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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.
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.
Skeleton Crew

Skeleton Crew

by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew (1985) is the second published anthology of short stories by Stephen King. The first collection, Night Shift was published seven years prior in 1978. Different Seasons, a collection of four novellas, was published between the two in 1982. Skeleton Crew was originally published in hardcover form by Putnam (512 pages). It has been reprinted multiple times in the years since in both hardcover and paperback forms.
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.
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 about this item
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 about this item
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 about this item
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.
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.
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 about this item
Holidays On Ice

Holidays On Ice

by David Sedaris

David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favoritesas the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters ("Us and Them"); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French ("Jesus Shaves"); what to do when you've been locked out in a snowstorm ("Let It Snow"); the puzzling Christmas traditions of other nations ("Six to Eight... Read more about this item
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.
The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective and illustrated by Sidney Paget. These are the first of the Sherlock Holmes short stories, originally published as single stories in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The book was published in England on October 14 1892 by George Newnes Ltd and in a US Edition on October 15 by Harper. The initial combined print run was 14,500 copies.
Metamorphosis and Other Stories

Metamorphosis and Other Stories

by Franz Kafka

"Had one to name the author who comes nearest to bearing the same kind of relations to our age as Dante, Shakespeare, and Goethe bore to theirs, Kafka is the first one would think of." —W. H. Auden  
Runaway

Runaway

by Alice Munro

In Alice Munro's superb new collection, we find stories about women of all ages and circumstances, their lives made palpable by the subtlety and empathy of this incomparable writer. The runaway of the title story is a young woman who, though she thinks she wants to, is incapable of leaving her husband. In "Passion," a country girl emerging into the larger world via a job in a resort hotel discovers in a single moment of stunning insight the limits and lies of that mysterious emotion. Three stories are... Read more about this item
Years Best Science Fiction - Twenty Second Annual Collection

Years Best Science Fiction - Twenty Second Annual Collection

by Gardner Dozois

Includes bibliographical references.
The Story and Its Writer

The Story and Its Writer

by Ann Charters

Includes bibliographical references and index
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight In Heaven

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight In Heaven

by Sherman Alexie

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven is a 1993 collection of interconnected short stories by Sherman Alexie. The characters and stories in the book, particularly "This is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona" provided the basis of Alexie's screenplay for the film Smoke Signals.
Cathedral

Cathedral

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.
Nine Stories

Nine Stories

by J D Salinger

Tales From Shakespeare

Tales From Shakespeare

by Charles and Mary Lamb

Close Range

Close Range

by Annie Proulx

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

Mercury Retrograde

Mercury Retrograde

by Van Gieson, Judith

Huntington Beach, CA: James Cahill Publishing. Very Good. 1994. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0964045400 . Signed by Van Gieson on the title page. Introduction by Walter Satterthwait. Issued In illustrated boards without dust jacket. A collection of short stories and poetry by the author of the Neil Hamel mystery series. A sticker ghost and fading to the spine. ; 82 pages; Signed by Author .
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$13.00
30 Pieces of a Novel

30 Pieces of a Novel

by DIXON, Stephen

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1999. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. fine in fine dustwrapper. Very warmly Inscribed by the author to poet Daniel Hoffman.
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$40.00
Collected Stories

Collected Stories

by Shields, Carol

Paperback. Very Good.
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$15.68
The Best Short Stories of Jack London

The Best Short Stories of Jack London

by Jack London

Fawcett Publications, Inc., 1962. Paperback. Good. 1962. No Edition Remarks. 190 pages. Illustrated paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover has mild edge-wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and tanning.
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$6.84
The Masterpiece Library of Short Stories

The Masterpiece Library of Short Stories

by Sir. J. A. Hammerton (ed.)

The Educational Book Co. Ltd., 1111. Hardcover. Good. No Edition Remarks. 766 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering. Black and white illustrated frontispiece. Volumes I and II bound together keeping title pages. Binding remains firm. Pages are lightly tanned throughout. Frontispiece is bright and clear, with some light tanning and foxing to edges. Minor dog-eared corners. Boards have light shelf-wear with corner bumping. Light sunning to spine with crushing to ends causing fraying to... Read more about this item
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$5.37
Flowering Judas and Other Stories

Flowering Judas and Other Stories

by Katherine Anne Porter

Modern Library edition.
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$33.00
Actions and Reactions

Actions and Reactions

by Rudyard Kipling

Macmillian & Co., 1910. Hardcover. Very Good. in x in x in. Macmillian & Co 1910 reprint, part of the collected works of Rudyard Kipling set. Pages clean and bright, binding firm, minor shelf wear to cover, dust jacket chipped, owner inscription on first page.
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$8.71
And Other Stories

And Other Stories

by O'Hara, John

Random, 1968. 1st. Hardcover. A FINE tight copy in a VG+ bright dj.
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$20.00
The Ebony Tower

The Ebony Tower

by Fowles, John

Boston: Little, Brown and Company [1974], 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo. [8], 3-312 pp. Quarter green cloth over yellow cloth with gold lettering on the front board and spine. Price of $7.95 on front flap of jacket. Jacket shows minor edge wear including a tiny tear to the bottom edge of the front panel.
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$28.00
Autobiography

Autobiography

by Buford, Bill

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Granta Books, 1984. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. No Edition Or Printing Stated. The Page Edges Are Age Toned.
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$2.99
The Gold of Mayani: The African Stories of Walter Satterthwait

The Gold of Mayani: The African Stories of Walter Satterthwait

by Satterthwait, Walter

Gallup, NM: Buffalo Medicine Books. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0914001078 . Number 35 of 250 copies signed by all the contributors, including Sarah Caudwell who provided the foreword. These stories previously appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine. Rubbing to the boards.; 214 pages; Signed by Author .
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$31.00
Modern Classics of Fantasy

Modern Classics of Fantasy

by Dozois, Gardner (Editor)

New York, New York, U. S. A.: St. Martin's Press, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bce. (Book Club Edition). The Jacket Has Edge Wear With A Few Tiny Chips And Tears.
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$4.99
Plan B for the Middle Class: Stories

Plan B for the Middle Class: Stories

by Carlson, Ron

NY: W. W. Norton , 1992. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Hardcover in a bright dust jacket. Here are men and women in the middle of life, of relationships. There is a difference between what they set out for and what they get. A single mother keeps house on an aircraft carrier. A new father finds himself seduced by a motorcycle. A lonely professor is forced to face a few truths. Braced by honesty and lifted by affection for the world, these stories are a stunning showcase for a writer tackling... Read more about this item
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$12.00
The Translation of Mr Piffy and other Stories

The Translation of Mr Piffy and other Stories

by Bingham, Geoffrey C

Adelaide: New Creation Publications. 1982. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. xiv, 260 pages. With a Foreword by Colin Thiele, 18 stories from fictional fantasy to sober reality. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Softcover.
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$10.09
Island: Collected Stories

Island: Collected Stories

by Alistair MacLeod

London, U.K.: Jonathan Cape, 2001 The dust jacket has a little wear with minor foxing and on the back where a sticker was removed. The page edges are somewhat tanned and a little foxed, as are the page margins. 431 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$21.87
The Song in the House

The Song in the House

by Ann Bridge

London: Chatto & Windus. Very Good. 1936. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ann Bridge (pseudonym for Mary Ann Dolling Sanders) was a popular english novelist of her day (mostly entertaining travelogues). She was married to a British diplomat and spend much time in China and Yugoslavia. She also wrote the supernatural tale "And Then you Came" in 1948. A collection of 11 stories. A VG or better book, slight lean, fading of the lettering on the spine. Internally book is clean and... Read more about this item
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$125.00
The Stories Of Breece D'j Pancake

The Stories Of Breece D'j Pancake

by Breece D'J. Pancake

Paperback / softback. New.
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$17.57
Rupert and the Iceberg

Rupert and the Iceberg

by author, No stated

HARDBACK "SMALL FORMAT," SHIPPED FROM THE UK* Edition: 1st. Thus.* Impression: 1st. Thus FNL.* Date of Publication: 1991* Publisher: Express Newspapers.* Binding and cover condition: Illustrated paper covered boards with black / red titles to face & white title to spine. No bumps, slight rubs to tail of spine, minimal shelf wear. VG++.* Jacket condition: No dust jacket (probably as issued). ND.* Contents condition: PRIVATE COPY NOT EX-LIBRARY. Coloured / patterned end papers black on pink. Clean, crisp,... Read more about this item
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$4.84
The day I (almost) killed TWO Gretzkys

The day I (almost) killed TWO Gretzkys

by Roberto Luongo

Like new condition
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$35.58
The Search After Hapiness

The Search After Hapiness

by Bronte, Charlotte

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1969. Stated First U.S. Edition 8vo size printed cloth bound hardcover; 48 pages to this slim volume. Cover is printed with text from story and endpapers are facsimile from original. The book is illustrated with full page, full color illustrations by Carolyn Dinan throughout as well as several small illustrations. Author Charlotte Bronte wrote this story at aged thirteen. Cover has a light sunned border across front cover and a rough patch at bottom corner; bumped top... Read more about this item
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$7.00
The Best Short Stories Of O. Henry

The Best Short Stories Of O. Henry

by Henry, O.; Cerf, Bennett A. (Selection And Introduction)

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Modern Library, 1946. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 1946 Is The Date On The Copyright Page. This Modern Library Edition Probably Published In The 1960'S. The Book Is Bound In Blue Cloth With Gilt Titling Within A Brown Field On The Front And Spine. Light Wear With A Former Owner's Book Plate On The Front Pastedown. Rear Hinge Cracked At Page 339. Faint Sticker Residue On The Front Board.
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$5.99
The Outward Urge

The Outward Urge

by John Wyndham and Lucas Parkes

London: Michael Joseph. Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket. 19591. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A collectible copy of the first printing. VG+ book, square, bright white lettering on spine. Foxing spots on end paper and few on edges, but generally clean internally. A fine unclipped jacket with archival cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$125.00
The Best of Gerald Kersh

The Best of Gerald Kersh

by Kersh, Gerald; Raven, Siimon [Ediitor]

Heinemann, London, 1960. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 18 best stories by Kersh. Red cloth boards. Binding firm, interior clean and unmarked. Exterior page ends lightly foxed. 344 pp. DJ in protective cover, has light soiling on back, and two small chips at head and foot of spine.
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$37.00
One Way Or Another: Stories

One Way Or Another: Stories

by Cameron, Peter

New York, New York, U. S. A.: Harper & Row, 1986. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Stated First Edition With The Number Line Indicating A First Printing. Lower Corners Bumped. No Chips, Tears Or Writing. Small Faint Stain On The Lower Edges.
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$7.99
Horror Stories

Horror Stories

by Anonymous

A collection of classic horror stories published in paperback by Bestseller Library (a division of Paul Elek) in 1961.
The book is in very good condition.
The anthology includes:
Moonlight Sonata - Alexander Woolcott
The Novel of the Black Seal - Arthur Machen
Mrs Armsworth - E.F Benson
The Upper Berth - F. Marion Crawford
The Dunwich Horror - H.P Lovecraft
Was It A Dream - Guy De Maupassant
The Judge's House - Bram Stoker
The Trial For Murder - Charles Collins and Charles Dickens
The Man with a... Read more about this item
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$6.73