Tag Archives: Short Stories (single author)

Pure Hollywood

by Christine Schutt

“Don’t be fooled by its size. This book is a masterwork that hits way harder than its weight class, and achieves what great fiction…

Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense

by Joyce Carol Oates

From a master “mind reader who writes psychological horror stories about seriously disturbed minds” (New York Times Book Review), this gorgeously eerie story collection…

The Next New World

by Bob Shacochis

“If we are in the golden age of the short story, Bob Shacochis is one of the writers who got us here.” —Providence Journal

Night Beast

by Sinead Lykins

A stunning debut collection by an award-winning young writer, Night Beast follows haunted characters through real, surreal, and speculative landscapes to examine the darker…

Rock Springs

by Richard Ford

“Beautifully imagined and crafted stories, by turns heartrending and wickedly funny, and just plain wicked. Richard Ford is a born storyteller with an inimitable…

Young Skins

by Colin Barrett

From a major new talent in international fiction, whom Colm Tóibín has hailed as “exciting and stylistically adventurous,” comes a propulsive, urgent portrait of…

Yesterday’s Weather

by Anne Enright

“Arresting . . . Enright composes stories that tend to be straightforward, featuring working-class women with recognizable difficulties: infidelity, boredom, motherhood . . ….

Word Virus

by William S. Burroughs

“Word Virus: The Williams S. Burroughs Reader finally brings the author’s actual writing back to the forefront. In their selections, editors James Grauerholz and…

The Wonder Garden

by Lauren Acampora

A keen and brilliant observer of the strangeness that is American suburbia. Acampora joins the ranks of writers like John Cheever and Tom Perrotta…