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Nightwork
Nightwork
Written by Christine Schutt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828200
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Nightwork
Stories
Written by Christine Schutt


Format: eBook, 129 pages
On Sale: November 28, 2012
Price: $7.99

In this, her first collection of stories, Christine Schutt gives exquisite and provocative form to feelings and memories. Nightwork is a masterful dreamwork, revealing our lives with the startling clarity we long for.

A young woman remembers, after a forbidden embrace, the exact quality of her father's skin, "pitted and stubbled under... Read more >
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
Written by George Saunders, Introduction by Joshua Ferris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307822222
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CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
Stories and a Novella
Written by George Saunders
Introduction by Joshua Ferris


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $11.99

One of the most influential works of modern American fiction is available for the first time as an eBook, featuring exclusive content not found in the print editions, including an additional short story and original commentary from George Saunders and Joshua Ferris.
 
Since its publication in 1996, George Saunders’s debut... Read more >
Wheat That Springeth Green

Written by J.F. Powers
Introduction by Katherine A. Powers


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: November 21, 2012
Price: $16.95

Wheat That Springeth Green, J. F. Powers’s beautifully realized final work, is a comic foray into the commercialized wilderness of modern American life. Its hero, Joe Hackett, is a high school track star who sets out to be a saint. But seminary life and priestly apprenticeship soon damp his ardor, and... Read more >
Dear Life
Dear Life
Written by Alice Munro
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307596888
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Dear Life
Stories
Written by Alice Munro


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

A brilliant new collection of stories from one of the most acclaimed and beloved writers of our time.

Alice Munro’s peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but always spacious and timeless stories is once again everywhere apparent in this brilliant new collection. In story... Read more >
Dear Life
Dear Life
Written by Alice Munro
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ISBN: 9780307961044
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Dear Life
Stories
Written by Alice Munro


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE© IN LITERATURE 2013

New York Times Notable Book
Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction
A Best Book of the Year: The Atlantic, NPR, San Francisco ChronicleVogue, AV Club


In story after story in this brilliant new collection, Alice Munro pinpoints the moment a person is forever altered by a chance encounter, an action not taken, or... Read more >
Dear Life
Dear Life
Written by Alice Munro, Read by Kimberly Farr and Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307939364
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Dear Life
Stories
Written by Alice Munro
Read by Kimberly Farr and Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $40.00

A brilliant new collection of stories from one of the most acclaimed and beloved writers of our time.

Alice Munro’s peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but always spacious and timeless stories is once again everywhere apparent in this brilliant new collection. In story... Read more >
Dear Life
Dear Life
Written by Alice Munro, Read by Kimberly Farr and Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307939371
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Dear Life
Stories
Written by Alice Munro
Read by Kimberly Farr and Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $20.00

A brilliant new collection of stories from one of the most acclaimed and beloved writers of our time.

Alice Munro’s peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but always spacious and timeless stories is once again everywhere apparent in this brilliant new collection. In story... Read more >
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In-Flight Entertainment
In-Flight Entertainment
Written by Helen Simpson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742544
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In-Flight Entertainment
Stories
Written by Helen Simpson


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.00

A dazzling collection of stories from internationally acclaimed writer Helen Simpson, touching on everything from global warming and technology to health and aging to marriage and family life. Whether Simpson’s subject is single women or wives, marriage or motherhood, youth, young love, homework or history, In-Flight Entertainment is addictive reading that...

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A Stranger in This World
A Stranger in This World
Written by Kevin Canty
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ISBN: 9780307826169
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A Stranger in This World
Stories
Written by Kevin Canty


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

In the tradition of the works of Raymond Carver and Richard Ford, this fiction debut shines with verbal brilliance. Disturbing yet compellingly readable, the stories in this collection explore the gap between disappointment and hope, between life as it could be and life as it is. Read more >
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The Complete Stories
The Complete Stories
Written by Franz Kafka
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829450
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The Complete Stories

Written by Franz Kafka


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

The Complete Stories brings together all of Kafka’s stories, from the classic tales such as “The Metamorphosis,” “In the Penal Colony,” and “A Hunger Artist” to shorter pieces and fragments that Max Brod, Kafka’s literary executor, released after Kafka’s death. With the exception of his three novels, the whole of Kafka’s...

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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
Format: eBook
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
The Washington Post • San Francisco Chronicle
 
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
Format: eBook
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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Fists

Written by Pietro Grossi
Translated by Howard Curtis


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $9.99

‘Fists’, ‘Horses’ and ‘The Monkey’: three powerful coming-of-age stories about boys confronting reality, and fighting to stay alive in a man’s world. In ‘Fists’, a teenage amateur boxer steps into the ring for the first time, and finds himself in a face-off with Life in all its muscular force; in ‘Horses’... 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: $13.99

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: $11.99

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: 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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The Journey Prize Stories 24
The Journey Prize Stories 24
Written by Various
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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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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 >
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