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"Step Right Up: Stories of Carnivals, Sideshows, and the Circus"

By: Knaebel, Nathaniel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Carroll & Graf:

Seller ID: 9780786713325

ISBN: 0786713321

Condition: GOOD


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Black American Short Stories (American Century Series)

By: Clarke, John Henrik

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Hill and Wang:

Seller ID: 9780374523541

ISBN: 0374523541

Condition: GOOD


The success of John Henrik Clarke's "American Negro Short Stories, "first published in 1966, affirmed the vitality and importance of black fiction. Now this expanded edition of that best-selling book, with a new title, offers the reader thirty-one stories included in the original--from Charles W. Chesnutt and Paul Laurence Dunbar in the late nineteenth century to the rich and productive work of the Harlem Renaissance: writers like Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, and Richard Wright; the World War II accomplishments of Chester Himes, Frank Yerby, and many others; and the later fiction of Ja... View more info

Borinquen: An Anthology of Puerto Rican Literature

By: "(Babin & Steiner, Ed.)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, Vintage (#V20)/ Random: 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9DP033

ISBN: 0394710207

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, tanned pages, clean, faint spine curl. Tiny, faint stain on corner of a few pages. Creased covers. Light edgewear. ""The full richness and depth of the Puerto Rican culture through four centuries is revealed in more than one hundred selections from the writings of Puerto Rican poets, patriots, novelists, playwrights, intellectuals, nationalists, and revolutionaries, past and present - and from a magnificent folk heritage dating back to the pre-Columbian era..."" 515 pages. Text in English." View more info

Ten Korean Short Stories

By: "Anthology (Kevin O'Rourke, trans.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Yonsei University Press: 1981

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1990)"

Seller ID: 4-9H014

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for owner's name on first title page. ""two generations of Korean short stories, bringing to life the first faltering steps of an ancient land entering the modern age""" View more info

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100 Jolts - shockingly short stories

By: "Arnzen, Michael A."

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Hyattsville, MD", Raw Dog Screaming Press: 2004

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-9T018

ISBN: 0974503126

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Horror by the author who ""has honed his craft to deliver the highest voltage using the fewest words."" and, in doing so, has won the Bram Stoker and International Horror Guild awards." View more info

Aglama Dolabi

By: "Atalay, Atilla "

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Istanbul, Iletisim: 2003

Seller ID: 9-7T001

ISBN: 9750501330

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Text in Turkish. As new without markings except for slight age tanning of pages and a pressure crease at the top of the front cover, fading through the first 60 pages. 51 short stories broken into four sections Sidika 2003 (I wait 2003), Olasi Lakirdilukurdular (They were probably Lakirdilukurdu), Sikilhan’la Diyalog çabalari (Dialogue efforts with Sikilhan), and Aglama Dolabi (Crying Cabinet). ""Düzeyli iliski yasamak isteyenler, kredi karti magdurlari, noter tasdikli TV güzelleri, otoyol fahiseleri, sahte seyhler, is arayan tetikçiler, dizi agalari, çocuklariyla diyalo... View more info

The Best of Frederick Brown

By: "Bloch, Robert (Ed.)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", Doubleday: 1976

Edition: BCE

Seller ID: 95H004

Condition: NEAR FINE/Very Good


"As new except for faint softening of spine ends. DJ is intact and clean but has slight wear to top and bottom edges. ""fantastic collection of 29 of his best works…stories that range from the wryly humorous to the deadly serious, but always with the famous 'Brown twist' that makes each tale unforgettable.""" View more info

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This Side of Reality: Modern Czech Writing

By: "Buchler, Alexandra (Ed.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: London &NY, Serpent'd Tail: 1996

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 09T020

ISBN: 1852423781

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""To deal with the random political oppression that has been their lot this century, Czech writers have developed a rich tradition of humour, the absurd and the surreal…This path-breaking anthology spans the last 30 years of Czech history...bring together a rich variety of writers - many of whom are translated into English for the first time..."" 230 pages with stories from 17 authors and short biographies of the authors." View more info

Big City Stories by Modern American Writers

By: "Cahill, Tom & Susan (Ed.)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1971

Edition: (4th printing)

Seller ID: 03P002

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, slight page yellowing, clean, square. Rubbed edges, light hinge crease, tiny rip (@1/4"") on top edge of front cover. 30 short stories grouped into sections by: Growing Up (Kelley, Heller, Neugeboren, Spatt, Baldwin, Algren, Larner & Jones); Loving (Lomberg, Malamud, Swados, King, Cheever, Michaels & Kerouac); Working (Di Donato, Wright, R, Rechy, Eastlake, Wright, C., McPherson, Walker & Kelley); Dying (Herlihy, Purdy, O'Connor, F. & Coover); and, Looking Ahead (Randall, Barthelne & Vonnegut). 405 pages including bibliography." View more info

Stories of Life North & South: Selections from the Best Short Stories of Erskine Caldwell

By: "Caldwell, Erskine (Edward Connery Letham, ed.)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, "Dodd, Mead": 1983

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 01H003

ISBN: 0396081339

Condition: FINE/ Fine DJ


"As new except for small sticker mark inside front cover. Unclipped DJ as new except for faint shelfwear to top and bottom edges. ""Caldwell has long been recognized as a master of the short story...32 of his best short stories written during his most creative period in this literary medium..." View more info

Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy

By: "Cerf, Christopher (Ed.)"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, Vintage (#V-326)/Random: ©1966

Edition: (1st thus

Seller ID: 87T018

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, slight page yellowing, clean, square. Appears unread but cover shows age with wear to edges and corners, creased spine, creased corner and rubbing to back cover. Light pencil marking on Content page. Stories by: Dahl, Seabright, Bradbury, Sturgeon, Gardner, Wyndham, Kornbluth, Gironella, Brust, Styron(Pie in the Sky - 1st publication), Knight, Brown, Simak, Ballard, Davidson, Clarke, Kawalec, Bester, Miller." View more info

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Five Great Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: "Chekhov, Anton"

Price: $0.50

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 9780486264639

ISBN: 0486264637

Condition: GOOD


Incisive, masterfully written tales -- set in Tsarist Russian milieux -- reveal noted author's skills in character, nuance, and setting development. Includes "The Black Monk" (1894), "The House with the Mezzanine" (1896), "The Peasants" (1897), "Gooseberries" (1898), and "The Lady with the Toy Dog" (1899). View more info

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Forty Stories (Vintage Classics)

By: "Chekhov, Anton"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679733751

ISBN: 0679733752

Condition: GOOD


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Nocturnes

By: "Connolly, John"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Atria:

Seller ID: 9781416534600

ISBN: 1416534601

Condition: very good


Bestselling author John Connolly's first collection of short fiction, "Nocturnes, " now features five additional stories -- never-before published for an American audience -- in a dark, daring, utterly haunting anthology of lost lovers and missing children, predatory demons, and vengeful ghosts. In "The New Daughter," a father comes to suspect that a burial mound on his land hides something very ancient, and very much alive; in "The Underbury Witches," two London detectives find themselves battling a particularly female evil in a town culled of its menfolk. And finally, private detective Charl... View more info

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Midair: Stories (Contemporary American Fiction)

By: "Conroy, Frank"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140089844

ISBN: 0140089845

Condition: GOOD


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Jobs & Other Preoccupations: Stories

By: "Coshnear, Daniel"

Price: $43.95

Publisher: "Kansas City, KS", Halicon Nine Editions: 2001

Edition: "(signed, stated 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 3DH002

ISBN: 1884235344

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for tiny shelfwear to corners. Inscribed and signed by author 7-3-03. ""Winner of the 2000 Willa Cather Fiction Prize"". " View more info

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The Umbrella Man and Other Stories Original title: The Great Automatic Grammatizor)

By: "Dahl, Roald"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: NY, Viking / Penguin: 1998

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 18H015

ISBN: 0670878545

Condition: NEAR FINE/ Near Fine


"As new except for slight softening of spine ends and corners. Dust jacket has 1/4"" tear on top edge of front cover and 3/4"" tear on top corner of back cover. ""Before Roald Dahl became a master of stories for children, he was a master of adult short stories...These thirteen grab you from the start, hold you fast - and then throw all your expectations out the window... "" First publication under this title. Published under the original title in England in 1996. 279 pages." View more info

The Trip to London

By: "Davies, Rhys"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Kingswood, UK", Heinemann: 1946

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9DT006

Condition: VERY GOOD/No DJ


"Brown cloth with silver. Tight, yellowed pages, clean interior, light age soil to exterior page edges, square. 11 short stories by Rhys Davies. 128 pages, 7.5x5"" (19x13cm)" View more info

Antologia: Juan Alfonso De Lancina

By: "De Lancina, Juan Alfonso "

Price: $30.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", Ediciones FE: 1945

Seller ID: 67p006

Condition: good


"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Jacket has brown discoloration on spine. Slight wear to edge and outside corners, 1/2"" rip on bottom edge of front cover (book & DJ) Text in Spanish. Libro columna vertebral es apretado. La chaqueta tiene coloración marrón en las páginas de la columna vertebral son luminosas y limpias, pero tienen una ligera curvatura. Hay desgaste ligero a borde y esquinas exteriores. No es un robo de dos centímetros en el borde inferior de la tapa frontal (libro y chaqueta) Texto en español." View more info

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Arranged Marriage: Stories

By: "Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385483506

ISBN: 0385483503

Condition: GOOD


Although Chitra Divakaruni's poetry has won praise and awards for many years, it is her "luminous, exquisitely crafted prose" "(Ms.)" that is quickly making her one of the brightest rising stars in the changing face of American literature. "Arranged Marriage," her first collection of stories, spent five weeks on the "San Francisco Chronicle" bestseller list and garnered critical acclaim that would have been extraordinary for even a more established author.For the young girls and women brought to life in these stories, the possibility of change, of starting anew, is both as terrifying and fille... View more info