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  • TALES by Edgar Allen Poeby

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 4.99

    TALES by Edgar Allen Poes is a great collection of eleven of his greatest short stories. It is a must have for Edgar Allan Poe fans. Includes: Fall of the House of Usher, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Purloined Letter, and many others. more...

  • The View from Stalin's Headby Aaron Hamburger

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 12.95

    The ten stories in The View from Stalin?s Head unfold in the post?Cold War Prague of the 1990s?a magnet not only for artists and writers but also for American tourists and college grad deadbeats, a city with a glorious yet sometimes shameful history, its citizens both resentful of and nostalgic for their Communist past. Against this backdrop, Aaron... more...

  • Mermaids on the Moonby Elizabeth Stuckey-French

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 13.00

    When thirty-five-year-old France?s father calls to say that her mother, Grendy, has run off, France suspects foul play and heads south to investigate. Recently reunited with fellow former ?mermaids? from Mermaid Springs, FL?one of the Sunshine State?s premier, pre-Disney attractions?Grendy had successfully revived her career in kitschy underwater pageants.... more...

  • You Are Not a Stranger Hereby Adam Haslett

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 14.95

    In his bestselling and lavishly praised first book of stories, Adam Haslett, author of Imagine Me Gone , explores lives that appear shuttered by loss and discovers entire worlds hidden inside them. The impact is at once harrowing and thrilling. An elderly inventor, burning with manic creativity, tries to reconcile with his estranged gay son.... more...

  • Disappearing Ingenueby Melissa Pritchard

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 12.00

    This wildly imaginative collection presents the misadventures of unlikely heroine Eleanor Stoddard as she tries to lead an exemplary life but finds that things just keep going awry. In the summer after sixth grade, she dreams of being as courageous as Anne Frank. As a teenager, her sudden devotion to Catholicism coincides with her crush on a nun.... more...

  • Freeby Anika Nailah

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.00

    In spare, elegant stories reminiscent of the writings of Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West, Anika Nailah illuminates the emotional, spiritual, and social realities that shape?and sometimes destroy?the lives and dreams of ordinary African Americans. The stories in Free offer a moving, strikingly original perspective on how cultural experiences... more...

  • The Question of Brunoby Aleksandar Hemon

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.95

    In this stylistically adventurous, brilliantly funny tour de force-the most highly acclaimed debut since Nathan Englander's-Aleksander Hemon writes of love and war, Sarajevo and America, with a skill and imagination that are breathtaking. A love affair is experienced in the blink of an eye as the Archduke Ferdinand watches his wife succumb to an assassin's... more...

  • Men Seeking Womenby Po Bronson; Richard Dooling; Eric Garcia; Paul Hond; Gary Krist

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 15.00

    Men Seeking Women: Love and Sex On-line is an exciting and original collection of new short fiction by men about men seeking women, and women seeking men in the digital age. The Internet revolution has altered the look of the traditional relationship. Through e-mail correspondence, chat room chats, and message board postings, the manner in which... more...

  • Show-Me Murderby C. J. Winters

    Hard Shell Word Factory 2004; US$ 5.50

    Missouri, the Show-Me State ...where The Psychic Circle, a for-profit collection of not-very-talented psychics, and The Shakespeare Club, an ensemble of senior citizens who keep their secrets close to home, play host to murder, ..murder that takes more than one way of ''seeing'' to solve. more...

  • Hidden Treasuresby D. Musgrave

    Renaissance E Books 2004; US$ 4.99

    VOTED #1 IN THE 2005 PREDATORS AND EDITORS POLL! D. Musgrave was voted most popular author, and his book,Foxy: A Smoking Hot Tale of Bikers and Biker Babes, (Renaissance E Books) was voted second most popular novel in this year's famous reader's poll. more...