Reading Short Stories: Where To Start

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  • The Best American Short Stories of the Century (The Best American Series ®)

    • UPC: 046442843676
    • ISBN: 0395843677
    • Color: Other
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    Since the series' inception in 1915, the annual volumes of The Best American Short Stories have launched literary careers, showcased the most compelling stories of each year, and confirmed for all time the significance of the short story in our national literature. Now THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF THE CENTURY brings together the best of the b... [read more]

  • Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting

    • Manufacturer: HarperCollins e-books

  • Best American Short Stories 2018 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 0544582942
    • Manufacturer: Best American Paper

    Best-selling, award-winning, pop culture powerhouse Roxane Gay guest edits this year’s Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction. “I am looking for the artful way any given story is conveyed,” writes Roxane Gay in her introduction to The Best American Short Stories 2018, “but I also lo... [read more]

  • 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 0547485859
    • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the country. For the centennial celebration of this beloved annual series, master of the form Lorrie Moore selects forty stories from the more than two thousand that were published in previous editions. Series editor Heidi Pitlor recounts behind-the-... [read more]

  • PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2018

    • Manufacturer: Catapult

    THE ESSENTIAL YEARLY GUIDE TO THE NEWEST VOICES IN SHORT FICTION "A book of gems, each one carrying its own particular clarity and cut, that teaches students of writing how limitless the short story form can be." —Marie-Helene Bertino, author of 2 A.M. at The Cat's PajamasPEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2018 celebrates twelve outstanding sto... [read more]

  • Best American Short Stories 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 054458290X
    • Manufacturer: Best American Paper

    Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction. “If you know exactly what you are going to get from the experience of reading a story, you probably wouldn’t go looking for it; you need, in order to be an open reader of fiction, to be willing. To cast a vote for what you love and t... [read more]

  • The Best American Short Stories 2016 (The Best American Series ®)

    • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    “The literary ‘Oscars’ features twenty outstanding examples of the best of the best in American short stories.” —Shelf Awareness for Readers The Best American Short Stories 2016 will be selected by Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz. He brings "one of the most distinctive and magnetic voices in contemporary fiction: limber, streetwise, ca... [read more]


    Tempting and taboo women... being turned on, pleasured and satisfied in all sorts of delightfully dirty ways! 30 stories of extreme erotica that is sure to blow your... well, you get the idea!

  • The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1929-1964: The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of All Time Chosen by the Members of the Science Fiction Writers of America (SF Hall of Fame Book 1)

    • Manufacturer: Tor Books

  • Best of Times, Worst of Times: Contemporary American Short Stories from the New Gilded Age

    • UPC: 884481873359
    • ISBN: 0814796281
    • Brand: Brand: NYU Press
    • Manufacturer: NYU Press

    Late twentieth and early twenty-first century America has been labeled as 'The New Gilded Age' a phrase that embodies the glitz and glamour of one of the wealthiest countries in the world but also suggests the greed, corruption, and inequalities teeming just below the surface. Identifying some of the sparkling moments of humanity interwoven between... [read more]

  • The Best American Short Stories 2015 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 0547939418
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    In his introduction to this one hundredth volume of the beloved Best American Short Stories, guest editor T. C. Boyle writes, “The Model T gave way to the Model A and to the Ferrari and the Prius . . . modernism to postmodernism and post-postmodernism. We advance. We progress. We move on. But we are part of a tradition.” Boyle’s choices of ... [read more]

  • The Best American Catholic Short Stories: A Sheed & Ward Collection

    • ISBN: 1580512100
    • Brand: Brand: Sheed n Ward
    • Manufacturer: Sheed & Ward

    The Best American Catholic Short Stories captures twenty of the best short stories from thirteen American Catholic writers over the past seventy-five years. Spanning most of the twentieth century, the stories in this collection deal with many of the issues brought into the spotlight with Vatican II. Pat Schnapp and Dan McVeigh have assembled an ext... [read more]

  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel

    • Manufacturer: Harper Paperbacks

  • The Best American Short Stories 2013 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 0547554834
    • Brand: Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    “As our vision becomes more global, our storytelling is stretching in many ways. Stories increasingly change point of view, switch location, and sometimes pack as much material as a short novel might,” writes guest editor Elizabeth Strout. “It’s the variety of voices that most indicates the increasing confluence of cultures involved in maki... [read more]

  • The Best American Short Stories 2014 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 9780547868868
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    “The literary ‘Oscars’ features twenty outstanding examples of the best of the best in American short stories.” — Shelf Awareness for ReadersThe Best American Short Stories 2014 will be selected by national best-selling author Jennifer Egan, who won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction for A Vis... [read more]

  • Short Stories in French: New Penguin Parallel Text (French Edition)

    • ISBN: 0140265430
    • Color: Other
    • Brand: Penguin
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Books

    Written by authors from Quebec as well as France, the majority of these stories have been published in the last decade and reflect a rich diversity of styles and themes. From Daniel Boulanger's exploration of revenge and the desire for recognition in "The Hunter's Cafe," to Alain Gerber's brief and poetic "You Never Die," these stories make excelle... [read more]

  • The Overstory: A Novel

    • Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company

  • The Christmas Scorpion: A Jack Reacher Story

    • Manufacturer: Delacorte Press

    In a new short story available exclusively as an ebook, Jack Reacher’s spending the holidays in California. The last thing he expects is a blizzard—or a visit from the world’s deadliest assassin.   Don’t miss a thrilling preview of Lee Child’s highly anticipated new Jack Reacher novel, Past Tense!   On Christmas Eve, Jack Reacher stumbl... [read more]

  • Top 100 Motivational Stories: The Best Inspirational Short Stories And Anecdotes Of All Time

    • ISBN: 1546394206
    • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

    Some of the stories will make you cry others will make you smile, none will leave you indifferent. Are you ready to be empowered? For this book we scanned hundreds of motivational stories and anecdotes to bring you this collection of the top 100 inspirational short stories. The stories here will open your eyes and give you valuable insights regardi... [read more]

  • Six Scary Stories

    • ISBN: 1587675706
    • Manufacturer: Cemetery Dance Publications

    Number 1 bestselling writer Stephen King introduces and presents six gripping and chilling stories in this captivating anthology: Stephen King discovered these stories when he judged a competition run by Hodder & Stoughton and the Guardian to celebrate publication of his own collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams. He was so impressed with the entries ... [read more]

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