“A delight and highly recommended.” —Booklist
“Showcases the truth and fullness of people of color.” —Book Riot
In the tradition of Best American Short Stories comes Everyday People: The Color of Life, a dazzling collection of contemporary short fiction.
Everyday People is a thought
American crime writing was reborn in the 1920s. After years of dominance by British authors, new American writers--with fresh ideas about the detective and the mystery--appeared on the scene and rose to heights of popularity not witnessed since the success of the Sherlock Holmes tales in America.
THE ESSENTIAL YEARLY GUIDE TO THE NEWEST VOICES IN SHORT FICTION"A book of gems, each one carrying its own particular clarity and cut, that teaches students of writing how limitless the short story form can be." --Marie-Helene Bertino, author of 2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas
A collection of Christmas stories written by African-American journalists, activists, and writers from the late 19th century to the modern civil rights movement.
Rich with candlelit memories of another time, these old-fashioned works from classic authors invite you to a feast of Christmas nostalgia.
In Part 2, a smattering of the novellas are a young Irishman's escapades as he experiences that the local legend isn't really a legend in The Washerwoman; help a young orphan find her biological parents and unearth her family's secrets in Looking for Home; experience the lives of a prisoner and his torturer in The Inquisitor; find out what Horatio really thinks of Hamlet in Horatio; and check o
All of the stories in this book are exceptionally short, revealing themselves in no more than 300 words. With a foreword by Robert Shapard and an afterword by Christopher Merrill, this book brings you fresh approaches to an exacting form that demands precision, a species of brevity that is surprisingly expansive.
Readymade Bodhisattva: The Kaya Anthology of South Korean Science Fiction presents the first book-length English-language translation of science and speculative fiction from South Korea, bringing together 13 classic and contemporary stories from the 1960s through the 2010s.
The Doctor Stories collects thirteen of Williams's stories (direct accounts of his experiences as a doctor), six related poems, and a chapter from his autobiography that connects the world of medicine and writing, as well as a new preface by Atul Gawande, an introduction by Robert Coles (who put the book together), and a final note by Williams's son (also a doctor), about his famous fathe
"Marrakech is known as Morocco's 'joyful city, ' and as editor of the collection Yassin Adnan details in his marvelous introduction to the anthology, it was at first difficult to gather enough stories to fill this volume in a country with no tradition of noir.
"Among them these writers encompass, if not a Baghdad entire, then at least a Baghdad of diverse experiences and perspectives, and absolutely a Baghdad focused on the Arabic world and not the Western."
The latest volume of the prestigious anthology series, published annually across six decades!