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Three Moments of an Explosion

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Three Moments of an Explosion

China Mieville

Science fiction; Fantasy; Short stories

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In these stories, glistening icebergs float above urban horizons; a burning stag runs wild through the city; the ruins of... [more]

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England and Other Stories

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England and Other Stories

Graham Swift

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

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A collection of new stories from the Booker Prize-winning author of Last Orders and Waterland. [more]

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We Install: And Other Stories

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We Install: And Other Stories

Harry Turtledove

Science fiction; Short stories

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Harry Turtledove earned the title 'master of alternate history' from  Publishers Weekly  for his thought-provoking... [more]

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An Astronaut's Life

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An Astronaut's Life

Sonja Dechian

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

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In sparkling prose, Sonja Dechian's profound, moving and wry stories speak to our deepest yearning for connection and the... [more]

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Judges

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Judges

Andrea Camilleri, Carlo Lucarelli, Giancarlo De Cataldo

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

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Three crime stories by three of Italy's most renowned crime writers. [more]

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To Hold the Bridge: A Tale of the Old Kingdom and Other Stories

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To Hold the Bridge: A Tale of the Old Kingdom and Other Stories

Garth Nix

Fantasy; Short stories

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Far to the north of the magical Old Kingdom, the Greenwash Bridge Company has been building a bridge for almost a hundred... [more]

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When There's Nowhere Else to Run

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When There's Nowhere Else to Run

Murray Middleton

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

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'Masterfully controlled ... lingers long in the memory.' Rohan Wilson, author of The Roving Party and To Name Those Lost'Assured,... [more]

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The Tell-Tale Heart

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The Tell-Tale Heart

Edgar Allan Poe

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

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Based on the popular short story The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, this haunting mini kit includes a beating heart... [more]

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Notes of a Dirty Old Man

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Notes of a Dirty Old Man

Charles Bukowski

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

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Perennially drunk, broke and in search of a woman, the author takes on the guise of a wise fool as he ventures through America's... [more]

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My Hearts are Your Hearts

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My Hearts are Your Hearts

Carmel Bird

Fiction & Literature; Short stories

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What are the hares getting up to among the sunflowers? Who is paying $6000 for a raincoat? The priest is good, kind, adored,... [more]

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Fleet to the Stars: And Other Stories

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Fleet to the Stars: And Other Stories

Susan Midalia

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

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Midalia's skill at presenting big ideas through everyday experience demonstrates how powerful good writing can be - The West... [more]

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The Invisible Collection: Tales of Obsession and Desire

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The Invisible Collection: Tales of Obsession and Desire

Stefan Zweig

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

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'This is the story of about the strangest thing that I've ever encountered, old art dealer that I am.' It is perhaps the finest... [more]

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Fantastic Night: Tales of Longing and Liberation

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Fantastic Night: Tales of Longing and Liberation

Stefan Zweig

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation; Advocate - Fiction

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'I alone know that I am only just beginning to live.' He is distinguished, rich, a member of fashionable society-utterlybored.... [more]

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An Account of the Decline of the Great Auk, According to One Who Saw it: A John Murray Original

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An Account of the Decline of the Great Auk, According to One Who Saw it:...

Jessie Greengrass

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

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A startling collection of stories from a debut British writer. [more]

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The Absent Therapist

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The Absent Therapist

Will Eaves

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

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The Absent Therapist is a book of soundings, a jostle of voices that variously argue, remember, explain, justify, speculate... [more]

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American Drolleries: Selected Stories

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American Drolleries: Selected Stories

Mark Twain

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

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In these stories Mark Twain takes us from the sleepy banks of the Mississippi, through frontier towns and across the deserted... [more]

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Letter From an Unknown Woman and Other Stories

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Letter From an Unknown Woman and Other Stories

Stefan Zweig

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

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Stefan's Zweig's Letter from an Unknown Woman and other stories contains a new translation by the award-winning Anthea Bell... [more]

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The Isle of Youth

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The Isle of Youth

Laura Van den Berg

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

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Ranging from the inscrutability of a marriage to private eyes working a case in South Florida to a teenager who assists her... [more]

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Janette Turner Hospital Collected Stories

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Janette Turner Hospital Collected Stories

Janette Turner Hospital

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

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This collection brings together in one distinguished volume a range of stories written over twenty-five years by this internationally... [more]

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The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Second Annual Collection

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The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Second Annual Collection

Gardner Dozois

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

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In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held... [more]

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Six Stories and an Essay

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Six Stories and an Essay

Andrea Levy

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

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A superb collection of writing from multi-award-winning, million-copy bestseller Andrea Levy. [more]

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Six Bedrooms

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Six Bedrooms

Tegan Bennett Daylight

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

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Six Bedrooms is about growing up; about discovering sex; and about coming of age. Full of glorious angst, embarrassment and... [more]

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Japanese Tales from Times Past: Stories of Fantasy and Folklore from the Konjaku Monogatari Shu

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Japanese Tales from Times Past: Stories of Fantasy and Folklore from the...

Karen Thornber

Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories

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This collection of translated tales is from the most famous work in all of Japanese classical literature - the  Konjaku... [more]

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Peripheral Vision

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Peripheral Vision

Paddy O'Reilly

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

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A teenager on the tram meets an old man claiming to be Jesus Christ. Six young women band together on a night prowl. A Filipino... [more]

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The Love Boat and Other Stories

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The Love Boat and Other Stories

Scott F. Fitzgerald

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

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A poignant tale which touches on the themes of yearning and lost youth that are central to many of Fitzgerald's novels and... [more]

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