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Interpreter Of Maladies

Interpreter Of Maladies

by Jhumpa Lahiri

Interpreter of Maladies is a 2000 collection of nine short stories by Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. It was also chosen as The New Yorker's Best Debut of the Year. The stories are about the lives of Indians and Indian Americans who are caught between the culture they have inherited and the "New World" they now find themselves in.
Franny and Zooey

Franny and Zooey

by J D Salinger

Franny and Zooey is J. D. Salinger's third book, published as such in 1961, its two parts having originally appeared as a short story and a novella in The New Yorker in 1955 and 1957, respectively. Franny and Zooey, a sister and brother both in their 20s, are the two youngest members of the Glass family, which was a frequent focus of Salinger's writings. The action of both parts takes place over a long weekend in November 1955.
The Complete Stories

The Complete Stories

by Flannery O'Connor

Mary Flannery O'Connor was an American novelist, short-story writer and essayist.
Her novel, The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor, won the National Book Award in 1972. This collection of thirty-one short stories is a unique, tangible expression of O’Connor’s projected ideas of the southern United States in the 1950’s and 1960’s.
Included in this collection are twelve stories that are only included in this collection and not in her two other compilations, Everything That Rises Must Converge... Read more
Tales Of Mystery and Imagination

Tales Of Mystery and Imagination

by Edgar Allan Poe

Tales of Mystery and Imagination, stories by American author Edgar Allan Poe have been compiled by Padraic Colum into a thrilling collection focused on Poe’s suspenseful stories. The first edition compiled by Padraic Colum was published in 1908 by Geoffrey Newnes Ltd. and includes an introduction by Colum explaining his decision to exclude Poe’s poems, comedies, and essays from the collection. A later 1919 edition, published by George G. Harrap & Co., includes 24 full-page black and white plates... Read more
Just So Stories

Just So Stories

by Rudyard Kipling

The delightful tales of whales and cats and kangaroos and crabs – everything from how the camel got in a humph (and got his hump!) to how the alphabet was invented. Enchanting and funny, these fantastical stories continue to delight each and every generation.With an inspiring written, inspiring introduction by Jonathan Stroud, author of the Bartimaeus trilogy, Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling is one of the twelve wonderful classic stories being relaunched in Puffin Classics in March 2008.
Where I'm Calling From

Where I'm Calling From

by Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon, in 1938. His first collection of stories, Will You Please Be Quiet, Please (a National Book Award nominee in 1977), was followed by What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Cathedral (nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1984), and Where I'm Calling From in 1988, when he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He died in August of that year, shortly after completing the poems of A New Path to the Waterfall.About the ReaderPeter Riegert... Read more
The Stories Of John Cheever

The Stories Of John Cheever

by John Cheever

The Stories of John Cheever is a 1978 short story collection by American author John Cheever. It contains some of his most famous stories, including "The Enormous Radio," "Goodbye, My Brother," "The Country Husband," "The Five-Forty-Eight" and "The Swimmer. " It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1979; the paperback version won the American Book Award for Fiction in 1981.
Girl With Curious Hair

Girl With Curious Hair

by David Foster Wallace

Girl with Curious Hair is a collection of short stories by David Foster Wallace, first published in 1989. Though they are not related, many of the stories share the theme of society's fascination with celebrity, some using real celebrities, including Alex Trebek, David Letterman and Lyndon Johnson, as fictional characters.
Drown

Drown

by Junot Diaz

Junot Díaz’s fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The Best American Short Stories. His highly-anticipated first novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, was greeted with rapturous reviews, including Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times calling it “a book that decisively establishes him as one of contemporary fiction's most distinctive and irresistible new voices.” His debut story collection, Drown, published eleven years prior to Oscar Wao, was also... Read more
Dubliners

Dubliners

by James Joyce

Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. The fifteen stories were meant to be a naturalistic depiction of the Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The stories were written at the time when Irish nationalism was at its peak, and a search for a national identity and purpose was raging; at a crossroads of history and culture, Ireland was jolted by various converging ideas and influences.
Tales Of the South Pacific

Tales Of the South Pacific

by James A Michener

Tales of the South Pacific is a Pulitzer Prize winning collection of sequentially related short stories about World War II, written by James A. Michener in 1946. The stories were based on observations and anecdotes he collected while stationed as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy on the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides Islands (now known as Vanuatu). The skipper of PT-105 met Michener while stationed at the PT boat base on Tulagi in the Solomon Islands.
Men Without Women

Men Without Women

by Ernest Hemingway

First published in 1927, Men Without Women is an early Hemingway collection containing fourteen short stories that are beginning to show the normal Hemingway themes: war and it's casualties, the interactions between men and women, sports, and violence.
"Banal Story," "In Another Country," "The Killers," "Ten Indians," "Hills Like White Elephants," "The Undefeated," "Fifty Grand," "In Another Country," "Now I Lay Me," "A Canary for One," and more.
A Good Man Is Hard To Find

A Good Man Is Hard To Find

by Flannery O'Connor

A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by American author Flannery O'Connor. The Southern Gothic collection was first published in 1955 by Hartcourt, Brace and Company. The short stories explore O'Connor's grotesque view of life which is often realistic and ultimately hopeful. A Good Man is Hard to Find is her second published work and established O'Connor as a major voice in American literature. Short stories in the collection include "The... Read more
In Our Time

In Our Time

by Ernest Hemingway

In Our Time is the first published collection of Hemingway's short fiction.  The book collects several of the author's short stories about American life in the early 1920's, just after WWI. A few of these stories focus on the character Nick Adams.First published in Paris in 1924 by Three Mountains Press under the title in our time - in all lower case - the first state of this work was a set of 18 vignettes and numbered 32 pages in total.  Only 300 copies were printed, but due to a printing... Read more
The Illustrated Man

The Illustrated Man

by Ray Bradbury

The Illustrated Man is a 1951 book of eighteen science fiction short stories by Ray Bradbury that explores the nature of mankind. While none of the stories have a plot or character connection with the next, a recurring theme is the conflict of the cold mechanics of technology and the psychology of people. The unrelated stories are tied together by the frame device of "the Illustrated Man", a vagrant with a tattooed body whom the unnamed narrator meets.
Nightmares and Dreamscapes

Nightmares and Dreamscapes

by Stephen King

New to Pocket BooksâÈç Stephen King backlistâÈ'the short story collection containing the story "DolanâÈçs Cadillac," soon to be released as a feature film starring Christian Slater and Wes Bentley.With numerous unforgettable movies based on his short storiesâÈ'including Shawshank Redemption, 1408, and The Green MileâÈ'readers will be delighted to rediscover this classic collection, also released as a television mini-series and on DVD. Featuring twenty short horror stories, a television... Read more
The Golden Age

The Golden Age

by Kenneth Grahame

Looking back to those days of old, ere the gate shut behind me, I can see now that to children with a proper equipment of parents these things would have worn a different aspect. But to those whose nearest were aunts and uncles, a special attitude of mind may be allowed. They treated us, indeed, with kindness enough as to the needs of the flesh, but after that with indifference (an indifference, as I recognise, the result of a certain stupidity), and therewith the commonplace conviction that your child... Read more
Haroun and The Sea Of Stories

Haroun and The Sea Of Stories

by Salman Rushdie

Haroun and the Sea of Stories is a 1990 children's book by Salman Rushdie. It was Rushdie's first novel after The Satanic Verses. It is a phantasmagorical story set in a city so old and ruinous that it has forgotten its name. Haroun and the Sea of Stories is an allegory for several problems existing in society today, especially in India and the Indian subcontinent. It looks at these problems from the viewpoint of the young protagonist Haroun.
Nine Stories

Nine Stories

by J D Salinger

Close Range

Close Range

by Annie Proulx

Tales From Shakespeare

Tales From Shakespeare

by Charles and Mary Lamb

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Vernon God Little

by D B C Pierre Dbc Pierre

Short Stories Books & Ephemera

Where Angels Fear To Tread

Where Angels Fear To Tread

by Robertson, Morgan

Stories Of the 90\'s

Stories Of the 90's

by Stanford, Derek

Over the Border

Over the Border

by Robertson, Morgan

Plain Tales from the Hills

Plain Tales from the Hills

by Kipling, Rudyard

New York: Doubleday & McClure Company, 1899. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Binding weak. Split to hinges. Frontis and half-title present but detached. Pencil marks to contents near some story titles (check marks as of marking which had been read). Green cloth cover with edgewear and rubbing and corner bumnps. Pages age toned with edgeweara and some mild stains to edges. Text intact and generally unmarked otherwise. Please see image. 324 pages.
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$10.00
Island

Island

by Alistair MacLeod

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2000. First Canadian Edition. Fine Book in a Fine DJ. small minor crease to the upper dj spine Inscribed by the author on the title page " For_____ with all best wishes" and signed by the author. Collects 16 stories by the author from his previous two short story collections.. Signed by Author. First Edition.
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$60.00
Tall Tales and True Tales from Down East

Tall Tales and True Tales from Down East

by Stuart Trueman

Eerie Experiences, Heroic Exploits, Extraordinary Personalities, Ancient Legends, and Folklore from New Brunswick and Elsewhere in the Maritimes.A Very Good hardcover in a Very Good dust jacket. Signed by the author. The binding is very good and the pages are clean. There are 171 pages.
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$20.00
West from Singapore (The Louis L'Amour Collection)

West from Singapore (The Louis L'Amour Collection)

by L'Amour, Louis

Bantam Books, New York, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover (Imitation Leather). Very Good Condition. Foreword by author, at the beginning of each short story is a small explanation of where the story is set and about Louis L'Amour. Sand coloured end pages. Brown coloured faux textured leather binding, with facsimile gilt embossed author signature to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Seven short stories that the author wrote just... Read more
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AU$30.03
The Doves' Nest And Other Stories

The Doves' Nest And Other Stories

by Mansfield, Katherine

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good-. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. From the Introduction, "This volume contains all the complete stories, and several fragments of stories, which she wrote at the same time as, or after, those published in 'The Garden Party and Other Stories.' " Ships same or next business day. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. Previous owner's name and name stamp on first blank page. Spine is skewed, loose, and slightly darkened.... Read more
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$15.00
Old Love

Old Love

by Bashevis Singer, Isaac

Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979. Hardcover. Very good. Prompt shipment, with tracking.Very good copy with clean pages in lightly chipped dust jacket. Inscribed presentation copy, signed by the author. First printing. Stain to top edge of book. 8vo. Published in New York, 1979. 273 pages.
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$200.00
THE MIDDLEMAN AND OTHER STORIES

THE MIDDLEMAN AND OTHER STORIES

by Mukherjee, Bharati

Toronto: Viking Penguin, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Toronto: Viking Penguin, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Mukherjee, Bharati. THE MIDDLEMAN AND OTHER STORIES. Toronto: Viking Penguin, 1988. First Canadian Edition of this National Book Critics Circle Award Winner. 8vo., 197pp. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. A significan book.
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$47.50
LOVE DEATH AND THE LADIES DRILL TEAM

LOVE DEATH AND THE LADIES DRILL TEAM

by West, Jessamyn

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company. 1955. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. All corners of flaps are slightly clipped. Small owner stamp to rear pastedown. Stated First Edition. ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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$59.95
LEAVING HOME-A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories

LEAVING HOME-A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories

by Garrison Keillor

New York: Viking, 1987. LEAVING HOME-A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories- Garrison Keillor- Viking-NY- ISBN 0-670-81976-X- 1987-1st.Edition-1st Printing-Stated Hardcover:-8vo-FINE/FINE dj is bright, clean and unclipped-remainder mark on edge, otherwise unread-as new-244pp are clean and crisp- SEE PHOTOS- For over a quarter-century a special segment of the American population has been enriched and entertained by the author"s accounts of life in Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, the fictitious town... Read more
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$24.95
Time Travelers Strictly Cash

Time Travelers Strictly Cash

by Spider Robinson

Ace Books, New York. 2nd paperback printing. Condition: Very good plus, light edge and corner wear, spine creasing and nicks at ends.The second book continuing the stories of the neighborhood tavern to all of time and space. Pull up a chair, grab a glass, and listen to stories spun by the most entertaining characters in this galaxy and beyond.
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CA$4.95
The Watch (Signed)

The Watch (Signed)

by Rick Bass

W. W. Norton And Company, Inc.. Used; Very Good. W. W. Norton, 1989. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. Inscribed to previous owner on front free end page. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket Condition: Very Good. . 1989. First Edition. HARDCOVER.
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$10.95
Tales from Beatrix Potter The Original and Authorized Editions

Tales from Beatrix Potter The Original and Authorized Editions

by Potter Beatrix

London, England: F. Warne & Co.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. Hardcover. 0723239711 . Beautiful pictorial hard boards with very minimul wear. Very clean with a solid binding, yellow end-papers. The DJ is clipped at the top of the flap, but the price is at the bottom of the flap. Light creasing along the top cover edge. Near Fine condition. Four tales including: The Tailor of Gloucester, The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies and The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck. ; The... Read more
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CA$18.25
The Complete Short Stories: "A Good Hanging", "Beggars Banquet", "Atonement": The Complete Short Stories

The Complete Short Stories: "A Good Hanging", "Beggars Banquet", "Atonement": The Complete Short Stories

by Rankin, Ian

First edition first printing of this collection of short stories. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Contains stories originally collected in - A Good Hanging, Beggars Banquet plus a new Rebus short story "Atonement." In fine / fine condition.
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$100.00
The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths

The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths

by Aldiss, Brian W

Faber & Faber, London, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition (ex-library)/Good. Green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, by Charles Mozley, with yellow, pink and black coloured titles to the front panel and black colour titles to the backstrip. A novella and 9 short stories from this author, the novella being a celebration of the Centenary of the birth of H. G. Wells; and, the other... Read more
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AU$40.04
Island: The Complete Stories

Island: The Complete Stories

by MacLeod, Alistair

New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 2001. Third printing. Signed by the author on the title page. Bumped at the spine ends and on the bottom rear corner. Otherwise fine. The dust jacket is similarly bumped. The jacket price is intact.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$25.00
What Was Mine

What Was Mine

by Ann Beattie

New York: Random House, 1991. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. First printing. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed by the author on the FEP. .
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$6.78
Naked Came the Manatee

Naked Came the Manatee

by Hiaasen, Carl and Barry, Dave and Leonard, Elmore and Buchanan, Edna and Hall, James W. and Standiford, Les and Levine, Paul and Antoni, Brian and Due, Tananarive and Dufresne, John and Hendricks, Vicki and Hospital, Carolina and Mayerson, Evelyn

NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1996. First Printing. Hardcover. Very lightly used, mild bumping at binding edges from handling - unmarked. Nice, used copy. DJ improved with new, clear mylar cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages .
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$7.79
Idiots First

Idiots First

by Malamud, Bernard

New York: Farrar, Straus, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 212 pages 21 cm. 8vo. Hardcover. Publisher's original quarter-cloth over boards, white lettering to spine, white, black and red lettering to front cover. Book Condition: Spine ends pushed with some toning to edge of boards. Dust Jacket Condition: Price clipped, wear to the edges, spine ends chipped, three small closed tears to rear panel. Bright, if a bit knocked about.
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$15.00
Loverboys: Stories

Loverboys: Stories

by Castillo, Ana

W W Norton & Co Inc, 1996-08-01. Paperback. Like New. Prompt shipment, with tracking.Fine in Fine dust jacket. First edition. Hardcover!!!
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$10.00
Whites

Whites

by Rush, Norman

Paperback. Good.
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£2.28
INDISCREET JOURNEYS: Stories of Women on The Road

INDISCREET JOURNEYS: Stories of Women on The Road

by (Edited by) Lisa St Aubin de Teran

London: Virago Press, 1989. xvi, + 334pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain black boards have an abraded area on front board, else undamaged. Textblock mildly flecked on edges, else unmarked. Colour-art illutrated (detail from a Vogue cover by Georges Lepape, 1925), loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, and colour-faded (no text loss) on spine, else very good. "Women on the road - in love, on the run, in exile, seeking adventure . . . stories... Read more
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AU$18.00
Best Canadian Short Stories

Best Canadian Short Stories

by Stevens, John

Toronto, Ont: Seal Books. Very Good. 1989. Mass Market. 0770421741 . Mass Market Paperback, good+ condition, squared, tightly bound, with an unmarked interior. Heavy edgewear witrh cover scuffing. "The stories vary in theme and style from the traditional to the highly imaginative. They explore the struggles of newcomers to adapt to the rigours of Canadian life, the problems and joys of family life and, that most fascinating and complex subject of all, the relationships between men and women.... Read more
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CA$8.25
Tales of the South Pacific

Tales of the South Pacific

by Michener, James A

Author won Pulitzer Prize (1946) for this collection of short stories. Leather bound in richly grained dark green cowhide with cover design of Island flora in genuine gold. Colourful photos of wonderful Draper paintings from the archives of the U.S. Navy. Green moire end papers and green silk page marker. Archival paper with gilded edges and hubbed spine. Ex Libris on front end paper. 413pp
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CA$140.00
Too Much Happiness

Too Much Happiness

by Munro, Alice

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2009. 8vo, 304 pp. Red cloth with gilt titling on spine. Fine condition in unclipped dustjacket with general light soiling. First American edition. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good Plus.
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$20.00