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Doce cuentos peregrinos

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

¡Disponible por primera vez en eBook!

En Barcelona, una prostituta que va entrando en la vejez entrena su perro a llorar ante la tumba que ha escogido para sí misma. En Viena, una mujer se vale de su don de ver el futuro para convertirse en la adivina de una familia rica... Read more >
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Los funerales de la mama grande

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2014
Price: $9.99

¡Disponible por primera vez en eBook!

En Los funerales de la Mamá Grande, nos econtramos en Macondo y su región una vez más, entre personajes y episodios reconocibles, pero ahora caen pájaros muertos sobre el poblado, un cura ve al diablo o afirma haber encontrado al judío errante, y visitar la tumba de... Read more >
Of Love and Other Demons

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2014
Price: $9.99

AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK!


On her twelfth birthday, Sierva Maria – the only child of a decaying noble family in an eighteenth-century South American seaport – is bitten by a rabid dog. Believed to be possessed, she is brought to a convent for observation. And into her cell stumbles... Read more >
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Strange Pigrims

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

 
AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK!


In Barcelona, an aging Brazilian prostitute trains her dog to weep at the grave she has chosen for herself. In Vienna, a woman parlays her gift for seeing the future into a fortunetelling position with a wealthy family. In Geneva, an ambulance driver and his... Read more >
Del amor y otros demonios

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $9.99

¡Disponible por primera vez en eBook!

Premio Nobel de Literatura

“Una obra atrevida y cautivadora… García Márquez retiene una voz admirable y vital, y la pluma de un ángel”.
—Los Angeles Times Book Review
 
El 26 de octubre de 1949 el reportero Gabriel García Márquez fue enviado al antiguo convento de Santa Clara, que iba... Read more >
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Boy in the Twilight

(Available October 7, 2014)
Boy in the Twilight
Written by Yu Hua, Translated by Allan H. Barr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171021
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Boy in the Twilight
Stories of the Hidden China
Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.95

Yu Hua’s populist voice and exquisite wit have made him one of the most celebrated and bestselling writers in China. These visceral, flawlessly crafted stories explore the line between cruelty and warmth on which his country is precariously balanced.
        In the title story, a shopkeeper confronts a...

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The Journey Prize Stories 26

(Available October 7, 2014)
The Journey Prize Stories 26
Written by Various
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771050503
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The Journey Prize Stories 26

Written by Various


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

Now in its twenty-sixth year, this celebrated annual fiction anthology showcases the best short stories of the year by some of our most exciting new writers. A must-read for readers of short fiction writers, including fans of Lynn Coady, Miranda Hill, George Saunders, Karen Russell, and B.J. Novak, and publications like... Read more >
Olinger Stories

(Available October 7, 2014)
Olinger Stories
Written by John Updike
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712500
Our Price: $16.00
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Olinger Stories

Written by John Updike


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.00

The first one-volume hardcover edition of the eleven autobiographical stories that were closest to Updike's heart. With full-cloth binding and a silk ribbon marker. EVERYMAN'S POCKET CLASSICS.

In an interview, Updike once said, "If I had to give anybody one book of me, it would be the Olinger Stories." These stories were... Read more >
Alive

Written by Ha Jin


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

From one of our most celebrated contemporary writers, winner of the National Book Award and PEN/Faulkner Award: Ha Jin’s staggering story “Alive,” from the collection The Bridegroom.

Tong Guhan is a regular businessman, husband, and father, trying to find a job for his daughter and an apartment for his... Read more >
You'll Enjoy It When You Get There

(Available September 23, 2014)
You'll Enjoy It When You Get There
Written by Elizabeth Taylor, Selected by Margaret Drabble, Introduction by Margaret Drabble
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177273
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You'll Enjoy It When You Get There
The Stories of Elizabeth Taylor
Written by Elizabeth Taylor
Selected by Margaret Drabble
Introduction by Margaret Drabble


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $17.95

AN NYRB CLASSICS ORIGINAL

Elizabeth Taylor is finally beginning to gain the recognition due to her as one of the best English writers of the postwar period, prized and praised by Sarah Waters and Hilary Mantel, among others. Inheriting Ivy Compton-Burnett’s uncanny sensitivity to the terrifying undercurrents that swirl beneath the apparent... Read more >
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You'll Enjoy It When You Get There
The Stories of Elizabeth Taylor
Written by Elizabeth Taylor
Selected by Margaret Drabble
Introduction by Margaret Drabble


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $17.95

Elizabeth Taylor is finally beginning to gain the recognition due to her as one of the best English writers of the postwar period, prized and praised by Sarah Waters and Hilary Mantel, among others. Inheriting Ivy Compton-Burnett’s uncanny sensitivity to the terrifying undercurrents that swirl beneath the apparent calm of respectable... Read more >
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Testimony and Demeanor
Testimony and Demeanor
Written by John D. Casey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152730
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Testimony and Demeanor

Written by John D. Casey


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2014
Price: $11.99

A young intellectual is called into active duty and receives a rude awakening to the realities of military service. An Ivy League graduate is pressed casually into Intelligence work and encounters himself mirrored in his new-found friend--a Russian spy. An arrogant professor finds himself unable to resist the unschooled energy of... Read more >
Stone Mattress
Stone Mattress
Written by Margaret Atwood
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385539128
Our Price: $25.95
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Stone Mattress
Nine Tales
Written by Margaret Atwood


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $25.95

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 to mind her... Read more >
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Stone Mattress
Stone Mattress
Written by Margaret Atwood
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385539135
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Stone Mattress
Nine Tales
Written by Margaret Atwood


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $12.99

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 to mind her... Read more >
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Stone Mattress
Stone Mattress
Written by Margaret Atwood, Read by Various, Margaret Atwood, Rob Delaney and Mark Bramhall
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553546040
Our Price: $22.50

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Stone Mattress
Nine Tales
Written by Margaret Atwood
Read by Various, Margaret Atwood, Rob Delaney and Mark Bramhall


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $22.50

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 to mind her... Read more >
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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014
Edited by Laura Furman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345807328
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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014

Edited by Laura Furman


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $9.99

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories roam the world, from Nigeria to Venice, from an erupting volcano in Iceland to a brothel in the old Wild West. They feature a dazzling... Read more >
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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014
Edited by Laura Furman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345807311
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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014

Edited by Laura Furman


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $15.95

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories roam the world, from Nigeria to Venice, from an erupting volcano in Iceland to a brothel in the old Wild West. They feature a dazzling... Read more >
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To Skin a Cat
To Skin a Cat
Written by Thomas McGuane
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804173476
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To Skin a Cat

Written by Thomas McGuane


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

Thomas McGuane's first short story collection; 13 stories of great range, verve and humor. Read more >
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Collected Stories 2
Collected Stories 2
Written by Henry James
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153836
Our Price: $9.99
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Collected Stories 2
Volume 2
Written by Henry James


Format: eBook, 1120 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2014
Price: $9.99

 
Encompassing a period of almost fifty years, the stories of Henry James represent the most remarkable feat of sustained literary creation in modern times. For sheer richness, variety and intensity, they have no equal in fiction, enabling us to trace the evolution of a great writer in the finest detail. This...

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Hopscotch, Blow-Up, We Love Glenda So Much
Hopscotch, Blow-Up, We Love Glenda So Much
Written by Julio Cortazar, Introduction by Ilan Stavans
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712661
Our Price: $26.95
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Hopscotch, Blow-Up, We Love Glenda So Much

Written by Julio Cortazar
Introduction by Ilan Stavans


Format: Hardcover, 952 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

These three groundbreaking works by Julio Cortázar—a major figure of world literature and one of the founders of the Latin American Boom—are published together in one volume for the first time, in honor of the centenary of his birth.
           
With his influential “counternovel” HOPSCOTCH and his unforgettable short stories, Cortázar... Read more >
Blow-Up
Blow-Up
Written by Julio Cortazar
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153249
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Blow-Up
And Other Stories
Written by Julio Cortazar


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $11.99

A young girl spends her summer vacation in a country house where a tiger roams . . . A man reading a mystery finds out too late that he is the murderer's victim . . . In the fifteen stories collected here—including "Blow-Up," which was the basis for Michelangelo Antonioni's film... Read more >
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Moral Disorder: A Story
Moral Disorder: A Story
Written by Margaret Atwood
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101873601
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Moral Disorder: A Story

Written by Margaret Atwood


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

The author of such towering novels as The Handmaid’s Tale, The Blind Assassin, and Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood creates worlds just as vividly in her short fiction. In the title story from her acclaimed collection of linked stories Moral Disorder, Margaret Atwood takes us to the farm.

Newly arrived...

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The Outing
The Outing
Written by James Baldwin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101873809
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The Outing

Written by James Baldwin


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

In James Baldwin’s classic short story, “The Outing,” from Going to Meet the Man, a Harlem church group escapes the city for a summer day-trip of prayer and, more importantly, romance.  

Every summer, the Harlem Mount of Olives Pentecostal Assembly gives an outing, around the Fourth of July. There... Read more >
Vissi d'Arte
Vissi d'Arte
Written by Lorrie Moore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101873618
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Vissi d'Arte

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

A classic Lorrie Moore story from her beloved collection Like Life, “Vissi d’Arte” is funny, bright, a little sad, biting: a brokenhearted love song to art and New York City.
 
Harry is a playwright who lives in Times Square. His bathroom floods; his surgeon girlfriend has left for the Upper... Read more >
Death and The Flower

Written by Koji Suzuki


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $12.99

Death and the Flower is a collection of six short stories centered on the themes of family and peril. The title is derived from a Keith Jarrett album of the same name. Read more >
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