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More Human Than Human: Stories of Androids, Robots, and Manufactured Humanity Cover Image
By Neil Clarke (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781597809146
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Published: Night Shade Books - November 7th, 2017

The idea of creating an artificial human is an old one. One of the earliest science-fictional novels, Frankenstein, concerned itself primarily with the hubris of creation, and one's relationship to one's creator. Later versions of this "artificial human" story (and indeed later adaptations of Frankenstein) changed the focus to more modernist questions... What is the nature of humanity?


Flannery O'Connor: Collected Works: Wise Blood / A Good Man Is Hard to Find / The Violent Bear It Away / Everything That Rises Must Converge / Stories Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780940450370
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Published: Library of America - September 1st, 1988

In her short lifetime, Flannery O'Connor became one of the most distinctive American writers of the twentieth century. By birth a native of Georgia and a Roman Catholic, O'Connor depicts, in all its comic and horrendous incongruity, the limits of worldly wisdom and the mysteries of divine grace in the "Christ-haunted" Protestant South.


Lawless Lands: Tales of the Weird Frontier Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781946926159
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Published: Falstaff Books, LLC - July 20th, 2017

The cry of coyotes at moonrise.

The whistle of the eastbound train.

The heat of the desert sun.


The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 Cover Image
By Laura Furman (Editor)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525432500
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Published: Anchor Books - September 5th, 2017

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 contains twenty breathtaking stories--by a vibrant mix of established and emerging writers--selected by the series editor from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year.


Classical Gods Heroe Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780688052799
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 1st, 1974

All the wonder, terror and delight of Greek mythology springs forth from the pages of this unique and much-needed anthology. Rhonda Hendricks has not only selected from the works of the ancient authors the best -- and often earliest -- versions of these tales; she has also arranged them so as to give a cumulative view of classical mythology beginning with The Creation and The Birth of Zeus.


New American Stories Cover Image
By Ben Marcus (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804173544
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Published: Vintage - July 21st, 2015

In New American Stories, the beautiful, the strange, the melancholy, and the sublime all comingle to show the vast range of the American short story . In this remarkable anthology, Ben Marcus has corralled a vital and artistically singular crowd of contemporary fiction writers. Collected here are practitioners of deep realism, mind-blowing experimentalism, and every hybrid in between.


Easter Stories: Classic Tales for the Holy Season Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780874865981
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Published: Plough Publishing House - February 2nd, 2015

Everyone who believes Easter is about more than bunnies and eggs will be grateful for this new collection of short stories that shed light on the deeper meaning of the season. Selected for their spiritual value and literary quality, these classic tales capture the spirit of Easter in a way that will captivate readers of all ages.


Colonial Horrors: Sleepy Hollow and Beyond Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781681775296
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Published: Pegasus Books - October 3rd, 2017

100 Great Short Stories Cover Image
By James Daley (Editor)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780486790213
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Published: Dover Publications - March 18th, 2015

"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 Church


Classic Horror Tales Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626869721
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Published: Canterbury Classics - April 11th, 2017

With dozens of stories of the macabre, fantastic, and supernatural, Classic Horror Tales is sure to keep readers on the edges of their seats. This collection of works by classic writers spans more than a century--from 19th-century trailblazers such as John William Polidori, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Washington Irving to 20th-century masters like Saki, Edith Wharton, and Franz Kafka.


Tales of Ordinary Madness Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780872861558
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Published: City Lights Books - January 1st, 2001

With Bukowski, the votes are still coming in. There seems to be no middle ground--people seem either to love him or hate him. Tales of his own life and doings are as wild and weird as the very stories he writes. In a sense, Bukowski was a legend in his time . . . a madman, a recluse, a lover . . . tender, vicious . . . never the same . . .


The Granta Book of the Irish Short Story Cover Image
By Anne Enright (Editor)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781847082558
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Published: Granta Books - April 5th, 2012

Lyrical, dark, comic or iconoclastic, the Irish short story has always punched well above its weight. Anne Enright has brought together a dazzling collection of Irish stories by authors born in the twentieth century - from Mary Lavin and Frank O'Connor to Claire Keegan and Kevin Barry.


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