Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.
Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019
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Summary: "On the island of Cyprus, in the overgrown ruins of Varosha--a resort town abandoned since the Turkish invasion of 1974--a secret village thrives. Here, a community of resourceful exiles and refugees lives under the radar of the Turkish authorities, thanks to the good-natured, cheerfully corrupt Colonel Kaya. Each villager has his or her own cryptic reasons for hiding among the lemon and olive...
Publisher / Publication Date: Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Canada, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited 2017
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Summary: The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories roam the world, from Nigeria to Venice, from an erupting volcano in Iceland to a brothel in the old Wild West. They feature a dazzling array of characters: a young American falling in love in Japan, a girl raised by snake-handling...
Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor 2014
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Summary: "Bit Rot, a new collection from Douglas Coupland that explores the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded, is a gem of the digital age. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like bingeing on Netflix ... you can't stop with just one. 'Bit rot' is a term used in digital archiving to describe the way digital files can spontaneously and quickly decompose. As Coupland writes,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2017
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Summary: "One sweltering summer in the Park, a housing complex outside of Toronto, Michael and Francis are coming of age and learning to stomach the careless prejudices and low expectations that confront them as young men of black and brown ancestry. While their Trinidadian single mother works double, sometimes triple shifts so her boys might fulfill the elusive promise of their adopted home, Francis...
Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc. 2017
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Summary: After years as a battlefield surgeon during the Napoleonic War, Will Starling returns to London in 1816 to build a civilian surgical practice. But when one of the grave-robbers who supplies him with cadavers for dissection is complicit in a murder, Will resolves to find out the truth.
Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press 2015
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Summary: Bailey Enrica Martin has to return to live with her mother after dropping out of university. Soon strange things begin to happen: a mysterious and salacious force begins to dog her; inexplicable sounds in the night and unimaginable sites spotted in the periphery.
Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2018
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Summary: "A collection of four stories from the Deaf community, reflecting Deaf culture and language. Includes hand signs and an interesting history on devices for the Deaf" Cf. Our choice, 2001.
Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2007