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Historia Universal de la infamia
Historia Universal de la infamia
Written by Jorge Luis Borges
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ISBN: 9780307950956
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Historia Universal de la infamia

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: Trade Paperback, 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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We Others
We Others
Written by Steven Millhauser
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ISBN: 9780307743428
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We Others
New & Selected Stories
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $16.00

“Every reader knows of writers who are like secrets one wants to keep, and whose books one wants to tell the world about. Millhauser is mine.”
—David Rollow, Boston Sunday Globe

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author: the essential stories across three decades that showcase his indomitable imagination.
Steven Millhauser’s fiction has consistently, and to... Read more >
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Who's Irish?
Who's Irish?
Written by Gish Jen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307826541
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Who's Irish?
Stories
Written by Gish Jen


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2012
Price: $11.99

In eight wonderfully alive stories, the acclaimed author of Mona in the Promised Land and Typical American chronicles Chinese and other Americans as they exuberantly win, lose, love, hate, overachieve, underachieve, and generally take on America--with sometimes comic, sometimes heartbreaking results.

Life now is not what it was a generation ago, but... Read more >
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Dubliners
Dubliners
Written by James Joyce, Introduction by John Banville
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ISBN: 9780812983012
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Dubliners

Written by James Joyce
Introduction by John Banville


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $10.00

Introduction by John Banville
 
James Joyce was the singular figure of modernism, and to this day his grand vision looms large over contemporary literature and the entire Western canon. His stylistic innovations were revolutionary, yet nowhere is Joyce more accessible than in this volume of short stories, a brilliant collection...

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Summer Lies
Summer Lies
Written by Bernhard Schlink, Translated by Carol Janeway
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ISBN: 9780307907295
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Summer Lies
Stories
Written by Bernhard Schlink
Translated by Carol Janeway


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

From Bernhard Schlink, the internationally best-selling author of The Reader, come seven provocative and masterfully calibrated stories. A keen dissection of the ways in which we play with truth and less-than-truth in our lives. Summer Lies brims with the delusions, the passions, the outbursts, and the sometimes irrational justifications people make...

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We're Flying
We're Flying
Written by Peter Stamm, Translated by Michael Hofmann
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ISBN: 9781590513248
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We're Flying

Written by Peter Stamm
Translated by Michael Hofmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.95

Following the publication of the widely acclaimed novel Seven Years comes a trove of stories from the Swiss master Peter Stamm. They all possess the traits that have built Stamm’s reputation: the directness of the prose, the deceptive surface simplicity of the narratives, and deep psychological insight into the existential dilemmas... Read more >
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We're Flying

Written by Peter Stamm
Translated by Michael Hofmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $12.99

Following the publication of the widely acclaimed novel Seven Years comes a trove of stories from the Swiss master Peter Stamm. They all possess the traits that have built Stamm’s reputation: the directness of the prose, the deceptive surface simplicity of the narratives, and deep psychological insight into the existential dilemmas... Read more >
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Ladies and Gentlemen
Ladies and Gentlemen
Written by Adam Ross
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ISBN: 9780307454911
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Ladies and Gentlemen

Written by Adam Ross


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $15.00

After his widely celebrated debut, Mr. Peanut, Adam Ross now presents a darkly compelling collection of stories about brothers, loners, lovers, and lives full of good intentions, misunderstandings, and obscured motives.

A hotshot lawyer, burdened by years of guilt and resentment, comes to the rescue of his irresponsible, irresistible younger brother. An... Read more >
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Sorry Please Thank You
Sorry Please Thank You
Written by Charles Yu
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ISBN: 9780307907189
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Sorry Please Thank You
Stories
Written by Charles Yu


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

The author of the widely praised debut novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe returns with a hilarious, heartbreaking, and utterly original collection of short stories.
 
A big-box store employee is confronted by a zombie during the graveyard shift, a problem that pales in comparison to his inability to...

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The Best Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Best Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoevsky
Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Translated by David Magarshack
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ISBN: 9780307824080
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The Best Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoevsky

Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translated by David Magarshack


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2012
Price: $11.99

This collection, unique to the Modern Library, gathers seven of Dostoevsky's key works and shows him to be equally adept at the short story as with the novel. Exploring many of the same themes as in his longer works, these small masterpieces move from the tender and romantic White Nights, an... Read more >
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18 Best Stories by Edgar Allan Poe
18 Best Stories by Edgar Allan Poe
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Edited by Vincent Price and Chandler Brossard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823076
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18 Best Stories by Edgar Allan Poe

Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Edited by Vincent Price and Chandler Brossard


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 4, 2012
Price: $6.99

A chilling compilation of some of Edgar Allen  Poe's best-loved stories, edited by Vincent Price and  Chandler Brossard and with an introduction by  Vincent Price, including:

The Black  Cat - The Fall of the House of Usher - The Masque  of the Red Death - The Facts in the Case of M.  Valdemar - The Premature Burial... Read more >
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The Southern Woman
The Southern Woman
Written by Elizabeth Spencer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604815
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The Southern Woman
Selected Fiction
Written by Elizabeth Spencer


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 27, 2012
Price: $11.99

Born in rural Carrollton, Mississippi, Elizabeth Spencer has been writing masterly stories and novellas about Southerners for more than half a century. The Southern Woman collects the best of Spencer’s shorter fiction and displays her range of place–the agrarian South, Italy in the decade after the Second World War, the gray-sky... Read more >
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The Selected Stories of Richard Bausch
The Selected Stories of Richard Bausch
Written by Richard Bausch
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ISBN: 9780307822772
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The Selected Stories of Richard Bausch

Written by Richard Bausch


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: June 20, 2012
Price: $11.99

Richard Bausch is a master of the short story--and this selection brings together ten pieces which perfectly showcase his incisive wit, perception, and artistry. "He brings to life characters and situations as vivid and compelling as any in contemporary literature."--Michael Dorris, The Washington Post Book World. Read more >
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The Complete Short Stories
The Complete Short Stories
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Adam Gopnik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959379
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The Complete Short Stories

Written by Mark Twain
Introduction by Adam Gopnik


Format: Hardcover, 744 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $28.00

These sixty satirical, rollicking, uproarious tales by the greatest yarn-spinner in our literary history are as fresh and vivid as ever more than a century after their author’s death.
Mark Twain’s famous novels Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn have long been hailed as major achievements, but the father of American literature also...

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Signs and Wonders
Signs and Wonders
Written by Alix Ohlin
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ISBN: 9780307743794
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Signs and Wonders

Written by Alix Ohlin


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $15.00

These sixteen stories by the much-celebrated Alix Ohlin illuminate the connections between all of us—connections we choose to break, those broken for us, and those we find and make in spite of ourselves. Read more >
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Signs and Wonders
Signs and Wonders
Written by Alix Ohlin
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ISBN: 9780307948649
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Signs and Wonders

Written by Alix Ohlin


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $11.99

These sixteen stories by the much-celebrated Alix Ohlin illuminate the connections between all of us—connections we choose to break, those broken for us, and those we find and make in spite of ourselves. Read more >
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Aerogrammes
Aerogrammes
Written by Tania James
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ISBN: 9780307957474
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Aerogrammes
and Other Stories
Written by Tania James


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

From the highly acclaimed author of Atlas of Unknowns ("Dazzling...One of the most exciting debut novels since Zadie Smith's White Teeth" --San Francisco Chronicle),a bravura collection of short stories set in locales as varied as London, Sierra Leone, and the American Midwest that captures the yearning and dislocation of young men... Read more >
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The Complete Stories of Truman Capote
The Complete Stories of Truman Capote
Written by Truman Capote, Introduction by Reynolds Price
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ISBN: 9780345803061
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The Complete Stories of Truman Capote

Written by Truman Capote
Introduction by Reynolds Price


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

A landmark collection that brings together Truman Capote’s life’s work in the form he called his “great love,” The Complete Stories confirms Capote’s status as a master of the short story.
Ranging from the gothic South to the chic East Coast, from rural children to aging urban sophisticates, all the unforgettable...

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Music For Chameleons
Music For Chameleons
Written by Truman Capote
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ISBN: 9780345803085
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Music For Chameleons

Written by Truman Capote


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $9.99

In these gems of reportage Truman Capote takes true stories and real people and renders them with the stylistic brio we expect from great fiction. Here we encounter an exquisitely preserved Creole aristocrat sipping absinthe in her Martinique salon; an enigmatic killer who sends his victims announcements of their forthcoming demise...

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On the River Styx
On the River Styx
Written by Peter Matthiessen
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ISBN: 9780307819680
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On the River Styx
And Other Stories
Written by Peter Matthiessen


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

Since the 1950s Peter Matthiessen has written fiction and nonfiction of elemental power and moral vision, including the acclaimed novels At Play in the Fields of the Lord and Far Tortuga and works of naturalism and exploration like the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard.

This stunning collection of short stories, available... Read more >
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Sarajevo Marlboro

Written by Miljenko Jergovic
Translated by Stela Tomassevic
Introduction by Ammiel Alcalay


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 26, 2012
Price: $15.00

Miljenko Jergovic’s remarkable début collection of stories, Sarajevo Marlboro – winner of the Erich Maria Remarque Peace Prize – earned him wide acclaim throughout Europe. Croatian by birth, Jergovic ? spent his childhood in Sarajevo and chose to remain there throughout most of the war. A dazzling storyteller, he brings a... Read more >
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Friend of My Youth
Friend of My Youth
Written by Alice Munro
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ISBN: 9780307814593
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Friend of My Youth
Stories
Written by Alice Munro


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

The ten miraculously accomplished stories in Alice Munro's Friend of My Youth not only astonish and delight but also convey the unspoken mysteries at the heart of all human experience.

"[Friend of My Youth is] a wonderful collection of stories, beautifully written and deeply felt."--Michiko... Read more >
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The Lives of Things

Written by Jose Saramago
Translated by Giovanni Pontiero


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $16.95

The Lives of Things collects José Saramago’s early experiments with the short story form, attesting to the young novelist’s imaginative power and incomparable skill in elaborating the most extravagant fantasies. Combining bitter satire, outrageous parody and Kafkaesque hallucinations, these stories explore the horror and repression that paralyzed Portugal under the Salazar... Read more >
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Sugar and Other Stories
Sugar and Other Stories
Written by A.S. Byatt
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ISBN: 9780307819543
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Sugar and Other Stories

Written by A.S. Byatt


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $9.99

A.S. Byatt's short fictions, collected in paperback for the first time, explore the fragile ties between generations, the dizzying abyss of loss and the elaborate memories we construct against it, resulting in a book that compels us to inhabit other lives and returns us to our own with new knowledge, compassion... Read more >
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A Rose for Emily and Other Stories
A Rose for Emily and Other Stories
Written by William Faulkner
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ISBN: 9780307799692
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A Rose for Emily and Other Stories
A Rose for Emily; The Hound; Turn About; That Evening Sun; Dry September; Delta Autumn; Barn Burning; An Odor of Verbena
Written by William Faulkner


Format: eBook, 36 pages
On Sale: April 18, 2012
Price: $7.99

Here is a classic collection from one of America’s greatest authors. Though these short stories have universal appeal, they are intensely local in setting. With the exception of “Turn About,” which derives from the time of the First World War, all these tales unfold in a small town in Mississippi, William... Read more >
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