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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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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 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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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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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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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, embarrasment and... [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 Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015

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The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015

Rich Horton

Science fiction; Fantasy; Short stories

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Features over thirty stories by some of the genre's greatest authors, including Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell, Cory Doctorow,... [more]

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Stranded: Short Stories

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Stranded: Short Stories

Val McDermid

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Short stories; Thrillers (Children's&YA); Short stories (Children's&YA)

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Chilling tales of murder and revenge from the queen of the psychological thriller [more]

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Don't Try This at Home

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Don't Try This at Home

Angela Readman

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

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A girl who repeatedly halves her boyfriend; a chip-shop waitress who turns into Elvis; a family of conceptual artists who... [more]

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Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories

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Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories

Joyce Carol Oates

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

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Insightful, disturbing, imaginative, and mesmerizing in their lyrical precision, the stories in Lovely, Dark, Deep display... [more]

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Stories of Your Life and Others

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Stories of Your Life and Others

Ted Chiang

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

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Celebrated science fiction author Ted Chiang presents an exciting collection of his first eight published stories. [more]

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Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future

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Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future

Ed Finn, Kathryn Cramer

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

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Inspired by New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson, an anthology of stories, set in the near future, from some... [more]

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Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep

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Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep

Caitlin R. Kiernan, Margo Lanagan, Sarah Monette, Catherynne M. Valente

Fantasy; Short stories

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Dating back to ancient Assyria, folkloric tales of mermaids, sirens, rusalka, nymphs, selkes, and other seafolk are found... [more]

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Nine

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Nine

Jonathan Strahan

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

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The best of the year's Science Fiction and Fantasy stories as selected by the multiple award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan.... [more]

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Self-Help: Faber Modern Classics

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Self-Help: Faber Modern Classics

Lorrie Moore

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

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Complicated, awkward, funny, cruel, heartbroken, mysterious, this is forms an idiosyncratic guide to female existence. It... [more]

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Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories

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Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories

Mary Higgins Clark

Fiction & Literature; Thriller & suspense; Short stories

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A collection of Mary Higgins Clark's acclaimed short stories, with her most famous unfinished story finally completed. [more]

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Close to Home

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Close to Home

Robin Barker

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

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Stories of life, love & family from the bestselling author of Baby Love  A distraught father is prevented from comforting... [more]

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The Very Best of Kate Elliott

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The Very Best of Kate Elliott

Kate Elliott

Fantasy; Short stories

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Strong heroines and riveting storytelling are the hallmark of groundbreaking fantasy author Kate Elliott. Elliott is a highly-compelling... [more]

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The Mammoth Book of Dieselpunk

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The Mammoth Book of Dieselpunk

Sean Wallace

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

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Presents a collection of twenty-five vibrant stories that explore the possibilities of history while sweeping readers into... [more]

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New Cthulhu 2: More Recent Weird

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New Cthulhu 2: More Recent Weird

John Langan, Elizabeth Bear, Sarah Monette, Charles Stross

Horror & ghost stories; Fantasy; Short stories

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Written with a pervasive atmosphere of unexplainable dread - are more relevant than ever, this title helps us to explore the... [more]

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