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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 >
The PEN O. Henry Prize Stories 2012
The PEN O. Henry Prize Stories 2012
Written by Laura Furman
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ISBN: 9780307947895
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The PEN O. Henry Prize Stories 2012
Including stories by John Berger, Wendell Berry, Anthony Doerr, Lauren Groff, Yi
Written by Laura Furman


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. These remarkable stories explore the boundaries of the imagination in settings as various as an army training camp in China, the salt mines of Detroit, a divided Balkan town... Read more >
The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012
The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012
Written by Laura Furman
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ISBN: 9780307947888
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The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012
Including stories by John Berger, Wendell Berry, Anthony Doerr, Lauren Groff, Yi
Written by Laura Furman


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. These remarkable stories explore the boundaries of the imagination in settings as various as an army training camp in China, the salt mines of Detroit, a divided Balkan... Read more >
I Am An Executioner
I Am An Executioner
Written by Rajesh Parameswaran
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ISBN: 9780307957573
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I Am An Executioner
Love Stories
Written by Rajesh Parameswaran


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

An explosive, funny, wildly original fiction debut: nine stories about the power of love and the love of power, two urgent human desires that inevitably, and sometimes calamitously, intertwine.
In I Am an Executioner, Rajesh Parameswaran introduces us to a cast of heroes—and antiheroes—who spring from his riotous, singular imagination. From the... Read more >
Swim Back to Me
Swim Back to Me
Written by Ann Packer
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ISBN: 9781400079735
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Swim Back to Me

Written by Ann Packer


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $14.95

Ann Packer is one of our most talented observers of family life, with its hidden crevasses and unforeseeable perils. In these unforgettable, emotionally searing stories, she explores the moral predicaments that define our lives, the frailty of ordinary grace, and the ways in which we are shattered and remade by loss... Read more >
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The Lifeguard
The Lifeguard
Written by Mary Morris
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ISBN: 9780307809971
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The Lifeguard

Written by Mary Morris


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 21, 2012
Price: $13.99

It was with her stories that Mary Morris first won attention and acclaim: her first collection, Vanishing Animals, received the prestigious Rome Prize, and her second, The Bus of Dreams, was widely hailed. In this new collection, Mary Morris once again shows her great sensitivity to men and women at moments... Read more >
Amsterdam Stories
Amsterdam Stories
Written by Nescio, Translated by Damion Searls, Introduction by Joseph O'Neill
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ISBN: 9781590174920
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Amsterdam Stories

Written by Nescio
Translated by Damion Searls
Introduction by Joseph O'Neill


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.00

No one has written more feelingly and more beautifully than Nescio about the madness and sadness, courage and vulnerability of youth: its big plans and vague longings, not to mention the binges, crashes, and marathon walks and talks. No one, for that matter, has written with such pristine clarity about the... Read more >
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Amsterdam Stories

Written by Nescio
Translated by Damion Searls
Introduction by Joseph O'Neill


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.00

No one has written more feelingly and more beautifully than Nescio about the madness and sadness, courage and vulnerability of youth: its big plans and vague longings, not to mention the binges, crashes, and marathon walks and talks. No one, for that matter, has written with such pristine clarity about the... Read more >
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Let Me be the One
Let Me be the One
Written by Elisabeth Harvor
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ISBN: 9781551997025
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Let Me be the One

Written by Elisabeth Harvor


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 15, 2012
Price: $9.99

Intimate and unforgettable, these eight stories play with themes of great emotional intensity: infatuation, tenderness, resentment, hope. The perceptive gallantry of a man in his early twenties leads an older woman to fall more than a little in love with him. While interviewing a woman painter who boasts about her sexual... Read more >
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Birds of America
Birds of America
Written by Lorrie Moore
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ISBN: 9780307816887
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Birds of America
Stories
Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 291 pages
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

A long-awaited collection of stories--twelve in all--by one of the most exciting writers at work today, the acclaimed author of Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? and Self-Help. Stories remarkable in their range, emotional force, and dark laughter, and in the sheer beauty and power of their language.
        From the opening story... Read more >
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Like Life
Like Life
Written by Lorrie Moore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307816863
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Like Life

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $9.99

In Like Life’s eight exquisite stories, Lorrie Moore’s characters stumble through their daily existence. These men and women, unsettled and adrift and often frightened, can’t quite understand how they arrived at their present situations. Harry has been reworking a play for years in his apartment near Times Square in New York... Read more >
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You Think That's Bad
You Think That's Bad
Written by Jim Shepard
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ISBN: 9780307742148
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You Think That's Bad

Written by Jim Shepard


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

Following Like You’d Understand, Anyway—awarded the Story Prize and a finalist for the National Book Award—Jim Shepard returns with an even more wildly diverse collection of astonishingly observant stories. Like an expert curator, he populates the vastness of human experience—from its bizarre fringes and lonely, breathtaking pinnacles to the hopelessly mediocre... Read more >
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Sweet Talk
Sweet Talk
Written by Stephanie Vaughn
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ISBN: 9781590515167
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Sweet Talk

Written by Stephanie Vaughn


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $14.95

Stephanie Vaughn is a writer’s writer, one whose debut collection of stories, Sweet Talk, was published more than two decades ago to critical acclaim. Readers have come to these stories over the years through word of mouth, posting glowing reviews to their Goodreads pages and on their blogs—unanimously agreeing that this... Read more >
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Sweet Talk

Written by Stephanie Vaughn


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $12.99

Stephanie Vaughn is a writer’s writer, one whose debut collection of stories, Sweet Talk, was published more than two decades ago to critical acclaim. Readers have come to these stories over the years through word of mouth, posting glowing reviews to their Goodreads pages and on their blogs—unanimously agreeing that this... Read more >
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Girls at War
Girls at War
Written by Chinua Achebe
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ISBN: 9780307816474
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Girls at War

Written by Chinua Achebe


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $9.99

Twelve stories by the internationally renowned novelist which recreate with energy and authenticity the major social and political issues that confront contemporary Africans on a daily basis.


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Self-Help
Self-Help
Written by Lorrie Moore
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ISBN: 9780307816894
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Self-Help

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $9.99

In these tales of loss and pleasure, lovers and family, a woman learns to conduct an affair, a child of divorce dances with her mother, and a woman with a terminal illness contemplates her exit. Filled with the sharp humor, emotional acuity, and joyful language Moore has become famous for, these... Read more >
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In-Flight Entertainment
In-Flight Entertainment
Written by Helen Simpson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957634
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In-Flight Entertainment
Stories
Written by Helen Simpson


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

A new collection of stories—dazzling, poignant, wickedly funny, and highly addictive—by the internationally acclaimed writer whose work The Times (London) calls “dangerously close to perfection.” These thirteen stories brilliantly focus on aspects of contemporary living and unerringly capture a generation, a type, a social class, a pattern of behavior. They give... Read more >
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Pulse
Pulse
Written by Julian Barnes
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ISBN: 9780307742407
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Pulse
Stories
Written by Julian Barnes


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

In these fourteen brilliant stories, the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending examines longing and loss, friendship and love, the historical past and contemporary life—all with his trademark wit and sharply observant eye. A newly divorced man invades his reticent girlfriend's privacy, only to discover that the...

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Bearing an Hourglass
Bearing an Hourglass
Written by Piers Anthony
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815620
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Bearing an Hourglass

Written by Piers Anthony


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $7.99

When life seemed pointless to Norton, he accepted the position as the Incarnation of Time, even though it meant living backward from present to past. The other seemingly all-powerful incantations of Immortality--Death, Fate, War, and Nature--made him welcome. Even Satan greeted him with gifts. But he soon discovered that the gifts... Read more >
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