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- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
This collection of short stories from American author O. Henry brings together a motley cast of characters from all walks of life -- stage actors, blackmailers, soldiers, waitresses, and average citizens -- and adds in an array of unexpected plot twists and other surprises. For fans of short fiction, it doesn't get much better than this. more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
One of O. Henry's most critically lauded collections of short stories, The Four Million homes in on the inhabitants of New York City. While many authors of the era focused exclusively on the denizens of the upper classes, O. Henry set out to chronicle the lives of those at every point on the socioeconomic spectrum. Packed with stirring stories... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
?A prodigiously imaginative collection.? ? New York Times Book Review , Editor?s Choice ? Dazzling tales from a master of the fantastic .? ? Washington Post Book World Fragile Things is a sterling collection of exceptional tales from Neil Gaiman, multiple award-winning (the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Newberry, and Eisner... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 1892 short story, The Yellow Wallpaper is a valuable piece of American feminist literature that reveals attitudes toward the psychological health of women in the nineteenth century. Diagnosed with "temporary nervous depression - a slight hysterical tendency" by her physician husband, a woman is confined to an... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 17.99
This collection of forty-seven stories written between 1919 and 1963--the most comprehensive available--showcases Langston Hughes's literary blossoming and the development of his personal and artistic concerns. Many of the stories assembled here have long been out of print, and others never before collected. These poignant, witty, angry, and deeply... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; Not Available
Love and loss are the two prevailing themes in this 93,000-word short story collection, featuring 19 of the author?s tales—five of which are original to this collection: "When Fat Men Love Thin Women" "The Death Artist" "The Uncertainty Principle" "Monster" "The Love Clinic" The rest of the stories appeared in such publications as On... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1991; US$ 12.99
This is the first collection of Welty?s stories, originally published in 1941. It includes such classics as ?A Worn Path,? ?Petrified Man,? ?Why I Live at the P.O.,? and ?Death of a Traveling Salesman.? The historic Introduction by Katherine Anne Porter brought Welty to the attention of the american reading public. more...
- Scribner 2002; US$ 7.99
The first collection of stories Stephen King has published since Nightmares & Dreamscapes nine years ago, Everything's Eventual includes one O. Henry Prize winner, two other award winners, four stories published by The New Yorker, and "Riding the Bullet," King's original e-book, which attracted over half a million online readers and became the... more...
- Renaissance E Books 2002; US$ 4.99
A chilling collection of classic terror tales by the man Stephen King calls 'the 20th century horror story's dark and baroque prince.' Includes three stories that became hit horror films ? 'From Beyond,' 'The Lurking Fear' and 'Reanimator.' more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99
The Awakening (1899) appears in this collection of short stories. Upon publication of the story Chopin's writing was highly praised, but the public was outraged by the content and only one edition was printed. The Awakening was rediscovered in the 1960s, when Chopin was praised for raising feminist questions. The story follows the personal discovery... more...