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  • Field Studyby Rachel Seiffert

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00

    Rachel Seiffert, author of The Dark Room , powerfully evokes our need for human connection in this dazzling and haunting group of stories. Set against immense political upheaval, or evoking the intimate struggles between men and women, parents and children, this astonishing collection charts our desire for love, our fragility, and our strength.... more...

  • God Lives in St. Petersburgby Tom Bissell

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    Young Americans abroad in Central Asia find themselves pushed to their limits in these acclaimed, prize-winning stories by one of our most exciting and talented new authors. Combining bleak humor, ironic insight, deep compassion, and unflinching moral and ethical inquiry, Tom Bissell gives us a gripping collection that is both timeless and profoundly... more...

  • Last Nightby James Salter

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95

    Last Night is a spellbinding collection of stories about passion–by turns fiery and subdued, destructive and redemptive, alluring and devastating. These ten powerful stories portray men and women in their most intimate moments. A lover of poetry is asked by his wife to give up what may be his most treasured relationship. A book dealer is forced... more...

  • Fascinationby William Boyd

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.95

    One of the most beguiling storytellers on either side of the Atlantic delivers a luminous new collection whose 14 stories are a series of variations on the theme of love–and its shady cousin lust. A film director’s journal becomes an unintended chronicle of his deepening and ruinous obsession with a leading lady (“Notebook No. 9”). While flying business... more...

  • Videoby Meera Nair

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.00

    The ten exquisitely crafted stories in Video introduce a gifted new writer whose straight-forward, elegant prose and bewitching storytelling talent combine in brilliant miniatures of contemporary Indian life. In the title story, an Indian man’s chance exposure to a Western-style porn film affects not only his marriage—his wife hides for hours, then... more...

  • Alms for Oblivionby Edward Dahlberg

    University of Minnesota Press 1964; US$ 67.50

    This volume makes available in book form a collection of seventeen essays by Edward Dahlberg, who has been called one of the great unrecognized writers of our time. Some of the selections have never been published before; others have appeared previously only in magazines of limited circulation. There is a foreword by Sir Herbert Read. The individual... more...

  • Flappers and Philosophersby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every story. ******************. Flappers and Philosophers was the first collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1920. It includes eight stories:. "The Offshore Pirate". "The Ice Palace".... more...

  • Wonderful Girlby Aimee La Brie

    University of North Texas Press 2007; US$ 10.36

    A collection of short stories that covers the landscape of dysfunctional childhood, urban angst, and human disconnection with a wit and insight that keep you riveted to the page. more...

  • Walk in the Light and Twenty Three Talesby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    Table of Contents: Leo Tolstoy Biography A Talk among Leisured People Walk in the Light While There Is Light Twenty-Three Tales:- God Sees the Truth, But Waits- The Prisoner of the Caucasus - The Bear Hunt - What Men Live By - A Spark Neglected Burns the House - Two Old Men - Where Love is, There God is Also - Ivan The Fool- Evil Allures, But Good... more...

  • Away from Herby Alice Munro

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 10.00

    WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013 Alice Munro has long been heralded for her penetrating, lyrical prose, and in “The Bear Came Over the Mountain” – the basis for Sarah Polley’s film Away From Her — her prodigious talents are once again on display. As she follows Grant, a retired professor whose wife Fiona begins gradually to lose... more...