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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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ECH

Aboulela, Leila

Summary: "Since her award-winning debut novel, Minaret, Leila Aboulela has been praised by J.M. Coetzee, Ali Smith, Aminatta Forna, and Anthony Marra among others for her rich and nuanced depictions of Islamic spiritual and political life. Her latest collection, Elsewhere, Home, draws us ineluctably into the lives of immigrants at home and abroad as they forge new identities and reshape old ones. A...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2019

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Milbourne, Anna

Summary: A wonderful collection of six of Kipling's well-loved stories, telling how animals came to be the way they are.

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Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MIL

Contents: Jerry and Molly and Sam / Raymond Carver -- Blow-up / Julio Cortazar -- Your Arkansas traveler / Budd Schulberg -- Rear window / Cornell Woolrich -- Sentinel / Arthur C. Clarke -- Supertoys last all summer long / Brian Aldiss -- Minority report / Philip K. Dick -- Spurs / Tod Robbins -- Fly / George Langelaan -- Herbert West-reanimator: six shots by moonlight / H.P....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA

Summary: Responding to America's love for short-short stories, editors Robert Shapard and James Thomas searched thousands of books and magazines to select these sixty stories-each under 2,000 words, each with its own element of surprise-whether traditional, experimental, humorous, moving, or magical. In the process they discovered both new talents and a wealth of celebrated writers, among them Lan...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW

Summary: Presents a collection of stories by popular authors whose work inside and outside of the mystery genre has been influenced by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

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Summary: An anthology about all the things that can go horribly wrong when suspended six miles in the air, hurtling through space at more than 500 mph and sealed up in a metal tube with hundreds of strangers. All the ways a trip into the friendly skies can turn into a nightmare, including some never thought of before. Featuring brand new stories by Joe Hill and Stephen King, as well as fourteen classic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cemetery Dance Publications 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI
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Summary: An anthology about all the things that can go horribly wrong when suspended six miles in the air, hurtling through space at more than 500 mph and sealed up in a metal tube with hundreds of strangers. All the ways a trip into the friendly skies can turn into a nightmare, including some never thought of before. Featuring brand new stories by Joe Hill and Stephen King, as well as fourteen classic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton 2019

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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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROG

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Publisher / Publication Date: David R. Godine 2000

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Summary: A brand-new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon. In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Leslie 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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ECH

Summary: "Offers 13 great stories in Spanish, from classics by Cervantes and Alarcon to contemporary works by Borges and Goytisolo. Complete faithful English translations on facing pages. Includes Spanish-to English vocabulary and biographical-critical introductions."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 1987

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH SPA

Summary: A darkly luminous new anthology collecting the most terrifying horror stories by renowned female authors, presenting anew these forgotten classics to the modern reader.--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest 1998

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Haddon, Mark

Summary: "Mark Haddon, author of the international bestselling novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and A Spot of Bother, returns with a collection of unsparing short stories In the prize-winning story "The Gun," a man's life is marked by a single afternoon and a rusty.45; in "The Island," a mythical princess is abandoned on an island in the midst of war; in "The Boys Who Left Home to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAD

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAD

Ishiguro, Kazuo

Summary: One of the most celebrated writers of our time gives us his first cycle of short fiction: five brilliantly etched, interconnected stories in which music is a vivid and essential character.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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Constantine, David

Summary: The first American publication by one of the greatest living fiction masters, In Another Country spans David Constantine's remarkable thirty-year career. Known for their pristine emotional clarity, their spare but intensely evocative dialogue, and their fearless exposures of the heart in moments of defiance, change, resistance, flight, isolation, and redemption, these stories demonstrate again...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Biblioasis 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

MacLeod, Alison

Summary: "A woman emerging from mourning spends her savings on a fur coat, a coat she will wear to a dance that will change her life. A professor of cardiovascular physiology lingers on the cusp of consciousness as he waits for his new heart to be delivered, still beating, from another body--and is carried on a tidal wave of memories to an attic room half a century ago. Visiting Sylvia Plath's grave in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Contents: Soulmates / Marian Keyes -- De-stress / Joan O'Neill -- The twenty-eighth day / Catherine Barry -- Thelma, Louise and the lurve gods / Cathy Kelly -- Your place or mine? / Gemma O'Connor -- A good catch / Mary Ryan -- About that night / Sarah Webb -- The cup runneth over / Julie Parsons -- Carissima / Maeve Binchy -- The ring cycle / Martina Devlin -- The unlovable woman / Annie Sparrow --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Downtown Press 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction SC Irish 2003

Summary: A treasury of short stories, carefully selected because they make speedy bedtime reads. Each of these ten traditional tales takes just ten minutes to read aloud. Ideal for sharing with younger children; as children learn to read on their own they can tackle these simple stories on their own.

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Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2016

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Gaiman, Neil.

Summary: "Spanning Gaiman's career to date, The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction is a...collection from one of the world's most beloved writers, chosen by those who know his work best: his devoted readers. A ... representation of Gaiman's...imaginative fiction, this...volume includes excerpts from each of his five novels for adults--Neverwhere, Stardust, American Gods, Anansi Boys, and The Ocean at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Gaiman 2020

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "In Pianos and Flowers we are invited, through the medium of sepia images, to glimpse a world long departed. In these stories, inspired by long-lost photographs, the lives of the people in the frame are imagined and then explored, layer by layer. What must have it been like to be them? We hold our breath for them. Our heart beats faster for them. We look again at the photograph in a new light,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC

Summary: This Beatrix Potter classic contains a cleverly interwoven plot about a tailor, his vengeful cat, and a group of very helpful mice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rabbit Ears 1988

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Tailor 1998

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