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561 titles found

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20th century children's book treasury : celebrated picture books and stories to read aloud
selected by Janet Schulman.
PZ5 .A127 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of picture book stories by such authors as Ludwig Bemelmans, Ezra Jack Keats, and Maurice Sendak.
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Acts of worship : seven stories
Yukio Mishima ; translated by John Bester.
PL833.I7 A24 1989 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Africanía en el cuento cubano y puertorriqueño : Gerardo del Valle, Lydia Cabrera, José Luis González, Antonio Benítez Rojo, Carmelo Rodríguez Torres, Ana Lydia Vega
María Carmen Zielina.
PQ7382 .Z54 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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After rain :
William Trevor.
PR6070.R4 A6 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A dozen stories from an Irish writer. In Gilbert's Mother, a woman discovers her son rapes and kills, but decides not to denounce him because it's partly her fault, she brought him into this world, while The Potato Dealer is on a man's reaction to his wife's confession that a baby is not ...
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After the quake : stories
Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin.
PL856.U673 K36 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of stories inspired by the January 1995 Kobe earthquake and the poison gas subway attacks two months later takes place between the two disasters and follows the experiences of people who found their normal lives undone by surreal events.
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Aftermath : an anthology of post-Vietnam fiction
Donald Anderson, editor ; foreword by George C. Herring.
PS648.V5 A69 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A post-Vietnam anthology. In Soldier's Joy by Tobias Wolff, himself a Green Beret, a veteran misses the war because compared to the present, "You didn't spend every living minute of the day thinking about your own sorry-ass little self." In Vietnam No Big Deal by James Park Sloan, an ex-p...
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All stories are true
John Edgar Wideman.
PS3573.I26 A79 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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All the stories of Muriel Spark.
John Edgar Wideman.
PR6037.P29 A6 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This new and complete paperback edition now contains every one of Spark's forty-one short stories.
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Andreuccio da Perugia : novella dal decamerone
Giovanni Boccaccio.
PQ4272.E5 F38 1972 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Angel maker : the short stories of Sara Maitland
Sara Maitland.
PR6063.A355 A6 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of stories on women, from biblical heroines to simple housewives. The story, The Burning Times, is on lesbians in the Middle Ages, Fag Hags: A Field Guide, is on women who go out with gay men, and Siren Song is on some revengeful sirens.
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Aquí cuentan las mujeres : muestra y estudio de cinco narradoras puertorriqueñas
edición de María M. Solá.
PQ7436.P7 A7 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Arabic short stories
translated by Denys Johnson-Davies ; with an introduction by Roger Allen.
PJ7694.E8 A73 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Armageddon in retrospect : and other new and unpublished writings on war and peace
Kurt Vonnegut ; [introduction by Mark Vonnegut].
PS3572.O5 A89 2008 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Twelve previously unpublished writings on war and peace include such pieces as an essay on the destruction of Dresden, a story about the first-meal fantasies of three soldiers, and a meditation on the impossibility of shielding children from the temptations of violence.
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Armando Palacio Valdés : Alone, and other stories
translated from the Spanish by Robert M. Fedorchek.
PQ6629.A5 A23 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This is a book of short stories by Armando Palacio Valdes (1853-1938), a Spanish writer well-known for his novels, which include Sister Saint Sulpice and The Fourth Estate. Although his novels were very popular in the English-speaking world in the nineteenth century, Palacio Valdes's shor...
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Artist of disappearance : three novellas
Anita Desai.
PR9499.3.D465 A88 2011 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Written late in Anita Desai's illustrious career, these three novellas ruminate on art and memory, illusion and disillusion, and the sharp divide between life's expectations and dreams and its realities. Set in India in the not too distant past, the stories' diverse surroundings and dram...
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Astray
Emma Donoghue.
PR6054.O547 A93 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of short stories featuring a cross-section of society including runaways, drifters, gold miners, counterfeiters, attorneys, and slaves from Puritan Massachusetts and revolutionary New Jersey to antebellum Louisiana.
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Authorship in film adaptation
edited and with an introduction by Jack Boozer.
PN1997.85 .A92 2008 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Authoring a film adaptation of a literary source not only requires a media conversion but also a transformation as a result of the differing dramatic demands of cinema. This title presents discussion
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Barista and I
Andrew Szymanski.
PR9199.4.S996 B37 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In these stories, a man recruits a sexual companion to chase his lost lover across the globe; a recent graduate remembers with bitter nostalgia his formative years; a man and woman contend with their own neuroses and anxieties in trying to pick each other up.
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Baseball in April and other stories
Gary Soto.
PZ7.S7242 Bas 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of eleven short stories focusing on the everyday adventures of Hispanic young people growing up in Fresno, California.
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Battles in the desert & other stories
José Emilio Pacheco ; translated by Katherine Silver.
PQ7298.26.A25 A27 1987 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Behind the red mist : fiction
by Ho Anh Thai ; edited by Wayne Karlin ; chief translator, Nguyen Qui Duc ; with translations by Regina Abrami ... [et al.].
PL4378.9.H47 P513 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories by a Vietnamese author. The story, A Sigh through the Laburnums, is on the wife-burning and infanticide which accompany the Indian dowry system, while in the title story, a Vietnamese youth travels back in time to the Vietnam War for a critical look at a generation held up as a ro...
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Bésame mucho
edited by Jaime Manrique with Jesse Dorris.
PS648.H57 B43 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Seventeen stories about Latino homosexuals, set in North and South America. They range from Alex R. Silva's Mara's Marvelous Match, in which a transsexual discovers real love, to Adam Griego's Onions Are for Men, on the stress of having to keep quiet about one's homosexuality.
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Best American short stories.
edited by Jaime Manrique with Jesse Dorris.
PS648.S5 B4 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Best American short stories of the century
John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike.
PS648.S5 B4 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"The Best American Short Stories of the Century brings together the best of the best - fifty-five extraordinary stories that represent a century's worth of unsurpassed accomplishments in this quintessentially American literary genre. Here are the stories that have endured the test of time...
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Best European fiction.
John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike.
PN6120.2 .B45 2010 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Best of Honolulu fiction : stories from the Honolulu Magazine fiction contest
edited by Eric Chock & Darrell Lum.
PS283.H3 B35 v.74 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Best of Sabine R. Ulibarrí : selected stories
edited & with an introduction by Dick Gerdes.
PQ7079.2.U4 A2 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Best of the South : from ten years of New stories from the South edited by Shannon Ravenel
selected and introduced by Anne Tyler.
PS551 .B38 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Like the venerable Best American Short Stories series (the 1983 volume of which Tyler and Ravenel edited together), each volume of New Stories from the South collects the best stories published in the previous year's magazines and literary journals. New Stories has been called "maybe the ...
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Best short stories of Fyodor Dostoevsky
translated, with an introduction by David Magarshack.
PG3326 .A2 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Best short stories of O. Henry
selected and with an introduction by Bennett A. Cerf and Van H. Cartmell.
PS2649.P5 A6 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Contains thirty-eight stories from the author's mellow, humorous, and ironic moods.
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Beyond the border : a new age in Latin American women's fiction
edited by Nora Erro-Peralta and Caridad Silva.
PQ7087.E5 P8413 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Beyond the Red pony : a reader's companion to Steinbeck's complete short stories
by R.S. Hughes.
PS3537.T3234 Z7146 1987 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Binocular vision : new & selected stories
Edith Pearlman.
PS3566.E2187 B56 2011 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"No matter the situation in which her characters find themselves--an unforeseen love affair between adolescent cousins, a lifetime of memories unearthed by an elderly couple's decision to shoplift, the deathbed secret of a young girl's forbidden forest tryst with the tsar, the danger that...
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Black American short stories : one hundred years of the best
edited by John Henrik Clarke.
PS647.A35 B56 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Blue bamboo : tales of fantasy and romance
Osamu Dazai ; translated by Ralph F. McCarthy.
PL825.A8 A25 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Blue lantern and other stories
Victor Pelevin ; translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield.
PG3485.E38 A23 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Comic stories by a Russian writer. In Hermit and Six Toes, chickens debate the nature of the world, which is ruled by bloodthirsty gods in white coats, while in Mid-Game, young Communist activists change sex to become hard-currency prostitutes.
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Blues for a black cat & other stories
Boris Vian ; edited and translated by Julia Older ; with a foreword by Louis Malle.
PQ2643.I152 F613 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A cocky black cat that drinks cognac and can't stay out of holes, a hyperactive plumber who pulls out all the stops, an expiring jazzman who sells his sweat, a green soldier who moves into a terribly serious position - these are a few of the outrageous and poignant creations of Boris Vian...
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Book that was lost and other stories
by S.Y. Agnon ; edited with introductions by Alan Mintz and Anne Golomb Hoffman.
PJ5053.A4 A26 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Twenty-two stories by a Jewish writer. The story, The Sign, is on his vanished Polish village, Between Two Towns is on the complacency of German Jews prior to the holocaust, and Hill of Sand is on his early years in Palestine.
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Borges' short stories : a reader's guide
Rex Butler.
PQ7797.B635 Z588 2010 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A guide to ten of Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges' best-known and widely studied short stories. It offers an analysis of such key terms in Borges' work as 'labyrinth' and the 'infinite' and
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Bread of salt and other stories
N.V.M. González.
PR9550.9.G66 B7 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Breakfast at Tiffany's : a short novel and three stories
Truman Capote.
PS3505.A59 A6 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The tale of a fun-loving, amoral playgirl in New York City is accompanied by "House of Flowers," "A Diamond Guitar," and "A Christmas Memory"
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Burning your boats : the collected short stories
Angela Carter ; with an introduction by Salman Rushdie.
PR6053.A73 B87 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Forty-two stories. In The Bloody Chamber, a bride discovers she married a sadist, The Quilt Maker is on aging, and Our Lady of the Massacres is on the destruction of Indians.
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By the rivers of Babylon, and other stories
Jorge de Sena ; edited and with a preface by Daphne Patai.
PQ9261.S337 A6 1989 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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California shorts
edited by Steven Gilbar.
PS571.C2 C247 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Canadian short story
Michelle Gadpaille.
PR9192.52 .G33 1988 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Can't and won't
Lydia Davis.
PS3554.A9356 A6 2014 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A fifth collection by the author of the National Book Award finalist, Varieties of Disturbance, includes pithy one-liners, exploratory observations and letters of complaint, including "A Small Story About a Small Box of Chocolates," in which a professor is stymied by her choices.
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Caribbean new wave : contemporary short stories
selected by Stewart Brown.
PR9205.8 .C37 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Carmen and other stories
Prosper Mérimée ; translated and with an introduction and notes by Nicholas Jotcham.
PQ2362 .A25 1989 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Caterina Edwards : essays on her works
edited by Joseph Pivato.
PR9199.3.E364 Z62 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Cathedral : stories
Raymond Carver.
PS3553.A7894 C3 1984 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Collection of short stories in which nothing much happens to the subjects of Carver's fiction, which is precisely why they are so harrowing: nothingness is a daunting presence to overcome. And rarely do they prevail, but the loneliness and quiet struggle the characters endure provide fert...
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Ceremonia secreta y otros cuentos. Edited by Donald A. Yates.
Raymond Carver.
PQ7797.D394 C4 1965 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Chicano chicanery : short stories
by Daniel Chacón.
PS3553.H215 C47 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Chacon's Chicano Chicanery presents a baker's dozen of short stories featuring switched identities (in both Mexico and the United States); an involuntary gang initiation; men's betrayals of their friends and of themselves; and some slippery exploits at the law office and in the chicken-p...
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Chicano sketches : short stories
by Mario Suárez ; edited by Francisco A. Lomelí, Cecilia Cota-Robles Suárez, Juan Jose ́Casillas-Núñez.
PS3569.U155 C48 2004 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"A key figure in the foundation of Chicano literature, Mario Suarez (1923-1998) was among the first writers to focus not only on Chicano characters but also on the multicultural space in which they live, whether a Tucson barbershop or a Manhattan boxing ring. Many of his stories have rece...
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Children of Asian America
the Asian American Coalition.
PZ5 .C43547 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of stories which reflect the experiences and feelings of young people from various Asian American ethnic communities.
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Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present
edited by Gloria Naylor.
PS647.A35 C5 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Thirty-seven stories on the black experience. They range from Ralph Ellison's Backwacking, A Plea to the Senator, which is a satire on racism, to Sherley Anne William's Meditation on History, the story of a slave uprising, to Toni Cade Bambara's The Lesson, on a poor girl's visit to a toy...
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Chinaman Pacific & Frisco R.R. Co. : short stories
by Frank Chin.
PS3553.H4897 C49 1988 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Circe's mountain
stories by Marie Luise Kaschnitz ; translated by Lisel Mueller.
PT2621.A73 A26 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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City and the pillar and seven early stories : revised, with a new preface by the author
Gore Vidal.
PS3543.I26 C5 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In 1948, Gore Vidal was a celebrated twenty-two-year-old war novelist about to embark on a career in politics. His future seemed clear. But then he made a choice that changed his life. He published The City and the Pillar, an openly homosexual novel that was taken to be largely autobiogra...
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Civil War short stories of Ambrose Bierce
compiled with a foreword by Ernest Jerome Hopkins.
PS1097 .A6 1988 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Presents twenty-five short fiction stories about the Civil War by nineteenth-century author Ambrose Bierce.
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Climate and literature : reflections of environment
edited by Janet Pérez and Wendell Aycock.
PN56.C612 C55 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Collected fictions
Jorge Luis Borges ; translated by Andrew Hurley.
PQ7797.B635 A24 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The works of an Argentinian writer who took the detective story and turned it into metaphysics. They range from the 1935 A Universal History of Iniquity, a series of biographies of reprehensible evildoers, to the surrealistic August 25, 1983 in which Borges meets himself as an old man.
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Collected short works, 1907-1919
Bess Streeter Aldrich ; edited and introduced by Carol Miles Petersen.
PS3501.L378 A6 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
During the first half of the twentieth century, Bess Streeter Aldrich became one of the most highly paid and widely read American authors of her time. This title contains twenty-six of her works
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Collected stories, 1891-1910
Edith Wharton.
PS3545.H16 A6 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"With this volume (a companion to Collected Stories 1911-1937), The Library of America presents the finest of Wharton's achievement in short fiction, drawn from the more than eighty stories she published over the course of her career. Here, in settings familiar and exotic, are all of Whar...
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Collected stories, 1911-1937
Edith Wharton.
PS3545.H16 A6 2001b Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"With this volume (a companion to Collected Stories 1891-1910), The Library of America presents the finest of Wharton's achievement in short fiction, drawn from the more than eighty stories she published over the course of her astonishing career. Here, in settings familiar and exotic, are...
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Collected stories
Djuna Barnes ; edited with an introduction by Phillip Herring.
PS3503.A614 A6 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Distinguished Djuna Barnes biographer Phillip Herring (Djuna: The Life and Work of Djuna Barnes [Viking]) has here gathered all the short stories of Djuna Barnes, including several that have never been published previously. Beginning in 1914, Djuna Barnes contributed regularly to numerous...
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Collected stories
Gabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa and J.S. Bernstein.
PQ8180.A73 A27 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Collected stories
Grace Paley.
PS3566.A46 A6 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
At long last, here are all of Grace Paley's classic stories collected in one volume. From her first book, The Little Disturbances of Man, published in 1959, to Enormous Changes at the Last Minute (1974) and Later the Same Day (1985), Grace Paley's quirky, boisterous characters and rich us...
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Collected stories of Arthur C. Clarke.
Grace Paley.
PR6005.L36 A6 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Introduces readers to the author's shorter works, spanning his entire writing career, including "The Nine Billion Names of God," "Nemesis," "The Sentinel," and "The Songs of Distant Earth."
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Collected stories of Caroline Gordon
with an introduction by Robert Penn Warren.
PS3513.O5765 A15 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Collected stories of Deborah Eisenberg.
with an introduction by Robert Penn Warren.
PS3555.I793 A6 2010 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Presents a collection of short stories that portray contemporary American life.

Since 1986, with the publication of her first story collection, Deborah Eisenberg has devoted herself to writing "equisitely distilled stories" that "present an unusually distinctive portrait of contemporary...

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Collected stories of Elizabeth Bowen
with an introduction by Angus Wilson.
PR6003.O6757 A15 1989 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Collected stories of Louis Auchincloss.
with an introduction by Angus Wilson.
PS3501.U25 A6 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The writer's social observations over a period of 40 years. The stories range from Billy and the Gargoyles, which is on conformist behavior in a New England boys' school to They That Have the Power to Hurt, a romance between a successful woman novelist and a failed man novelist. By the au...
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Collected stories of María Cristina Mena
edited, with an introduction by Amy Doherty.
PS3525.E39 A6 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Collected stories of Mavis Gallant
Mavis Gallant.
PR9199.3.G26 A6 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The 50 stories include The Other Paris, on a woman who decides not to divorce her husband so she has someone to share her memories of Paris, plus an essay by the author in which she describes the influence, on her novels, of her expatriate life.
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Collected stories of Max Brand
edited with story prefaces by Robert and Jane Easton ; introduction by William Bloodworth.
PS3511.A87 A6 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Max Brand's novels and stories have defined the West for thousands of readers attracted to his bright, vigorous prose. John Cawelti, Russel G. Nye, and other scholars of the western view his work as key in the development of the genre. Between 1917 and 1944 he wrote prolifically, making M...
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Collected stories of Wallace Stegner.
edited with story prefaces by Robert and Jane Easton ; introduction by William Bloodworth.
PS3537.T316 A6 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Here at last are the collected stories of one of America's most distinguished and admired writers. In addition to his honored works (Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners), Stegner is widely known as one of America's finest teachers of writing. He has taught at Harvard, Wisconsin...
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Collected stories
Paul Theroux.
PS3570.H4 A6 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Sixty stories in an international setting. Several deal with the political and amorous adventures of an American diplomat in the Far East, one set in India looks at another culture's meaning of perversion, two are on poets living in London.
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Collected stories
Reynolds Price.
PS3566.R54 A6 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
For over three decades, Reynolds Price has been one of America's most distinguished writers, in a career that has been remarkable both for its virtuosity and for the variety of literary forms he has embraced. Now he shows himself as much a master of the story as he is of the novel, in a v...
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Collected stories
Rudyard Kipling ; selected and introduced by Robert Gottlieb.
PR4852 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Contains a selection of Kipling's short stories.
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Collected stories
Tennessee Williams ; with an introduction by Gore Vidal.
PS3545.I5365 A6 1985 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The vengeance of Nitocris -- A lady's beaded bag -- Something by Tolstoi -- Big black: a Mississippi idyll -- The accent of a coming foot -- Twenty seven wagons full of cotton -- Sand -- Ten minute stop -- Gift of an apple -- The field of blue children -- In memory of an aristocrat -- The...
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Collected stories
Willa Cather.
PS3505.A87 A6 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
These stories tell of the ways in which the American frontier transformed the strangers who came to this country into Americans.
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Color master : stories
Aimee Bender.
PS3552.E538447 C65 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A traumatic event unfolds when a girl with flowing hair of golden wheat appears in an apple orchard, where a group of people await her. A woman plays out a prostitution fantasy with her husband and finds she cannot go back to her old sex life. An ugly woman marries an ogre and struggles t...
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Colors of heaven : short stories from the Pacific rim
edited and with an introduction by Trevor Carolan.
PN6120.2 .C64 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Columbia companion to the twentieth-century American short story
Blanche H. Gelfant, editor.
PS374.S5 C57 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Esteemed critic Blanche Gelfants brilliant companion gathers together lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Le...
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Come into my time : Lithuania in prose fiction, 1970-90
edited and with an introduction by Violeta Kelertas.
PG8771.E8 C6 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Complete fiction of Bruno Schulz
with an afterword by Jerzy Ficowski ; translated from the Polish by Celina Wieniewska.
PG7158.S294 A28 1989 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Complete short fiction of Joseph Conrad
edited with an introduction by Samuel Hynes.
PR6005.O4 A6 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Complete short stories of Ernest Hemingway.
edited with an introduction by Samuel Hynes.
PS3515.E37 A15 1987 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Contains "The first forty-nine," short stories published in books or magazines subsequent to "The first forty-nine," and previously published fiction.
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Complete short stories of H.G. Wells.
edited with an introduction by Samuel Hynes.
PR5772 1987 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Complete short stories of Jack London
edited by Earle Labor, Robert C. Leitz III, and I. Milo Shepard.
PS3523.O46 A6 1993b Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Complete short stories of Thomas Wolfe
edited by Francis E. Skipp ; foreword by James Dickey.
PS3545.O337 A15 1987 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
All the short fiction of the famous North Carolinian author.
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Complete shorter fiction of Virginia Woolf
edited by Susan Dick.
PR6045.O72 A6 1989 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Contains forty-five selections of her short stories and sketches presented chronologically.
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Complete stories
Bernard Malamud ; edited and introduced by Robert Giroux.
PS3563.A4 A6 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
More than 50 stories on the Jewish experience this century. They chronicle the lives of Old Country ancestors, refugees, immigrants or just simple wanderers like the anti- hero Fidelman. The settings are on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Complete stories
David Malouf.
PR9619.3.M265 A6 2007 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In this stunning collection, internationally acclaimed writer David Malouf gives us bookish boys and taciturn men, strong women and wayward sons, fathers and daughters, lovers and husbands, a composer and his muse. These are their stories, whole lives brought dramatically into focus and p...
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Complete stories
Franz Kafka ; edited by Nahum N. Glatzer ; with a foreword by John Updike.
PT2621.A26 A2 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"All of Kafka's writing, with the exception of his three novels, is collected here and includes a number of fairly long stories followed by a group of shorter pieces varying in length from several pages to a single paragraph." Booklist.
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Complete stories
Isaac Asimov.
PS3551.S5 A6 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Gathers together previously published stories from one of the masters of science fiction.
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Complete stories
Zora Neale Hurston ; introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Sieglinde Lemke.
PS3515.U789 A6 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of short stories, most of which appeared in literary magazines during the author's lifetime, along with previously unpublished works, spans the career of one of the century's foremost African American writers.
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Composite novel : the short story cycle in transition
by Maggie Dunn and Ann Morris.
PS374.S5 D86 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This groundbreaking study is the first to propose and support a comprehensive theory of genre for composite literary texts. Though recent criticism has used the term "short story cycle" to categorize such classic works as Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio and Sarah Orne Jewett's The Cou...
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Contemporary Basque fiction : an anthology
introduction and commentary by Jesús María Lasagabaster ; translated by Michael E. Morris.
PH5397.E8 A58 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Contemporary fiction by Filipinos in America
collected and edited by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard.
PS647.F5 C657 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Contemporary Japanese literature : an anthology of fiction, film, and other writing since 1945
edited by Howard Hibbett.
PL782.E1 C6 1977 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A REPRESENTATIVE SELECTION OF THE FINEST WORK-FICTION, POETRY, DRAMA, EVEN FILM WRITING, DONE IN JAPAN SINCE THE END OF WORLD WAR II.
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Contemporary short stories from Central America
edited by Enrique Jaramillo Levi and Leland H. Chambers ; translations coordinated by Leland H. Chambers ; translated by Lynne Beyer ... [et al.].
PQ7087.E5 C66 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This volume collects some of the best short fiction from the six Spanish-speaking countries of Central America - Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Selected from stories written between 1963 and 1988, it is the only collection currently available with suc...
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Cornered : 14 stories of bullying and defiance
edited by Rhoda Belleza ; foreword by Chris Crutcher.
PZ5 .C776 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
It does not necessarily take a fist to create a punch in the gut. This anthology delves into the experience of being bullied--socially, emotionally, physically, psychologically, and sexually.
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Critical essays on Zora Neale Hurston
edited by Gloria L. Cronin.
PS3515.U789 Z67 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Nineteen reviews and eleven essays trace the critical reputation of Zora Neale Hurston's literary works.
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Cruel fictions, cruel realities : short stories by Latin American women writers
edited and translated by Kathy S. Leonard ; foreword by Ana María Shua.
PQ7087.E5 C78 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Nineteen stories by 12 writers from across the region, almost all little-known or never before translated into English. Stories share common theme of human cruelty in different forms (political, personal, religious, etc.). Includes translator's introduction, biographical pages on each au...
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Cubana : contemporary fiction by Cuban women
[edited by Mirta Yáñez ; foreword by Ruth Behar ; translated by Dick Cluster and Cindy Schuster].
PQ7386 .C835 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Sixteen contemporary stories by Cuban women. One describes life in Cuba without Soviet aid, a second is on a father-son relationship, and in a third, a housewife and a career woman imagine each other's lives.
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Cuentos Chicanos : a short story anthology
edited by Rudolfo A. Anaya and Antonio Márquez.
PS647.M49 C8 1984 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of twenty-one short stories in English and Spanish that demonstrate the changes and developments that have occured in the Chicano literary tradition over the last twenty years.
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Cuentos completos
Benedetti.
PQ8519.B292 A15 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Cuentos hispanos de los Estados Unidos
edited by Julián Olivares.
PQ7078 .C84 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Cuentos
Rubén Darío ; edición de José María Martínez.
PQ7519.D3 A6 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Cuentos : stories by Latinas
edited by Alma Gómez, Cherríe Moraga, Mariana Romo-Carmona.
PN6120.92.H56 C8 1983 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Culture and commerce of the American short story
Andrew Levy.
PS374.S5 L48 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Dangerous edges of Graham Greene : journeys with saints and sinners
edited by Dermot Gilvary and Darren J.N. Middleton ; with a foreword by David Lodge and an afterword by Monica Ali.
PR6013.R44 Z631895 2011 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Focusses on the life and literary art of Graham Greene, one of the last century's most celebrated authors. This title brings together writers, journalists and scholars to investigate as well as to
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Day in the country and other stories
Guy de Maupassant ; translated with an introduction by David Coward.
PQ2349.A4 E5 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Includes twenty-seven of the classic tales of nineteenth-century French life, including "The Necklace" and "Le Horla"
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Day out of days : stories
Sam Shepard.
PS3569.H394 D39 2010 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In a series of tales set mainly in the West, a man is trapped inside a restaurant where an endless loop of Shania Twain songs is playing, an actor recounts his teenage debaucheries with an old friend, and a squabbling family remains oblivious to their Yucatán vacation.
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Destiny of Nathalie X and other stories
William Boyd.
PR6052.O9192 D47 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Short stories with an international flavor. In Cork, an Englishwoman and a Portuguese poet meet once a year in 1930s Lisbon to fulfill each other's fantastical desires, in Alpes-Maritimes, an Englishman must decide between his German girlfriend and her twin sister to whom he is more attra...
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Diary of a madman and other stories
Lu Xun ; translated by William A. Lyell.
PL2754.S5 A25 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Diary of Adam and Eve : and other Adamic stories
Mark Twain.
PS1309 .2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Written in diary form, this is an ingenious, witty and ultimately delightful retelling of the dawn of human creation with many a grain of truth for today's gender disputes.
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Dinarzad's children : an anthology of contemporary Arab American fiction
edited by Pauline Kaldas and Khaled Mattawa.
PS647.A72 D56 2004 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Offers a mix of different works, representing nineteen authors of Lebanese, Palestinian, Syrian, Egyptian, and Libyan descent. They tell tales about Muslims and Christians, immigrants and fully
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Do the windows open?
Julie Hecht.
PS3558.E29 D6 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Nine funny stories on modern life whose heroine is a woman photographer. As she goes about photographing objects of interest she dispenses her opinions. Organic vegetables, reproductive surgeons, smelly buses, you name it, she has an opinion. A debut in fiction.
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Dorothy L. Sayers : the complete stories
Dorothy L. Sayers.
PR6037.A95 A6 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Gathered here for the first time in one volume are all the short stories by the legendary mystery writer Dorothy L. Sayers. In this beguiling collection, Sayers conveys in her incomparable way the gruesome, the grotesque, and the bewitching. Here is the inimitable aristocrat, Lord Peter ...
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Dramatic landscape of Steinbeck's short stories
by John H. Timmerman.
PS3537.T3234 Z927 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Dream with no name : contemporary fiction from Cuba
edited by Juana Ponce de Leoń and Esteban Riós Rivera.
PQ7386.F5 D7 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories from Cuba by writers at home and in exile, set before and after the revolution. The title story is on a street urchin, An Unexpected Interlude between Two Characters is on lesbians, and Ten Years Later is on a woman's return to Cuba from abroad.
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Drinking coffee elsewhere
ZZ Packer.
PS3616.A335 D75 2004 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Discovered by The New Yorker, Packer "forms a constellation of young black experience"* whether she's writing from the perspective of a church-going black woman who has a crisis in faith, a young college student at Yale, or a young black man unwillingly accompanying his father to the Mill...
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Early short stories
Anthony Trollope ; edited with an introduction by John Sutherland.
PR5682 .S88 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Trollope's ventures in the field of short fiction came relatively late, following a series of trips abroad. Short stories struck him as a means of bringing together his traveller's tales, while at the same time exploiting the earning opportunities of the new monthly magazines which were s...
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Early stories
Anton Chekhov ; translated with an introduction and notes by Patrick Miles and Harvey Pitcher.
PG3456.A15 M5 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Earth song, sky spirit : short stories of the contemporary native American experience
edited with an introduction by Clifford E. Trafzer.
PS508.I5 E25 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of thirty short stories written by more than two dozen Native American authors exploring the plight, the pride, and the presence of their people.
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East, west : stories
Salman Rushdie.
PR6068.U757 E27 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of nine stories. In At the Auction of the Rubby Slippers, the author reflects on the role of auctioneers in establishing "the value of our pasts, of our future, of our lives," while an allegory on the immigrant experience is entitled Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella of...
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Ebony tower
John Fowles.
PR6056.O85 E2 1974 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Eight stories
Dylan Thomas.
PR6039.H52 A6 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Elijah's tears : stories for the Jewish holidays
by Sydelle Pearl ; illustrated by Rossitza Skorthcheva Penney.
PZ7.P31656 El 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The prophet Elijah appears in five stories about special Jewish days, including Hanukkah, Yom Kippur, Succot, Pesach, and shabbat.
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Embroidered shoes : stories
Can Xue ; translated by Ronald R. Janssen and Jian Zhang.
PL2912.A5174 J34 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Short stories by a Chinese writer. One is on a doctor who sleeps in a cistern like a hippo, another is on a homicidal wife whose husband lands in hospital with a stomach full of needles, a third is on a professional runner, relishing the rest that her paralyzed legs bring.
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Empty family : stories
Colm Tóibín.
PR6070.O455 E47 2011 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of short fiction includes "The Street," in which Pakistani workers in Barcelona pursue a taboo affair; and "Two Women," in which a taciturn Irish set designer confronts repressed emotions while working in her homeland.
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Ethnicity and the American short story
edited by Julie Brown.
PS153.M56 E84 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Everything ravaged, everything burned
Wells Tower.
PS3620.O927 E93 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of darkly comic short works includes the stories of a man who is thrown out of his house when his wife discovers his infidelity in a bizarre way, teen cousins who share a woodland comeuppance, and a youth who flees to a carnival life after being bitten by his father.
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Execution of mayor Yin and other stories from the great proletarian Cultural Revolution
Chen Ruoxi ; edited by Howard Goldblatt ; with a new introduction by Perry Link ; translated from the Chinese by Nancy Ing and Howard Goldblatt.
PL2840.J6 A6 2004 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Annotation
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Explanation for chaos
Julie Schumacher.
PS3569.C5548 E97 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of stories on growing up. The story, The Private Life of Robert Schumann, is on the reaction of a group of girls to advances from their music teacher, while Dummies is on living as a child with an eccentric woman while your mother is in hospital.
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Exploring Japanese literature : read Mishima, Tanizaki and Kawabata in the original
Giles Murray.
PL782.E8 E97 2007 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Classic tales of ritual suicide, decadence and geisha romance by Japan's greatest 20th-century novelists"--Jacket.
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Fabbricante di specchi : racconti e saggi
Primo Levi ; prefazione di Lorenzo Mondo.
PQ4872.E8 A6 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Face relations : 11 stories about seeing beyond color
edited by Marilyn Singer.
PZ5 .F1555 2004 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Collection of eleven short stories that explore diversity and racism and the possibilities for resolution and hope.
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Facts on File companion to the American short story
edited by Abby H.P. Werlock.
PS374.S5 F33 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
With more than 675 entries in an A-to-Z format, this one-volume encyclopedia analyzes the American short story genre as a whole. The bibliographies and cross-references will expand further research
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Fantasmas : supernatural stories by Mexican American writers
edited by Rob Johnson ; introduction by Kathleen Alcalá.
PS648.F3 F344 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In Mexico, cuentos de fantasma are a popular form of literature combining fantasy, folktales, and pulp fiction. This is the first collection of such stories written by Mexican American writers.
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Fearless women in the Mexican Revolution and the Spanish Civil War
Tabea Alexa Linhard.
F1234 .L74 2005 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Study of the role women played in the Mexican Revolution and the Spanish Civil War. Examines female figures such as the soldaderas of the Mexican Revolution and the milicianas of the Spanish Civil War and the intersection of gender, revolution, and culture in both the Mexican and the Spa...
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Feast in the mirror : stories by contemporary Iranian women
translated and edited by Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami, Shouleh Vatanabadi.
PK6449.E7 F43 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"A Feast in the Mirror captures the diverse voices of contemporary Iranian women, offering glimpses into their lives and into the labyrinths of Iranian society today." "Moving from the framework of their own ideas, opinions, and experiences, the authors of the stories collected here explo...
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Fifty stories
Kay Boyle ; introduction by Louise Erdrich.
PS3503.O9357 A6 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Fire from the Andes : short fiction by women from Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru
edited and translated by Susan E. Benner and Kathy S. Leonard ; foreword by Marjorie Agosín.
PQ7816 .F57 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories by women from Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru on subjects ranging from politics to fantasy. In one story a woman turns to terrorism from boredom, another is a reworking of the story of Adam and Eve.
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First crossing : stories about teen immigrants
edited by Donald R. Gallo.
PZ5 .F924 2004 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories of recent Mexican, Venezuelan, Kazakh, Chinese, Romanian, Palestinian, Swedish, Korean, Haitian, and Cambodian immigrants reveal what it is like to face prejudice, language barriers, and homesickness along with common teenage feelings and needs.
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First love, and other stories
Ivan Turgenev ; translated by Isaiah Berlin and Leonard Schapiro ; introduced by V.S. Pritcett.
PG3421 .A13 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Contains a selection of the short stories of Ivan Turgenev, a 19th century writer of tales of Russian peasants and aristocrats.
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Five thousand and one nights
Penelope Lively.
PR6062.I89 F58 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Fourteen stories on relations between men and women. In one story, an estranged couple find common cause in their dislike of their marriage counsellor, in another, a wife patiently waits for the right moment to reveal to her husband she knows of his infidelity.
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Forbidden journeys : fairy tales and fantasies by Victorian women writers
edited by Nina Auerbach and U.C. Knoepflmacher.
PR1309.F3 F6 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In many ways themselves restricted to the status of children, Victorian women were less inclined than the men of their time to idealize childhood--and the children's stories they wrote often tended to be darker and wilder than those of their male counter-parts. As the eleven brilliant sto...
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Fortune yet : money in the art of F. Scott Fitzgerald's short stories
Bryant Mangum.
PS3511.I9 Z684 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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From blues to bop : a collection of jazz fiction
edited by Richard N. Albert.
PS648.J33 F76 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Funeral of a giraffe : seven stories
by Tomioka Taeko ; translated by Kyoko Selden and Mizuta Noriko.
PL862.O38 A15 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An anthology by a Japanese woman. In Yesteryear the protagonist abandons his wife and when she asks for money rapes her, Days of Dear Death is on a domineering mother, and in A Dog's Eye View a shy man stalks a cousin he loves.
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Furrows, peasants, intellectuals, and the state : stories and histories from modern China
compiled and edited, with an introduction by Helen F. Siu.
PL2653 .F87 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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General retires and other stories
Nguyen Huy Thiep ; translated from Vietnamese with an introduction by Greg Lockhart.
PL4378.9.N5168 A53 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Gibbsville, PA : the classic stories
John O'Hara ; edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli ; preface by George V. Higgins.
PS3529.H29 A6 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
With this book all the Gibbsville stories by the American master John O'Hara are finally collected in a single volume. John O'Hara called it "my Pennsylvania Protectorate," identifying the anthracite coal region of his hometown, Pottsville, in Schuykill County. Between Appointment in Sama...
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Girls next door : lesbian feminist stories
Jan Bradshaw & Mary Hemming, editors ; introduction by Alison Hennegan.
PR1309.H57 G57x 1985 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Global cultures : a transnational short fiction reader
edited and with an introduction by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl.
PN6120.2 .G58 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Gold boy, emerald girl
Yiyun Li.
PL2946.Y59 G65 2010 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of nine short stories that offer a vision of the human fate.
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Goodbye, Columbus and five short stories
Philip Roth.
PS3568.O855 G6 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Contains the title work in which a Radcliffe girl and a Rutgers boy learn about live; and includes five additional short stories by the award-winning American author." "'Goodbye, Columbus' is the story of Neil Klugman and pretty, spirited Brenda Patimkin, he of poor Newark, she of suburb...
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Grass harp : including A tree of night and other stories
Truman Capote.
PS3505.A59 G7 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The protagonists of these nine short stories learn to accept the harsh loneliness of life.
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Great exotic novels and short stories of Somerset Maugham
W. Somerset Maugham.
PR6025.A86 A6 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Great short works of Guy de Maupassant
[foreword by V. S. Pritchett].
PQ2349 .A2 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Great taste of straight people
by Lily James.
PS3560.A38343 G7 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Green cane and juicy flotsam : short stories by Caribbean women
Carmen C. Esteves and Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, editors.
PN849.C32 G74 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Perhaps the most salient feature of the stories collected here is their presentation of the multiplicity of voices of Caribbean women: Parable II, No Dust is Allowed in This House, of Nuns and Punishment, Reminds us of the accomplishments of Caribbean women and promise of their writing.
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Grit lit : a rough South reader
edited by Brian Carpenter and Tom Franklin.
PS551 .G75 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Drawing on storytelling traditions as old as southern literature itself, 'Grit Lit' is the first anthology devoted to contemporary writing about the Rough South. From literary legends to emerging voices, the acclaimed writers featured in this collection view their hardscrabble South with...
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Growing up Latino : memoirs and stories
edited with an introduction by Harold Augenbraum and Ilan Stavans ; foreword by Ilan Stavans.
PS647.H58 G76 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A comprehensive collection of Latino writing of fiction and nonfiction works in English.
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Happiness is a chemical in the brain : stories
Lucia Perillo.
PS3566.E69146 H37 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A stunning debut from an award-winning poet.  Read more... ...
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Happy families : stories
Carlos Fuentes ; translated by Edith Grossman.
PQ7297.F793 T5913 2008 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The internationally acclaimed winner of the Cervantes Prize presents a stunning novel about family and love across an expanse of Mexican life.
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Hard language : short stories
by Mike Padilla.
PS3566.A3313 H37 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"A Mexican-American construction worker's jealousy and controlling behavior become entwined with dark resentment of his wife's English-speaking abilities. Among his other startling snapshots, Padilla captures the day the family got together to tear apart old Aunt Eufrasia's house...the un...
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Heart-stirring sermon and other stories
Avraham Reisen ; edited, translated, and with an introduction and annotations by Curt Leviant.
PJ5129.R37 A26 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This volume marks the first-ever collection in English by Avraham Reisen (1876-1953), the Yiddish short story master whose Chekhovian poignancy and scope have made him one of the twentieth century's most popular Yiddish writers. Like Sholom Aleichem, Reisen was a cultural hero to the Jewi...
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Heinemann book of contemporary African short stories
edited by Chinua Achebe and C.L. Innes.
PR9348 .H45 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of 20 stories written between 1980-1991 which deal with themes relevant to various regions of Africa.
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Her story so far : tales of the girl child in India
edited by Monica Das.
PK5461 .H47 2003 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Her wild American self : short stories
by M. Evelina Galang.
PS3557.A375 H47 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories on Filipina Americans, exploring what it is to be American and female. Our Fathers describes a daughter's reaction upon seeing her father, a lawyer, work in the U.S. as a busboy, while The Look-Alike Women, is on white men's simplistic perceptions of Oriental women.
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Himalayan voices : an introduction to modern Nepali literature
translated and edited by Michael James Hutt.
PK2598.Z95 E5 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
While the natural splendor of Nepal has been celebrated in many books, very little of the substantial body of Nepali literature has appeared in English translation. Himalayan Voices provides admirers of Nepal and lovers of literature with their first glimpse of the vibrant literary scene ...
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Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer among the Indians and other unfinished stories
Mark Twain ; foreword and notes by Dahlia Armon and Walter Blair ; texts established by Dahlia Armon ... [et al.].
PS1302 .A7 1989 vol. 7 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Hush hush : stories
Steven Barthelme.
PS3552.A7635 H87 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Presents a collection of short stories starring characters who are desperate yet full of hope and longing to connect with others and themselves.
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I found this funny : my favorite pieces of humor and some that may not be funny at all
edited by Judd Apatow.
PN6165 .I36 2010 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Apatow shares a collection of "writing from all disciplines-- short stories, poetry, essays, humor writing, journalism, memoir, cartoons, sketches, and even television pilots." Most were selected for their humor, but the author admits to selecting a few because they were so personally me...
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Iguana dreams : new Latino fiction
edited by Delia Poey and Virgil Suarez ; with a preface by Oscar Hijuelos.
PS647.H58 I38 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This anthology of contemporary fiction represents the wide range of cultures and experiences that mark the diverse ethnic groups of the Latino community.
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Image and representation : stories of Muslim lives in India
editors, Mushirul Hasan, M. Asaduddin.
PK5461 .I534 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Contemporary short stories, translated into English from various Indic languages.
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Imaginary maps : three stories
by Mahasweta Devi ; translated and introduced by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.
PK1718.D4737 Z465 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Imagining America : stories from the promised land
edited by Wesley Brown & Amy Ling.
PS647.E85 I45 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A multicultural anthology of thirty-seven short stories written between 1900 and the early 1990s, telling of how people of African, Asian, Latino, Native American, Jewish, Middle Eastern, and European descent try to reconcile their visions of America with reality.
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In another part of the forest : an anthology of gay short fiction
[edited by] Alberto Manguel and Craig Stephenson.
PN6120.95.H724 I4 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories on homosexuality by gay and straight writers. They include Ernest Hemingway's A Simple Enquiry, on an army interrogation into a soldier's sexual orientation, and Francoise Sagan's The Unknown Visitor, in which a wife discovers her husband's homosexual affair.
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In Nueva York
Nicholasa Mohr.
PS3563.O36 I5 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Interpreter of maladies : stories
Jhumpa Lahiri.
PS3562.A316 I58 1999b Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Island like you : stories of the barrio
Judith Ortiz Cofer.
PZ7.O765 Is 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Twelve stories about young people caught between their Puerto Rican heritage and their American surroundings.
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Italian stories = novelle italiane : a dual-language book
edited by Robert A. Hall, Jr.
PQ4254 .I8 1989 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Italian tales : an anthology of contemporary Italian fiction
edited by Massimo Riva.
PQ4257.E5 I84 2004 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An anthology of contemporary Italian fiction, this book gathers English-language translations of short stories & excerpts from novels originally published between 1975 and 2001.
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Japanese women writers : twentieth century short fiction
translated and edited by Noriko Mizuta Lippit, Kyoko Iriye Selden.
PL782.E8 J37 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Jesus' son : stories
by Denis Johnson.
PS3560.O3745 J47 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Denis Johnson chronicles the wanderings of a young man as he struggles with addictions to drugs and alcohol. Separated into eleven stories, the young man eventually snaps out of his downward spiral and checks into rehab.
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Jungle books
by Rudyard Kipling.
PR4854.J7 E94 1895 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Krik? Krak!
Edwidge Danticat.
PS3554.A5815 K75 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Ten stories on life in Haiti. In A Wall of Fire Rising, an unemployed worker dreams of escaping to America in a balloon, while in Caroline's Wedding, a woman gives her daughters red underwear to wear as protection from sexual advances by the spirit of their dead father. By the author of B...
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Langston Hughes reader.
Edwidge Danticat.
PS3515.U274 A6 1958 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Later short stories
Anthony Trollope ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Sutherland.
PR5682 .S88 1995b Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Having started as a short-story writer in 1859, Trollope had by now mastered the techniques of the form, and he liked to vary his massive full-length fictions with well-crafted short pieces. The stories collected here (which, with the companion volume Early Short Stories, make up a full s...
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Licks of love : short stories and a sequel
John Updike.
PS3571.P4 L53 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Twelve short stories revisit the locales of the author's previous works of fiction and focus on a theme of love, in an anthology that is complemented by a novella-length sequel, "Rabbit Remembered," to his Harry Angstrom series.
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Lioness in bloom : modern Thai fiction about women
translated, edited, and with an introduction by Susan Fulop Kepner.
PL4208 .L56 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Listening to the voices : stories from the Flannery O'Connor Award
selected by Charles East.
PS648.S5 L6 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An annual anthology of fiction by new writers. The stories range from Wendy Brenner's Guest Speaker, in which a woman discovers her full potential, to Nervous Dancer, about a marriage on the rocks.
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Local news
Gary Soto.
PZ7.S7242 Lo 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of thirteen short stories about the everyday lives of Mexican American young people in California's Central Valley.
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Longer stories from the last decade
Anton Chekhov ; translated by Constance Garnett.
PG3556.A15 G3 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Look at the birdie : unpublished short fiction
Kurt Vonnegut.
PS3572.O5 L66 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A volume of fourteen early and previously unpublished short works offers insight into the social satirist's developing literary style and includes pieces that explore such themes as innocence, ironic twists of fate, and morality.
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Loud sounds from the Holy Land : short fiction by Palestinian women
edited and translated by Jamal Assadi with assistance from Martha Moody.
PJ8190.82.E5 L68 2011 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Louisa May Alcott's fairy tales and fantasy stories
edited by Daniel Shealy.
PS1016 .S54 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A scholarly collection of the fairy tales and fantasy stories of Louisa May Alcott. A critical introduction examines the works and places them in the context of American fantasy.
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Love in a blue time
Hanif Kureishi.
PR6061.U68 L66 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Biting tales by a Pakistani-British writer. In D'Accord, Baby, a husband whose wife is having an affair decides to seduce the lover's daughter, while The Flies describes a couple's reaction to an invasion by flies. By the author of My Beautiful Laundrette.
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Love in infant monkeys : stories
Lydia Millet.
PS3563.I42175 L68 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Lions, Komodo dragons, dogs, monkeys, and pheasants -- all have shared spotlights and tabloid headlines with celebrities such as Sharon Stone, Thomas Edison, and David Hasselhoff. Millet hilariously tweaks these unholy communions to run a stake through the heart of our fascination with f...
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Luck of Roaring Camp and other writings
Bret Harte ; with an introduction and notes by Gary Scharnhorst.
PS1824 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Brings together Harte's best-known pieces including "The Luck of Roaring Camp" and "The Outcasts of Poker Flat," along with essays, a selection of poetry, and three of his condensed novels.
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Mad dog : stories
Heinrich Böll ; translated by Breon Mitchell.
PT2603.O394 M573 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Early stories by a German writer on life during World War II. In Fugitive, an army chaplain betrays a deserter, Trapped in Paris is a love story between a German and a Frenchwoman, and the title story is on the way war brutalizes men.
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Mademoiselle Fifi and other stories
Guy de Maupassant ; translated with an introduction by David Coward.
PQ2349.A4 E5 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Married love : and other stories
Tessa Hadley.
PR6108.A35 M37 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Married Love is a masterful collection of short fiction from one of today's most accomplished storytellers. These tales showcase the qualities for which Tessa Hadley has long been praised: her humor, warmth, and psychological acuity; her powerful, precise, and emotionally dense prose; he...
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Mary Wilkins Freeman reader
edited by Mary R. Reichardt.
PS1711 .R45 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Mary Wilkins Freeman (1852-1930), born in Randolph, Massachusetts, began to publish stories about New England in the early 1880s. In the following decades, Freeman drew widespread praise for her intimate portraits of women and her realistic depictions of rural New England life. She publis...
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Masquerade and other stories
by Robert Walser ; translated by Susan Bernofsky ; with a foreword by William H. Gass.
PT2647.A64 A23 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Maupassant and the American short story : the influence of form at the turn of the century
Richard Fusco.
PS374.S5 F87 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Maupassant and the American Short Story isolates and develops more fully than any previous study the impact of Maupassant's work on the writing of Ambrose Bierce, O. Henry, Kate Chopin, and Henry James. It introduces a new perspective to assess their canons, reviving the importance of man...
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Mechanics of homosexual intercourse : stories
by Lonely Christopher.
PS3612.O48 M43 2011 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Men at war; the best war stories of all time. Based on a plan by William Kozlenko.
by Lonely Christopher.
PN6071.W35 H4 1942 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Metamorphosis and other stories
Franz Kafka ; translated by Joachim Neugroschel.
PT2621.A26 A258 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Metamorphosis and other stories
Franz Kafka ; translated with an introduction by Michael Hofmann.
PT2621.A26 A2 2008 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Includes the stories "Metamorphosis"; "Meditation"; "The Judgement"; "The Stoker"; and "The Aeroplanes at Brescia".
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Modern Japanese stories : an anthology
edited by Ivan Morris ; with translations by Edward Seidensticker...[et al.] and woodcuts by Masakazu Kuwata.
PL782.E8 M65 2005 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Modern Korean fiction : an anthology
Bruce Fulton and Youngmin Kwon.
PL984.E8 F85 2005 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Monkey brain sushi : new tastes in Japanese fiction
edited by Alfred Birnbaum.
PL782.E8 M66 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Monstress : stories
Lysley Tenorio.
PS3620.E57 M66 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This heartrending, funny and utterly original collection of stories, exploring the clash and meld of American and Filipino culture, centers around the sometimes suffocating ties of family, the melancholy of isolation and the need to find connections.
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Monterey shorts
stories by fiction writers of the Monterey Peninsula ; edited by Walter Gourlay, Chris Kemp and Frances Rossi.
PS643 .M66 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Morrow anthology of great Western short stories
edited with an introduction and headnotes by Jon Tuska and Vicki Piekarski.
PS648.W4 M69 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of Western fiction comprising 28 stories, many by forgotten writers. They range from Vingie E. Roe's Shadows of Granite Ridge, on the revenge of a mistreated dog, to Conrad Lichter's Valhalla, a tale of courage. Quite a few writers are women.
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Mother tongue
Emine Sevgi Özdamar ; translated by Craig Thomas.
PT2675.E93 M813 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Four stories on the lives of Turkish immigrants in Germany. One of them, Blackeye in Germany, is narrated by a man's donkey, while A Charwoman's Career draws on the author's own experiences before she went on to better things: stagehand, actress, playwright, theater director and now novel...
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Mothers & daughters : an anthology
[edited by] Alberto Manguel.
PN6120.95.M7 M68 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Music behind the wall : selected stories
Anna Maria Ortese ; translated by Henry Martin.
PQ4875.R8 A25 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of surrealistic stories by a late Italian writer. Typical is The Villa, in which a man buys his mother a villa in heaven so she can have a place to entertain.
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My escapee : stories
by Corinna Vallianatos.
PS3622.A48 M9 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Delicate and assured, the stories in My escapee illuminate unseen forces in women's lives: the shameful thought, the stifled hope, the subterranean stresses of marriage, friendship, and family. Grappling with lost memories, escaped time, the longing to be loved, and the instinct for auton...
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My father's tears : and other stories
John Updike.
PS3571.P4 M9 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Updike's first collection of new short fiction since the year 2000, "My Father's Tears" finds the author in a valedictory mood as he mingles narratives of his native Pennsylvania with stories of New England suburbia and of foreign travel.
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My land sings : stories from the Rio Grande
Rudolfo Anaya ; illustrated by Amy Córdova.
PZ7.A5186 My 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of ten original and traditional stories set in New Mexico, including "Lupe and la Llorona," "The Shepherd Who Knew the Language of Animals," and "Coyote and Raven."
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My life and other stories
Anton Chekhov ; translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett.
PG3456.A13 G272 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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My mother ; Madame Edwarda ; and, The dead man
Georges Bataille ; translated by Austryn Wainhouse ; with essays by Yukio Mishima and Ken Hollings.
PQ2603.A695 A28 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Name and tears & other stories : forty years of Italian fiction
edited and translated by Kathrine Jason.
PQ4257.E5 N36 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Narradores colombianos en U.S.A. : antología
[selección y prólogo de] Eduardo Márceles Daconte.
PQ8176 .N37 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Natasha and other stories
David Bezmozgis.
PR9199.4.B495 N38 2004 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of short stories follows a Russian Jewish family living in Toronto, covering twenty-three years in the life of Mark, from arguments with neighbors to his first sexual encounter with a cousin and the death of his grandfather.
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New stories from the South.
David Bezmozgis.
PS551 .N49 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Norton book of American short stories
edited by Peter S. Prescott.
PS648.S5 N69 1988 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"...American short stories...tend to be conveyed through a tone of voice that the author invents for that particular story alone -- a first-person narration that reminds us of the oral tradition that lies behind all stories. This anthology recognizes that uniquely American trait in short ...
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Nothing but you : love stories from the New Yorker
edited by Roger Angell.
PS648.L6 N68 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Love becomes life," Roger Angell proposes in his Introduction to Nothing But You: Love Stories from The New Yorker, and the variety of his meticulous and generous selection - thirty-eight stories, the first anthology of New Yorker fiction in three decades - proves his point. With pleasur...
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Now and at the hour, and other short stories
by Aida L. Rivera.
PR9550.9 .R585 1957 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Of women, outcastes, peasants, and rebels : a selection of Bengali short stories
edited, translated, and with an introduction by Kalpana Bardhan.
PK1716 .O4 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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On writing short stories
Francine Prose ... [et al.] ; edited by Tom Bailey.
PN3373 .O52 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"On Writing Short Stories is a unique collection of original essays by seven professional writers. It is the only text of its kind to offer writing advice from such authors, editors, and instructors as Francine Prose, Joyce Carol Oates, Frank Conroy, Andre Dubus, Robert Coles, Tom Bailey,...
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One-handed pianist and other stories
Ilan Stavans.
PQ7079.2.S78 A27 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Translations of eight stories and a novella from two books: La pianista manca (1991) and Talia y el cielo (1979; rev. 1989). Work treats identity, literary influence, writer's coming of age: themes Stavans details in an autobiographical epilogue. 'Wonderful fables for the Aeonic Age read...
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Other language : stories
Francesca Marciano.
PR9120.9.M36 A6 2014 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of nine short stories that explore the power of change -- in relationships, in geographies, and across cultures -- to reveal unexpected aspects of ourselves.
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Other side of heaven : postwar fiction by Vietnamese and American writers
edited by Wayne Karlin, Le Minh Khue, and Truong Vu.
PN6120.95.V46 O87 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Thirty-eight post-Vietnam War stories by American and Vietnamese writers. In Nguyen Quang Lap's The Sound of Harness Bells, a couple reunited at war's end try to have a child and the result is a monster, the wife having been gassed by Agent Orange, while in Tim O'Brien's Speaking of Coura...
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Our word is our weapon : selected writings
Subcommandante Marcos ; edited by Juana Ponce de León ; foreword by José Saramago ; afterword by Ana Carrigan ; timeline by Tom Hansen and Enlace civil.
F1256 .M285 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Out of bounds : seven stories of conflict and hope
Beverley Naidoo.
PZ7 .N1384 2003 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Seven stories, spanning the time period from 1948 to 2000, chronicle the experiences of young people from different races and ethnic groups as they try to cope with the restrictions placed on their lives by South Africa's apartheid laws.
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Out of the mirrored garden : new fiction by Latin American women
edited by Delia Poey.
PQ7087.E5 O8 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Collection of 17 stories, most not previously published in English, by writers from across the region. Some are well-known in translation (Campos, Peri Rossi, Mastretta, Poniatowska); others less so (Kociancich, Boullosa). Varied styles and story content. Stories strong and translations ...
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Oxford anthology of the Brazilian short story
edited by K. David Jackson.
PQ9676 .O94 2006 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The short story has a long rich history in Brazil. This anthology contains a selection of short stories by the best-known authors in Brazilian literature. The authors include J M Machado de Assis,
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Oxford book of Caribbean short stories
edited by Stewart Brown and John Wickham.
PR9205.8 .O94 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Oxford book of Latin American short stories
edited by Roberto González Echevarría.
PQ7087.E5 O9 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Includes 53 stories spanning evolution of short fiction in Brazil as well as Hispanic America across a broad range of writing from colonial era and 19th century to modern favorites such as Lugones, Quiroga, Lima Barreto, Borges, Cortázar, Rulfo, Ribeyro, Castellanos, Lispector, Ferré...
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Oxford book of modern women's stories
edited by Patricia Craig.
PR1309.W7 O9 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Forty stories showing the extent of women's contribution to the short story form. From Willa Cather's Paul's Case, to a chapter from Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club.
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Palestinian women of Gaza and the West Bank
edited by Suha Sabbagh.
HQ1728.8 .P35 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This collection introduces the reader to the women of Arab/Palestinian society, their social and political roles, and the challenges they face. In her introduction, Suha Sabbagh outlines the role of women in the struggles of Gaza and the West Bank. She demonstrates that neither the intern...
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Palm readings : stories from Southern California
edited by Eve La Salle Caram.
PS3555.S264 E85 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Paper door and other stories
Shiga Naoya ; translated by Lane Dunlop.
PL816.H5 A232 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Penguin book of Caribbean short stories
edited by E.A. Markham.
PR9205.8. P46 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Spanning the history of the genre, this major anthology reflects the enormous diversity and richness of Caribbean writing." "E. A. Markham's generous selection includes pre-Columbian legends and myths deriving from India and Africa, a mildly Gothic tale from Frank Collymore, updated Anan...
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Penguin book of classic children's characters
[introduced by Leonard S. Marcus].
PZ5 .P377 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Contains "stories and picture books presented in their entirety, including full-color artwork, as well as carefully selected excerpts from longer works and novels..."--Fly-leaf.
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Penguin book of international women's stories
selected and with an introduction by Kate Figes.
PN6120.92.W65 P45 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The Penguin Book of International Women's Stories brings together a vast array of writing from women around the world. These stories mirror the changes and expectations of women's lives everywhere and reflect the diversity of their experience.
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People on the prowl : short stories
by Jaime Collyer ; translated by Lillian Lorca de Tagle.
PQ6653.O396 G4613 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Wonderful translation of Chilean writer's Gente al acecho (1992) comprised of 15 stories and an author's epilogue. Varied themes are neo-Borgesian in cosmopolitan historical and intellectual content, but richer in humor. Tagle's mastery of the text is evident in her engaging work. Cover ...
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Pilgrims
Elizabeth Gilbert.
PS3557.I3415 P55 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Twelve stories on human relations. In the title story, a girl teases a cowboy to elope with her, knowing he does not have the will, The Finest Wife is on a promiscuous woman who nevertheless is a good wife, and in Landing, a woman is turned on by a parachutist.
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Place of one's own : stories of self in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore
edited by Kwok-kan Tam, Terry S.H. Yip, Wimal Dissanayake.
PL2658.E8 P55 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Poetry and short stories of Dorothy Parker.
edited by Kwok-kan Tam, Terry S.H. Yip, Wimal Dissanayake.
PS3531.A5855 A6 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Poetry and short stories by American author Dorothy Parker, who got her start as a caption writer for Vogue and was instrumental in forming the character of the New Yorker magazine at its founding in 1925.
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Points of departure : new stories from Mexico
edited by Mónica Lavín ; translated by Gustavo Segade.
PQ7288.E8 P65 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Seventeen short stories by contemporary Mexican authors born in the '50s and '60s, all well-established writers in the prime of their careers. Some have already achieved critical acclaim in the U.S., but many of these prize-winning authors who are quite popular in the Spanish-speaking wor...
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Portable American realism and naturalism reader
edited and with introductions by James Nagel and Tom Quirk.
PS658 .P67 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Portraits of a few of the people I've made cry : stories
Christine Sneed.
PS3619.N523 P67 2010 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories that explore the tragicomic aspects of romantic love.
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Princess and other stories
Anton Chekhov ; translated with an introduction and notes by Ronald Hingley.
PG3456.A15 H56 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Pritchett century
V.S. Pritchett.
PR6031.R7 A6 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The works of V. S. Pritchett, a British writer born in 1900 who mastered nearly every form of literature--the novel, short fiction, travel writings, criticism and memoir. Portraits of the Amazon and London vie with his reflections on turning eighty.
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Progress of love
Alice Munro.
PR9199.3.M8 P7 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Eleven stories, including "Miles City, Montanta", "Lichen", and "White dump", reveal the nature of power of love between children and parents, between siblings, and between estranged lovers.
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Puro conjunto : an album in words and pictures : writings, posters, and photographs from the Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio, 1982-1998
edited by Juan Tejeda & Avelardo Valdez.
ML3481 .T45 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of thirty-three essays from the program-magazine from the Tejano Conjunto Festival in San Antonio.
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Reader's guide to the short stories of Eudora Welty
Diane R. Pingatore.
PS3545.E6 Z83 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Reading narrative fiction
[edited by] Seymour Chatman ; with material contributed by Brian Attebery.
PN6120.2 .R44 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Reading response logs : inviting students to explore novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and more
Mary Kooy, Jan Wells.
LB1632 .K66 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Recovering the U.S. Hispanic literary heritage. Vol. V
edited by Kenya Dworkin y Méndez, and Agnes Lugo-Ortiz.
PS153.H56 R43 2006 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Red convertible : selected and new stories, 1978-2008
Louise Erdrich.
PS3555.R42 R44 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of three dozen short works includes six previously unpublished pieces and offers insight into the author's use of plot twists and contrasting psychological landscapes.
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Reflections in a male eye : John Huston and the American experience
edited by Gaylyn Studlar and David Desser.
PN1998.3.H87 R44 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In a career that spanned six decades, the legendary John Huston directed 38 films, including The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The African Queen, Prizzi's Honor, and The Dead, as well as three documentaries on the experience of World War II combat and its aftereffects....
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River swimmer : novellas
Jim Harrison.
PS3558.A67 R58 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Two novellas provide insight into the human condition as a sixty-year-old art history academic embarks on an unexpected journey of discovery and a young farm boy is drawn to the water of Lake Michigan as an escape.
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Running mother and other stories
Guo Songfen ; edited and with an introduction by John Balcom.
PL2860.U56 A6 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This volume marks the first collection and translation of Guo Songfen's fiction into English, offering Western readers a unique opportunity to experience the author's rich and evocative style.
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Sailing to Byzantium
Robert Silverberg.
PS648.S3 S25 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In this collection, Robert Silverberg presents the novellas that won him multiple Hugo and Nebula Award nominations. Included are "The Secret Sharer", "Thomas the Proclaimer" and the title story,
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Sampling the book : Renaissance prologues and the French conteurs
Deborah N. Losse.
PQ643 .L67 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This is the first comprehensive study of the prefaces of the major French Renaissance writers of short narrative form. The recent renewal of interest in the art of printing, in the performative aspects of prefatory discourse, and in reader response has stimulated research in liminary form...
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Samuel Beckett: the complete short prose, 1929-1989
edited and with an introduction and notes by S.E. Gontarski.
PQ2603.E378 A24 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An anthology of short stories by a poet and dramatist who considered his prose fiction "the important writing." The collection represents the seeds of creation for his later works in which he looked at the tragicomic plight of man. The titles range from Assumption, published in a magazine...
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Se habla español : voces latinas en USA
seleccíon de Edmundo Paz Soldán y Alberto Fuguet.
PS508.H57 S42 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Gathers stories by Latin American authors about the United States, its society, and its culture, as seen by Spanish-speaking visitors, immigrants, and residents.
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Secret of cartwheels : short stories
by Patricia Henley.
PS3558.E49633 S4 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Selected short stories of Edith Wharton
introduced and edited by R.W.B. Lewis.
PS3545.H16 A6 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In The Selected Short Stories of Edith Wharton, R.W.B. Lewis, Edith Wharton's Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, has culled twenty-one of her best stories, here available in a single volume for the first time.
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Selected short stories of Franz Kafka
translated by Willa and Edwin Muir ; introduction by Philip Rahv.
PT2621.A26 A257 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Selected short stories of William Faulkner.
translated by Willa and Edwin Muir ; introduction by Philip Rahv.
PS3511.A86 A6 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Thirteen stories deal with small town southern life, love, betrayal, murder, and arson. Faulkner was a master of the short story. Most of the stories in this collection are drawn from the greatest period in his writing life, the fifteen or so years beginning in 1929, when he published the...
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Selected stories
Alice Munro.
PR9199.3.M8 A6 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Twenty-eight stories set in farms and small towns around Lake Huron. They include Dance of the Happy Shades, on a retired piano teacher, and Walker Brothers Cowboy, on two children making calls with their salesman father during the 1930s depression.
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Selected stories and sketches
Bret Harte ; edited with an introduction by David Wyatt.
PS1822 .W93 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Selected stories of Patricia Highsmith
with a foreword by Graham Greene.
PS3558.I366 A6 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In a cruel twist of irony, Texas-born Patricia Highsmith is only now, six years after her death, being recognized for her inestimable genius in her native land. With the savage humor of Evelyn Waugh and the macabre sensibility of Edgar Allan Poe, she brought a distinct twentieth-century a...
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Selected stories of Siegfried Lenz
edited and translated by Breon Mitchell.
PT2623.E583 A26 1989 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Sette racconti
Alberto Moravia.
PQ4829.O62 S4 1972 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Shattered : stories of children and war
edited by Jennifer Armstrong.
PZ5 .S5147 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories explore the ways in which children are affected by war, from two Native American soldiers fighting in the Civil War, to an Afghan girl whose village is destroyed by the Soviets.
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Short fiction by Hispanic writers of the United States
edited by Nicolás Kanellos.
PS647.H58 S48 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Introduced by informative entries which place the authors in their cultural and historical context, the selections in this collection are as diverse as Hispanic culture itself and as varied as the personalities of their authors.
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Short stories by Latin American women : the magic and the real
edited by Celia Correas de Zapata ; foreword by Isabel Allende.
PQ7087.F5 S46 2003 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Celia Correas de Zapata, an internationally recognized expert in the field of Latin American fiction written by women, has collected stories by thirty-one authors from fourteen countries, translated into English by such renowned scholars and writers as Gregory Rabassa and Margaret Sayers ...
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Short stories
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings ; edited by Rodger L. Tarr.
PS3535.A845 A6 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The stories, many about the Florida backwoods, were written between 1928 and 1953 for Saturday Evening Post, New Yorker and Scribner's Magazine. By the winner of the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for The Yearling.
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Short stories in Italian
edited by Nick Roberts.
PQ4257.E5 S56 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Short stories in Spanish
edited by John R. King.
PQ6267.E8 S56 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Offers bilingual versions of short stories by twentieth-century Spanish and Latin American authors, arranged in order of increasing complexity.
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Short stories
Langston Hughes ; edited by Akiba Sullivan Harper ;with an introduction by Arnold Rampersad.
PS3515.U274 A6 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Offers a collection of stories written between 1919 and 1963 that follow Hughes' literary development and the growth of his personal and political concerns.
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Short stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald : a new collection
edited and with a preface by Matthew J. Bruccoli.
PS3511.I9 A6 1989 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"The 43 stories in this collection include both the famous ones and several that are less well known." Booklist. "Collection of 43 short stories that illustrate Fitzgerald's depth and range of literary talent...including commercial work for the Saturday Evening Post."
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Sky, the stars, the wilderness
Rick Bass.
PS3552.A8213 S5 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A novella and two stories. The title novella, set on a ranch in Texas, is on a woman's love of the land, Where the Sea Used to Be is on the rivalry of two oil men, while in The Myth of the Bears a mountain man tracks a runaway wife who seems to leave an unusual number of helpful clues.
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Slate of life : more contemporary stories by women writers of India
edited by Kali for Women ; introduction by Chandra Talpade Mohanty and Satya P. Mohanty.
PK5461 .S52 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Contemporary stories by Indian women writers. The editors caution that the female protagonists should be viewed as ordinary people, not "as exotic natives or as mere victims of patriarchal, class and caste violence." A sequel to Truth Tales.
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Slave girl : and other stories about women
Ivo Andrić ; edited by Radmila J. Gorup ; introduction by Zoran Milutinović.
PG1418.A6 A2 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Includes examples of the oppression of women and the disaster that ensues if any should defy the established rules.
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Steppe and other stories
Anton Chekhov.
PG3456 .A13 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Steppe and other stories
Anton Chekhov ; translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett.
PG3456.A13 G38 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales
by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith.
PZ8.S3134 St 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Madcap revisions of familiar fairy tales.
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Store of a million items : stories
Michelle Cliff.
PR9265.9.C55 S86 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
With a precise economy of language and unsentimental intelligence, these stories show people confronting the central dualities of a complex world: black and white, colonialism and revolution, America and the Third World, and femininity and masculinity.
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Stories from Iran : a Chicago anthology, 1921-1991
edited by Heshmat Moayyad.
PK6449.E7 S86 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Stories of Eva Luna
Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden.
PQ8098.1.L54 C8413 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
For the first time in trade paperback, this collection, narrated by one of Allende's most memorable characters, magnificently illustrates the universal themes and evocative ideas that have made the
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Stories of God
Rainer Maria Rilke ; translation by M.D. Herter Norton.
PT2635.R45 G3E 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Rainer Maria Rilke felt that the world and all its joys most truly belonged to the young, and in 'Stories of God' he captured for them the magic, charm and wisdom of fairy and folk tales.
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Stories of John Cheever.
Rainer Maria Rilke ; translation by M.D. Herter Norton.
PS3505 .H6428 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
From the Publisher: When The Stories of John Cheever was originally published, it became an immediate national bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize. In the years since, it has become a classic. Vintage Books is proud to reintroduce this magnificent collection. Here are sixty-one stori...
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Stories of John Edgar Wideman
by John Edgar Wideman.
PS3573.I26 A6 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Collection of short stories by the author covering the past ten years of his writing.
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Stories of men
Anton Chekhov ; translated by Paula P. Ross.
PG3456.A15 R67 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Stories of Stephen Dixon.
Anton Chekhov ; translated by Paula P. Ross.
PS3554.I92 A6 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An anthology from a master of plotting and dialogue. There are 60 stories and they center on the lives of older men, usually from suburbia and undergoing mid-life crises.
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Stories of women
Anton Chekhov ; an original translation by Paula P. Ross.
PG3456.A15 R67 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories of Women, a new translation by Paula P. Ross, contains examples of Chekhov's finest work written between 1882 and 1903, including twelve early stories that appear in English here for the first time. This collection focuses on the plight of women - privileged and peasant - and show...
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Strange pilgrims : twelve stories
by Gabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman.
PQ8180.17.A73 D6313 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The 12 stories in this shimmering collection poignantly depict South Americans adrift in Europe. Combining terror and nostalgia, surreal comedy and the poetry of the commonplace, Strange Pilgrims is a triumph of narrative sorcery by the Nobel Prize-winning author of One Hundred Years of S...
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Student companion to John Steinbeck
Cynthia Burkhead.
PS3537.T3234 Z6195 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Describes American author John Steinbeck's life and career, and profiles his major novels and short stories.
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Sudden fiction : American short-short stories
edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas ; with a frontistory by Robert Coover ; and afterwords, about the short-short story form by forty of America's finest writers.
PS648.S5 S8 1986 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Presents over seventy short stories five pages long or less by such American authors as Joyce Carol Oates, Ray Bradbury, Langston Hughes, and Raymond Carver, and includes authors' commentary on the genre.
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Sudden flash youth : 65 short-short stories
edited by Christine Perkins-Hazuka, Tom Hazuka, and Mark Budman.
PS648.S5 S84 2011 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Presents a collection of short stories about significant moments which marked a turning point in the lives of young protagonists by such authors as Anne Mazer, Alan Stewart Carl, Dave Eggers, and Peter Bacho.
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Survivor's medicine : short stories
by E. Donald Two-Rivers.
PS3570.W6 S8 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Twenty-two stories by an Indian from Ontario. In On the Run, a man studies law so he can obtain the release of his girlfriend from jail, while The Horse Barn and Little Lady Jane is on an incident with horse manure which puts an end to a romance.
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Tablet & pen : literary landscapes from the modern Middle East
edited by Reza Aslan.
PJ409 .T33 2011 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Spans a century of poems, short stories, novels, memoirs, and essays by Sait Faik Abasiyanik, Azra Abbas, Ghulam Abbas, Abu Salma, Adonis (Ali Ahmad Sa'id Asbar), Jalal Al-e Ahmad, Pegah Ahmadi, Tawfiq al-Hakim, Nazik al-Malāʼikah, Mozaffar al-Nawwab, Melih Cevdet Anday, ʻArrār (Mus...
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Tale of the old fisherman : contemporary Urdu short stories
edited and with an introduction by Muhammad Umar Memon.
PK2211.E8 T3 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Tales from Djakarta : caricatures of circumstances and their human beings
Pramoedya Ananta Toer.
PL5089.T8 A6 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Tales from Earthsea
Ursula K. Le Guin.
PZ7.L5215 Tal 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Explores further the magical world of Earthsea through five tales of events which occur before or after the time of the original novels, as well as an essay on the people, languages, history and magic of the place.
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Tales from the Irish Club : a collection of short stories
by Lester Goran.
PS3557.O63 T35 1996 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Eleven stories about Irish-Americans in Pittsburgh. In The Payment, a married man discovers he is addicted to prostitutes, a type of woman he first met during the Vietnam War, Mortality is the marriage of a three-time widow, and The Madonna of the Jukebox is on a holy image which appears ...
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Tales of Henry James : the texts of the tales, the author on his craft, criticism
selected and edited by Christof Wegelin and Henry B. Wonham.
PS2111 .W44 2003 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Presents the text and critical analysis of nine short stories of author Henry James representing the major achievements of his career as a fiction writer.
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Tales of tears and laughter : short fiction of Medieval Japan
translated by Virginia Skord.
PL782.E8 T36 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Telling moments : autobiographical lesbian short stories
edited by Lynda Hall.
HQ75.3 .T45 2003 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Telling Moments collects contemporary short stories by a diverse group of twenty-four lesbian writers. Engaging themes of life and death, aging, mother-hood, race, love, work, and travel, the writers offer brief glimpses into lesbian lives.".

"The tales encompass sheer joy, amazing str...

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Tenth of December : stories
George Saunders.
PS3569.A7897 T46 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"A collection of stories which includes "Home," a wryly whimsical account of a soldier's return from war; "Victory lap," a tale about an inventive abduction attempt; and the title story, in which a suicidal cancer patient saves the life of a young misfit."
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There once lived a girl who seduced her sister's husband, and he hanged himself : love stories
Ludmilla Petrushevskaya ; selected and translated with an introduction by Anna Summers.
PG3485.E724 A2 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Presents a collection of short stories about one-night stands, office trysts, elopements, and serial infidelity.
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Thing around your neck
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
PR9387.9.A34354 T55 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of twelve stories includes the tale of a medical student in hiding with a poor Muslim woman, and a woman who discovers a devastating secret about her brother's death.
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This is how you lose her
Junot Díaz.
PS3554.I259 T48 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This is a collection of stories that explores the power of love in all its forms, obssessive love, illicit love, fading love, maternal love as it is shaped by passion, betrayal, and the echoes of intimacy.
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This is not a story and other stories
Denis Diderot ; translated with an introduction by P.N. Furbank.
PQ1979 .A25 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Tijuana : stories on the border
Federico Campbell ; translated and introduced by Debra A. Castillo.
PQ7298.13.A392 T5413 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A novella and four stories set in Mexico. In the novella, Everything About Seals, a relationship is revealed through the act of a man stalking a woman. Of the stories, Tijuana Times is on a youth gang, and Anticipating Incorporation is on a man's military service.
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Tolstoy's short fiction : revised translations, backgrounds and sources, criticism
edited and with revised translations by Michael R. Katz.
PG3366.A13 K38 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Tongues on fire : Caribbean lesbian lives and stories
edited by Rosamund Elwin.
PR9205.8 T65 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Traces : stories
Ida Fink ; translated by Philip Boehm and Francine Prose.
PG7165.I44 A24 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Twenty-one short stories tracing the experiences of Jews during the Holocaust in Poland. The protagonists are mainly women and their stories are tinged with the irony of life. Typical is Sabina under the Sacks, in which a woman escapes from an unhappy marriage, only to be trapped in a rou...
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Tradition and modernity in the African short story : an introduction to a literature in search of critics
F. Odun Balogun.
PR9344 .B35 1991 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Tropical synagogues : short stories
by Jewish-Latin American writers ; edited, and with an introduction by Ilan Stavans.
PQ7087.E5 T76 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Most readers north of the Rio Grande are not aware that waves of immigrants have created an ethnically diverse culture in Latin America, a mosaic of particular visions and voices that includes a cohesive Jewish community with roots in Eastern Europe and as far back as pre-Columbian Spain....
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Truth tales : contemporary stories by women writers of India
edited by Kali for Women ; introduction by Meena Alexander.
PK5461 .T78 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Tumble home : a novella and short stories
Amy Hempel.
PS3558.E47916 T86 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A novella on life in a sanatorium featuring a woman who has suffered a nervous breakdown. She tells her story in a letter to a friend. The novella is accompanied by seven stories, one of which is on a children's party, another on living near a cemetery. By the author of At the Gates of th...
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Two stories of Prague
by Rainer Maria Rilke ; introduced and translated by Angela Esterhammer.
PT2635.I65 Z4513 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Two stories on the ethnic conflict between Czechs and Germans at the end of the 19th Century. In "King Bohush," a hunchback is murdered by Czech nationalists believing he betrayed them to the authorities, in "Two Siblings, " a girl loses her mother and brother after moving to the capital,...
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Unaccustomed earth
Jhumpa Lahiri.
PS3562.A316 U53 2008 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Exploring the secrets and complexities lying at the heart of family life and relationships, a collection of eight stories includes the title work, about a young mother in a new city whose father tends her garden while hiding a secret love affair.
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Uncollected stories of Mary Wilkins Freeman
[compiled by] Mary R. Reichardt.
PS1711 .R45 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Few who appreciate the heritage of the short story would question Mary Wilkins Freeman's important position in turn-of-the-century American fiction or her major contributions to the development of the short story form. Freeman (1852-1930), one of the first women elected to the National In...
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Uncollected stories of William Faulkner
edited by Joseph Blotner.
PS3511.A86 A6 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Offers forty-six stories, including twenty that were incorporated into longer works after magazine publication, eleven that appeared in periodicals, and fifteen never published at all.
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Under African skies : modern African stories
edited, and with an introduction by Charles R. Larson.
PQ8011 .U7 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An anthology of short stories by African writers from a dozen countries. The subjects range from war and politics to problems with domestics and African humor. Some stories were written in English, others are translations from Arabic, French and Portuguese. All were written in the latter ...
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Unraveling the real : the fantastic in Spanish-American ficciones
Cynthia Duncan.
PQ7082.F35 D86 2010 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Exploring the fantastic in Spanish American literature as an expression of subversiveness that threatening to undermine the culture
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Unspeakable women : selected short stories written by Italian women during Fascism
translations, introduction, and afterword by Robin Pickering-Iazzi.
PQ4257.E5 U67 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Victorian fairy tale book
edited and with an introduction by Michael Patrick Hearn ; with illustrations from the original editions.
PR1309.F26 V48 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of classic Victorian fairy tales by such authors as John Ruskin, Charles Dickens, and Oscar Wilde.
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View from Castle Rock : stories
Alice Munro.
PR9199.3.M8 V54 2006 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collections of stories about the Laidlaw family starting in the wilds of the Scottish Borders, their voyage to Canada, to stories set in Alice (Laidlaw) Munro's present time.
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Vintage Book of contemporary Chinese fiction
edited by Carolyn Choa and David Su Li-qun.
PL2658.E8 P53 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An anthology of short fiction introduces the work of contemporary Chinese authors, many previously unknown outside of their native country.
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Vintage book of Latin American stories
edited by Carlos Fuentes and Julio Ortega.
PQ7087.E5 V56 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Visit to Priapus and other stories
Glenway Wescott ; edited and with an introduction by Jerry Rosco.
PS3545.E827 V57 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Voices we carry : recent Italian/American women's fiction
edited by Mary Jo Bona.
PS647.I82 V65 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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War by candlelight : stories
Daniel Alarcón.
PS3601.L333 W37 2006 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Nine short stories about people who have been displaced by war or economic crises take readers from the jungles and the streets of Lima, Peru, to the sites of dangerous border crossings, and to intimate New York apartments. Something is happening around the globe: mass movements of people...
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War dances
by Sherman Alexie.
PS3551.L35774 W37 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of short stories includes the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying.
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Ward number six and other stories
Anton Chekhov ; translated with an introduction by Ronald Hingley.
PG3456.A15 H56 1988 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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We live in water : stories
Jess Walter.
PS3573.A4722834 W45 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"We Live in Water, the first collection of short fiction from New York Times bestselling author Jess Walter, is a suite of diverse, often comic stories about personal struggle and diminished dreams, all of them marked by the wry wit and generosity of spirit that has made him one of our mo...
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Weeping woman : La llorona and other stories
by Alma Luz Villanueva.
PS3572.I354 W44 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Welcome to the monkey house : a collection of short works
by Kurt Vonnegut
PS3572.O5 A6 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Tender stories of love, incisive essays on human greed and misery, and imaginative tales of futuristic happenings reveal Vonnegut's versatility and vision.
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What is all this? : uncollected stories
Stephen Dixon.
PS3554.I92 W53 2010 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Using the canvas of his native New York (with one significant exception that affords him the opportunity to create a furiously political fable) Dixon astutely captures the edgy madness that infects the city through the neuroses of his narrators with a style that owes as much to Neo-Realis...
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What love is : the second Arcadia book of gay short stories
edited by Peter Burton.
PR1309.H57 W48 2010 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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What remains and other stories
Christa Wolf ; translated by Heike Schwarzbauer and Rick Takvorian.
PT2685.O36 A27 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
What Remains collects Christa Wolf's short fiction, from her early work in the sixties to the recently published title story, which was widely debated when it appeared in Germany in 1990. These powerful and often very personal stories examine a wide range of topics, from sexual politics t...
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What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank : stories
Nathan Englander.
PS3555.N424 W47 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"The author of the sensational national best seller For the Relief of Unbearable Urges returns with a commanding new collection of short stories: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank establishes Nathan Englander beyond all doubt as the heir to Roth, Malamud, and Babel. A tour ...
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When I was mortal : short stories
Javier Marías ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa.
PQ6663.A7218 A23 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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White boys : stories
Reginald McKnight.
PS3563.C3833 W47 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories on black-white and black-black relations. In the title story, two Air Force families--one black, one white--discover in each other everything they expected, while in Palm Wine, an African-American in Africa learns his black skin earns him no merit points.
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White snake and other stories = [Pai she]
by Geling Yan ; translated by Lawrence A. Walker.
PL2925.K55 A28 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Stories on the Cultural Revolution by a woman writer from China. In the title story a woman prisoner falls for a handsome interrogator, only to discover the interrogator is a woman, while in Celestial Bath, a teenager turns prostitute to earn money for a ticket back to the city after her ...
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Who's Irish? : stories
by Gish Jen.
PS3560.E474 W48 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An anthology of short stories captures the lives and fortunes of Chinese Americans as they make their way through American society.
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Wild ducks flying backward : the short writings of Tom Robbins.
by Gish Jen.
PS3568.O233 W55 2005 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A generous sampling, collected here for the first time and including works as diverse as scholarly art criticism and some decidedly untypical country-music lyrics. Embedded in this primarily journalistic compilation are a couple of short stories, a sheaf of largely unpublished poems, and ...
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Winged shoes and a shield : collected stories
Don Bajema.
PS3552.A3944 W56 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Vivid, unforgettable stories of a young boy's aching hopefulness, tortured disillusionment, and the confusing struggle of growing up in 1960s.
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Winter's tales
Isak Dinesen.
PT8175.B545 V513 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Tells the stories of a struggling author, Danish country life, a brave Frenchwoman, a young sailor, a young married couple, a dreamer, and a wealthy child.
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Witness to the league of blond hip hop dancers : a novella and short stories
Donna Allegra.
PS3551.L3838 W5 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Woman's kingdom and other stories
Anton Chekhov ; translated with an introduction and notes by Ronald Hingley.
PG3456.A15 H56 1989 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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World between : poems, short stories, and essays by Iranian-Americans
edited by Persis M. Karim and Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami.
PS508.I69 W67 1999 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An anthology of stories, essays and poems about Iranians in Iran and America. Subjects raised include the plight of people who are seen as potential terrorists simply because they are Iranians.
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Writing for their lives : death row U.S.A.
edited by Marie Mulvey-Roberts ; foreword by Jan Arriens.
HV8699.U5 W75 2007 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Going beyond graphic descriptions of death row's madness and suicide-inducing realities, this book offers accounts of prisoners rediscovering the value of life from within the brutality and boredom of
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Writing our way home : contemporary stories by American Jewish writers
edited by Ted Solotaroff and Nessa Rapoport.
PS647.J4 O64 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This extraordinary collection is the first to present the unprecedented range of American Jewish fiction today, from the acclaimed immigrant and post-immigrant masters such as Singer, Bellow, Roth, Ozick, Malamud, and Paley to the new voices of post-acculturation like those of Mark Helpri...
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Year of our revolution : new and selected stories and poems
Judith Ortiz Cofer.
PZ7.O765 Yg 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A collection of poems, short stories, and essays address the theme of straddling two cultures as do the offspring of Hispanic parents living in the United States.
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Year's best fantasy and horror : eleventh annual collection
edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling.
PN6120.95.F25 Y4 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Widely and consistently praised for collecting the finest works of fantastic fiction from a diverse array of sources, this annual anthology continues its tradition of excellence with four dozen gems. The fiction and poetry assembled here range from sprightly fairy tales to gothic horror s...