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Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Summary: "Ben Marcus, one of the most innovative and vital writers of this generation, delivers a stellar anthology of the best short fiction being written today in America In New American Stories, Ben Marcus has collected a diverse, exciting, and wholly unique book of contemporary American fiction writers. Herein are the luminaries of the form like Deborah Eisenberg, George Saunders, and Denis Johnson,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 2015

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Summary: In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Les Klinger put forth the question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired by Conan Doyle stories? While some are highly-regarded mystery writers, others are best known for their work in the fields of fantasy or science...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Gibson, William

Summary: Best-known for his science fiction novel Neuromancer, William Gibson is actually best when writing short fiction. Tautly-written and suspenseful, Burning Chrome collects 10 of his best short stories with a preface from Bruce Sterling. These brilliant, high-resolution stories show Gibson's characters and intensely-realized worlds at his absolute best, from the chip-enhanced couriers of "Johnny...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 1987

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor 2014

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Contents: Disc 1. Good living / Aleksandar Hemon (performed by Boyd Gaines) (13:22) -- Hell-heaven / Jhumpa Lahiri (performed by Rita Wolf) (49:29) -- Disc 2. The thing around your neck / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (performed by Condola Rashad) (25:04) -- Breaking and entering / Sherman Alexie (performed by B.D. Wong) (30:20).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space, Inc. 2011

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Summary: For the past year, a group of high school students met at a publishing house in San Francisco every Monday night to read literary magazines, chapbooks, graphic novels, and countless articles. This committee was assisted by a group of students that met in the basement of a robot shop in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Together, and under the guidance of guest editor Adam Johnson, these high schoolers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 BES

Summary: A showcase of many of the International Thriller Writers's top authors as well as rising stars in the genre. Includes never-before-published stories by New York Times bestselling authors including Lee Child, Stephen Coonts, Jeffrey Deaver, Heather Graham, Joan Johnston, John Lescroart, Alex Kava and Deb Carlin, and more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio, Inc. 2010

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Summary: A collection of top-selected mystery writing from the past year is culled from a variety of respected sources and offers insight into evolving genre trends.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Summary: Selected war time short stories read aloud by an assortment of distinguished actors.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space 2007

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Summary: "Multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jonathan Maberry compiles more than twenty stories and poems--written by members of the Horror Writers Association--in this terrifying collection about worst fears"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SCA

Irving, Washington

Summary: Collection of four stories of strange and unexplainable circumstances. A headless horseman haunts Sleep Hollow. At least that's the legend in the tiny village of Tarrytown. But scary stories won't stop the town's new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, from crossing through the Hollow, especially when the beautiful Katrina lives on the other side. Will Ichabod win over his beloved or discover that the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2013

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Summary: These top YA authors tackle the much-debated trope of the love triangle, and the result is sixteen fresh, diverse, and romantic stories you don t want to miss. A teen girl who offers kissing lessons. Zombies in the Civil War South. The girl next door, the boy who loves her, and the girl who loves them both. Vampires at a boarding school. Three teens fighting monsters in an abandoned video...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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Summary: Science fiction is a portal that opens doors onto futures too rich and strange to imagine; fantasy takes us through doorways of magic and wonder. For more than a decade, award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan has pored through tens of thousands of stories to select the best, the most interesting, the most engaging science fiction and fantasy to thrill and delight readers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Solaris 2019

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McFawn, Monica.

Summary: In the eleven kaleidoscopic stories that make up Bright Shards of Someplace Else , Monica McFawn traces the combustive, hilarious, and profound effects that occur when people misread the minds of others. The characters-an array of artists, scientists, songwriters, nannies, horse trainers, and poets-often try to pin down another's point of view, only to find that their own worldview is far from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Georgia Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCF

Rich, Simon.

Summary: A collection of nine short stories by well-known American authors. From wild and wacky to knee-slapping, laugh-out-loud fun, these humorous tales represent some of the best of recent sessions of the hit public radio series Selected Shorts."--Publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Moshfegh, Ottessa

Summary: An electrifying first collection of short stories from the author of Eileen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Presents a collection of the best science fiction and fantasy short stories written during 2016.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Contents: Disc 1: Part of the story / Stephen Dobyns ; read by Isaiah Sheffer -- Second-hand man / read by Audra McDonald -- Disc 2: The man who could see radiance / John J. Clayton ; read by Paul Hecht -- Bush pigs / Richard Dooling ; read by Mark Nelson -- Disc 3: The smoker / David Schickler ; read by Robert Sean Leonard -- Night calls / Lisa Fugard ; read by the author.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space 2003

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Singh, Vandana

Summary: "In her first North American collection, Vandana Singh's deep humanism interplays with her scientific background in stories that explore and celebrate this world and others and characters who are trying to make sense of the people they meet, what they see, and the challenges they face"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Small Beer Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

Sittenfeld, Curtis

Summary: Presents a collection of ten short stories that feature both new and previously published pieces, including "The World Has Many Butterflies," in which married acquaintances play an intimate game, with devastating consequences.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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Contents: Night the ghost got in / James Thurber ; read by Isaiah Sheffer (11:50) -- Roman fever / Edith Wharton ; read by Maria Tucci (23:12) -- Mak westing / Jack London ; read by Steven Gilborn (19:41) -- Rocking-horse winner / D. H. Lawrence ; read by John Shea (38:11) -- Lottery / Shirley Jackson ; read by Marian Seldes (21:21) -- Most dangerous game / Richard Connell ; read by Charles Keating...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space 2005

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Summary: Esteemed critic Blanche Gelfants brilliant companion gathers together lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories." The heart of the book, however, lies in Part 2, which contains more than one hundred pieces...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 831.01 COL