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9780865478695 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 1, 2016, cover price $23.00

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Product Description: Now in a mass-market paperback premium edition the instant #1 "New York Times" bestseller! Stephen King delivers an outstanding ("USA TODAY") collection of stories, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story...read more

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9781410483768 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, November 4, 2015), cover price $38.99 | About this edition: An array of short stories by the award-winning author of 11/22/63 includes several new pieces, with each tale complemented by autobiographical commentary on what inspired it.
9781501111679 | Scribner, November 3, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Includes the story “Premium Harmony”—set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine The masterful #1 New York Times bestselling story collection from O.

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9781594138966 | Large print edition (Large Print Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $14.99 | also contains The Bazaar of Bad Dreams: Stories | About this edition: Now in a mass-market paperback premium edition the instant #1 "New York Times" bestseller!
9781501127878 | Pocket Books, October 18, 2016, cover price $9.99 | also contains The Bazaar of Bad Dreams: Stories | About this edition: The instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

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9780446913577, titled "The Lion's Game" | Grand Central Pub, September 1, 2000, cover price $12.99 | also contains The Lion''s Game | About this edition: Detective John Corey, last seen in Plum Island, now faces his toughest assignment yet: the pursuit and capture of the world's most dangerous terrorist -- a young Arab known as "The Lion" who has baffled a federal task force and shows no sign of stopping in his quest for revenge against the American pilots who bombed Libya and killed his family.

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Product Description: A superb collection of fifteen stories—including “Wakefield,” the inspiration for the film starring Bryan Cranston—by the author of Ragtime, The March, The Book of Daniel, and Billy Bathgate He has been called “a national treasure” by George Saunders...read more

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9780399588358 | Random House Inc, October 25, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A superb collection of fifteen stories—including “Wakefield,” the inspiration for the film starring Bryan Cranston—by the author of Ragtime, The March, The Book of Daniel, and Billy Bathgate He has been called “a national treasure” by George Saunders.

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Product Description: Award-winning novelist Randa Jarrar's new story collection moves seamlessly between realism and fable, history and the present, capturing the lives of Muslim women and men across myriad geographies and circumstances. With acerbic wit, deep tenderness, and boundless imagination, Jarrar brings to life a memorable cast of characters, many of them "accidental transients"—a term for migratory birds who have gone astray—seeking their circuitous routes back home...read more

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9781941411315 | Sarabande Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Award-winning novelist Randa Jarrar's new story collection moves seamlessly between realism and fable, history and the present, capturing the lives of Muslim women and men across myriad geographies and circumstances.

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Product Description: Finalist for the 2017 Story Prize Honorable Mention in the 2017 ALA Sophie Brody Medal for achievement in Jewish Literature “An absolutely dazzling triumph…A singularly inventive collection” (Jewish Book Council) of linked stories set in a German-occupied town in Poland during World War II, where tales of myth and folklore meet the real-life monsters of the Nazi invasion...read more

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9781501115196 | Scribner, February 2, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A radiant debut collection of linked stories from a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, set in a German-occupied town in Poland, where tales of myth and folklore meet the real-life monsters of the Nazi invasion.

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9781501115219 | Reprint edition (Scribner, October 4, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Finalist for the 2017 Story Prize Honorable Mention in the 2017 ALA Sophie Brody Medal for achievement in Jewish Literature “An absolutely dazzling triumph…A singularly inventive collection” (Jewish Book Council) of linked stories set in a German-occupied town in Poland during World War II, where tales of myth and folklore meet the real-life monsters of the Nazi invasion.

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Product Description: In each of the stories in Robert Oldshue’s debut collection, the characters want to be decent but find that hard to define. In the first story, an elderly couple is told that delivery of their Thanksgiving dinner has been canceled due to an impending blizzard...read more

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9781609384517 | Univ of Iowa Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In each of the stories in Robert Oldshue’s debut collection, the characters want to be decent but find that hard to define.

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Product Description: Of This New World offers a menagerie of utopias: real, imagined, and lost. Starting with the Garden of Eden and ending in a Mars colony, the stories wrestle with conflicts of idealism and practicality, communal ambition and individual kink...read more

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9781609384432 | Univ of Iowa Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Of This New World offers a menagerie of utopias: real, imagined, and lost.

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Product Description: The Virginity of Famous Men, award-winning story writer Christine Sneed's deeply perceptive collection on the human condition, features protagonists attempting to make peace with the choices--both personal and professional--they have so far made...read more

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9781620406953 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, September 13, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The Virginity of Famous Men, award-winning story writer Christine Sneed's deeply perceptive collection on the human condition, features protagonists attempting to make peace with the choices--both personal and professional--they have so far made.

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Product Description: Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories brings together eighty-one brief texts spanning Robert Walser’s career, from pieces conceived amid his early triumphs to later works written at a psychiatric clinic in Bern. Many were published in the feuilleton sections of newspapers during Walser’s life; others were jotted down on slips of paper and all but forgotten...read more
By Annette Wiesner (trans)

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9781681370163 | New York Review of Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories brings together eighty-one brief texts spanning Robert Walser’s career, from pieces conceived amid his early triumphs to later works written at a psychiatric clinic in Bern.

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Product Description: The early fiction of one of the nation’s most celebrated writers, Truman Capote, as he takes his first bold steps into the canon of American literatureRecently rediscovered in the archives of the New York Public Library, these short stories provide an unparalleled look at Truman Capote writing in his teens and early twenties, before he penned such classics as Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and In Cold Blood...read more
By Hilton Als (foreword by)

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9780812998221 | Random House Inc, October 27, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The early fiction of one of the nation’s most celebrated writers, Truman Capote, as he takes his first bold steps into the canon of American literatureRecently rediscovered in the archives of the New York Public Library, these short stories provide an unparalleled look at Truman Capote writing in his teens and early twenties, before he penned such classics as Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and In Cold Blood.

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9780812987690 | Modern Library, September 6, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The early fiction of one of the nation’s most celebrated writers, Truman Capote, as he takes his first bold steps into the canon of American literatureRecently rediscovered in the archives of the New York Public Library, these short stories provide an unparalleled look at Truman Capote writing in his teens and early twenties, before he penned such classics as Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and In Cold Blood.

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Product Description: This generous collection of fifty-two stories, selected from across her prolific career by the author, includes a preface in which she discusses the sources of her art.A widely admired master of the short story, Mavis Gallant was a Canadian-born writer who lived in France and died in 2014 at the age of ninety-one...read more

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9781101907634 | Everymans Library, August 9, 2016, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This generous collection of fifty-two stories, selected from across her prolific career by the author, includes a preface in which she discusses the sources of her art.

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Product Description: Alfred Döblin’s many imposing novels, above all Berlin Alexanderplatz, have established him as one of the titans of modern German literature. This collection of his stories —astonishingly, the first ever to appear in English—shows him to have been a master of short fiction too...read more
By Damion Searls (trans)

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9781590179734 | New York Review of Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Alfred Döblin’s many imposing novels, above all Berlin Alexanderplatz, have established him as one of the titans of modern German literature.

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Product Description: Following her prize-winning collection Break Any Woman Down, Dana Johnson returns with a collection of bold stories set mostly in downtown Los Angeles that examine large issues –love, class, race – and how they influence and define our most intimate moments...read more

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9781619027329 | Counterpoint, August 9, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Following her prize-winning collection Break Any Woman Down, Dana Johnson returns with a collection of bold stories set mostly in downtown Los Angeles that examine large issues –love, class, race – and how they influence and define our most intimate moments.

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Product Description: “Holmes trains a precise lens on the millennial generation’s mixed bag of manners, mores, and machinations… In [these] beautifully brazen stories, worlds collide in fresh, imaginative ways.” —Elle A fresh, honest, and darkly funny debut collection about family, friends, and lovers, and the flaws that make us most human...read more

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9781594633782 | Riverhead Books, August 4, 2015, cover price $27.95

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9780399576034 | Riverhead Books, August 2, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “Holmes trains a precise lens on the millennial generation’s mixed bag of manners, mores, and machinations… In [these] beautifully brazen stories, worlds collide in fresh, imaginative ways.
9780008123031 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, June 4, 2015, cover price $21.40 | About this edition: Named a Best Book of 2015 by NPR, Bustle, Gawker, Lit Hub, Book Riot, Pure Wow, and Publisher's Weekly“Holmes trains a precise lens on the millennial generation’s mixed bag of manners, mores, and machinations… In [these] beautifully brazen stories, worlds collide in fresh, imaginative ways.
9780395478080, titled "The Apple Corps Guide to the Well-Built House" | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 1988, cover price $10.01 | also contains The Apple Corps Guide to the Well-Built House | About this edition: Details the complete process of house building from the ground up, containing a wealth of details and tips on choosing materials, selecting and negotiating with both contractors and architects

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Product Description: Emily Dickinson takes a carriage ride with Death. A couple are invited over to a neighbor's daughter's exorcism. A country witch with a sea-captain's head in a glass globe intercedes on behalf of abused and abandoned children. In July of 1915, in Hardin County, Ohio, a boy sees ghosts...read more

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9781618731180, titled "A Natural History of Hell: Stories" | Small Beer Pr, July 12, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Emily Dickinson takes a carriage ride with Death.

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Product Description: From the bestselling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series comes this splendid collection. Inspired by vintage photographs, these five lyrical stories capture the surprising intersections of love and friendship that alter life's journeys...read more

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9781101871256 | Pantheon Books, July 12, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of the No.

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9780735205994 | Large print edition (Random House Large Print, July 12, 2016), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of the No.

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Product Description: In her debut story collection Heartbreaker, Maryse Meijer peels back the crust of normalcy and convention, unmasking the fury and violence we are willing to inflict in the name of love and loneliness. Her characters are a strange ensemble―a feral child, a girl raised from the dead, a possible pedophile―who share in vulnerability and heartache, but maintain an unremitting will to survive...read more

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9780374536060 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, July 12, 2016, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: In her debut story collection Heartbreaker, Maryse Meijer peels back the crust of normalcy and convention, unmasking the fury and violence we are willing to inflict in the name of love and loneliness.

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Product Description: Winner of the Whiting AwardFinalist for the PEN/Hemingway AwardLonglisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction & The Story Prize“Core captures a precious slice of what it is to be human. . . . She reaches moments of extraordinary grace...read more

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9780143128694 | Penguin USA, August 9, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Winner of the Whiting AwardFinalist for the PEN/Hemingway AwardLonglisted for the PEN/Robert W.

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Product Description: Movieola is a collection of linked short stories that delights and exploits the language and paraphernalia of industrial Hollywood. The collection delves into a night at the movies, featuring all the familiar types — the rom-com, the action-adventure, the superhero and the spy — but the narratives are still under construction, and every story line is an opportunity for the unimaginable twist...read more

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9781938103902 | Pgw, June 14, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Movieola is a collection of linked short stories that delights and exploits the language and paraphernalia of industrial Hollywood.

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Product Description: Prize-winning author Benjamin Hale’s fiction abounds with a love of language and a wild joy for storytelling. In prose alternately stark, lush and hallucinatory, occasionally nightmarish and often absurd, the seven stories in this collection are suffused with fear and desire, introducing us to a company of indelible characters reeling with love, jealousy, megalomania, and despair...read more

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9781476776200 | Simon & Schuster, May 17, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Prize-winning author Benjamin Hale’s fiction abounds with a love of language and a wild joy for storytelling.

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Product Description: In her 1981 collection of stories, In the Land of Dreamy Dreams, Ellen Gilchrist writes about New Orleans as no other writer. Laced with envy, greed, lust, terror, and self-deceit, her stories will shock and compel readers. Gilchrist’s characters, women who dream of independent lives beyond the shadows of their husbands and fathers, resort to outrageous schemes in pursuit of freedom and fulfillment, despite the consequences...read more

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9781611176612 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In her 1981 collection of stories, In the Land of Dreamy Dreams, Ellen Gilchrist writes about New Orleans as no other writer.

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Product Description: "Leave it to the audacious Sean Carswell to crack the code on this secret society of writers, especially after so many other publications (the Believer, Bitch, Vanity Fair) have tried and failed. I'm humbled and grateful to be immortalized in this wily, coltish collection with fellow strummers Flannery, Herman and weird old Uncle Thom...read more

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9781632460264 | Ig Pub, May 17, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "Leave it to the audacious Sean Carswell to crack the code on this secret society of writers, especially after so many other publications (the Believer, Bitch, Vanity Fair) have tried and failed.

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9780865478046 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 10, 2016, cover price $26.00

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Product Description: Set within the resilient Great Plains, these stories are marked by the region's people and landscape, and the distinctive way it is both regressive in its politics yet also stumbling toward something better. While not all stories are explicitly set in Oklahoma, the state is almost a character that is neither protagonist nor antagonist, but instead the weird next-door-neighbor you're perhaps too ashamed of to take anywhere...read more

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9781942683100 | Boa Editions, May 10, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Set within the resilient Great Plains, these stories are marked by the region's people and landscape, and the distinctive way it is both regressive in its politics yet also stumbling toward something better.

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Product Description: An intoxicating collection of short fiction by one of the most beloved writers of our time.Eva Luna is a young woman whose powers as a storyteller bring her friendship and love. Lying in bed with her European lover, refugee and journalist Rolf Carlé, Eva answers his request for a story “you have never told anyone before” with these twenty-three samples of her vibrant artistry...read more

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9781501117138 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, April 5, 2016), cover price $16.00 | also contains The Stories of Eva Luna, The Stories of Eva Luna, The Stories of Eva Luna, The Stories of Eva Luna, The Stories of Eva Luna | About this edition: An intoxicating collection of short fiction by one of the most beloved writers of our time.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781558004283 | Dove Entertainment Inc, August 1, 1991, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Isabel Allende delves deep into the world she created in her previous book "Eva Luna" to bring her readers delightful tales of the strange joys and sadnesses of South America.

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