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Author: David Mitchell and A. S. Byatt
Release Date: November 23, 2021
A ravishing, luminous selection of short stories from the prize-winning imagination of A. S. Byatt, drawn from her entire career. Mirrors shatter at the hairdressers when a middle-aged client explodes in rage. Snow dusts the warm body of a princ...
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Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Jenny Minton Quigley
Release Date: September 14, 2021
The Best Short Stories 2021: The O. Henry Prize Winners—continuing a century-long tradition of cutting-edge literary excellence—contains twenty prizewinning stories chosen from the thousands published in magazines over the previous year. ...
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Author: Venita Blackburn
Release Date: September 07, 2021
"How to Wrestle a Girl is a work of stunning grace and rhythm. In these stories Venita Blackburn reminds us she is a writer unlike any other, her stories propelled by voice and wit and harsh beauty." --Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, author of Fr...
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The Ones Who Don't Say They Love You Cover
Author: Maurice Carlos Ruffin
Release Date: August 17, 2021
A collection of raucous stories that offer a panoramic view of New Orleans from the author of the “stunning and audacious” (NPR) debut novel We Cast a ShadowMaurice Carlos Ruffin has an uncanny ability to reveal the hidden corners of...
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Author: Yoon Choi
Release Date: August 17, 2021
An exquisite collection from a breathtaking new voice—centered on a constellation of Korean American families“To encounter these achingly truthful, beautiful stories of newcomer Americans is like gazing up at the starry vault of a perfect...
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Author: Jaime Cortez
Release Date: August 17, 2021
The first ever collection of short stories by Jaime Cortez, Gordo is set in a migrant workers camp near Watsonville, California in the 1970s. A young, probably gay, boy named Gordo puts on a wrestler’s mask and throws fists with a boy...
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Author: Juan Gabriel Vasquez
Release Date: August 03, 2021
A new collection of electric, searing stories from award-winning, bestselling author Juan Gabriel Vásquez. The characters in Songs for the Flames are men and women touched by violence—sometimes directly, sometimes only in passing—b...
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Author: Alix Ohlin | Narrator: Hillary Huber, Kristen Sieh, Brittany Pressley and Eileen Stevens
Release Date: July 27, 2021
An Esquire Best Book of SummerA collection of glittering, surprising, darkly funny stories of people testing the boundaries of their lives—from the award-winning author of Dual Citizens, who is "spoken of in the same reverent breath...
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Author: Clare Sestanovich | Narrator: Kristen Sieh
Release Date: June 29, 2021
“A debut story collection of the rarest kind ... you wish that every single entry could be an entire novel." —Entertainment WeeklyFresh, intimate stories of women’s lives from an extraordinary new literary voice, laying bare th...
Author: Colum McCann | Narrator: Colum McCann
Release Date: June 29, 2021
The short fiction of Colum McCann documents a dizzying cast of characters in exile, loss, love, and displacement.There is the worn boxing champion who steals clothes from a New Orleans laundromat, the rumored survivor of Hiroshima who emigrates to th...
Author: Brandon Taylor | Narrator: Nicole Lewis, Kevin R. Free and TL Thompson
Release Date: June 22, 2021
BRANDON TAYLOR IS: “A powerhouse.” —Newsweek“An extraordinary cartographer.” —Esquire“A striking new voice with a vital perspective.” —Harper’s Bazaar“A brilliant writer.” &...
Author: Sung Ryu and Choi Eunyoung | Narrator: Janet Song, Greta Jung and Jackie Chung
Release Date: June 01, 2021
A bestselling and award-winning debut collection from one of South Korea's most prominent young writers.In crisp, unembellished prose, Eun-young Choi paints intimate portraits of the lives of young women in South Korea, balancing the personal with th...