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Product Description: An acutely observed, evocative collection of short stories blending fiction, biography, and memoir--from a Booker-longlisted author.Evocative, sensual, and tender, these stories confront our reality culture and interrogate our relationship with iconic figures, coming to life at the boundary between reality and fiction...read more

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9781632865434 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, April 18, 2017, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An acutely observed, evocative collection of short stories blending fiction, biography, and memoir--from a Booker-longlisted author.

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Product Description: Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure...read more

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9781509827824 | Collectors Library, April 4, 2017, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles.
9781905716623, titled "The Happy Prince & Other Stories" | Collectors Library, September 1, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Oscar Wilde is remembered today primarily as a brilliant and witty playwright and the author of the novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.
9780460050753, titled "Happy Prince and Other Stories" | J M Dent & Sons Ltd, June 1, 1977, cover price $11.00
9780525313960 | Dutton Childrens Books, June 1, 1968, cover price $6.95

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9781507713471 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 27, 2015, cover price $6.00 | About this edition: Five stories for children by Oscar Wilde
9781507678589 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 23, 2015, cover price $6.50 | About this edition: A statue of a long dead prince befriends a swallow who helps the Prince to alleviate the suffering of the townspeople.
9781500594046 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 20, 2014, cover price $7.00 | About this edition: A kind-hearted statue who watches over the people in a city—a nightingale willing to sacrifice everything for the beauty of love—a giant whose selfishness leaves his garden blanketed in eternal winter—these are a few of the characters you will meet in Oscar Wilde's collection of poignant and often bittersweet literary fairy tales.
9781406502411 | Dodo Pr, November 30, 2005, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Large format for easy reading.
9781853261237, titled "The Happy Prince & Other Stories" | Wordsworth Editions Ltd, December 1, 1999, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: In these delightful tales, Oscar Wilde employs all his grace, artistry and wit.
3 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

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9780141328317 | Abridged edition (Gardners Books, August 6, 2009), cover price $16.45 | About this edition: This is a haunting, magical fairy tale collection, in which Oscar Wilde beautifully evokes (amongst others) "The Happy Prince", who was not so happy after all, "The Selfish Giant" who learned to love little children and "The Star Child" who did not love his parents as much as he should.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780140864588 | Abridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, January 1, 2005), cover price $10.95
9780786106721 | Blackstone Audio Inc, March 1, 1995, cover price $32.95

School and Library:

9780688103903 | William Morrow & Co, April 1, 1991, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This facsimile of the 1913 edition includes, along with the title story, 'The nightingale and the rose,' 'The selfish giant,' 'The devoted friend,' and 'The remarkable rocket.

Reinforced:

9780606123266 | Demco Media, January 1, 1996, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Includes 'The Happy Prince,' 'The Selfish Giant,' 'The Devoted Friend,' 'The Remarkable Rocket,' 'The Nightingale and the Rose,' 'The Young King,' 'The Birthday of the Infanta,' 'The Star-Child,' and 'The Fisherman and His Soul.

Prebinding:

9780833592439, titled "Happy Prince and Other Stories" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.35 | About this edition: The Happy Prince and Other Tales (sometimes called The Happy Prince and Other Stories) is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde first published in May 1888.

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Product Description: “Deb Olin Unferth’s stories are so smart, fast, full of heart, and distinctive in voice―each an intense little thought-system going out earnestly in search of strange new truths. What an important and exciting talent.”―George SaundersFor more than ten years, Deb Olin Unferth has been publishing startlingly askew, wickedly comic, cutting-edge fiction in magazines such as Granta, Harper’s Magazine, McSweeney’s, NOON, and The Paris Review...read more

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9781555977689 | Graywolf Pr, March 21, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: “Deb Olin Unferth’s stories are so smart, fast, full of heart, and distinctive in voice―each an intense little thought-system going out earnestly in search of strange new truths.

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Product Description: “What an astonishing collection! Provoking, ferocious, moving, splendid, generous and essential. I seemed to finish the book in a different world than the one in which I began it.” ―Kelly Link, author of Get In Trouble and Stranger Things HappenIn her mesmerizing debut, Shobha Rao recounts the untold human costs of one of the largest migrations in history...read more

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9781250073822 | Flatiron Books, March 15, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: “What an astonishing collection!

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9781250118721 | Flatiron Books, March 14, 2017, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: “What an astonishing collection!
9780533132744, titled "Brass Earrings" | Vantage Pr, June 1, 2000, cover price $10.95 | also contains Brass Earrings

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Product Description: "If you ever wondered what life is like for the down and out, the remarkable Sojourner lays it out in precise and unsparing prose in her latest collection of short stories. Throughout, Sojourner's ability to bring extraordinary characters to life and bring depth and heart to ordinary circumstances makes this collection memorable...read more

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9781937226695 | Torrey House Press, March 14, 2017, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "If you ever wondered what life is like for the down and out, the remarkable Sojourner lays it out in precise and unsparing prose in her latest collection of short stories.

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Product Description: During a violent storm, a filmmaker escapes New York, accompanied by a woman who may be his therapist. A lawyer in the throes of divorce seeks refuge at her seaside cottage only to find a vagrant girl living in it. A dilettantish banker sees his ambitions laid bare when he comes under the influence of two strange sisters...read more

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9781250118059 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, March 7, 2017), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: During a violent storm, a filmmaker escapes New York, accompanied by a woman who may be his therapist.

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Product Description: An inventive, ranging debut story collection from a writer hailed by Charles Yu as "a stunningly original voice—warm, bleak, dark, ecstatic, full of silences and power and life" Reinventing a great American tradition through an absurdist, discerning eye, Joseph Scapellato uses these twenty-five stories to conjure worlds, themes, and characters who are at once unquestionably familiar and undeniably strange...read more

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9780544769809 | Mariner Books, February 28, 2017, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: An inventive, ranging debut story collection from a writer hailed by Charles Yu as "a stunningly original voice—warm, bleak, dark, ecstatic, full of silences and power and life" Reinventing a great American tradition through an absurdist, discerning eye, Joseph Scapellato uses these twenty-five stories to conjure worlds, themes, and characters who are at once unquestionably familiar and undeniably strange.

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Product Description: We’ve Already Gone This Far takes us to Wequaquet, Massachusetts: a town like many towns in America, a place where love and pride are closely twinned and dangerously deployed. In this stunning debut, Patrick Dacey draws us into the secret lives of recognizable strangers...read more

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9781627794657 | Henry Holt & Co, February 16, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A heartfelt, vital collection; the debut of an exciting new talent already hailed as one of George Saunders' "favorite young American writers"In Patrick Dacey's stunning debut, we meet longtime neighbors and friends--citizens of working-class Wequaquet--right when the ground beneath their feet has shifted in ways they don't yet understand.

Paperback:

9781250118028 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, February 14, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: We’ve Already Gone This Far takes us to Wequaquet, Massachusetts: a town like many towns in America, a place where love and pride are closely twinned and dangerously deployed.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504682602 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 16, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Patrick Dacey's stunning debut, we meet longtime neighbors and friends-- citizens of working-class Wequaquet-- right when the ground beneath their feet has shifted in ways they don't yet understand.

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Product Description: "Five charming novellas … which have astonishing freshness, color, and warmth." — The New Yorker First published in 1686, this collection of five novellas was an immediate bestseller in the bawdy world that was Genroku Japan, and the book's popularity has increased with age, making it today a literary classic like Boccaccio's Decameron, or the works of Rabelais...read more
By Theodore De Bary (trans)

Paperback:

9784805310120 | Tuttle Pub, February 7, 2017, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: "Five charming novellas … which have astonishing freshness, color, and warmth.

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Product Description: For the first time in paperback, an acclaimed look at the American South through the lenses of its most acclaimed storytellers and their tales.Rarely does a nonfiction work come along that is as original and refreshing as Sitting Up with the Dead...read more

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9781559706124 | 1 edition (Arcade Pub, April 17, 2002), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Including Jack the trickster, boo-bags and plat-eyes, ghosts, and singing turtles, an enchanting and entertaining collection of tales, culminated from the author's journey to the South and filled with the rich history and culture of each location, from some of the most colorful and creative storytellers in the world celebrates the South's oral tradition.

Paperback:

9781628727036 | Arcade Pub, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: For the first time in paperback, an acclaimed look at the American South through the lenses of its most acclaimed storytellers and their tales.
9781611452266 | Arcade Pub, April 18, 2011, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: An inspired road trip through the South to uncover some of America’s most talented and colorful storytellers, their tales, and the lush land that links them.
9781559706759 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, April 1, 2003), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Including Jack the trickster, boo-bags and plat-eyes, ghosts, and singing turtles, an enchanting and entertaining collection of tales, culminated from the author's journey to the South and filled with the rich history and culture of each location, from some of the most colorful and creative storytellers in the world celebrates the South's oral tradition.

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Product Description: Winner of the inaugural Neukom Institute Literary Arts AwardThese are the best Americans, the worst Americans. In these stories (these cities, these people) there are labyrinths, rivers, wildernesses. Voices sound slightly different than expected...read more

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9781618731241 | Small Beer Pr, February 14, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Winner of the inaugural Neukom Institute Literary Arts AwardThese are the best Americans, the worst Americans.

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Product Description: A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • From the author of The Chalk Artist, this beloved collection of linked stories is “one of the most astute and engaging books about American family life to have come our way in quite a while” (The Boston Globe)...read more

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9780374153212 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1996, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Told through weddings, deaths, holiday dinners, and dreams, the story of three generations of the Markowitzes is revealed

Paperback:

9780812984552 | Random House Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • From the author of The Chalk Artist, this beloved collection of linked stories is “one of the most astute and engaging books about American family life to have come our way in quite a while” (The Boston Globe).
9780374529390 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 1, 2005, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: "The Family Markowitz is one of the most astute and engaging books about American family life to have come our way in quite a while.
9780671013882 | Washington Square Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Told through weddings, deaths, holiday dinners, and dreams, the story of three generations of the Markowitzes is revealed

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Product Description: For the first time in a collector's boxed set, the most comprehensive edition ever published of Mark Twain's short writings -- the incomparable stories, sketches, burlesques, hoaxes, tall tales, speeches, satires, and maxims of America's greatest humorist...read more
By Louis J. Budd (editor)

Hardcover:

9781598535280 | Box edition (Library of America, January 31, 2017), cover price $80.00 | About this edition: For the first time in a collector's boxed set, the most comprehensive edition ever published of Mark Twain's short writings -- the incomparable stories, sketches, burlesques, hoaxes, tall tales, speeches, satires, and maxims of America's greatest humorist.

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Product Description: Celebrated worldwide for her masterly novels, Carson McCullers was equally accomplished, and equally moving, when writing in shorter forms. This Library of America volume brings together for the first time her twenty extraordinary stories, along with plays, essays, memoirs, and poems...read more
By Carlos L. Dews (editor)

Hardcover:

9781598535112 | Library of America, January 24, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Celebrated worldwide for her masterly novels, Carson McCullers was equally accomplished, and equally moving, when writing in shorter forms.

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Product Description: Seven chilling and provocative stories exploring the dark side of the human psyche, from the prize-winning, acclaimed author of Hallucinating Foucault and Sophie and the Sibyl.Illuminating the dark side of the erotic, these interwoven stories explore obsession, violence, and the thin line between sex and death...read more

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9781408872666 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 24, 2017, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Seven chilling and provocative stories exploring the dark side of the human psyche, from the prize-winning, acclaimed author of Hallucinating Foucault and Sophie and the Sibyl.
9780330490122 | New edition (Pan Macmillan, March 5, 2004), cover price $13.80 | About this edition: The seven tales that comprise this collection were written to disturb and provoke.

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Product Description: The unforgettable characters in Josh Barkan’s astonishing and beautiful story collection—chef, architect, nurse, high school teacher, painter, beauty queen, classical bass player, plastic surgeon, businessman, mime—are simply trying to lead their lives and steer clear of violence...read more

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9781101906293 | Hogarth Pr, January 24, 2017, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The unforgettable characters in Josh Barkan’s astonishing and beautiful story collection—chef, architect, nurse, high school teacher, painter, beauty queen, classical bass player, plastic surgeon, businessman, mime—are simply trying to lead their lives and steer clear of violence.

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Product Description: "A tremendous talent. Every page fizzes with vitality." --Kevin Barry, author of BeatleboneA young man in a dark depression roams the vast, formless landscape of a Dublin industrial park where he meets a vagrant in the grip of a dangerous ideology...read more

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9781632865366 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 24, 2017, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "A tremendous talent.

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Product Description: In another infinitesimal flash he had taken it in. Pale, dusky skin, covering nothing but bones and tendons of appalling strength; coarse black hairs, longer than ever grew on a human hand; nails rising from the ends of the fingers and curving sharply down and forward, grey horny and wrinkled...read more

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9781509827725 | Collectors Library, January 24, 2017, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: In another infinitesimal flash he had taken it in.

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Product Description: A wonderful new collection of Henry James’s short stories about Americans in Europe   Daisy Miller is one of Henry James’s great heroines: a young, independent American traveling in Europe, whose flouting of social conventions has the potential to lead to catastrophe...read more
By Stephen Fender (introduced by)

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9780141389776 | Penguin Classics, January 24, 2017, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: A wonderful new collection of Henry James’s short stories about Americans in Europe   Daisy Miller is one of Henry James’s great heroines: a young, independent American traveling in Europe, whose flouting of social conventions has the potential to lead to catastrophe.

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Product Description: Regarded as the father of the short story as well as the first modern fiction writer, Anton Chekhov rejected conventional forms to examine the lives of ordinary people in prosaic situations. His impressionistic depictions of Russian life and the human condition resound with emotional honesty, focusing on character rather than plot and revealing subtle but important truths...read more

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9780486811147 | Dover Pubns, January 18, 2017, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Regarded as the father of the short story as well as the first modern fiction writer, Anton Chekhov rejected conventional forms to examine the lives of ordinary people in prosaic situations.

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Product Description: Popular and prolific, Anthony Trollope wrote 47 novels as well as dozens of short stories that provide fascinating insights into Victorian life, behavior, and morals. A careful observer of people and places, Trollope created realistic, unsentimental depictions of everyday life that offer enduring entertainment as well as vivid reflections of the attitudes of his era...read more

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9780486811192 | Dover Pubns, January 18, 2017, cover price $5.00 | About this edition: Popular and prolific, Anthony Trollope wrote 47 novels as well as dozens of short stories that provide fascinating insights into Victorian life, behavior, and morals.

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Product Description: A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time"I can’t recall the last time I laughed this hard at a book. Simultaneously, I’m shocked and scandalized...read more

Hardcover:

9780399562884 | Penguin Pr, January 17, 2017, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time"I can’t recall the last time I laughed this hard at a book.

Hardcover:

9780451493040 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 17, 2017, cover price $26.95

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