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Product Description: 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...read more
By Lorrie Moore (editor)

Hardcover:

9780547485850 | Houghton Mifflin, October 6, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the country.

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Product Description: A New York Times Notable BookA Washington Post Notable BookA Best Book of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Financial Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, BookPage“Heartbreaking. . . . Mordantly funny. . . . Takes us on a rare flight of self-transcendence...read more

Hardcover:

9781410469526 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 25, 2014), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: A new collection of stories by one of America's most beloved and admired short-story writers, her first in fifteen years, since Birds of America ("Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial .
9780307594136 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 25, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A new collection of stories by one of America’s most beloved and admired short-story writers, her first in fifteen years, since Birds of America (“Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial .

Paperback:

9780307740861 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 28, 2014), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable BookA Washington Post Notable BookA Best Book of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Financial Times, St.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781482968910 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 4, 2014), cover price $24.95
9781482968903 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 4, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781482968897 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 4, 2014), cover price $55.00

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Product Description: “Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial…. Stand[s] by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability.” —The New York Times Book Review The celebrated collection of twelve stories from one of the finest authors at work today...read more

Paperback:

9780307474964 | 1 edition (Vintage Books, January 12, 2010), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial….
9780312241223 | 1 edition (Picador USA, September 1, 1999), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A best-selling collection of stories focusing on portrayals of the searching and the disaffected of modern-day America offers a trenchant combination of wit, empathy, and intelligence.

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Product Description: Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner AwardFinalist for the Orange Prize for FictionChosen as a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, Kansas City Star, Financial Times, St...read more

Hardcover:

9781410421890 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, February 3, 2010), cover price $33.95 | About this edition: As the United States begins gears for war in the Middle East‚ twenty-year-old Tassie Keltjin‚ the Midwestern daughter of a gentleman hill farmer‚ comes to a university town as a college student‚ her brain on fire with Ch
9780571195305 | Gardners Books, October 1, 2009, cover price $28.60 | About this edition: Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner AwardFinalist for the Orange Prize for FictionChosen as a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, Kansas City Star, Financial Times, St.
9780375409288 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 2009, cover price $25.95

Paperback:

9780375708466 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, August 24, 2010), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner AwardFinalist for the Orange Prize for FictionChosen as a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, Kansas City Star, Financial Times, St.
9780307739421 | Random House, March 4, 2010, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner AwardFinalist for the Orange Prize for FictionChosen as a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, Kansas City Star, Financial Times, St.

Miscellaneous:

9780307273215 | Vintage Books, September 1, 2009, cover price $15.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9781602837164 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 1, 2009), cover price $29.95

An anthology of ten short stories focuses on women who are on the brink of loneliness--their mothers are dying, their husbands and lovers are leaving them--and who face their disappointments with anxiety laced with ironic humor. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780307277299 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, March 13, 2007), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An anthology of ten short stories focuses on women who are on the brink of loneliness--their mothers are dying, their husbands and lovers are leaving them--and who face their disappointments with anxiety laced with ironic humor.

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Disillusioned and loveless, a chain-smoking art history professor, who spends her spare time singing in nightclubs and tending to her young daughter, finds herself pursued by an erratic, would-be librettist. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780394552941 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1986, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The difficult life of Benna, a woman of mysterious adaptability, is followed as she transforms herself through a variety of wild careers--from a nightclub singer to an aerobic instructor for senior citizens--and revealing relationships with eccentric friends

Paperback:

9780307277282 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, March 13, 2007), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Disillusioned and loveless, a chain-smoking art history professor, who spends her spare time singing in nightclubs and tending to her young daughter, finds herself pursued by an erratic, would-be librettist.
9780446672726 | Grand Central Pub, August 1, 1997, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Disillusioned and loveless, a chain-smoking art history professor who spends her spare time singing in nightclubs and tending to her young daughter finds herself pursued by an erratic, would-be librettist

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The acclaimed annual short fiction series--this year featuring guest editor Lorrie Moore, author of Birds of America--showcases the work of such notable authors as Annie Proulx, Sherman Alexie, Paula Fox, Thomas McGuane, Alice Munro, and Deborah Eisenberg, from a variety of acclaimed sources.
By Katrina Kenison (editor) and Lorrie Moore (editor)

Hardcover:

9780618197347 | Houghton Mifflin, October 14, 2004, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Presents a collection of stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada

Features works by Annie Proulx, Sherman Alexie, Paula Fox, Thomas McGuane, Alice Munro, and other notable authors.
By Lorrie Moore (editor)

CD/Spoken Word:

9780618299652 | Unabridged edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 14, 2004), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Features works by Annie Proulx, Sherman Alexie, Paula Fox, Thomas McGuane, Alice Munro, and other notable authors.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780618300464 | Unabridged edition (Mariner Books, October 14, 2004), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Features works by Annie Proulx, Sherman Alexie, Paula Fox, Thomas McGuane, Alice Munro, and other notable authors.

Prebinding:

9781417663217 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2004, cover price $25.80 | About this edition: Presents a collection of stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada

Product Description: Aben is Santa's best toy maker. He is also Santa's grouchiest, most ill-behaved elf. On Christmas Eve while Santa and the other elves are delivering gifts, Aben's task is to watch the reindeer. But at the very last house, Aben sneaks down the chimney to take a look around...read more

Hardcover:

9780385327916 | Delacorte Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When he is left behind at the house of a very bad little girl, Santa's grouchiest elf must find a way to improve her behavior so that Santa will return the following Christmas and take him back to the North Pole.

Paperback:

9780440416807 | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, September 1, 2002), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: When he is left behind at the house of a very bad little girl, Santa's grouchiest elf must find a way to improve her behavior so that Santa will return the following Christmas and take him back to the North Pole.

Reinforced:

9780606258791, titled "Forgotten Helper: A Christmas Story" | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $13.60 | About this edition: Aben is Santa's best toy maker.

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Paperback:

9788478887316 | Emece Editores, November 1, 2002, cover price $16.90

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A collection of short fiction explores the ever widening gulf between men and women and the paradoxical fear of and yearning for intimacy in characters whose lives are marked by disillusionment, misunderstandings, boredom, and lack of direction. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780394581019 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 1, 1990, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Explores the widening gulf between men and women and the paradoxical fear of and yearning for intimacy

Paperback:

9780375719165 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, September 1, 2002), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A collection of short fiction explores the ever widening gulf between men and women and the paradoxical fear of and yearning for intimacy in characters whose lives are marked by disillusionment, misunderstandings, boredom, and lack of direction.
9780452266377 | Reprint edition (Plume, August 1, 1991), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: In LIKE LIFE, Lorrie Moore turns her wry and razor-sharp gaze on men and women seeking connections with one another, leading lives that are something like-but mysteriously not like-the good lives they once wistfully envisioned for themselves.

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Realizing during a trip to Paris that she no longer loves her husband, Berie Carr remembers her childhood in upstate New York, where she shared a deep friendship with a captivating older girl named Sils. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780679434825 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1994, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Berie Carr, an American visiting Paris with her husband, reminisces about the events of the summer of 1972, when, as a fifteen-year-old, she and her beautiful best friend, Sils, worked in an upstate New York amusement park

Paperback:

9781400033829 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, April 1, 2004), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Realizing during a trip to Paris that she no longer loves her husband, Berie Carr remembers her childhood in upstate New York, where she shared a deep friendship with a captivating older girl named Sils.
9780571173112 | New edition (Gardners Books, July 5, 1999), cover price $13.55 | About this edition: Set against the distant voices of a country in upheaval, this novel shows two 11-year-olds intent on escaping childhood.
9780446671910 | Grand Central Pub, September 1, 1995, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Realizing during a trip to Paris that she no longer loves her husband, Berie Carr remembers her childhood in upstate New York, where she shared a deep friendship with a captivating older girl named Sils.

A new collection of twelve stories by the acclaimed author of Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? includes the title story about a second-rate movie actress who returns home and becomes involved with a mechanic, 'Charades,' and 'Which Is More Than I Can Say About Some People.' 40,000 first printing. Tour. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780679445975 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1998, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A new collection of twelve stories by the acclaimed author of Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?

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Product Description: Contributors to this issue include: Alice Adams, Charles Baxter, Michael Blumenthal, Robert Boswell, Max Garland, Wayne Harrison, Pam Houston, Gish Jen, Paul Leslie, Vicki Lindner, Nancy Mladenoff, Howard Norman, Bradley J. Owens, Sheila M...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Susan Conley (editor), David Daniel (editor), Don Lee (editor), Lorrie Moore (editor) and Maryanne O'Hara (editor)

Paperback:

9780933277236 | Ploughshares Books, August 1, 1998, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Contributors to this issue include: Alice Adams, Charles Baxter, Michael Blumenthal, Robert Boswell, Max Garland, Wayne Harrison, Pam Houston, Gish Jen, Paul Leslie, Vicki Lindner, Nancy Mladenoff, Howard Norman, Bradley J.

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Product Description: In nine captivating stories, the author of Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? probes the pleasures and pains of modern relationships, offering poignant yet wickedly funny advice on "How to Be an Other Woman,""How to Talk to Your Mother (Notes)," and for surviving other modern crises of loss and love...read more

Hardcover:

9780394539218 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 1985, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: These ten short stories focus on women who are on the brink of loneliness--their mothers are dying, their husbands and lovers are leaving them--and who face their disappointments with anxiety laced with ironic humor

Paperback:

9780446671927 | Grand Central Pub, September 1, 1995, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In nine captivating stories, the author of Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?
9780452258211 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, March 1, 1986), cover price $9.00 | About this edition: These ten short stories focus on women who are on the brink of loneliness--their mothers are dying, their husbands and lovers are leaving them--and who face their disappointments with anxiety laced with ironic humor

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Realizing during a trip to Paris that she no longer loves her husband, Berie Carr remembers her childhood in upstate New York, where she shared a deep friendship with a captivating older girl named Sils

Paperback:

9780786204168 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 1, 1995), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Realizing during a trip to Paris that she no longer loves her husband, Berie Carr remembers her childhood in upstate New York, where she shared a deep friendship with a captivating older girl named Sils

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Product Description: Now back in print, a dazzling collection of stories about childhood from such writers as Jamaica Kincaid and Amy Tan. "When writers of fiction have made the effort to explore the mottled landscape of a child's secrets and understanding, they have often created stories of ferocious poignancy," Lorrie Moore writes in her Introduction to this exceptional collection of stories, in which the contradictions and hypocrisies of the adult world are seen through the eyes of children...read more

Hardcover:

9780571129454 | Faber & Faber, August 1, 1992, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Gathers stories by Margaret Atwood, Spalding Gray, Alice, Munro, Amy Tan, and Susan Minot

Paperback:

9780571198023 | Reprint edition (Faber & Faber, June 1, 1993), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Now back in print, a dazzling collection of stories about childhood from such writers as Jamaica Kincaid and Amy Tan.

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Accidentally left behind at Ivy's house, Aben, one of Santa's elves, has a year in which to help Ivy reform in time for next Christmas, when he can return to the North Pole with Santa
By T. Lewis (illustrator) and Lorrie Moore

Hardcover:

9780943718002 | Olympic Marketing Corp, June 1, 1988, cover price $2.98 | About this edition: Accidentally left behind at Ivy's house, Aben, one of Santa's elves, has a year in which to help Ivy reform in time for next Christmas, when he can return to the North Pole with Santa

The difficult life of Benna, a woman of mysterious adaptability, is followed as she transforms herself through a variety of wild careers--from a nightclub singer to an aerobic instructor for senior citizens--and revealing relationships with eccentric friends

Paperback:

9780140103281 | Penguin USA, October 1, 1987, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The difficult life of Benna, a woman of mysterious adaptability, is followed as she transforms herself through a variety of wild careers--from a nightclub singer to an aerobic instructor for senior citizens--and revealing relationships with eccentric friends

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