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Erotic Stories
Erotic Stories
Written by Rowan Pelling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712395
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Erotic Stories

Written by Rowan Pelling


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $16.00

Erotic Stories is a treasury of amorous tales from around the world, ranging from ancient Greek myths to modern stories of longing and lust.

From the innocent yearning of Daphnis and Chloe evoked by Longus to the sadomasochism of Pauline Réage’s Story of O, this anthology explores human desire across the...

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Leaving the Sea
Leaving the Sea
Written by Ben Marcus
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379382
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Leaving the Sea
Stories
Written by Ben Marcus


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $25.95

From one of the most innovative and vital writers of his generation, an extraordinary collection of stories that showcases his gifts—and his range—as never before.

In the hilarious, lacerating “I Can Say Many Nice Things,” a washed-up writer toying with infidelity leads a creative writing workshop on board a cruise... Read more >
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Leaving the Sea
Leaving the Sea
Written by Ben Marcus
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350433
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Leaving the Sea
Stories
Written by Ben Marcus


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $11.99

By turns hilarious and heartfelt, dark and illuminative, Ben Marcus’s Leaving the Sea is a ground breaking collection of stories from one of the single most vital, extraordinary, and unique writers of his generation.

In the heartfelt “I Can Say Many Nice Things,” a washed-up writer toying with infidelity leads a creative writing workshop... Read more >
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Tenth of December
Tenth of December
Written by George Saunders
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984255
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Tenth of December
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Written by George Saunders


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $15.00

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
People • The New York Times Magazine • NPR • Entertainment Weekly • New York • BuzzFeed • Kirkus Reviews...
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Things Look Different in the Light & Other Stories

Written by Medardo Fraile and Ali Smith
Translated by Margaret Jull Costa


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $9.99

Medardo Fraile, born in Madrid in 1925, is considered to be one of Spain's finest short-story writers. The collection Cuentos de verdad (on which this anthology is based), won him the 1965 Premio Nacional de la Crítica. While his stories have appeared in translation in other story collections, this is the... Read more >
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Autobiography of a Corpse
Autobiography of a Corpse
Written by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky, Translated by Joanne Turnbull, Introduction by Adam Thirlwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176702
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Autobiography of a Corpse

Written by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
Translated by Joanne Turnbull
Introduction by Adam Thirlwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

An NYRB Classics Original

The stakes are wildly high in Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky’s fantastic and blackly comic philosophical fables, which abound in nested narratives and wild paradoxes. This new collection of eleven mind-bending and spellbinding tales includes some of Krzhizhanovsky’s most dazzling conceits: a provincial journalist who moves to Moscow finds his existence... Read more >
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Autobiography of a Corpse

Written by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
Translated by Joanne Turnbull
Introduction by Adam Thirlwell


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

An NYRB Classics Original

The stakes are wildly high in Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky’s fantastic and blackly comic philosophical fables, which abound in nested narratives and wild paradoxes. This new collection of eleven mind-bending and spellbinding tales includes some of Krzhizhanovsky’s most dazzling conceits: a provincial journalist who moves to Moscow finds his existence... Read more >
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A Faraway Smell of Lemon (Short Story)
A Faraway Smell of Lemon (Short Story)
Written by Rachel Joyce
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ISBN: 9780812996654
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A Faraway Smell of Lemon (Short Story)

Written by Rachel Joyce


Format: eBook, 24 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $0.99

Rachel Joyce, internationally bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Perfect, delivers an unforgettable Christmas story of moving on from lost love, now available exclusively as an e-short.
 
It’s Christmas Eve, and Binny has only five hours to decorate her house and fix a proper  dinner... Read more >
Remembrance
Remembrance
Written by Alistair MacLeod
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771055782
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Remembrance

Written by Alistair MacLeod


Format: eBook, 35 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
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From the internationally celebrated author of No Great Mischief comes a moving short story of three generations of men from a single family whose lives are forever altered by the long shadow of war.
     In the early morning hours of November 11, David MacDonald, a veteran of the Second World War... Read more >
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Room at the Inn (Novella)
Room at the Inn (Novella)
Written by Ruthie Knox
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345544353
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Room at the Inn (Novella)

Written by Ruthie Knox


Format: eBook, 114 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2013
Price: $0.99

Sometimes first loves burn bright, then flicker out. But in this heartwarming eBook novella from RITA finalist and New York Times bestselling author Ruthie Knox, it’s never too late for a second chance at true love.
 
Ambitious and driven, Carson Vance couldn’t wait to escape the small town where he was born... Read more >
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries
Edited by Otto Penzler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345802996
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The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

Edited by Otto Penzler


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $12.99

Have yourself a crooked little Christmas with The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries.

Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else. From classic Victorian tales by Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Thomas... Read more >
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The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries
Edited by Otto Penzler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345802989
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The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

Edited by Otto Penzler


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $25.00

Have yourself a crooked little Christmas with The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries.

Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else. From classic Victorian tales by Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Thomas... Read more >
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The Journey Prize Stories 25
The Journey Prize Stories 25
Written by Various
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771047374
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The Journey Prize Stories 25

Written by Various


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $13.99

This fiction anthology sets itself apart from others in that editors of literary publications -- both print and online -- from across the country submit what, in their view, is the most exciting writing in English they have published in the previous year. The stories included in the anthology are contenders... Read more >
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The Journey Prize Stories 25
The Journey Prize Stories 25
Written by Various
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771047367
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The Journey Prize Stories 25

Written by Various


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $17.99

This fiction anthology sets itself apart from others in that editors of literary publications -- both print and online -- from across the country submit what, in their view, is the most exciting writing in English they have published in the previous year. The stories included in the anthology are contenders... Read more >
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Dancing Dogs
Dancing Dogs
Written by Jon Katz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345502674
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Dancing Dogs
Stories
Written by Jon Katz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $15.00

No one brings to life the remarkable bond between humans and their dogs like New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz. He has warmed our spirits with enchanting tales and keen observations of his animal menagerie—the dogs, sheep, chickens, and other residents of Bedlam Farm. Now, Katz is back with what... Read more >
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The Roy Stories
The Roy Stories
Written by Barry Gifford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804978
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The Roy Stories

Written by Barry Gifford


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $16.95

Barry Gifford has been writing gritty, American tales for the past forty years. His novels, stories, poetry, and films have helped shape the American neo-noir genre. The New York Times Book Review says that he "can sum up in a few words the cruelty, horror, and crushing banality that shape an... Read more >
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The Roy Stories

Written by Barry Gifford


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $16.95

Barry Gifford has been writing gritty, American tales for the past forty years. His novels, stories, poetry, and films have helped shape the American neo-noir genre. The New York Times Book Review says that he "can sum up in a few words the cruelty, horror, and crushing banality that shape an... Read more >
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Going to Meet the Man
Going to Meet the Man
Written by James Baldwin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804149754
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Going to Meet the Man
Stories
Written by James Baldwin


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $11.99

"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... Read more >
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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013
Series edited by Laura Furman, Contribution by Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman and Jim Shepard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803252
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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013
Including stories by Donald Antrim, Andrea Barrett, Ann Beattie, Deborah Eisenberg, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Kelly Link, Alice Munro, and Lily Tuck
Series edited by Laura Furman
Contribution by Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman and Jim Shepard


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $15.95

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories take place in such far-flung locales as a gorgeous sailboat in Hong Kong, a Cuban sugar plantation, the Kenai River in Alaska, a mansion in... Read more >
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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013
Series edited by Laura Furman, Contribution by Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman and Jim Shepard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345803269
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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013
Including stories by Donald Antrim, Andrea Barrett, Ann Beattie, Deborah Eisenberg, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Kelly Link, Alice Munro, and Lily Tuck
Series edited by Laura Furman
Contribution by Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman and Jim Shepard


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories take place in such far-flung locales as a gorgeous sailboat in Hong Kong, a Cuban sugar plantation, the Kenai River in Alaska, a mansion in... Read more >
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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
Written by Haruki Murakami, Read by Patrick Lawlor and Ellen Archer
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804166638
Our Price: $22.50

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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

Written by Haruki Murakami
Read by Patrick Lawlor and Ellen Archer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $22.50

From the bestselling author of Kafka on the Shore and The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle comes this superb collection of twenty-four stories that generously expresses Murakami’s mastery of the form. From the surreal to the mundane, these stories exhibit his ability to transform the full range of human experience in ways that are...

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A Schoolboy's Diary and Other Stories

Written by Robert Walser
Translated by Damion Searls
Introduction by Ben Lerner


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $14.95

A Schoolboy’s Diary brings together more than seventy of Robert Walser’s strange and wonderful stories, most never before available in English. Opening with a sequence from Walser’s first book, “Fritz Kocher’s Essays,” the complete classroom assignments of a fictional boy who has met a tragically early death, this selection ranges from... Read more >
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A Schoolboy's Diary and Other Stories
A Schoolboy's Diary and Other Stories
Written by Robert Walser, Translated by Damion Searls, Introduction by Ben Lerner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176726
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A Schoolboy's Diary and Other Stories

Written by Robert Walser
Translated by Damion Searls
Introduction by Ben Lerner


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $14.95

A Schoolboy’s Diary brings together more than seventy of Robert Walser’s strange and wonderful stories, most never before available in English. Opening with a sequence from Walser’s first book, “Fritz Kocher’s Essays,” the complete classroom assignments of a fictional boy who has met a tragically early death, this selection ranges from... Read more >
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What's Left Us
What's Left Us
Written by Aislinn Hunter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385680905
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What's Left Us

Written by Aislinn Hunter


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $8.99

What's Left Us is a stunning fiction debut by one of the most promising new writers in Canada. The novella and stories in these pages startle and engage the reader with their humour, warmth and grace. The novella traces one week in the life of a young, unmarried Irish woman about to... Read more >
You Have the Wrong Man
You Have the Wrong Man
Written by Maria Flook
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831620
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You Have the Wrong Man
Stories
Written by Maria Flook


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $11.99

Maria Flook’s novels have garnered the higher praise from writers and critics alike. The New York Times called her first novel “jolting,” her writing “ethereal, spare, and erotic.” Novelist E. Annie Proulx placed her “in the front ranks of new American writers.”
 
You Have the Wrong Man is a powerful new work... Read more >
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