of epiphany, when a character suddenly understands...


Skulls & Bones: El Ingles Goes Missing…

by Jay Malinowski

Loosely based on author Jay Malinowski’s family’s historical roots in Europe and on the east coast of Canada, Skulls & Bones takes the reader on a voyage through the eyes of the seafaring soul searcher,...


Can't and Won't

by Lydia Davis

A new collection of short stories from the woman Rick Moody has called “the best prose stylist in America”

Her stories may be literal one-liners: the entirety of “Bloomington” reads, “Now that I have...


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,...


Bark: Stories

by Lorrie Moore

A new collection of stories by one of America’s most beloved and admired short-story writers, her first in fifteen years, since Birds of America (“Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial . . . Will stand by...


Redeployment

by Phil Klay

A National Book Award Finalist

A New York Times Best Seller

Phil Klay's Redeployment takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what...


Hearts In Atlantis

by Stephen King

Stephen King, whose first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974, the year before the last U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam, is the first hugely popular writer of the TV generation. Images from that war -- and...


The Avenue of women

by Richard Godwin

Paris Tongue meets the beautiful and sexually liberated Esperanza Senza, who invites him to stay at her villa in Madrid, where he seduces her. She is the illegitimate grand-daughter of Georges Bataille and together...


I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down: Collected Stories

by William Gay

William Gay established himself as "the big new name to include in the storied annals of Southern Lit" (Esquire) with his debut novel, The Long Home, and his highly acclaimed follow-up, Provinces of Night. Like...


Dirty Old Men (and Other Stories)

by Omar Tyree

The New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Pecking Order offers a daring collection of erotic tales about the undeniable attraction older men have for younger women.

Omar Tyree is known by his...


Death of a Poet

by Hunter S. Thompson

Previously published in the short story collected Screwjack from legendary “Gonzo” writer Hunter S Thompson, “Death of a Poet” chronicles a doomed rendezvous in a Green Bay trailer park. The Packers...


Mescalito

by Hunter S. Thompson

Capturing the essence of Hunter S. Thompson’s “Gonzo” style, short story Mescalito details his dark and miserably comic first mescaline drug trip. First published in Songs of the Doomed, Mescalito suggests...


On The Anatomization of an Unknown Man (1637) by Frans Mier: An eShort Story

by John Connolly

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Whisperers

“Connolly’s dark, lyrical prose will leave unshakable images lurking on the edge of the reader’s consciousness.” —Booklist

All John Connolly...