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Into the Great Wide Open
Into the Great Wide Open
Written by Kevin Canty
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ISBN: 9780307826176
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Into the Great Wide Open

Written by Kevin Canty


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

Building on the success of A Stranger in This World, the widely praised collection of stories that was one of the most exciting literary debuts of recent years, Kevin Canty has written a blistering, unforgettable first novel. Set in the sprawl of suburbia, with its shattered families and hollow lives, Into... Read more >
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Driving Men Mad
Driving Men Mad
Written by Elise Levine
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ISBN: 9781551997179
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Driving Men Mad

Written by Elise Levine


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.99

The seventeen stories in this highly acclaimed collection are unflinching in their honesty, moving in their wisdom, by turns tough and surprisingly tender in their clear-eyed depiction of lives lived on the margins. With heartbreaking urgency, a woman recalls her all-consuming affair with the reckless lover who ultimately abandoned her by... Read more >
Hush Hush
Hush Hush
Written by Steven Barthelme
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ISBN: 9781612191591
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Hush Hush
Stories
Written by Steven Barthelme


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

If you're up $16,000 at the casino and missing dinner with the woman you love, how do you find the strength to drive away? If you give up your career and your beautiful wife and find yourself drinking vodka and fixing cars for a living, is that necessarily a step down?... Read more >
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Hush Hush
Stories
Written by Steven Barthelme


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

If you're up $16,000 at the casino and missing dinner with the woman you love, how do you find the strength to drive away? If you give up your career and your beautiful wife and find yourself drinking vodka and fixing cars for a living, is that necessarily a step down?... Read more >
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Dreamsongs 2-Book Bundle
Dreamsongs 2-Book Bundle
Written by George R.R. Martin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345538451
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Dreamsongs 2-Book Bundle
Dreamsongs Volumes I and II
Written by George R.R. Martin


Format: eBook, 1456 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $19.99

Even before A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin had already established himself as a giant in the field of fantasy literature. Now in one exclusive eBook edition are both volumes of Dreamsongs, featuring the very best of Martin’s early works. This convenient bundle provides a rare treat for Martin’s... Read more >
The News from Spain
The News from Spain
Written by Joan Wickersham
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ISBN: 9780307958891
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The News from Spain
Seven Variations on a Love Story
Written by Joan Wickersham


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $11.99

“Joan Wickersham’s brilliant The News From Spain shows, in all its twisty beauty, what a short story collection can do. The stories are gorgeous in themselves, but the way they speak to each other is truly extraordinary.”—Elizabeth McCracken, author of An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination

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Stay Awake
Stay Awake
Written by Dan Chaon
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ISBN: 9780345530387
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Stay Awake
Stories
Written by Dan Chaon


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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Before the critically acclaimed novels Await Your Reply and You Remind Me of Me, Dan Chaon made a name for himself as a renowned writer of dazzling short stories. Now, in Stay Awake,... Read more >
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Dancing Dogs
Dancing Dogs
Written by Jon Katz
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ISBN: 9780345536167
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Dancing Dogs
Stories
Written by Jon Katz


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

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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Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico
Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico
Written by Antonio Tabucchi, Translated by Tim Parks
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ISBN: 9781935744566
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Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico

Written by Antonio Tabucchi
Translated by Tim Parks


Format: Trade Paperback, 150 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

Hypochondria, insomnia, restlessness, and yearning are the lame muses of these brief pages. I would have liked to call them Extravaganzas . . . because many of them wander about in a strange outside that has no inside, like drifting splinters. . . . Alien to any orbit, I have the... Read more >
The Blue Devils of Nada
The Blue Devils of Nada
Written by Albert Murray
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ISBN: 9780307828620
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The Blue Devils of Nada
A Contemporary American Approach to Aesthetic Statement
Written by Albert Murray


Format: eBook, 252 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2012
Price: $12.99

Murray gives readers the redefined essence of his lifetime meditation on the blues as this musical style informs American life. Here are incisive essays on writing, music, and art that go beyond the social-science fiction of Negrohood to describe in no uncertain terms what it means to be American. Read more >
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Exile and the Kingdom
Exile and the Kingdom
Written by Albert Camus
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ISBN: 9780307827760
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Exile and the Kingdom

Written by Albert Camus


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2012
Price: $9.99

These six stories, written at the height of Camus' artistic powers, all depict people at decisive, revelatory moments in their lives. Translated by Justin O'Brien. Read more >
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The Journey Prize Stories 24
The Journey Prize Stories 24
Written by Various
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ISBN: 9780771095863
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The Journey Prize Stories 24

Written by Various


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $17.99

For more than two decades, The Journey Prize Stories has been presenting the best short stories published each year by some of Canada's most exciting new writers. Previous contributors -- including such now well-known, bestselling writers as Yann Martel, Elizabeth Hay, Annabel Lyon, Lisa Moore, Heather O'Neill, Pasha Malla, Timothy Taylor...

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The Journey Prize Stories 24
The Journey Prize Stories 24
Written by Various
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ISBN: 9780771095870
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The Journey Prize Stories 24

Written by Various


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $9.99

For more than two decades, The Journey Prize Stories has been presenting the best short stories published each year by some of Canada's most exciting new writers. Previous contributors -- including such now well-known, bestselling writers as Yann Martel, Elizabeth Hay, Annabel Lyon, Lisa Moore, Heather O'Neill, Pasha Malla, Timothy Taylor...

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Museums and Women
Museums and Women
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780679645733
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Museums and Women
And Other Stories
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

Museums and Women gathers twenty-nine short stories from the 1960s and early 1970s. It is John Updike’s most various collection, a book as full of departures and surprises as the historical period that produced them. Some stories, such as the title piece, have the tone and personality of essays. Others objectify... Read more >
The Music School
The Music School
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780679645740
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The Music School
Short Stories
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
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The Music School is a place of learning, in which a sheltered South Dakota boy meets his roommate at Harvard, a rebel with whom he will have a violent—and ambiguous—physical encounter; a warring married couple, Richard and Joan Maple, try and try again to find solace in sex; and Henry Bech... Read more >
Pigeon Feathers
Pigeon Feathers
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780679645764
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Pigeon Feathers
And Other Stories
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

When this classic collection of stories first appeared—in 1962, on the author’s thirtieth birthday—Arthur Mizener wrote in The New York Times Book Review: “Updike is a romantic [and] like all American romantics, that is, he has an irresistible impulse to go in memory home again in order to find himself. ... Read more >
Problems
Problems
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780679645788
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Problems
And Other Stories
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $6.99

In this midcareer collection of twenty-three short stories, John Updike tackles such problems as separation, divorce, and remarriage, parents and children, guns and prostitution, leprosy, swooning, suffocation, and guilt. His self-seeking heroes tend to be forty; his heroines are asleep, seductive, longing, or reproachful. None of these characters is innocent, and... Read more >
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The Same Door
The Same Door
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780679645795
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The Same Door
Short Stories
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

The title of John Updike’s first short story collection, published when the author was twenty-seven, alludes to the old superstition that you should enter and leave a house by the same door. Thus John Nordholm, the alternately shy and brash hero of the first story here, is also the narrator of... Read more >
Too Far to Go
Too Far to Go
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780679645955
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Too Far to Go
The Maples Stories
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.99

“The Maples stories trace the decline and fall of a marriage,” writes the author in his Foreword, a marriage that is threatened early on by the temptations of infidelity (“Snowing in Greenwich Village”) and that ends in a midlife divorce (“Here Come the Maples”). “They also illumine a history in many... Read more >
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Trust Me
Trust Me
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780679645979
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Trust Me
Short Stories
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

The theme of trust, betrayed or fulfilled, runs through this collection of short stories: Parents lead children into peril, husbands abandon wives, wives manipulate husbands, and time undermines all. Love pangs, a favorite subject of the author, take on a new urgency as earthquakes, illnesses, lost wallets, and deaths of distant... Read more >
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El Aleph
El Aleph
Written by Jorge Luis Borges
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ISBN: 9780307950949
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El Aleph

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $15.00

“Uno de los artistas contemporáneos más memorables… La deuda que tenemos contraída con él quienes escribimos en español es enorme”. —Mario Vargas Llosa

Considerado uno de los escritores más influyentes del siglo XX en cualquier idioma, la obra de Jorge Luis Borges continúa inspirando a nuevas generaciones de lectores gracias al deslumbrante... Read more >
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El Aleph
El Aleph
Written by Jorge Luis Borges
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ISBN: 9780307950932
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El Aleph

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
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“Pensé en un laberinto de laberintos, en un sinuoso laberinto creciente que abarcara el pasado y el porvenir y que implicara de algún modo los astros”. —Jorge Luis Borges
 
Ficciones es quizá el libro más reconocido de Jorge Luis Borges, compuesto por los libros El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan y... Read more >
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Ficciones
Ficciones
Written by Jorge Luis Borges
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ISBN: 9780307950925
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Ficciones

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
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“Pensé en un laberinto de laberintos, en un sinuoso laberinto creciente que abarcara el pasado y el porvenir y que implicara de algún modo los astros”. —Jorge Luis Borges
 
Ficciones es quizá el libro más reconocido de Jorge Luis Borges, compuesto por los libros El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan y... Read more >
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Ficciones
Ficciones
Written by Jorge Luis Borges
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Ficciones

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
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“Pensé en un laberinto de laberintos, en un sinuoso laberinto creciente que abarcara el pasado y el porvenir y que implicara de algún modo los astros”. —Jorge Luis Borges
 
Ficciones es quizá el libro más reconocido de Jorge Luis Borges, compuesto por los libros El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan y... Read more >
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Historia Universal de la infamia
Historia Universal de la infamia
Written by Jorge Luis Borges
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ISBN: 9780307950963
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Historia Universal de la infamia

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
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A veces creo que los buenos lectores son cisnes aun más tenebrosos y singulares que los buenos autores”. —Jorge Luis Borges

En su primer libro de ficción, Borges trabaja con biografías de ladrones y rufianes verdaderos; personajes traidores y a veces también heroicos. Aquí están, entre otros, Lazarus Morell, redentor de esclavos... Read more >
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