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The Would-be Father

Written by Charles Baxter


Format: eBook, 16 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2014
Price: $0.99

From the collection Gryphon, Charles Baxter’s luminous story of caretaking under any circumstance.    

Burrage never thought he’d be the responsible one. When his brother and sister-in-law die in a car accident, he becomes caretaker to his young nephew, a fragile boy who wants to know what the future will be. Burrage begins... Read more >
The Devil is a Black Dog

(Available December 9, 2014)
The Devil is a Black Dog
Written by Sandor Jaszberenyi, Translated by M. Henderson Ellis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780990004325
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The Devil is a Black Dog
Stories from the Middle East and Beyond
Written by Sandor Jaszberenyi
Translated by M. Henderson Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

In the nineteen extraordinary stories that comprise The Devil Is a Black Dog and Other Stories, writer and photojournalist Sándor Jászberényi shows us the human side of war and revolution in the contemporary Middle East and Africa, and of the social upheaval that has held Eastern Europe in its grip since... Read more >
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The Devil is a Black Dog
Stories from the Middle East and Beyond
Written by Sandor Jaszberenyi
Translated by M. Henderson Ellis


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

In the nineteen extraordinary stories that comprise The Devil Is a Black Dog and Other Stories, writer and photojournalist Sándor Jászberényi shows us the human side of war and revolution in the contemporary Middle East and Africa, and of the social upheaval that has held Eastern Europe in its grip since... Read more >
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Subtly Worded

(Available December 2, 2014)
Subtly Worded
Written by Teffi, Translated by Anne Marie Jackson and Robert Chandler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782270379
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Subtly Worded

Written by Teffi
Translated by Anne Marie Jackson and Robert Chandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.00

A selection of the finest stories by this female Chekhov

Teffi's genius with the short form made her a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia, beloved by Tsar Nicholas II and Vladimir Lenin alike. These stories, taken from the whole of her career, show the full range of her gifts. Extremely funny-a wry... Read more >
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Subtly Worded

Written by Teffi
Translated by Anne Marie Jackson and Robert Chandler


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.00

A selection of the finest stories by this female Chekhov

Teffi's genius with the short form made her a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia, beloved by Tsar Nicholas II and Vladimir Lenin alike. These stories, taken from the whole of her career, show the full range of her gifts. Extremely funny-a wry... Read more >
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Forgiving the Angel
Forgiving the Angel
Written by Jay Cantor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345806048
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Forgiving the Angel
Four Stories for Franz Kafka
Written by Jay Cantor


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

A thought-provoking, sometimes heartbreaking sequence of stories based on a group of real people held together by their love of Franz Kafka. Here friends, fans, and lovers find themselves haunted by the death of the great author. Imbued with a gravitas and dark irony that recall Kafka’s own work, these stories...

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The Children's Story
The Children's Story
Written by James Clavell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804154000
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The Children's Story

Written by James Clavell


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 12, 2014
Price: $6.99

It was a simple incident in the life of James Clavell—a talk with his young daughter just home from school—that inspired this chilling tale of what could happen in twenty-five quietly devastating minutes. He writes, "The Children's Story came into being that day. It was then that I really realized how... Read more >
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Family Furnishings
Family Furnishings
Written by Alice Munro
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101874103
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Family Furnishings
Selected Stories, 1995-2014
Written by Alice Munro


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $30.00

From the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature—and one of our most beloved writers—a new selection of her peerless short fiction, gathered from the collections of the last two decades, a companion volume to Selected Stories (1968-1994).

Family Furnishings brings us twenty-four of Alice Munro’s most accomplished, most powerfully affecting...
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Family Furnishings
Family Furnishings
Written by Alice Munro
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ISBN: 9781101874110
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Family Furnishings
Selected Stories, 1995-2014
Written by Alice Munro


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $14.99

From the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature—and one of our most beloved writers—a new selection of her peerless short fiction, gathered from the collections of the last two decades, a companion volume to Selected Stories (1968-1994).

Family Furnishings brings us twenty-four of Alice Munro’s most accomplished, most powerfully affecting...
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In the Heart of the Heart of the Country
And Other Stories
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Joanna Scott


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $15.95

First published in 1968, In the Heart of the Heart of the Country established William Gass as one of America’s finest and boldest writers of fiction, and nearly fifty years later, the book still stands as a landmark of contemporary fiction. The two novellas and three short stories it contains are...

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In the Heart of the Heart of the Country
In the Heart of the Heart of the Country
Written by William H. Gass, Introduction by Joanna Scott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177648
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In the Heart of the Heart of the Country
And Other Stories
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Joanna Scott


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $15.95

First published in 1968, In the Heart of the Heart of the Country established William Gass as one of America’s finest and boldest writers of fiction, and nearly fifty years later, the book still stands as a landmark of contemporary fiction. The two novellas and three short stories it contains are...

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Ocean of Words
Ocean of Words
Written by Ha Jin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153522
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Ocean of Words
Stories
Written by Ha Jin


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2014
Price: $11.99

Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award

The place is the chilly border between Russia and China. The time is the early 1970s when the two giants were poised on the brink of war. And the characters in this thrilling collection of stories are Chinese soldiers who must constantly scrutinize the enemy even as... Read more >
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Bark
Bark
Written by Lorrie Moore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307740861
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Bark
Stories
Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.00

“Heartbreaking. . . . Mordantly funny. . . . Takes us on a rare flight of self-transcendence. . . . Moments of recognition bring jolts like electric shocks.” —The New York Review of Books
 
“Wonderful. . . . Masterful. . . . Profound. . . . Not a single false...

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The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries
The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries
Edited by Otto Penzler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804172790
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The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries

Edited by Otto Penzler


Format: eBook, 956 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Most Complete Collection of Impossible Crime Stories Ever Assembled, with puzzling mysteries by Stephen King, Dashiell Hammett, Lawrence Block, Agatha Christie, Georges Simenon, Dorothy L. Sayers, P. G. Wodehouse, Erle Stanley Gardner, and many, many more

THE BLACK LIZARD BIG BOOK OF LOCKED-ROOM MYSTERIES: An empty desert, a lonely ski slope, a...
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The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries
The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries
Written by Otto Penzler
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ISBN: 9780307743961
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The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries

Written by Otto Penzler


Format: Trade Paperback, 960 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $25.00

The Most Complete Collection of Impossible Crime Stories Ever Assembled, with puzzling mysteries by Stephen King, Dashiell Hammett, Lawrence Block, Agatha Christie, Georges Simenon, Dorothy L. Sayers, P. G. Wodehouse, Erle Stanley Gardner, and many, many more

THE BLACK LIZARD BIG BOOK OF LOCKED-ROOM MYSTERIES: An empty desert, a lonely ski slope, a...
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Remembrance
Remembrance
Written by Alistair MacLeod
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771054518
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Remembrance

Written by Alistair MacLeod


Format: Hardcover, 56 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.95

From one of the most beloved storytellers of our time, Remembrance is the last published story by Alistair MacLeod, and a moving story of three generations of men from a single family whose lives are forever altered by the long shadow of war. Now available in book form for the first... Read more >
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Stories of Art and Artists
Stories of Art and Artists
Edited by Diana Secker Tesdell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712494
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Stories of Art and Artists

Edited by Diana Secker Tesdell


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.00

Stories of Art and Artists gathers two centuries of classic stories from around the world. From Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Artist of the Beautiful” and Albert Camus’s “The Artist at Work” to Bernard Malamud’s “Rembrandt’s Hat” and Aimee Bender’s “The Color Master,” the tales collected here range from haunting fables about the... Read more >
The Vision
The Vision
Written by Jonathan Lethem
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910900
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The Vision

Written by Jonathan Lethem


Format: eBook, 24 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

From Jonathan Lethem’s classic collection, Men and Cartoons, a haunting, playful story about dress-up, superheroes, Mafia, love and treachery.

“I first met the kid known as the Vision at second base, during a kickball game in the P.S. 29 gymnasium,” the narrator, Joel, explains. Decades later the Vision returns... Read more >
The Woman Who Borrowed Memories
Selected Stories
Written by Tove Jansson
Translated by Thomas Teal and Silvester Mazzarella
Introduction by Lauren Groff


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.95

An NYRB Classics Original
 
Tove Jansson was a master of brevity, unfolding worlds at a touch. Her art flourished in small settings, as can be seen in her bestselling novel The Summer Book and in her internationally celebrated cartoon strips and books about the Moomins. It is only natural, then... Read more >
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The Woman Who Borrowed Memories
The Woman Who Borrowed Memories
Written by Tove Jansson, Translated by Thomas Teal and Silvester Mazzarella, Introduction by Lauren Groff
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ISBN: 9781590177662
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The Woman Who Borrowed Memories
Selected Stories
Written by Tove Jansson
Translated by Thomas Teal and Silvester Mazzarella
Introduction by Lauren Groff


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.95

An NYRB Classics Original
 
Tove Jansson was a master of brevity, unfolding worlds at a touch. Her art flourished in small settings, as can be seen in her bestselling novel The Summer Book and in her internationally celebrated cartoon strips and books about the Moomins. It is only natural, then... Read more >
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Del amor y otros demonios
Del amor y otros demonios
Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101911051
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Del amor y otros demonios

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: October 15, 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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Doce cuentos peregrinos
Doce cuentos peregrinos
Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101911044
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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 Mamá Grande
Los funerales de la Mamá Grande
Written by Gabriel García Márquez
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ISBN: 9781101910962
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Los funerales de la Mamá 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 >
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Of Love and Other Demons
Of Love and Other Demons
Written by Gabriel García Márquez
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ISBN: 9781101911143
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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 Pilgrims
Strange Pilgrims
Written by Gabriel García Márquez, Translated by Edith Grossman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101911136
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Strange Pilgrims

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 >
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