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Forgiving the Angel
Forgiving the Angel
Written by Jay Cantor
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350358
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Forgiving the Angel
Four Stories for Franz Kafka
Written by Jay Cantor


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $11.99

From one of our most thought-provoking and admired writers, a brilliant, beautiful, and sometimes heartbreaking group of stories based on a circle of real people who are held together by  love of their friend Franz Kafka.

The sequence opens with Max Brod, Kafka’s friend and literary executor, telling us about Kafka... Read more >
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Vampires in the Lemon Grove
Vampires in the Lemon Grove
Written by Karen Russell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307947475
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Vampires in the Lemon Grove
And Other Stories
Written by Karen Russell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $14.95

Named a Best Book of the Year by:
The Boston Globe
O, The Oprah Magazine
Huffington Post
The A.V. Club

A Washington Post Notable Book
An NPR Great Read of 2013

From the author of the novel Swamplandia!—a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize—comes a magical and uniquely daring collection of stories that showcases the author’s gifts at their...

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East, West
East, West
Written by Salman Rushdie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152334
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East, West
Stories
Written by Salman Rushdie


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2014
Price: $11.99

From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Satanic Verses comes nine stories that reveal the oceanic distances and the unexpected intimacies between East and West. Daring, extravagant, comical and humane, this book renews Rushdie's stature as a storyteller who can enthrall and instruct us with the same sentence. Read more >
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Maldito amor
Maldito amor
Written by Rosario Ferré
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ISBN: 9780804152280
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Maldito amor
Sweet Diamond Dust - Spanish-language edition
Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2014
Price: $11.99

En las cuatro historias que crean Maldito amor, Ferré explora la historia política y la lucha cultural de Puerto Rico, su país nativo. "Una de las novelistas más dotadas de América Latina" -Washington Post Book World. Read more >
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After the Quake
After the Quake
Written by Haruki Murakami, Read by Rupert Degas, Teresa Gallagher and Adam Sims
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804166614
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After the Quake
Stories
Written by Haruki Murakami
Read by Rupert Degas, Teresa Gallagher and Adam Sims


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $15.00

In 1995, the physical and social landscape of Japan was transformed by two events: the Kobe earthquake, in January, which destroyed thousands of lives, and the poison-gas attacks in the Tokyo subways in March, during the morning rush hour. Following these twin disasters, Haruki Murakami abandoned his life abroad and returned... Read more >
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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
Stories
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 • The Telegraph • BuzzFeed...
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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: $14.99

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
Price: $9.99

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
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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: $14.99

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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