• The Best American Short Stories of the Century (The Best American Series ®)

    Since the series' inception in 1915, the annual volumes of The Best American Short Stories have launched literary careers, showcased the most compelling stories of each year, and confirmed for all time the significance of the short story in our national literature. Now THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF THE CENTURY brings together the best of the b...

    • ASIN: 0395843677
    • Color: Other
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • UPC: 046442843676

  • The Best American Short Stories 2015 (The Best American Series ®)

    In his introduction to this one hundredth volume of the beloved Best American Short Stories, guest editor T. C. Boyle writes, “The Model T gave way to the Model A and to the Ferrari and the Prius . . . modernism to postmodernism and post-postmodernism. We advance. We progress. We move on. But we are part of a tradition.” Boyle’s choices of ...

    • ASIN: 0547939418
    • Brand: Mariner Books

  • Great Short Stories by African-American Writers (Dover Thrift Editions)

    Offering diverse perspectives on the black experience, this anthology of short fiction spotlights works by influential African-American authors. Nearly 30 outstanding stories include tales by W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, and Jamaica Kincaid. From the turn of the twentieth century come Alice Ruth Moore's "A Carnival Jangle," C...

    • ASIN: 048647139X
    • Brand: Blaisdell, Bob (EDT)
    • UPC: 800759471393

  • 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (The Best American Series ®)

    The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the country. For the centennial celebration of this beloved annual series, master of the form Lorrie Moore selects forty stories from the more than two thousand that were published in previous editions. Series editor Heidi Pitlor recounts behind-the-...

    • ASIN: B00QPI449E

  • The Best American Short Stories 2016 (The Best American Series ®)

    “The literary ‘Oscars’ features twenty outstanding examples of the best of the best in American short stories.” —Shelf Awareness for Readers The Best American Short Stories 2016 will be selected by Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz. He brings "one of the most distinctive and magnetic voices in contemporary fiction: limber, streetwise, ca...

    • ASIN: 0544582896
    • Brand: Mariner Books

  • Children of the Night: The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, 1967 to the Present

    In 1969, Little, Brown and Company published The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, edited by Langston Hughes - the classic compendium of African-American short fiction from 1897 to 1967. Now, a quarter of a century later, Gloria Naylor has compiled an encore volume, Children of the Night, bringing this extraordinary series up to date. Gathering ...

    • ASIN: 0316599239

  • The Best American Short Stories 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

    Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction. “If you know exactly what you are going to get from the experience of reading a story, you probably wouldn’t go looking for it; you need, in order to be an open reader of fiction, to be willing. To cast a vote for what you love and t...

    • ASIN: B01N7HZA3K
    • Brand: Unknown

  • The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories

    Variously funny, frightening, poignant, and exhilarating, these collected stories displays the best American writers at the peak of their powers and the national narrative at its most eloquent, truthful, and inventive.The thirty-three stories in this volume prove that American short fiction maybe be our most distinctive national art form. As select...

    • ASIN: 0679745130
    • Brand: Brand: Vintage

  • Great Short Stories by Contemporary Native American Writers (Dover Thrift Editions)

    "First time I've read a collection from Native American Writers. Won't be my last. Important collection that examines the contrast and sometimes conflict between Whites and Native Americans and also conflicts between full-blood and half-blood. Very interesting and enlightening. Loved it!" — BookBunnyPRThis new anthology of short fiction by Native...

    • ASIN: 0486490955
    • UPC: 800759490950

  • PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2019

    THE ESSENTIAL ANNUAL GUIDE TO THE NEWEST VOICES IN SHORT FICTIONSelected by Danielle Evans, Alice Sola Kim, and Carmen Maria MachadoWho are the most promising short story writers working today? Where do we look to discover the future stars of literary fiction? This book offers a dozen compelling answers to these questions.The stories collected here...

    • ASIN: B07L3B8X8F

  • The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, 1899-1967: The Classic Anthology

    Collects short stories by African American writers such as James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph Ellison, and Alice Walker

    • ASIN: 0316380318

  • The Best American Mystery Stories 2015 (The Best American Series ®)

    In his introduction, guest editor James Patterson observes, “I often hear people lamenting the state of Hollywood . . . If that’s the case, I’ve got one thing to say: read these short stories. You can thank me later.” Patterson has collected a batch of stories that have the sharp tension, drama, and visceral emotion of an Oscar-worthy Holly...

    • ASIN: 0544526759
    • Brand: Mariner Books

  • The Best American Short Stories 2007


    • ASIN: 0618713476
    • Brand: Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    • UPC: 046442713474

  • American Short Story Masterpieces: A Rich Selection of Recent Fiction from America's Best Modern Writers

    This highly acclaimed collection of short stories by American writers contains only the best literary art of the past four decades. Editors Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks have selected fiction that “tells a story”–and tells it with a masterful handling of language, situation, and insight. But what is so special about this volume is that it mir...

    • ASIN: 0440204232
    • Brand: 2049145481

  • PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2018

    THE ESSENTIAL YEARLY GUIDE TO THE NEWEST VOICES IN SHORT FICTION "A book of gems, each one carrying its own particular clarity and cut, that teaches students of writing how limitless the short story form can be." ―Marie-Helene Bertino, author of 2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2018 celebrates twelve outstanding s...

    • ASIN: 1936787938

  • The Best American Short Stories 2018

    Best-selling, award-winning, pop culture powerhouse Roxane Gay guest edits this year’s Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short

    • UPC: 746152764

  • 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories

    An award-winning short-story writer introduces the stories she has selected from such authors as Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Alexie, Roth, Updike, Oates and more, to present a decade-by-decade examination of the literary trends captured by this series

    • UPC: 45056350
    • Rating: 5.0

  • The Best American Short Stories 2018

    Best-selling, award-winning, pop culture powerhouse Roxane Gay guest edits this year’s Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short

    • UPC: 616290935

  • The Best American Short Stories 2005

    The Best American Series First, Best, and Best-SellingThe Best American series has been the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction since 1915. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from

    • UPC: 34682001
    • Rating: 3.75

  • The Best American Short Stories 2017

    Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits this year’s Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short

    • UPC: 55971052
    • Rating: 5.0

  • American Short Story Masterpieces : A Rich Selection of Recent Fiction from America's Best Modern Writers

    This collection of thirty-six classic short stories from the fifties to the eighties features works by authors such as James Baldwin, Barry Hannah, Bernard Halamud, Flannery O'Connor, Philip Roth, Anne Beattie, and Tobias

    • UPC: 446464
    • Rating: 5.0

  • The Best American Short Stories 2009

    The oldest and bestselling Best American, THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2009 will be selected by  Alice Sebold, author of the bestseller THE LOVELY

    • UPC: 10976107
    • Rating: 3.5

  • Children of the Night : The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, 1967 to Present

    In 1969, Little, Brown and Company published The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, edited by Langston Hughes - the classic compendium of African-American short fiction from 1897 to 1967. Now, a quarter of a

    • UPC: 53328607

  • Great Short Stories by African-American Writers

    A collection of short stories from influential African-American authors, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jamaica

    • UPC: 10850907
    • Rating: 5.0

  • The Best American Humorous Short Stories - eBook

    Although every literary tradition has its own rich vein of humor writing, there's something about American humor that sets it apart from the pack in terms of accessibility and lack of pretension. This volume includes

    • UPC: 988432917
    • Rating: 3.0

  • The American Short Story: A Collection Of The Best Known Stories American Writer

    • UPC: 333215254824
    • Category: Fiction & Literature
    • Price: 10 USD

  • American Fiction Vol. 8 : The Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers

    • UPC: 132994580628
    • Category: Fiction & Literature
    • Price: 14 USD

  • American Fiction : The Best in Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers

    • UPC: 143312205760
    • Category: Fiction & Literature
    • Price: 11 USD

  • American Fiction Vol. 8 : The Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers

    • UPC: 143134336815
    • Category: Nonfiction
    • Price: 3 USD

  • American Fiction Vol. 9 : The Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers

    • UPC: 273687672270
    • Category: Nonfiction
    • Price: 2 USD

  • American Fiction Vol. 8 : The Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers

    • UPC: 142921859764
    • Category: Nonfiction
    • Price: 3 USD

  • Reading Short Stories: Where To Start

    The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Alexander Jessup (FULL Audiobook)

    Writer George Saunders Reflects on Engineering Short Fiction