A delightful collection of stories and photographs from the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, imagining the lives and loves of everyday people in the twentieth century
A powerful reckoning over the people we might have been if we’d chosen a different path, from a master of the short story
In this stirring, reflective collection of short stories, Joyce Carol Oates ponders alternate destinies: the other lives we might have led if we’d made different choices.
"Dazzling...Riveting." —New York Times Book Review
"Chen has one of the year's big debut books." —Philadelphia Inquirer
“Gripping and illuminating . . .
From the author of the “enthralling” (New York Times Book Review) and “beautiful” (Washington Post) debut novel The Vexations comes an exciting new story collection that is “perfect for fans of George Saunders and Karen Russell” (Booklist), moving boldly between the real and the surreal
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"A gorgeous debut" (Lauren Groff) from Dantiel W. Moniz, one of the most exciting discoveries in today's literary landscape, Milk Blood Heat depicts the sultry lives of Floridians in intergenerational tales that contemplate human connection, race, womanhood, inheritance, and the elemental darkness in us all.
A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
An O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE BEST BOOK OF 2020
FINALIST FOR THE STORY PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE
ONE OF THE NEW YORKER BOOK CRITIC’S FAVORITE FICTION OF THE YEAR
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
"Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction.” —Tana French, New York Times bestselling author of the Dublin Murder Squad novels
O, The Oprah Magazine's 20 Best Titles of the Year
Time Magazine's 100 Books to Read in 2020
Financial Times' Best Books of 2020
Esquire's Best Books of 2020
New York Times Editors' Choice
An outstanding array—52 pieces in all—of selected fiction from the multiple-award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, introduced with a foreword by Booker Prize-winning author Marlon James
Collected Stories includes both volumes of the National Book Award–winning author Shirley Hazzard’s short-story collections—Cliffs of Fall and People in Glass Houses—alongside uncollected works and two previously unpublished stories
A dazzling book about memory and extinction from the author of Atlas of Remote Islands
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Financial Times Best Book of the Year
In this delightfully uncanny collection of feminist retellings of traditional Japanese folktales (The New York Times Book Review), humans live side by side with spirits who provide a variety of useful services--from truth-telling to babysitting, from protecting castles to fighting crime.