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After the Carnage

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After the Carnage

Tara June Winch

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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A single mother resorts to extreme measures to protect her young son. A Nigerian student undertakes a United Nations internship... [more]

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Public Library and Other Stories

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Public Library and Other Stories

Ali Smith

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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Why are books so very powerful? What do the books we've read over our lives - our own personal libraries - make of us? What... [more]

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Mash Up: Stories Inspired by Famous First Lines

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Mash Up: Stories Inspired by Famous First Lines

John Scalzi, Tad Williams

Science fiction; Short stories

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Pride and Prejudice meets Macbeth by way of Moby Dick and a dollop of the speculative, in this hugely entertaining anthology... [more]

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Dreams of Distant Shores

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Dreams of Distant Shores

Patricia A. McKillip

Fantasy; Short stories

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Featuring three brand-new stories and an original introduction by Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn.Bestselling... [more]

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Michelle Wright

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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'Michelle Wright's stories are beautifully drawn portals into complex, layered, sometimes painful worlds ...Every story surprised... [more]

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Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories

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Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories

China Mieville

Science fiction; Fantasy; Short stories

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A highly anticipated collection of short fiction listed in the Guardian's 'Essential Literary Calendar' for 2015 from one... [more]

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The Pier Falls

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The Pier Falls

Mark Haddon

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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Includes stories wherein, an expedition to Mars goes terribly wrong; a seaside pier collapses; a thirty-stone man is confined... [more]

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Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories

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Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories

Andrea Camilleri

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Short stories; Fiction in translation

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This brilliant collection of short stories, personally chosen by Andrea Camilleri, follows Inspector Montalbano from his very... [more]

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Best American Mystery Stories 2013

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Best American Mystery Stories 2013

Lisa Scottoline

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Short stories

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A collection of the best mystery writing published in 2012 culled from a variety of sources. [more]

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Nouvelles: short stories

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Nouvelles: short stories

Oscar Wilde

Short stories; Languages & ESL

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Best Short Stories: A Dual-Language Book

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Best Short Stories: A Dual-Language Book

Guy de Maupassant

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Languages & ESL

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Seven masterly tales: La Parure, Mademoiselle Fifi, La Maison Tellier, La Ficelle, Miss Harriet, Boule de Suif,... [more]

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French Short Stories 2 (Penguin Parallel Text)

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French Short Stories 2 (Penguin Parallel Text)

Various Authors

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Languages & ESL

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Containing eight stories by 20th century French writers, this work offers insights into French life and literature and are... [more]

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A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories

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A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories

Lucia Berlin

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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A chance to be let in on a great American secret. [more]

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A Few of the Girls

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A Few of the Girls

Maeve Binchy

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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A superb new collection from the No.1 bestselling author: 'Reading her books is like gossiping with old friends' DAILY EXPRESS... [more]

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Shibboleth: And Other Stories

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Shibboleth: And Other Stories

Laurie Steed

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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Now in its fifth year, the Competition attracts about 200 entries annually from around Australia and internationally,... [more]

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Inexperience: And Other Stories

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Inexperience: And Other Stories

Anthony Macris

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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Can a relationship survive a long-anticipated but disappointing world trip? Will a small-shopkeeper cope when pitted... [more]

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The Mammoth Book of Best New SF

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The Mammoth Book of Best New SF

Gardner Dozois

Science fiction; Short stories

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The very best of the year's science fiction short stories and novellas [more]

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The Big Book of Science Fiction

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The Big Book of Science Fiction

Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer

Anthologies (non-poetry); Science fiction; Short stories

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What if life was neverending? What if you could change your body to adapt to an alien ecology? What if the pope were a robot?... [more]

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The Best of Bova: Volume 2

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The Best of Bova: Volume 2

Dr Ben Bova

Anthologies (non-poetry); Science fiction; Short stories

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Selected stories from Bova's amazing career at the center of science fiction and space advocacy. He is the creator of the... [more]

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Make Something Up

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Make Something Up

Chuck Palahniuk

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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Includes twenty-one stories and a novella that will disturb and delight, from the author of Fight Club. This book includes... [more]

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The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eight

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The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eight

Ellen Datlow

Anthologies (non-poetry); Horror & ghost stories; Short stories

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For over three decades, Ellen Datlow has been at the center of horror. Bringing you the most frightening and terrifying stories,... [more]

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A Natural History of Hell: Stories

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A Natural History of Hell: Stories

Jeffrey Ford

Anthologies (non-poetry); Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fantasy; Short stories

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A book of fantastic stories about the hell on earth that is living. [more]

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Marrying off Mother and Other Stories

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Marrying off Mother and Other Stories

Gerald Durrell

Memoirs; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Travel & holiday

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From one of Britain's best loved authors and pioneering naturalists [more]

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The Water Museum: Stories

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The Water Museum: Stories

Luis Alberto Urrea

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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A new short story collection from Luis Alberto Urrea, bestselling author of The Hummingbird's Daughter and The Devil's Highway.... [more]

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A Chinese Affair

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A Chinese Affair

Isabelle Li

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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Sixteen exquisite stories exploring recent Chinese migration to Australia and elsewhere. Some are explicitly connected, through... [more]

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