• The Best American Short Stories 1999

    • ASIN: 039592684X
    • UPC: 046442926843
    • ASIN: 039592684X
    • ISBN: 039592684X
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Company

  • Karma and Other Stories

    In this sparkling collection, award-winning writer Rishi Reddi weaves a multigenerational tapestry of interconnected lives, depicting members of an Indian American community struggling to balance the demands of tradition with the allure of Western life. In "Lord Krishna," a teenager is offended when his evangelical history teacher likens the Hindu deity to Satan, but ultimately forgives the teacher against his father's wishes. In the title story, "Karma," an unemployed professor rescues birds in downtown Boston after his wealthy brother kicks him out of his home. In "Justice Shiva Ram Murth... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0060898828
    • ASIN: 0060898828
    • ISBN: 9780060898823
    • Manufacturer: Ecco

  • Story-Wallah: Short Fiction from South Asian Writers

    Writers of South Asian descent have been garnering more and more success, acclaim, and attention. Story-Wallah gathers the finest South Asian voices in fiction for the first time in a single volume. As Shyam Selvadurai writes in his introduction, "The stories jostle up against each other . . . The effect is a marvelous cacophony that reminds me of . . . one of those South Asian bazaars, a bargaining, carnival-like milieu. The goods on sale in this instance being stories hawked by story-traders: story-wallahs." In this book, some of the world's best fiction writers hawk their wares from differe... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0618576800
    • UPC: 046442576802
    • ASIN: 0618576800
    • ISBN: 0618576800
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

  • Other Voices, Other Vistas: Short Stories from Africa, China, India, Japan, and Latin America

    This collection of contemporary multi-cultural fiction includes stories by: Bessie Head * Charles Mungoshi * Ngugi wa Thiong'o * Wang Anyi * Ding Ling * Wang Meng * Chen Rong * Lu Wenfu * Anita Desai * Mahasweta Devi * Ruth Prawer Jhabvala * R. K. Narayan * Khushwant Singh * Kobo Abe * Sawako Ariyoshi * Yasunari Kawabata * Yukio Mishima * Yuko Tsushima  * Carlos Fuentes * Luisa Valenzuela * Nadine Gordimer * Isabel Allende

    • ASIN: 0451528409
    • ASIN: 0451528409
    • ISBN: 0451528409
    • Manufacturer: Signet

  • The Best Japanese Science Fiction Stories

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    • ASIN: 156980124X
    • ASIN: 156980124X
    • ISBN: 156980124X
    • Manufacturer: Barricade Books Inc

  • Short Stories in Japanese: New Penguin Parallel Text (Japanese Edition)

    A dual-language edition of Japanese stories—many appearing in English for the first time   This volume of eight short stories, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without having constantly to refer back to a dictionary.   The stories—many of which appear here in English for the first time—are by well-known writers like Haruki Murakami and Banana Yoshimoto, as well as emerging voices like Abe Kazushige, Ishii Shinji, and Kawakami Hiromi. From the orthodox to the cutting-edge, they represent a range of... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0143118331
    • ASIN: 0143118331
    • ISBN: 0143118331
    • Brand: Penguin Books
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Books

  • American Eyes: New Asian-American Short Stories for Young Adults

    In this unique collection of touching and heartfelt short stories, ten young Asian-American writers re-create the conflicts that all young people feel living in two distinct worlds -- one of memories and traditions, and one of today. Whether it includes dreams of gossiping with the prettiest blond girl in class, not wanting to marry the man your parents love, or discovering that your true identity is ultimately your decision, these extraordinary stories by writers of Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Hawaiian, Filipino, and Korean descent explore the confusion and ambivalence of growing up in a w... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0449704483
    • ASIN: 0449704483
    • ISBN: 0449704483
    • Manufacturer: Fawcett

  • Digital Geishas and Talking Frogs: The Best 21st Century Short Stories from Japan

    This collection of short stories features the most up-to-date and exciting writing from the most popular and celebrated authors in Japan today. These wildly imaginative and boundary-bursting stories reveal fascinating and unexpected personal responses to the changes raging through today's Japan. Along with some of the world's most renowned Japanese authors, Digital Geishas and Talking Frogs includes many writers making their English-language debut.

    • ASIN: 0887277926
    • ASIN: 0887277926
    • ISBN: 0887277926
    • Brand: Brand: Cheng Tsui
    • Manufacturer: Cheng & Tsui

  • The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories

    Featured in the Netflix series Love, Death & Robots Bestselling author Ken Liu selects his multiple award-winning stories for a groundbreaking collection—including a brand-new piece exclusive to this volume.With his debut novel, The Grace of Kings, taking the literary world by storm, Ken Liu now shares his finest short fiction in The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories. This mesmerizing collection features many of Ken’s award-winning and award-finalist stories, including: “The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary” (Finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and Theodore Sturgeon Awards), “Mono No ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 148142436X
    • ASIN: 148142436X
    • ISBN: 148142436X
    • Brand: Gallery / Saga Press
    • Manufacturer: Gallery / Saga Press

  • Exhalation: Stories

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“Lean, relentless, and incandescent.” —Colson WhiteheadFrom the acclaimed author of Stories of Your Life and Others—the basis for the Academy Award –nominated film Arrival: a groundbreaking new collection of short fiction."THE UNIVERSE BEGAN AS AN ENORMOUS BREATH BEING HELD."In these nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories, Ted Chiang tackles some of humanity’s oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine. In “The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate,” a portal through time forces a fabric seller in ancient B... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1101947888
    • ASIN: 1101947888
    • ISBN: 1101947888
    • Manufacturer: Knopf

  • The Oxford Book of Japanese Short Stories (Oxford Books of Prose & Verse)

    This collection of short stories, including many new translations, is the first to span the whole of Japan's modern era from the end of the nineteenth century to the present day. Beginning with the first writings to assimilate and rework Western literary traditions, through the flourishing of the short story genre in the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the Taisho era, to the new breed of writers produced under the constraints of literary censorship, and the current writings reflecting the pitfalls and paradoxes of modern life, this anthology offers a stimulating survey of the development of the Jap... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0199583196
    • ASIN: 0199583196
    • ISBN: 0199583196
    • Brand: imusti
    • Manufacturer: Oxford University Press

  • Palm-of-the-Hand Stories (FSG Classics)

    Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1968, the novelist Yasunari Kawabata felt the essence of his art was to be found not in his longer works but in a series of short stories―which he called "Palm-of-the-Hand Stories"―written over the span of his career. In them we find loneliness, love, and the passage of time, demonstrating the range and complexity of a true master of short fiction.

    • ASIN: 0374530491
    • ASIN: 0374530491
    • ISBN: 0374530491
    • Brand: Kawabata, Yasunari/ Dunlop, Lane (TRN)/ Holman, J. Martin (TRN)
    • Manufacturer: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

  • Best Korean Short Stories Collection 2 (Volume 2) (Korean Edition)

    Meet the very finest of Korean short stories. This compilation of 17 short stories bring you the essence of Korean literature, covering the early 1900's to the late 1900's. Also ideal for advanced Korean learners.

    • ASIN: B074BN5X74
    • ASIN: B074BN5X74
    • Manufacturer: New Ampersand Publishing

  • Red Is Not the Only Color: Contemporary Chinese Fiction on Love and Sex between Women, Collected Stories (Asian Voices)

    • ASIN: 0742511383
    • ASIN: 0742511383
    • ISBN: 0742511383
    • Brand: Brand: Rowman n Littlefield Publishers
    • Manufacturer: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

  • The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories (Penguin Classics Hardcover)

    This fantastically varied and exciting collection celebrates the great Japanese short story, from its modern origins in the nineteenth century to the remarkable works being written today. Short story writers already well-known to English-language readers are all included here - Tanizaki, Akutagawa, Murakami, Mishima, Kawabata - but also many surprising new finds. From Yuko Tsushima's 'Flames' to Yuten Sawanishi's 'Filling Up with Sugar', from Shin'ichi Hoshi's 'Shoulder-Top Secretary' to Banana Yoshimoto's 'Bee Honey', The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories is filled with fear, charm, beau... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B079B7BL11
    • ASIN: B079B7BL11
    • Manufacturer: Penguin

  • 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: 746152764

  • 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 Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoyevsky


    • UPC: 21019188
    • Rating: 4.25

  • Selected Tales and Sketches (the Best Short Stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne)

    "Selected Tales and Sketches" is a collection of the best short stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Collected here are the following tales: The Gray Champion, Sunday at Home, The Minister's Black Veil, The May-Pole of Merry

    • UPC: 6105733
    • 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

  • Best Russian Short Stories - eBook

    For centuries, critics and fans alike have extolled the virtues of the Russian masters of fiction, with many ranking them among the foremost literary artists the world has ever produced. This volume collects finely crafted

    • UPC: 699648974
    • Rating: 3.5

  • Best Short Stories : A Dual-Language Book

    In this collection of seven of his most popular stories each tale reflects both the author's intimate familiarity with Paris and the provinces in the Belle Epoque, as well as a nonjudgmental humanism that is

    • UPC: 425263
    • Rating: 5.0

  • 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

  • The Best American Short Stories 2015 - eBook

    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

    • UPC: 183966428
    • Rating: 4.333

  • The Best Asian Short Stories 2017

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