From a "genius" (New York Times) storyteller: a new, subversive, hilarious, heart-breaking collection.
"There is sweetheartedness and wisdom and eloquence and transcendence in his stories because these virtues exist in abundance in Etgar himself... I am very happy that Etgar and his work are in the world, making things better." --George Saunders
LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN/FAULKER AWARD
ONE OF TIME’S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019
“All the tawdry details I’m dying for are in these stories, but they’re given out like old sweaters—without shame, without guile.
LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
“The stories in Black Light are grimy and weird, surprising, utterly lush. . . . I loved every moment of this book.” —Carmen Maria Machado, author of Her Body and Other Parties
A NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2019 SELECTION
From Kate Walbert, the highly acclaimed, National Book Award nominee, comes a dazzling, career-spanning collection of new and selected stories.
In these twelve deft, acutely funny and often heartbreaking stories, Kate Walbert delves into the hearts and minds of women.
A major new collection of Japanese short stories, many appearing in English for the first time, with an introduction by Haruki Murakami, author of Killing Commendatore
A Penguin Classics Hardcover
Rediscover the true meaning of fear in this collection of horror stories from New York Times bestselling author Clive Barker.
“The most provocative tales of terror ever published.”—The Washington Post
Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we're opened, we're red...
The seventeen pieces in Ficciones demonstrate the whirlwind of Borges's genius and mirror the precision and potency of his intellect and inventiveness, his piercing irony, his skepticism, and his obsession with fantasy.
We cannot go through the Christmas season without hearing exclamations of Scrooge's 'Bah Humbug ' or Tiny Tim's more good-natured 'God bless us, every one'. Charles Dickens' Christmas tales have defined the festive period and will endure for years to come.
Edwidge Danticat's only short story collection. Gorgeous 20th anniversary edition—complete with a new story!
Arriving one year after the Haitian-American's first novel (Breath, Eyes, Memory) alerted critics to her compelling voice, these 10 stories, some of which have appeared in small literary journals, confirm Danticat's reputation as a remarkably gifted writer.
Louis L’Amour is recognized the world over as one of the most prolific and popular American authors. While every one of his eighty-nine novels is still in print, a lesser known fact is that L’Amour is also one of the all-time bestselling authors of short fiction.
Originally published in 2005, That Distant Land brings together twenty-three stories from the Port William Membership.
David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story.