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

    • UPC: 046442843676
    • ASIN: 0395843677
    • ISBN: 0395843677
    • 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]

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

    • ASIN: B00QPI449E
    • 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]

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

    • ASIN: B01N7HZA3K
    • Brand: Unknown
    • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    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]

  • 100 Great Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • ASIN: B00U0B4PCI
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    "This is a wonderful collection of authors from America and around the world. Centuries are covered, making this a great resource for English teachers and any lover of literature." — Life Community ChurchThis treasury of one hundred tales offers students and other readers of short fiction a splendid selection of stories by masters of the form. Co... [Read More]

  • The Best American Short Stories 2019 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ASIN: 1328484246
    • ISBN: 1328484246
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    #1 New York Times best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr brings his“stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors” (San Francisco Chronicle) to selecting The Best American Short Stories 2019. #1 New York Times best-selling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Anthony Doerr brings his“stunning sense of physical detail... [Read More]

  • The Story Prize: 15 Years of Great Short Fiction

    • ASIN: B07H2T1716
    • Manufacturer: Catapult

    "You don’t often get collections, or even anthologies where every story knocks you out, but I’ve been bewildered in the best way over each one [in The Story Prize] so far." —Lillian Li, author of Number One Chinese RestaurantThis anthology of short stories marks the fifteenth anniversary of The Story Prize and includes one story from each of ... [Read More]

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

    • ASIN: 0544582942
    • 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]

  • Fifty Great Short Stories (Bantam Classics)

    • ASIN: 0553277456
    • ISBN: 0553277456
    • Brand: Bantam Classics
    • Manufacturer: Bantam Classics

    50 Great Short Stories is a comprehensive selection from the world’s finest short fiction. The authors represented range from Hawthorne, Maupassant, and Poe, through Henry James, Conrad, Aldous Huxley, and James Joyce, to Hemingway, Katherine Anne Porter, Faulkner, E.B. White, Saroyan, and O’Connor. The variety in style and subject is enormous,... [Read More]

  • Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, and Other Short Prose Forms

    • ASIN: B00HUXQ7ES
    • Manufacturer: Persea

    Short offers the tradition and glorious present of these popular forms that stretch and defy genre. From 1500 to present, hundreds of pieces. Inventive, entertaining, and addictive.Short offers the tradition and glorious present of these popular forms that stretch and defy genre. From 1500 to present, hundreds of pieces. Inventive, entertaining, an... [Read More]

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

    • ASIN: B01912QC5Y
    • 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]

  • Sapience: A Collection of Science Fiction Short Stories

    • ASIN: 173366260X
    • ISBN: 173366260X
    • Manufacturer: Lunarian Press

    What kind of life will we find in the depths of Europa’s oceans? What kind of life will we allow an AI with human level intelligence? The ten stories in Sapience: A Collection of Science Fiction Short Stories explore these questions and many more.In the near future, humanity builds a colony on Europa, one of the moons of Jupiter. They tunnel into... [Read More]

  • Sticky Fingers: 12 Deliciously Twisted Short Stories (Sticky Fingers Collection Book 1)

    • ASIN: B01F6FAQZC
    • Manufacturer: Fire Finch Press

    Diverse, dark-humored, and deliciously bite-sized, this compelling collection of 12 short stories by JT Lawrence include:ESCAPEA suicidal baby knows he was born into the wrong life. He has to get creative to correct the mistake, much to his mother's horror.THE ITCHAn intense, uncontrollable, unexplainable itch lands the protagonist in a mental ... [Read More]

  • The Best American Short Stories 2010 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ASIN: 0547055323
    • ISBN: 9780547055329
    • Brand: Mariner Books /Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books /Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Edited by the award-winning, best-selling author Richard Russo, this year’s collection boasts a satisfying “chorus of twenty stories that are by turns playful, ironic, somber, and meditative” (Wall Street Journal). With the masterful Russo picking the best of the best, America’s oldest and best-selling story anthology is sure to be of ... [Read More]

  • The O. Henry Prize Stories 2018 (The O. Henry Prize Collection)

    • ASIN: B07CCK567G
    • Manufacturer: Anchor

    The O. Henry Prize Stories 2018 contains twenty prize-winning stories chosen from thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year. The winning stories come from a mix of established writers and emerging voices, and are uniformly breathtaking. They are accompanied by essays from the eminent jurors on their favorites, observations fr... [Read More]

  • The Art of the Short Story

    • ASIN: 0321363639
    • ISBN: 0321363639
    • Brand: Longman Publishing Group
    • Manufacturer: Pearson

    This affordably-priced collection presents masterpieces of short fiction from 52 of the greatest story writers of all time. From Sherwood Anderson to Virginia Woolf, this anthology encompasses a rich global and historical mix of the very best works of short fiction and presents them in a way students will find accessible, engaging, and relevant. Th... [Read More]

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

    • ASIN: 0547939418
    • 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 Short Stories of O. Henry (Modern Library (Hardcover))

    • ASIN: 0679601228
    • ISBN: 0679601228
    • Brand: Modern Library
    • Manufacturer: Modern Library

    The more than 600 stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume.  The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's ... [Read More]

  • The Oxford Book of American Short Stories

    • ASIN: 0199744394
    • ISBN: 0199744394
    • Brand: Oxford University Press USA
    • Manufacturer: Oxford University Press

    In The Oxford Book of American Short Stories, Joyce Carol Oates offers a sweeping survey of American short fiction, in a collection of nearly sixty tales that combines classic works with many "different, unexpected" gems, and that invites readers to explore a wealth of important pieces by women and minority writers. Some selections simply can't be ... [Read More]

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

    • ASIN: 0544949099
    • ISBN: 0544949099
    • Manufacturer: Best American Paper

    #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels, Louise Penny brings her “nerve and skill—as well as heart” (Maureen Corrigan, Washington Post) to selecting the best short mystery and crime fiction of the year. Writing short stories takes “Skill. Discipline. Knowledge of the form while not being formulaic,... [Read More]

  • The Complete Short Stories Of Ernest Hemingway: The Finca Vigia Edition

    • ASIN: B00120954E
    • Manufacturer: Scribner

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