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  • Hello, Motoby Nnedi Okorafor

    Tom Doherty Associates 2011; US$ 0.99

    There is witchcraft in science and a science to witchcraft. Both will conspire against you eventually. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied. more...

  • Christmas is for the Kids (Short Reads)by Peter James

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 1.33

    It was Christmas Eve when Kate saw the young boy, struggling to hold the groceries in the supermarket. When she offers to give him a lift, it isn't long before his sadness hints at a deeper tragedy. What happened that Christmas at the Hogarth place? And can Kate make this Christmas better for him and his family? Featuring the first two chapters of... more...

  • Breakfast at Tiffany'sby Truman Capote

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.95

    In this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a woman whose name has entered the American idiom and whose style is a part of the literary landscape. Holly Golightly knows that nothing bad can ever happen to you at Tiffany's; her poignancy, wit, and naïveté continue to charm. This volume also includes three of Capote's best-known stories,... more...

  • The Undercover Cookby Katie Fforde

    Random House 2012; US$ 2.80

    A young journalist and her top-secret assignment. An exclusive straight to digital short story from the Sunday Times No. 1 Bestseller. Meet Emily, a young woman who dreams of being a prize-winning investigative journalist. Her first assignment is to a top restaurant where tempestuous chef Theo Milton reigns supreme. Very soon romance starts... more...

  • Going to Meet the Manby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00

    "There's no way not to suffer. But you try all kinds of ways to keep from drowning in it." The men and women in these eight short fictions grasp this truth on an elemental level, and their stories, as told by James Baldwin, detail the ingenious and often desperate ways in which they try to keep their head above water. It may be the heroin that a down-and-out... more...

  • The Awakeningby Kate Chopin

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 2.32

    The Awakening by Kate Chopin First published in 1899, this beautiful, brief novel so disturbed critics and the public that it was banished for decades afterward. Now widely read and admired, The Awakening has been hailed as an early vision of woman’s emancipation. This sensuous book tells of a woman’s abandonment of her family, her seduction,... more...

  • The Thing Around Your Neckby Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95

    In these twelve dazzlng stories, the bestselling, award-winning Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie explores the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa and the United States. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow, and longing, these stories map, with Adichie's signature emotional wisdom, the collision of two cultures and the deeply... more...

  • The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eyeby A. S. Byatt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95

    The magnificent title story of this collection of fairy tales for adults describes the strange and uncanny relationship between its extravagantly intelligent heroine--a world renowned scholar of the art of story-telling--and the marvelous being that lives in a mysterious bottle, found in a dusty shop in an Istanbul bazaar. As A.S. Byatt renders this... more...

  • An Anthology of Short Storiesby Joseph Conrad

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    An Anthology is a collection of short stories by the Polish novelist Joseph Conrad. The Lagoon (1896) is the story of a white man, who is forced to stay for a night with a distant Malay friend. Youth: A Narrative (1898) is an autobiographical short story. The collection also includes The Idiots, Conrad's first short story. more...

  • The Yellow Wallpaperby Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    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...