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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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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW

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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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: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIB

Summary: A bold and breathtaking anthology of queer Indigenous speculative fiction. This groundbreaking fiction anthology showcases a number of new and emerging 2SQ (Two-Spirit and queer) Indigenous writers from across Turtle Island. These visionary authors show how queer Indigenous communities can bloom and thrive through utopian narratives that detail the vivacity and strength of 2SQness throughout...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOV

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC O

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

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

Summary: New York Times best-selling author of ten genre-bending novels Jonathan Lethem helms this collection of the year's best mystery short fiction.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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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 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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Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MYE

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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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC THR

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION IRV

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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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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

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Summary: "As the variety of selections in Pushcart Prize XLIV indicates, it is an eclectic and constantly changing community. Over 70 authors are included from more than 50 presses."--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Prize Fellowships Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: FIC PUS

Summary: "Seventeen stories by seventeen brilliant writers, inspired by seventeen paintings. That was the formula for Lawrence Block's two ground-breaking anthologies, In Sunlight or in Shadow and Alive in Shape and Color, and it's on glorious display here once again in From Sea to Stormy Sea. This time the paintings are exclusively the work of American artists, and the roster includes Harvey Dunn, John...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRO

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

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