Winner, Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award
Winner, Alistair MacLeod Prize for Short Fiction
Longlisted, Scotiabank Giller Prize
"Lisa Moore's work is passionate, gritty, lucid, and beautiful. She has a great gift." -- Anne Enright, Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Gathering
An "acute portrayal of failed relationships and struggles to transcend social norms,"--New York Times Book Review (editor's choice)
A lush, glittering short story collection exploring female obsession and desire by an award-winning author Roxane Gay calls "a consummate storyteller."
A beautiful hardcover edition of the collected stories of one of America's most revered and admired authors.
Coal Black is unfiltered mountain crime. Set in the hills of eastern Kentucky, these tales lay bare the dark realities of the region. Sometimes the backdrop is the opioid epidemic and all the human detritus and bloodshed that comes with it. Other times it's poachers or petty thieves who take center stage, people whose wild desperation invite danger everywhere they go.
"Meticulously constructed in both language and emotion, Zaman's stories sneak up on the reader and consistently deliver." -Publishers Weekly, Starred Review Up in the main house, servants have worked for decades watching the city rise around it, feeling like part of the family but knowing they aren't.
A Cranky bobcat gains a friend. A reluctant Jack O'lantern and an aging tugboat receive longed for appreciation. A little girl learns about humility, and a bully learns about respect. An unlikely pair of friends have some glaring differences to overcome to coexist. The 26 stories in this book are entertaining for children of all ages. These stories are about making friends, and being a friend.
Fiction. Latinx Studies. Women's Studies. These stories follow a group of women academics, mostly in the visual and literary arts, as they adjust to the hilarious surprises of life at Birnbrau, a fictional women's college in Georgia with its own characteristic dysfunctions.
The best short fiction of legendary author Glen Cook (The Black Company, the Dread Empire) is collected into a new hardcover volume.
For over forty years, Glen Cook has been among the most well-known, influential, and widely respected authors in science fiction and fantasy.
"Last Dance is the impressive debut short story collection from Nicole Zelniker. With her clear, accessible prose and sharp insights into the human condition, she skillfully illuminates such difficult themes as HIV, eating issues, and mother/daughter dynamics, with an eye that is perceptive and unsettling, but not without redemption.
MK and Colleen get reacquainted while working at different stores in a bankrupt mall.