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  • Jesus' Sonby Denis Johnson

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 11.25

    Recently adapted for the screen, this now-classic collection of ten stories from the author of Resuscitation of a Hanged Man and Angels is narrated by a young man, a recovering alcholic and heroin addict whose dependencies have led him to petty crime, cruelty, betrayal, and various kinds of loss. more...

  • The Best of Connie Willisby Connie Willis

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.00

    Few authors have had careers as successful as that of Connie Willis. Inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and recently awarded the title of Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Willis is still going strong. Her smart, heartfelt fiction runs the gamut from screwball comedy to profound tragedy, combining dazzling... more...

  • Lovely, Dark, Deepby Joyce Carol Oates

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99

    From the legendary literary master, winner of the National Book Award and New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates, a collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories that maps the eerie darkness within us all. Insightful, disturbing, imaginative, and breathtaking in their lyrical precision, the stories in Lovely, Dark, Deep display Joyce... more...

  • Stone Mattressby Margaret Atwood

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95

    A collection of highly imaginative short pieces that speak to our times with deadly accuracy. Vintage Atwood creativity, intelligence, and humor: think  Alias Grace . Margaret Atwood turns to short fiction for the first time since her 2006 collection,  Moral Disorder , with nine tales of acute psychological insight and turbulent relationships bringing... more...

  • Three Tales from the Laundry Filesby Charles Stross

    Tom Doherty Associates 2014; US$ 4.61

    Enjoy two short stories and a novella from the Laundry Files. Originally published on Tor.com, these stories by Charles Stross continue the adventures of the Laundry, a secret division of the British government dedicated to tracking down and containing breaches of reality by occult and otherworldly threats. At the Publisher's request, this title... more...

  • The Seaby Various

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Set sail for some swashbuckling fun on the high seas with this volume of ripping good yarns, all penned by British writers and all dealing with some aspect of life at sea. Fans of nautical and maritime action-adventure will relish this well-rounded collection of tales. more...

  • Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbancesby Neil Gaiman

    Headline 2015; US$ 9.99

    In Trigger Warning , global phenomenon and Sunday Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction , which includes a Doctor Who adventure, the David Bowie-inspired The Return of the Thin White Duke and a never-before published American Gods story, Black... more...

  • Best Short Storiesby Guy de Maupassant

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.99

    Seven masterly tales: "La Parure," "Mademoiselle Fifi," "La Maison Tellier," "La Ficelle," "Miss Harriet," "Boule de Suif," and "Le Horla." In French, with new English translations on facing pages. more...

  • An Unrestored Womanby Shobha Rao

    Flatiron Books 2016; US$ 18.74

    A debut of astonishing scope and lyricism: the twelve paired stories in Shobha Rao's An Unrestored Woman trace their origins to the formation of India and Pakistan in 1947, but they transcend that historical moment, giving us searing, intimate portraits of men and women whose lives have reached tipping points. more...

  • Four Past Midnightby Stephen King

    Scribner 2016; US$ 8.99 US$ 6.50

    The Bram Stoker Prize-winner for Best Fiction Collection?four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will ?grab you and not let go? ( The Washington Post ). ?Stephen King is a master storyteller, and you will never forget these stories,? raves the Seattle Times about Four Past Midnight . This collection, guaranteed to keep readers awake long... more...