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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 296 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Festive Spirits: Three Christmas Stories by Kate Atkinson
    Festive Spirits: Three Christmas Stories - by Kate Atkinson

    £6.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857527127 | ISBN 10: 0857527126

    'Lucy would have challenged anyone not to cry at the sight of their child in a Nativity Play. Even a sheepish Maude, even a scowling Beatrice - currently attempting a Chinese burn on an adjacent angel. A shepherd shouted something incomprehensible to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Resist: Stories of Uprising by Ra Page (Editor)
    Resist: Stories of Uprising - by Ra Page (Editor)

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912697076 | ISBN 10: 1912697076

    Featuring Julia Bell, SJ Bradley, Jude Brown, Lucy Caldwell, Steve Chambers, Martin Edwards, Uschi Gatward, Luan Goldie, Gaia Holmes, Nikita Lalwani, Zoe Lambert, Anna Lewis, Irfan Master, Donny O'Rourke, Kamila Shamsie, Bidisha SK Mamata, Karline Sm ... more

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  • Cover image of book Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Manchester Happened - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786075895 | ISBN 10: 178607589x

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE HEARST BIG BOOK AWARDS 2019  AN AMBITIOUS AND ASSURED COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OF KINTU.  If there's one thing the characters in Jennifer Makumbi's stories know, it's ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 Shortlist by Various authors
    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 Shortlist - by Various authors

    £4.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781780265209 | ISBN 10: 1780265204

    Now in its twentieth year, the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere.  This collection brings together t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales of the Tattooed: An Anthology of Ink by John Miller (Editor)
    Tales of the Tattooed: An Anthology of Ink - by John Miller (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780712353304 | ISBN 10: 0712353305

    Uncovering the history of the tattoo in classic fiction for the first time, this original selection depicts the tattoo as a catalyst for scandal in society, as a symbol for an unknowable supernatural force, and as transcendent living art merging the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
    Friday Black - by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787476004 | ISBN 10: 1787476006

    Racism, but “managed” through virtual reality  Black Friday, except you die in a bargain-crazed throng  Happiness, but pharmacological  Love, despite everything  Friday Black tackles urgent instances of racism and cultural unr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Palestine +100: Stories From a Century After the Nakba by Basma Ghalayini (Editor)
    Palestine +100: Stories From a Century After the Nakba - by Basma Ghalayini (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910974445 | ISBN 10: 1910974447

    STORIES FROM A CENTURY AFTER THE NAKBA   Palestine +100 poses a question to twelve Palestinian writers: what might your country look like in the year 2048 – a century after the tragedies and trauma of what has come to be called the Nakba? How mi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Stories by William Trevor
    Last Stories - by William Trevor

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241337783 | ISBN 10: 024133778x

    "What a writer he was; he could flip over a sentence so gently, and showthe underbelly in a heartbeat. His work is always quietly compassionate"(Elizabeth Strout) In this final collection of ten exquisite, perceptive and profound stories, William ... more

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  • Cover image of book The BBC National Short Story Award 2019 by Nikki Bedi (Editor)
    The BBC National Short Story Award 2019 - by Nikki Bedi (Editor)

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912697229 | ISBN 10: 191269722x

    Featuring Lucy Caldwell, Lynda Clark, Jacqueline Crooks, Tamsin Grey & Jo Lloyd.  Including the winning story, 'The Invisible' by Jo Lloyd!  A young boy takes delight in his mother’s ability to shapeshift from one animal to another, only real ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things We Say in the Dark by Kirsty Logan
    Things We Say in the Dark - by Kirsty Logan

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787301535 | ISBN 10: 1787301532

    So here we go, into the dark.  Some things can’t be spoken about in the light of day. But we can visit our fears at night, in the dark. We can turn them over and weigh them in our hands and maybe that will protect us from them. But maybe not.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book These Our Monsters: The English Heritage Collection of New Stories Inspired by Myth & Legend by Various authors
    These Our Monsters: The English Heritage Collection of New Stories Inspired by Myth & Legend - by Various authors

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910907405 | ISBN 10: 1910907405

    From the mythical Tintagel to mysterious Stonehenge... A collection of magical short stories from Edward Carey, Sarah Hall, Paul Kingsnorth, Alison MacLeod, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Sarah Moss, Fiona Mozley and Adam Thorpe inspired by English Heritage s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Virago Book of Witches by Shahrukh Husain (Editor)
    The Virago Book of Witches - by Shahrukh Husain (Editor)

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349012605 | ISBN 10: 0349012601

    A collection of more than fifty stories about witches from around the world. There are tales of banshees, crones and beauties in disguise from China, Siberia, the Caribbean, Armenia, Portugal and Australia.  The characters featured include Italy ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Daniel Mallory Ortberg
    The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror - by Daniel Mallory Ortberg

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472154125 | ISBN 10: 1472154126

    A collection of darkly mischievous stories based on classic fairy tales. Sinister and inviting, familiar and alien all at the same time, The Merry Spinster updates traditional children’s stories and fairy tales with elements of psychological horror ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grand Union: Stories by Zadie Smith
    Grand Union: Stories - by Zadie Smith

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241337028 | ISBN 10: 024133702x

    The first ever collection of stories from the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Swing Time and White Teeth.  In the summer of 1959, an Antiguan immigrant in north west London lives the last day of his life, unknowingly caught in someone ... more

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  • Cover image of book Foxfire, Wolfskin & Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women by Sharon Blackie
    Foxfire, Wolfskin & Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women - by Sharon Blackie

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910463680 | ISBN 10: 191046368x

    ‘She lived fully, my fox, and I envied her with all my heart. I wanted to dance with her, sister or lover, across the snow-clad vastness of this land. Together, we’d create the Northern Lights. For that is what foxes do – racing over the fells, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best British Short Stories 2019 by Nicholas Royle (Editor)
    Best British Short Stories 2019 - by Nicholas Royle (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784631857 | ISBN 10: 178463185x

    The nation’s favourite annual guide to the short story, now in its ninth year.  Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover – or more accurately, by its title. This new series aims to reprint the best short stories ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires
    Heads of the Colored People - by Nafissa Thompson-Spires

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784706586 | ISBN 10: 1784706582

    In this crackling debut collection Nafissa Thompson-Spires interrogates our supposedly post-racial era. To wicked and devastating effect she exposes the violence, both external and self-inflicted, that threatens black Americans, no matter their appar ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Hostel Life by Melatu Uche Okorie
    This Hostel Life - by Melatu Uche Okorie

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349012902 | ISBN 10: 0349012903

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS SUNDAY INDEPENDENT NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR  This Hostel Life tells the stories of migrant women in a hidden Ireland. From a day in the life of women queuing for basic supplies in an Irish direct prov ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's Gone Dark Over Bill's Mother's - by Lisa Blower

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912408160 | ISBN 10: 1912408163

    With a sharp eye and tough warmth, Lisa Blower strikes a new chord in regional and working-class fiction.  This fabulous collection of her award-winning short stories is dominated by the working-class matriarch. From the wise, witty and outsp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girl, Balancing by Helen Dumore
    Girl, Balancing - by Helen Dumore

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786090515 | ISBN 10: 1786090511

    Haunting, uplifting, beautiful: the final work from Helen Dunmore.   Helen Dunmore passed away in June 2017, leaving behind this remarkable collection of short stories. With her trademark imagination and gift for making history human, she expl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jellyfish by Janice Galloway
    Jellyfish - by Janice Galloway

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781847086679 | ISBN 10: 1847086675

    In this powerful collection, Janice Galloway takes on David Lodge's assertion that 'literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children; life's the other way round'. Her multi-layered stories not only explore sex and sexuality, b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Tehran: A City in Short Fiction by Fereshteh Ahmadi (Editor)
    The Book of Tehran: A City in Short Fiction - by Fereshteh Ahmadi (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910974247 | ISBN 10: 1910974242

    Featuring Atoosa Afshin-Navid, Fereshteh Ahmadi, Kourosh Asadi, Azardokht Bahrami, Hamed Habibi, Mohammad Hosseini, Amir-Hossein Khorshidfar, Payam Nasser, Goli Taraghi & Mohammad Tolouei   Foreword by Orkideh Behrouzan.  A city of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story by Philip Hensher (Editor)
    The Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story - by Philip Hensher (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780141986210 | ISBN 10: 0141986212

    A spectacular treasury of the best British short stories published in the last twenty years.  We are living in a particularly rich period for British short stories. Despite the relative lack of places in which they can be published, the chall ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs
    How to Love a Jamaican - by Alexia Arthurs

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509883622 | ISBN 10: 1509883622

    "In this thrilling debut collection Alexia Arthurs is all too easy to love."(Zadie Smith) Tenderness and cruelty, loyalty and betrayal, ambition and regret – these are the tensions at the heart of Alexia Arthurs’ debut book about Jamaican im ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Cairo: A City in Short Fiction by Ralph Cormack (Editor)
    The Book of Cairo: A City in Short Fiction - by Ralph Cormack (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910974254 | ISBN 10: 1910974250

    Featuring Hassan Abdel Mawgoud, Eman Abdelrahim, Nael Eltoukhy, Areej Gamal, Hatem Hafez, Hend Jaʿfar, Nahla Karam, Mohamed Kheir, Ahmed Naji & Mohamed Salah al-Azab.   A police officer tortures one last suspect in the most important assignment ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amsterdam Noir by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Editors)
    Amsterdam Noir - by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Editors)

    £11.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781617756146 | ISBN 10: 1617756148

    Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city.  Brand-new st ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pulp Idol Firsts 2019 by Various authors
    Pulp Idol Firsts 2019 - by Various authors

    £4.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910580356 | ISBN 10: 191058035x

    Pulp Idol is a novel writing competition run by Writing on the Wall, Liverpool's longest running writing and literary organisation. Many new novelists, including Ariel Kahn - Raising Sparks, James Rice - Alice and the Fly, John Donoghue - The Death's ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Were Always Here: A Queer Words Anthology by Ryan Vance and Michael Lee Richardson (Editors)
    We Were Always Here: A Queer Words Anthology - by Ryan Vance and Michael Lee Richardson (Editors)

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912489145 | ISBN 10: 1912489147

    From drag queens and discos, to black holes and monsters, these stories and poems wrestle with love and loneliness and the fight to be seen. By turns serious and fantastical, hilarious and confrontational, We Were Always Here addresses the fears, mys ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inside Pale Eyes: A Dream Noir by Dave Ward, illustrated by Bryan Biggs
    Inside Pale Eyes: A Dream Noir - by Dave Ward, illustrated by Bryan Biggs

    £5.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781908577856 | ISBN 10: 1908577851

    A fractured narrative of grey twilight where half-glimpsed figures flicker through a deserted city-scape. Connection is everything, but nobody connects.  The flowers smell of passion. Of dust. Of dirt. Of hurt that floods a siren’s dirge up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Her Body And Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
    Her Body And Other Parties - by Carmen Maria Machado

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781781259535 | ISBN 10: 1781259534

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FICTION PRIZE 2017 SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2018   A prize-winning, genre-bending collection of short stories which has already achieved cult status.   In her provocative debu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales by P. D. James
    Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales - by P. D. James

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571339884 | ISBN 10: 0571339883

    The acknowledged 'Queen of Crime', P. D. James, was a past master of the short story, weaving together motifs of the Golden Age of crime-writing with deep psychological insight to create gripping, suspenseful tales. The Mistletoe Murder and Other Sto ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lagos Noir by Chris Abani (Editor)
    Lagos Noir - by Chris Abani (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911115731 | ISBN 10: 1911115731

    An uncompromising anthology of noir stories set in the tumultuous metropolis, Lagos, written by some of the most versatile and fascinating Nigerian authors working today. Fans of the darker side of literature will revel in these tales from Nigeria’ ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Long
    How Long 'til Black Future Month? - by N. K. Jemisin

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780356512549 | ISBN 10: 0356512541

    Hugo award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N. K. Jemisin sharply examines modern society in her first short story collection.   N. K. Jemisin is one of the most powerful and acclaimed speculative fiction authors of our time. In t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skin Folk by Nalo Hopkinson
    Skin Folk - by Nalo Hopkinson

    £15.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781504052764 | ISBN 10: 1504052765

    World Fantasy Award Winner: Fiction that “combines a richly textured multicultural background with incisive storytelling,” by the author of The Salt Roads (Library Journal).  In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Travelling in the Dark by Emma Timpany
    Travelling in the Dark - by Emma Timpany

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912054480 | ISBN 10: 1912054485

    She left for a reason but now she must return home and face her past.   Travelling back to her home town with her young son, Sarah is ready to face up to what she ran away from ten years ago.   As delays and diversions force her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bottled Goods by Sophie van Llewyn
    Bottled Goods - by Sophie van Llewyn

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912054305 | ISBN 10: 1912054302

    Longlisted for The People’s Book Prize.   Alina’s life was on the right track, until the secret service knocked on her door.   When Alina’s brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest ... more

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  • Cover image of book Workers
    Workers' Tales: Socialist Fairy Tales, Fables, and Allegories from Great Britain - by Michael Rosen (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780691175348 | ISBN 10: 0691175349

    A collection of political tales — first published in British workers’ magazines — selected and introduced by acclaimed critic and author Michael Rosen.  In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, unique tales inspired by traditio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories by Various authors
    Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910463864 | ISBN 10: 1910463868

    A rich collection of unnerving ghosts and sinister histories by Mark Haddon, Jeanette Winterson, Andrew Michael Hurley, Sarah Perry, Stuart Evers, Kate Clanchy, Kamila Shamsie and Max Porter.  Rooted in place, slipping between worlds – a ri ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Vintage Christmas by Various authors
    A Vintage Christmas - by Various authors

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784875077 | ISBN 10: 1784875074

    The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner. Immerse yourself in a literary wonderland with this collection of timeless Christmas tales - the perfect festive gift for any reader.   'There seems a magic in the very name of Christm ... more

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  • Cover image of book Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days by Jeanette Winterson
    Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days - by Jeanette Winterson

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784709020 | ISBN 10: 1784709026

    Everybody loves a Christmas story. The tradition of the Twelve Days of Christmas is a tradition of celebration, sharing and giving. And what better way to do that than with a story?   For years Jeanette Winterson has written a new story at Chris ... more

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  • Cover image of book Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami
    Men Without Women - by Haruki Murakami

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784705374 | ISBN 10: 1784705373

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan
    Tales from the Inner City - by Shaun Tan

    £19.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406383843 | ISBN 10: 1406383848

    A stunningly presented collection of twenty-five illustrated short stories exploring the relationship between humans and animals, from award-winning visual storyteller Shaun Tan.   Where can we live if not in each other's shadow? World-renowne ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Africa: Selected Stories by Karen Martin and Makhosazana Xaba (Editors)
    Queer Africa: Selected Stories - by Karen Martin and Makhosazana Xaba (Editors)

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781780264639 | ISBN 10: 1780264631

    Queer Africa is a collection of unapologetic, tangled, tender, funny, bruising and brilliant stories about the many ways in which we love each other on the continent.   This collection draws together twenty-five stories selected from two ground br ... more

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  • Cover image of book In White Ink by Elske Rahill
    In White Ink - by Elske Rahill

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786691064 | ISBN 10: 178669106x

    Motherhood, nurture and violence – these are the themes of Elske Rahill's remarkable first collection, In White Ink. Rahill brings to life the psychological and physical reality of mothering, pregnancy and childbirth in ways that few others writers ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best British Short Stories 2018 by Nicholas Royle (Editor)
    Best British Short Stories 2018 - by Nicholas Royle (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784631369 | ISBN 10: 1784631361

    The nation’s favourite annual guide to the short story, now in its eighth year.  Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover – or more accurately, by its title. This new series aims to reprint the best short storie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Redemption Song and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 by Various authors
    Redemption Song and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781780264615 | ISBN 10: 1780264615

    Edited by Chris Brazier and The Caine Prize.   Now in its nineteenth year the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories by Susan Sontag
    Stories - by Susan Sontag

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241982716 | ISBN 10: 0241982715

    The complete short stories of Susan Sontag, one of the most brilliant & influential writers of the twentieth century - collected together for the first time   Susan Sontag is most often remembered as a brilliant essayist - inquisitive, analytical, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ayiti by Roxane Gay
    Ayiti - by Roxane Gay

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472154170 | ISBN 10: 1472154177

    From New York Times-bestselling powerhouse Roxane Gay, Ayiti is a powerful collection exploring the Haitian diaspora experience.   In Ayiti, a married couple seeking boat passage to America prepares to leave their homeland. A young woman procu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Madame Zero by Sarah Hall
    Madame Zero - by Sarah Hall

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571290024 | ISBN 10: 0571290027

    She is running and becoming smaller, running and becoming smaller, running in the light of the reddening sun, the red of her hair and her coat falling, the red of her fur and her body loosening. Running. Holding behind her a sudden, brazen object, wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Graybar Hotel by Curtis Dawkins
    The Graybar Hotel - by Curtis Dawkins

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786891136 | ISBN 10: 1786891131

    An unflinching and deeply moving collection of stories by a debut writer currently serving a life sentence in Michigan’s prison system. His stories form a vivid portrait of prison life, painted from behind bars.   A man sits collect-calling ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales from a Master
    Tales from a Master's Notebook: Stories Henry James Never Wrote - by Various authors

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784871475 | ISBN 10: 1784871478

    When Henry James died he left behind a series of notebooks filled with ideas for novels and stories that he never wrote. Now ten of our best contemporary authors and James enthusiasts have written new short stories based on these 'germs' of ideas. Di ... more

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  • Cover image of book All the Fabulous Beasts by Priya Sharma
    All the Fabulous Beasts - by Priya Sharma

    £11.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781988964027 | ISBN 10: 1988964024

    The debut short story collection from acclaimed U.K. writer Priya Sharma, All the Fabulous Beasts collects 16 stunning and monstrous tales of love, rebirth, nature, and sexuality. A heady mix of myth and ontology, horror and the modern macabre. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night by Jen Campbell
    The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night - by Jen Campbell

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473653559 | ISBN 10: 147365355x

    Modern fairy tales of magic, outsiders and lost souls from bestselling author and acclaimed book vlogger Jen Campbell.  'These days, you can find anything you need at the click of a button. That's why I bought her heart online.'  Spi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Havana: A City in Short Fiction by Orsola Casagrande (Editor)
    The Book of Havana: A City in Short Fiction - by Orsola Casagrande (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910974018 | ISBN 10: 1910974013

    Featuring Daniel Chavarria, Irina J. Davidenko, Eduardo del Llano, Ahmel Echevarría Peré, Jorge Enrique Lage, Laidi Fernández de Juan, Eduardo Heras León, Cinthia R. Paredes, Francisco López Sacha & Eduardo Angel Santiesteban   When a his ... more

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  • Cover image of book 24 Stories of Hope for Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Fire by Kathy Burke (Editor)
    24 Stories of Hope for Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Fire - by Kathy Burke (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783525867 | ISBN 10: 178352586x

    On the night of 14 June 2017, a fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 72 people and injuring many more. An entire community was destroyed. For many people affected by this tragedy, the psychological scars may nev ... more

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  • Cover image of book What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah
    What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky - by Lesley Nneka Arimah

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472239631 | ISBN 10: 1472239636

    A stunning collection of short stories from Caine-Prize shortlisted and Commonwealth Writer's Prize winner Lesley Nneka Arimah, What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky has been described as 'luminous' (Roxane Gay) 'mesmerising' (Ayobami Adebayo) ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bogota 39: New Voices from Latin America by Various authors
    Bogota 39: New Voices from Latin America - by Various authors

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786073334 | ISBN 10: 1786073331

    An anthology of short stories by thirty-nine of the best Latin American writers under forty, from fifteen countries. The featured authors are: Carlos Manuel Álvarez, Frank Báez, Natalia Borges Polesso, Giuseppe Caputo, Juan Cárdenas, Mauro Javier ... more

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  • Cover image of book So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans by Nicholas Laughlin (Editor)
    So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans - by Nicholas Laughlin (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846592072 | ISBN 10: 1846592070

    So Many Islands breaks out bold new writing from the distant shores of countries in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific oceans. Here you will find poems about revolution and protest. You will be transported to Marakei, ‘the women’s i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Protest! Stories of Resistance by Ra Page (Editor)
    Protest! Stories of Resistance - by Ra Page (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910974438 | ISBN 10: 1910974439

    Whatever happened to British protest?  For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Britain rarely celebrates its long, great tradition of people power.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unmapped Country: Stories and Fragments by Ann Quin
    The Unmapped Country: Stories and Fragments - by Ann Quin

    £10.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911508144 | ISBN 10: 1911508148

    This new collection of rare and unpublished writing by the cult 1960s author Ann Quin explores the risks and seductions of going over the edge.  The stories cut an alternative path across innovative twentieth-century writing, bridging the world ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen
    The Refugees - by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472153784 | ISBN 10: 1472153782

    The Refugees is a collection of perfectly formed stories written over a period of twenty years, exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family.  In The Refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fireworks by Angela Carter
    Fireworks - by Angela Carter

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784872984 | ISBN 10: 1784872989

    `I started to write short pieces when I was living in a room too small to write a novel in.'   So says Angela Carter of this collection, written during a period living in Toyko. These exotic, sensuous stories represent Carter's first major achiev ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Tbilisi: A City in Short Fiction by Becca Parkinson & Gvantsa Jobava (Editors)
    The Book of Tbilisi: A City in Short Fiction - by Becca Parkinson & Gvantsa Jobava (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910974315 | ISBN 10: 1910974315

    Featuring Ina Archuashvili, Gela Chkvanava, Erekle Deisadze, Shota Iatashvili, Dato Kardava, Lado Kilasonia, Zviad Kvaratskhelia, Bacho Kvirtia, Iva Pezuashvili & Rusudan Rukhadze   A rookie reporter, searching for his first big story, re-open ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best European Fiction 2018 by Alex Andriesse (Editor)
    Best European Fiction 2018 - by Alex Andriesse (Editor)

    £13.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781943150366 | ISBN 10: 1943150362

    Since its inaugural appearance in 2010, Best European Fiction has become an essential resource for readers, critics, and publishers interested in contemporary European literature. In this, the ninth installment of the series, the anthology continues ... more

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  • Cover image of book That Glimpse of Truth: The 100 Finest Short Stories Ever Written by David Miller (Editor)
    That Glimpse of Truth: The 100 Finest Short Stories Ever Written - by David Miller (Editor)

    £15.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784080051 | ISBN 10: 1784080055

    Profound, lyrical, shocking, wise: the short story is capable of almost anything. This collection of 100 of the finest stories ever written ranges from the essential to the unexpected, the traditional to the surreal. Wide in scope, both beautiful and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blind Owl and Other Stories by Sadeq Hedayat
    The Blind Owl and Other Stories - by Sadeq Hedayat

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780714544588 | ISBN 10: 0714544582

    Written in Persian, The Blind Owl is predominantly a love story – an unconventional love story that elicits visions and nightmare reveries from the depths of the reader’s subconscious. A young man, an old man and a beautiful young girl perform, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The BBC National Short Story Award 2017 by Joanna Trollope (Editor)
    The BBC National Short Story Award 2017 - by Joanna Trollope (Editor)

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910974353 | ISBN 10: 1910974358

    Featuring Will Eaves, Jenni Fagan, Cynan Jones, Benjamin Markovits & Helen Oyeyemi INCLUDING THE WINNING STORY, 'THE EDGE OF THE SHOAL', BY CYNAN JONES   There is in the short story, at its most characteristic, something we do not often fin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa by Efemia Chela (Editor)
    Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa - by Efemia Chela (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780264059 | ISBN 10: 1780264054

    Short Story Day Africa brings together writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, teachers and school children from all over the globe to write, submit, read, workshop and discuss stories. This is the fourth in the SSDA collection of anthologies whic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Worlds from the Word
    Worlds from the Word's End - by Joanna Walsh

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911508106 | ISBN 10: 1911508105

    This collection cements Joanna Walsh’s reputation as one of the sharpest writers of this century. Wearing her learning lightly, Walsh’s stories make us see the world afresh while showing us she has read the world. In ‘Like a Fish Needs a...’ ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Much the Heart Can Hold: Seven Stories on Love by Various authors
    How Much the Heart Can Hold: Seven Stories on Love - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473649453 | ISBN 10: 1473649455

    Stories by Carys Bray, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Bernardine Evaristo, Grace McCleen, Donal Ryan, Nikesh Shukla, and D.W. Wilson.  A brilliant collection of seven original stories by award-winning authors, inspired by different concepts of love.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex & Death: Stories by Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs (Editor)
    Sex & Death: Stories - by Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571322442 | ISBN 10: 0571322441

    How we come in, and how we go out, sex and death: these are the governing drives, our two greatest themes.   In this provocative and haunting collection of short stories, acclaimed writers probe the nature of, and connection between two of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best British Short Stories 2017 by Nicholas Royle (Editor)
    Best British Short Stories 2017 - by Nicholas Royle (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784631123 | ISBN 10: 1784631124

    The nation’s favourite annual guide to the short story, now in its seventh year.  Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover – or more accurately, by its title. This critically acclaimed series aims to reprint the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami
    Men Without Women - by Haruki Murakami

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911215370 | ISBN 10: 191121537x

    'I find writing novels a challenge, writing stories a joy. If writing novels is like planting a forest, then writing short stories is more like planting a garden.'   Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dancing with Trees: Eco-Tales from the British Isles by Allison Galbraith and Alette J. Willis
    Dancing with Trees: Eco-Tales from the British Isles - by Allison Galbraith and Alette J. Willis

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780750978873 | ISBN 10: 0750978872

    The oral storytelling traditions of the British Isles have connected people to the land and to their plant and animal neighbours for centuries. This collection brings together story wisdom from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland that speaks to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book There Are Little Kingdoms by Kevin Barry
    There Are Little Kingdoms - by Kevin Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786890177 | ISBN 10: 1786890178

    This award-winning story collection summons all the laughter, darkness and intensity of contemporary Irish life. A pair of fast girls court trouble as they cool their heels on a slow night in a small town. Lonesome hillwalkers take to the high reache ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi
    The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea - by Bandi

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781257548 | ISBN 10: 178125754x

    In 1989, a North Korean dissident writer, known to us only by the pseudonym Bandi, began to write a series of stories about life under Kim Il-sung's totalitarian regime.  Smuggled out of North Korea and set for publication around the world in 20 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fire. by Elizabeth Hand
    Fire. - by Elizabeth Hand

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781629632346 | ISBN 10: 1629632341

    The title story, “Fire.” written especially for this volume, is a harrowing postapocalyptic adventure in a world threatened by global conflagration. Based on Hand’s real-life experience as a participant in a governmental climate change think ta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Someone Always Robs the Poor by Carl MacDougall
    Someone Always Robs the Poor - by Carl MacDougall

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911332138 | ISBN 10: 1911332139

    A long-awaited new collection of stories from one of Scotland’s most acclaimed writers.   A young man returns from London, facing the prospect of reunion with a young daughter he’s never met. A woman recounts her family’s doomed attempt ... more

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  • Cover image of book What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi
    What is Not Yours is Not Yours - by Helen Oyeyemi

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781447299394 | ISBN 10: 1447299396

    The stories collected in What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours are linked by more than the exquisitely winding prose of their creator: Helen Oyeyemi's ensemble cast of characters slip from the pages of their own stories only to surface in another.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spring Garden by Tomoka Shibasaki
    Spring Garden - by Tomoka Shibasaki

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782272700 | ISBN 10: 1782272704

    Winner of the Akutagawa Prize, a sharp, photo-realistic novella of memory and thwarted hope.   Divorced and cut off from his family, Taro lives alone in one of the few occupied apartments in his block, a block that is to be torn down as soon a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods by Tracy Chevalier (Editor)
    Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods - by Tracy Chevalier (Editor)

    £10.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908041326 | ISBN 10: 1908041323

    A charming collection of stories and fables inspired by Britain's nineteen species of native trees, written by nineteen of Britain's leading authors.  Why Willows Weep is edited by Tracy Chevalier, bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring, an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine by Diane Williams
    Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine - by Diane Williams

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781909585201 | ISBN 10: 1909585203

    Longlisted for the Republic of Consciousness Prize   Chosen as a Book of the Year in the New Statesman by Eimear McBride and John Mullan  Diane Williams has been publishing her wholly distinctive short fiction in the US for the past qu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Iraq + 100: Stories from a Century After the Invasion by Hassan Blasim (Editor)
    Iraq + 100: Stories from a Century After the Invasion - by Hassan Blasim (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781905583669 | ISBN 10: 1905583664

    Featuring Anoud, Hassan Abdulrazzak, Ibrahim Al-Marashi, Zhraa Alhaboby, Ali Bader, Hassan Blasim, Mortada Gzar, Jalal Hasan, Diaa Jubaili & Khalid Kaki   Iraq + 100 poses a question to ten Iraqi writers: what might your country look like in t ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Much the Heart Can Hold: Seven Stories on Love by Various authors
    How Much the Heart Can Hold: Seven Stories on Love - by Various authors

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473649422 | ISBN 10: 1473649420

    A brilliant collection of seven original stories inspired by different concepts of love, by seven award-winning authors. "No one has measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold."(Zelda Fitzgerald) Love is not a singular concept. &n ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction by Arunava Sinha & Pushpita Alam (Editors)
    The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction - by Arunava Sinha & Pushpita Alam (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781905583805 | ISBN 10: 190558380x

    Dhaka may be one of the most densely populated cities in the world - noisy, grid-locked, short on public amenities, and blighted with sprawling slums - but, as these stories show, it is also one of the most colourful and chaotically joyful places you ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution by Boris Dralyuk (Translated and selected by)
    1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution - by Boris Dralyuk (Translated and selected by)

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782272144 | ISBN 10: 1782272143

    'This is the last of you, old world - soon we'll smash you to bits.'  The passionate voices of radicals, dreamers, workers, aristocrats, satirists and romantics fill these electrifying poems and prose pieces, written between 1917 and 1919 in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book of the British Short Story: 2 - From P.G. Wodehouse to Zadie Smith by Philip Hensher (Editor)
    The Penguin Book of the British Short Story: 2 - From P.G. Wodehouse to Zadie Smith - by Philip Hensher (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141396026 | ISBN 10: 0141396024

    'She would tear the house down - shatter the windows, slash the furniture, flood the baths, fire the curtains!'   Hilarious, exuberant, surreal, subtle, tender, brutal, spectacular and above all unexpected: this extraordinary selection celebra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brussels Noir by Michel Dufranne (Editor)
    Brussels Noir - by Michel Dufranne (Editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781617753985 | ISBN 10: 161775398x

    Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book.   With Brussels Noir, the Noir Series ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex and Death by Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs (Editors)
    Sex and Death - by Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs (Editors)

    £18.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571322428 | ISBN 10: 0571322425

    How we come in, and how we go out, sex and death: these are the governing drives, our two greatest themes.   In this provocative, haunting and sexy collection of short stories, a group of acclaimed writers from across the globe probe the n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann
    Thirteen Ways of Looking - by Colum McCann

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408869857 | ISBN 10: 1408869853

    As it was, it was like being set down in the best of poems, carried into a cold landscape, blindfolded, turned around, unblindfolded, forced, then, to invent new ways of seeing.   It is a cold day in January when J. Mendelssohn wakes in his Up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories from Other Places by Nicholas Shakespeare
    Stories from Other Places - by Nicholas Shakespeare

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784701017 | ISBN 10: 1784701017

    Nicholas Shakespeare’s collected stories take us around the globe and into the intimate lives of his characters and the dilemmas and temptations they face.  The opening novella, ‘Oddfellows’, tells the little-known history of the only e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Head Land: 10 Years of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize by Rodge Glass (Editor)
    Head Land: 10 Years of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize - by Rodge Glass (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910449387 | ISBN 10: 1910449385

    Brought together in one remarkable collection, Head Land presents an array of stories from writers nominated for the Edge Hill University Short Story Prize, in celebration of ten years of this unique and prestigious award.  The stories here explo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rio Noir by Tony Bellotto (Editor)
    Rio Noir - by Tony Bellotto (Editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781617753121 | ISBN 10: 1617753122

    Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book.   Brand-new stories by: Tony Bellotto, Luiz ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mammoth Book of Best New SF by Gardner Dozois (Editor)
    The Mammoth Book of Best New SF - by Gardner Dozois (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472137685 | ISBN 10: 147213768x

    For well over a quarter of a century, Gardner Dozois has been defining the field with his annual selection of the very best of recently published science fiction. Every year he showcases truly exceptional contemporary writing, both by undisputed mast ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best British Short Stories 2016 by Nicholas Royle (Editor)
    Best British Short Stories 2016 - by Nicholas Royle (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784630638 | ISBN 10: 1784630632

    The nations favourite annual guide to the short story, now in its sixth year. Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover or more accurately, by its title. This new series aims to reprint the best short stories publishe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Angela Carter
    Angela Carter's Book of Wayward Girls and Wicked Women - by Various authors, edited by Angela Carter

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349008462 | ISBN 10: 0349008469

    This bestselling collection of stories extols the female virtues of discontent, sexual disruptiveness and bad manners. Here are subversive tales - by Ama Ata Aidoo, Jane Bowles, Angela Carter, Colette, Bessie Head, Jamaica Kincaid and Kather ... more

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  • Cover image of book Refugee Tales by David Herd & Anna Pincus (Editors)
    Refugee Tales - by David Herd & Anna Pincus (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910974230 | ISBN 10: 1910974234

    Featuring Patience Agbabi, Jade Amoli-Jackson, Chris Cleave, Stephen Collis, Inua Ellams, Abdulrazak Gurnah, David Herd, Marina Lewycka, Avaes Mohammad, Hubert Moore, Ali Smith, Dragan Todorovic, Carol Watts & Michael Zand.   Two unaccompanied ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories by China Miville
    Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories - by China Miville

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447235002 | ISBN 10: 1447235002

    The multi-award-winning China Miville has been called 'the equal of David Mitchell or Zadie Smith' (Scotland on Sunday), a writer whose 'inventiveness and precision is awesome' (Independent), and who writes with 'an imagination of immense power' (Gu ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Few of the Girls by Maeve Binchy
    A Few of the Girls - by Maeve Binchy

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781409161448 | ISBN 10: 1409161447

    "The Irish do love telling stories, and we are suspicious of people who don't have long, complicated conversations. There used to be a rule in etiquette books that you should invite four talkers and four listeners to a dinner party. That doesn't work ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Don
    We Don't Know What We're Doing - by Thomas Morris

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571317028 | ISBN 10: 0571317022

    A young video shop assistant exchanges the home comforts of one mother-figure for a fleeting encounter with another; a brother and sister find themselves at the bottom of a coal mine with a Japanese tourist; a Welsh stag on a debauched weekend in Dub ... more

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  • Cover image of book The All Saints
    The All Saints' Day Lovers - by Juan Gabriel Vsquez, translated by Anne McLean

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408860434 | ISBN 10: 1408860430

    A Colombian writer is witness to a murder which will mark him forever. A woman sits alone in her house, waiting for her husband to return, while he lies in another woman's bed twenty kilometres away. Through blood-soaked betrayal, a love affair, murd ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Khartoum: A City in Short Fiction by Raph Cormack & Max Shmookler (Editors)
    The Book of Khartoum: A City in Short Fiction - by Raph Cormack & Max Shmookler (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781905583720 | ISBN 10: 1905583729

    Featuring Bushra al-Fadil, Isa al-Hilu, Abdel Aziz Baraka Sakin, Arthur Gabriel Yak, Hammour Ziada, Ahmed al-Malik, Bawadir Bashir, Mamoun Eltlib, Rania Mamoun & Ali al-Makk  Translated by Thoraya El-Rayyes, Raph Cormack, Mohammed Ghalayeini, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith
    Public Library and Other Stories - by Ali Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241974599 | ISBN 10: 0241974593

    A richly inventive new collection of stories from Ali Smith, author of How to be both, winner of the Baileys Women's Prize and the Costa Novel Award and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Why are books so very powerful? What do the books w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stockholm Noir by Nathan Larson and Carl-Michael Edenborg (Editors)
    Stockholm Noir - by Nathan Larson and Carl-Michael Edenborg (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781617752971 | ISBN 10: 1617752975

    Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. Brand-new stor ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Orleans Noir: The Classics by Julie Smith (Editor)
    New Orleans Noir: The Classics - by Julie Smith (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781617753848 | ISBN 10: 161775384x

    This sequel to the original best-selling New Orleans Noir takes a literary tour through some of the darkest writing in New Orleans history. Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brook ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breaking Knees: Sixty-Three Very Short Stories from Syria by Zakaria Tamer
    Breaking Knees: Sixty-Three Very Short Stories from Syria - by Zakaria Tamer

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781902932453 | ISBN 10: 1902932455

    Wry, satirical and bawdy, Tamers stories are always informed by his dark view of humanity and of Syrian society in particular. Through these glimpses of corrupt, fearful lives under a violent dictatorship, it is possible to discern echoes of the sto ... more

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  • Cover image of book Something Will Happen, You
    Something Will Happen, You'll See A Tale of Polygamy - by Christos Ikonomou, translated from Greek by Karen Emmerich

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780914671350 | ISBN 10: 0914671359

    Something Will Happen, Youll See is a heart-wrenching elegy on the impoverished working-class Greeks populating the neighborhoods around Piraeus, the large port southwest of Athens. Ikonomous luminous and poignant short stories center around laid- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey (Editor)
    Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara - by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408869024 | ISBN 10: 1408869020

    Africa has produced some of the best writing of the twentieth century from Chinua Achebe, Ayi Kwei Armah, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and the Nobel Laureates Wole Soyinka, Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee and Doris Lessing, to more recent talents like Nuruddin F ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zagreb Noir by Ivan Sren (Editor)
    Zagreb Noir - by Ivan Sren (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781617753084 | ISBN 10: 1617753084

    Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book.  Featuring brand-new stories translated ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love + Hate: Stories and Essays by Hanif Kureishi
    Love + Hate: Stories and Essays - by Hanif Kureishi

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571319701 | ISBN 10: 057131970x

    Hate skews reality even more than love.   In the story of a Pakistani woman who has begun a new life in Paris, an essay about the writing of Kureishi's acclaimed film Le Week-End, and an account of Kafka's relationship with his father, readers ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sea Lovers by Valerie Martin
    Sea Lovers - by Valerie Martin

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781255551 | ISBN 10: 1781255555

    Wondrous beings and everyday monsters walk the pages of Orange Prize winner Valerie Martin's kaleidoscopic collection of stories.   Each of these twelve stories is a complete world, where ordinary lives are transformed, myths bloom into realit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Falling in Love with Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson
    Falling in Love with Hominids - by Nalo Hopkinson

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781616961985 | ISBN 10: 1616961988

    Nalo Hopkinson (Brown Girl in the Ring, Skin Folk) has been widely hailed as a highly significant voice in Caribbean and American fiction. She has been dubbed one of our most important writers, (Junot Diaz), with an imagination that most of us wou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sisters of the Revolution: A Femimist Speculative Fiction Anthology by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (Editors)
    Sisters of the Revolution: A Femimist Speculative Fiction Anthology - by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629630359 | ISBN 10: 1629630357

    Sisters of the Revolution gathers a highly curated selection of feminist speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror, and more) chosen by one of the most respected editorial teams in speculative literature today, the award-winning Ann and J ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers by Sinad Gleeson (Editor)
    The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers - by Sinad Gleeson (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781848404205 | ISBN 10: 1848404204

    The Long Gaze Back, edited by Sinad Gleeson, is an exhilarating anthology of thirty short stories by some of the most gifted women writers this island has ever produced.   Niamh Boyce, Elizabeth Bowen, Maeve Brennan, Mary Costello, June Caldw ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pulp Idol Firsts 2016 by Various authors
    Pulp Idol Firsts 2016 - by Various authors

    £3.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910580103 | ISBN 10: 1910580104

    Pulp Idol is a unique writing competition for novelists, which focuses on supporting new original voices and getting them heard. We provide a platform for up-and-coming writers, helping with exposure to new audiences and providing contacts with key p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Faerie Thorn and Other Stories by Jane Talbot
    The Faerie Thorn and Other Stories - by Jane Talbot

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780856409554 | ISBN 10: 0856409553

    These arent the fairy tales you remember but theyre ones you wont forget.  Man Donaghy crept silently around the back of the farmhouse and over the field to the faerie thorn. The thorn was shimmering as he knelt before it. Whispering dir ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jewish Noir by Kenneth Wishnia (Editor)
    Jewish Noir - by Kenneth Wishnia (Editor)

    £15.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629631110 | ISBN 10: 1629631116

    Jewish Noir is a unique collection of new stories by Jewish and non-Jewish literary and genre writers, including numerous award-winning authors such as Marge Piercy, Harlan Ellison, S.J. Rozan, Nancy Richler, Moe Prager (Reed Farrel Coleman), Wendy H ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pedal Zombies: Thirteen Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories by E. Blue, A. Greenhall, J. Kwak, G. Lair, M. Spencer and E. J. Street
    Pedal Zombies: Thirteen Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories - by E. Blue, A. Greenhall, J. Kwak, G. Lair, M. Spencer and E. J. Street

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781621065623 | ISBN 10: 1621065626

    In the not-so-distant future, when gasoline is no longer available, humans turn to two-wheeled vehicles to transport goods, seek glory, and defend their remaining communities. In another version of the future, those with the zombie virus are able to ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Point Two Billion by Mahesh Rao
    One Point Two Billion - by Mahesh Rao

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781907970337 | ISBN 10: 1907970339

    1.2 billion people live in India, making it one of the most populous places on earth. Its a nation of extremes, exhilarating in its diversity, and torn between ancient traditions and the shock of modernity.  Mahesh Rao writes about the tapestry ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dead Funny: Encore by Johnny Mains and Robin Ince (Editors)
    Dead Funny: Encore - by Johnny Mains and Robin Ince (Editors)

    £8.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784630393 | ISBN 10: 178463039x

    What happens when mirth turns to murder? When the screams are not from joy, but flesh-ripping pain? Dead Funny: Encore is the second helping of monstrous tales from the brightest lights in UK comedy.   Award winners Robin Ince and Johnny Mains ... more

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