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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: 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: 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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Summary: The puppies of the PAW Patrol have a series of rescues and adventures.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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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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Contents: Der Prokurator = The attorney / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Unverhofftes Wiedersehen = An unexpected reunion / Johann Peter Hebel -- Das Erdbeben in Chili = The earthquake in Chile / Heinrich von Kleist -- Don Juan / Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann -- Bergkristall = Rock crystal / Adalbert Stifter -- Das Tanzlegendchen = The little legend of the dance / Gottfried Keller -- Eine Frau in meinen...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 1984

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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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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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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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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Schweblin, Samanta

Summary: "Schweblin's stories have the feel of a sleepless night, where every shadow and bump in the dark take on huge implications; they leave your pulse racing and the line between the real and the strange blurring."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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Summary: In this companion volume to "Gothic! ten original dark tales" discover why we fear the undead.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2007

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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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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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Summary: Written by authors from Quebec as well as France, the majority of these stories have been published in the last decade and reflect a rich diversity of styles and themes. From Daniel Boulanger's exploration of revenge and the desire for recognition in The Hunter's Cafe, to Alain Gerber's brief and poetic You Never Die, and the sardonic tales of Frederic Fajardie and Sylvie Massicotte, these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1999

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: As a 41-year-old man confronts his own mortality in this collection's title story, he recalls his Spokane Indian father's chilling death from alcoholism and diabetes. Another tale features an eccentric salesman pursuing a married woman from airport to airport. And then there's the film editor who sees nothing wrong with altering footage to fit preconceived views-- until he himself becomes the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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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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Hanks, Tom

Summary: A collection of 17 short stores by two-time Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game-- and then another and then another and then many more in a row until he winds up ESPN's newest celebrity, and he must decide if the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: An anthology of historical fiction and fantasy short stories features a diverse array of daring heroines making their way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals to face down everything from murderers to marriage proposals.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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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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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: 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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