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The best American short stories of the century

A collection of stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada.

The penguin book of Canadian short stories

This collection of 69 stories - over a century's worth of the best Canadian literature by an extraordinary array of our finest writers - has been selected and is introduced by award-winning writer Jane Urquhart.

100 years of the best American short stories

Collects forty short stories published between 1915 and 2015, from writers that include Ernest Hemingway, John Updike, and Alice Munro that exemplify their era and stand the test of time.

The best American short stories 2021 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines

In her introduction to The Best American Short Stories 2021, guest editor Jesmyn Ward says that the best fiction offers the reader a "sense of repair." The stories in this year's collection accomplish just that, immersin...

Fifty-two stories (1883-1898) —Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904, author.

"Chekhov's genius left an indelible impact on every literary form in which he wrote, but none more so than short fiction. Now, renowned translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky give us their peerless renderings...

The octopus has three hearts : short stories —Rose, Rachel, 1970- author.

"To the outside world, Roxanne seems terribly lonely: her husband Earl has passed away, and her daughter Linda was murdered. What people don't understand is that Earl and Linda are still keeping Roxanne company, reincarn...

The Vinyl Cafe celebrates —McLean, Stuart, 1948-2017, author.

"From the unforgettable Christmas classic "Dave Cooks the Turkey" to the tender tribute to ice-cream-loving, potato-sitting Arthur the dog in "Morte d'Arthur"; from the joys and challenges of marriage in "The Canoe Trip"...

Law of the desert born : stories —L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988, author.
Audio Book on CD
2014
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Collected here are seven stories penned by America's favorite Western author. "The Black Rock Coffin Makers": Two men in the isolated town of Tucker want the XY ranch: Jim Walker and the ruthless Wing Cary--and one of th...

Nothing you do matters : short stories —Silliphant, Craig, author.

"Nothing You Do Matters is a collection of short stories by Craig Silliphant. Space and time are vast and we're tiny parasites clinging to a rock hurtling through space. We only exist for a blink of an eye. Nothing You D...

A swim in a pond in the rain : in which four Russians give a master class on writing, reading, and life —Saunders, George, 1958- author.

"In A Swim in a Pond in the Rain, George Saunders guides the reader through seven classic Russian short stories he's been teaching for twenty years as a professor in the prestigious Syracuse University graduate MFA creat...

Thriller

Written by a cadre of major thriller authors, such as Lee Child, Lincoln Child, David Morrell and Douglas Preston, this will be the first collection of pure thriller stories ever published. The stories are action minded ...

Glass beads : stories —Dumont, Dawn, 1978- author.

"These stories interconnect the friendships of four First Nations people spanning over two decades against the cultural, political, and historical backdrop of the 1990s and early 2000s."-- Provided by publisher.

Rowley Jefferson's awesome friendly spooky stories —Kinney, Jeff, author, illustrator.

"Grab a flashlight, crawl under the covers, and dive into the twisted, unexpectedly hilarious world of Rowley Jefferson's imagination. You'll meet zombies, vampires, ghosts, and much more in these comically terrifying ta...

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