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- Random House 2013; US$ 13.09
**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** In these stories lives come into focus through single events or sudden memories which bring the past bubbling to the surface. The past, as Alice Munro's characters discover, is made up not only of what is remembered, but also what isn't. The past is there, just out of the picture, but if memories... more...
- Tachyon Publications 2013; US$ 9.99
Combining complex science with skillfully executed prose, these edgy, award-winning tales explore the shifting border between the known and the alien. The beauty and peril of technology and the passion and penalties of conviction merge in narratives that are by turns dark, satiric, and introspective. Among these bold storylines: a seemingly humanized... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
In this collection of hilarious literary satires, Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock jaunts from genre to genre, gleefully skewering mysteries, ghost stories, detective novels, and virtually every other type of fiction you can think of. It's a light but surprisingly insightful look at the excesses of twentieth-century prose that will amuse and delight... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
When one thinks of classic fairy tales and folklore, it's usually the enchanted forests of Europe that spring to mind. But in Charles M. Skinner's Myths and Legends of Our Own Land, the author proves that scrappy upstart America is an equally rich source of myths and legends. This engaging volume brings together dozens of old favorites and... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Craving a good scare? Dip into this carefully selected collection of freaky, fear-inspiring and fantastical tales written by a who's-who of writers from the golden age of horror. Just a fair warning, though: you'll probably be sleeping with the light on tonight. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 7.50
Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars trilogy is one of science fiction's most honored series, with Red Mars winning the distinguished Nebula Award, and both Green Mars and Blue Mars honored with the Hugo. A modern-day classic of the genre, this epic saga deftly portrays the human stories behind Earth's most ambitious project yet: the terraforming of Mars.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.95
WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZEŽ IN LITERATURE 2013 Alice Munro mines her rich family background, melding it with her own experiences and the transforming power of her brilliant imagination, to create perhaps her most powerful and personal collection yet. A young boy, taken to Edinburgh?s Castle Rock to look across the sea to America, catches... more...
- Penguin Group US 1997; US$ 15.00
"This stunning collection of stories offers an unsentimental glimpse of life among the immigrants from the Dominican Republic--and other front-line reports on the ambivalent promise of the American dream--by an eloquent and original writer who describes more than physical dislocation in conveying the price that is paid for leaving culture and homeland... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
?In twenty-nine separate but ingenious ways, these stories seek permanent residence within a reader. They strive to become an emotional or intellectual cargo that might accompany us wherever, or however, we go. . . . If we are made by what we read, if language truly builds people into what they are, how they think, the depth with which they feel, then... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95
Although Chitra Divakaruni's poetry has won praise and awards for many years, it is her "luminous, exquisitely crafted prose" (Ms.) that is quickly making her one of the brightest rising stars in the changing face of American literature. Arranged Marriage , her first collection of stories, spent five weeks on the San Francisco Chronicle bestseller... more...