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Brinkley, Jamel

Summary: In the nine expansive, searching stories of A lucky man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past. An imaginative young boy from the Bronx goes swimming with his group from day camp at a backyard pool in the suburbs, and faces the effects of power and privilege in ways he can barely grasp. A teen intent on proving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRI

Butcher, Jim

Summary: "The world of Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard, is rife with intrigue-and creatures of all supernatural stripes. And you'll make their intimate acquaintance as Harry delves into the dark side of truth, justice, and the American way in this must-have short story collection."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUT

Ford, Jeffrey

Summary: Emily Dickinson takes a carriage ride with Death. A couple are invited over to a neighbor's daughter's exorcism. A country witch with a sea-captain's head in a glass globe intercedes on behalf of abused and abandoned children. In July of 1915, in Hardin County, Ohio, a boy sees ghosts. Explore contemporary natural history in a baker's dozen of exhilarating visions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Small Beer Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Lively, Penelope

Summary: "A glimmering collection of new short fiction from the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author of How It All Began In such acclaimed novels as The Photograph, Family Album, and How It All Began, Penelope Lively has captivated readers with her singular blend of wisdom, elegance, and humor. Now, in her first story collection in decades, Lively takes up themes of history, family, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIV

Parameswaran, Rajesh.

Summary: A darkly funny collection of stories about the power of love and the love of power.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2012

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PAR

Elliott, Julia

Summary: "At an obscure South Carolina nursing home, a lost world reemerges as a disabled elderly woman undergoes newfangled brain-restoration procedures and begins to explore her environment with the assistance of strap-on robot legs. At a deluxe medical spa on a nameless Caribbean island, a middle-aged woman hopes to revitalize her fading youth with grotesque rejuvenating therapies that combine...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Pratchett, Terry

Summary: "A collection of short fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from schooldays to Discworld and the present day. In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-selling and best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other short-form fiction collected into one volume. A Blink...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRA

Vásquez, Juan Gabriel

Summary: "Lovers on All Saints' Day is an emotional book that haunts, moves, and seduces. Juan Gabriel Vasquez, the brilliant novelist, now brings his keen eye and rich prose to the themes of love and memory in these seven powerful stories"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAS

Johnson, Charles

Summary: "A masterful story collection--thirteen years in the making--from National Book Award winner Charles Johnson, showcasing the incredible range and resonant voice of this American treasure"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

McCall Smith, Alexander

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "While gathering material for a photography book about Edinburgh, Alexander McCall Smith found himself inspired to create stories about the people captured in a number of particularly striking photos. A smiling girl leading a younger girl astride a pony, and a boy in a kilt on a tricycle beside them, gives rise to a story of a lifelong romance between the two riders. A dapper, roguish-looking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCall-Smith 2016

Gustine, Amy

Summary: ""Amy Gustine's You Should Pity Us Instead is a devastating, funny, and astonishingly frank collection of stories. Gustine can be brutally honest about the murky calculations, secret dreams and suppressed malice to which most of us never admit, not even to ourselves."--Karen Russell"You Should Pity Us Instead is an unbroken spell from first story to last, despite the enormous range of subjects...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarabande Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUS

Cook, Diane

Summary: "A debut collection of stories which illuminates the complexity of human behavior, as seen through the lens of the natural world. These stories expose unsuspecting men and women to the realities of nature, the primal instincts of man, and the dark humor and heartbreak of our struggle to not only thrive, but survive." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Krauss, Nicole

Summary: The National Book Award finalist explores contemporary gender realities in a collection of short fiction that traces the experiences of diverse characters at various stages of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRA

Øyehaug, Gunnhild

Summary: "A mesmerizing collection of playfully surreal stories from one of Norway's most celebrated writers. First published in Norway in 2004, Knots is Gunnhild Øyehaug's radical collection of short stories that range from the surreal to the oddly mundane, and prod the discomforts of mental, sexual, and familial bonds. In both precise short-shorts and ruminative longer tales, Øyehaug meanders through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

King, Stephen

Summary: "A master storyteller at his best--the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Since his first collection, Nightshift, published thirty-five years ago, Stephen King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of short...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KIN

Sachdeva, Anjali

Summary: "A haunting, diverse debut story collection that explores the isolation we experience in the face of the mysterious, often dangerous forces that shape our lives Anjali Sachdeva's debut collection spans centuries, continents, and a diverse set of characters but is united by each character's epic struggle with fate: A workman in Andrew Carnegie's steel mills is irrevocably changed by the brutal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2018

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McBride, James

Summary: "Exciting new fiction from James McBride, the first since his National Book Award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird. The stories in Five-Carat Soul--none of them ever published before--spring from the place where identity, humanity, and history converge.They're funny and poignant, insightful and unpredictable, imaginative and authentic--all told with McBride's unrivaled storytelling skill and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

Oria, Shelly

Summary: "Sharply observed, beautifully rendered stories about gender, sexuality, and nationality by a fresh new voice"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORI

Hellenga, Robert

Summary: "The Truth About Death, the title novella of this virtuosic collection, is a masterpiece of sardonic humor that confronts Death head on and emerges bloody but unbowed. Simon, an undertaker, embalms his father and is facing his own death. Louisa, Simon's mother, makes peace with her husband over his dead body in a cooler in the basement of the funeral home. Simon contemplates the mystery of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEL

Gaitskill, Mary

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Summary: Mary Gaitskill returns with a luminous new collection of stories-her first in more than ten years. In "College Town l980," young people adrift in Ann Arbor, Michigan, debate the meaning of personal strength at the start of the Reagan era; in the urban fairy tale "Mirrorball," a young man steals a girl's soul during a one-night stand; and in "The Little Boy," a woman haunted by the death of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Millhauser, Steven

Summary: "A new collection of sixteen stories that explore disturbing, magical, and delightful phenomena in everyday American life, and the deepest and darkest desires that we keep hidden from even ourselves"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Antrim, Donald.

Summary: "A masterful story collection--heartbreaking and hilarious--from one of America's greatest writers Nothing is simple for the men and women in Donald Antrim's stories. As they do the things we all do--bum a cigarette at a party, stroll with a girlfriend down Madison Avenue, take a kid to the zoo--they're confronted with their own uncooperative selves. These artists, writers, lawyers, teachers,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANT

Ford, Richard

Summary: A new collection of stories about memory, love and loss.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC FOR

Klay, Phil.

Summary: "Phil Klay's Redeployment takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned. Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in these stories struggle to make meaning out of chaos. In "Redeployment", a soldier who has had to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Klay 2014

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