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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 390 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book White Cat, Black Dog by Kelly Link
    White Cat, Black Dog - by Kelly Link

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781804548424 | ISBN 10: 1804548421

    Seven modern fairytales from Pulitzer Prize finalist Kelly Link, featuring illustrations by award-winning artist Shaun Tan.   Leaving behind the enchanted castles, deep, dark woods and gingerbread cottages of fairytales for airport waiting rooms, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crimes of Cymru: Classic Mystery Tales of Wales by Martin Edwards (Editor)
    Crimes of Cymru: Classic Mystery Tales of Wales - by Martin Edwards (Editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780712354080 | ISBN 10: 0712354085

    A brand-new anthology centred around the best stories from celebrated Welsh authors as well as short mysteries inspired by or set in the cities and wilds of the country.   “Ahoy, my lad!” he bellowed back. “I didn’t expect you so earl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stay: Stories from People in Covid-19 by Various authors
    Stay: Stories from People in Covid-19 - by Various authors

    £3.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781910580936 | ISBN 10: 1910580937

    In the height of the pandemic, the most vulnerable members of our community were ordered to stay home and stay safe in isolation. They endured loneliness, heartbreak, and loss, and yet throughout it all they remained filled with hope for better days. ... more

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  • Cover image of book From the Ashes: New Writing Exploring Fantasy, Adventure & Revolution by Various authors
    From the Ashes: New Writing Exploring Fantasy, Adventure & Revolution - by Various authors

    £5.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781916571020 | ISBN 10: 1916571026

    From the Ashes is an intricate tapestry of human experience told through stories, poetry, and scripts from WoW’s acclaimed Write to Work course.   Within these pages, the complexities of trauma, revolution, monsters and heroes are explored, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Antarctica by Claire Keegan
    Antarctica - by Claire Keegan

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780571382217 | ISBN 10: 0571382215

    The stunning debut story collection from the author of Foster and the Booker Prize shortlised Small Things Like These.  ‘A beautiful, tender work of great clarity.’ Sebastian Barry ‘Simply put, Claire Keegan is one of the greatest fict ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kurdistan +100: Stories from a Future State by Orsola Casagrande & Mustafa Gundogdu (Editors)
    Kurdistan +100: Stories from a Future State - by Orsola Casagrande & Mustafa Gundogdu (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781912697366 | ISBN 10: 191269736x

    Featuring: Qadir Agid, Yildiz Cakar, Selahattin Demirtas, Omer Dilsoz, Muharrem Erbey, Nariman Evdike, Ava Homa, Hüseyin Karabey, Karzan Kardozi, Sema Kaygusuz, Meral Simsek, Jahangir Mahmoudveysi & Jîl Şwanî   Winner of a PEN Translates A ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dead of Winter: Ten Classic Tales for Chilling Nights by Various authors, Edited by Cecily Gayford
    The Dead of Winter: Ten Classic Tales for Chilling Nights - by Various authors, Edited by Cecily Gayford

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781800817753 | ISBN 10: 1800817754

    In the dead of winter, the veil between worlds is as thin as ice   Not everything that goes bump in the night brings gifts ...   As the nights draw in, the veil between worlds thins, and all sorts of ghosts and ghouls come tumbling in. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rainbow Rainbow by Lydia Conklin
    Rainbow Rainbow - by Lydia Conklin

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781398508576 | ISBN 10: 1398508578

    A collection of stories that celebrate the humour, darkness and depth of emotion of the queer and trans experience that’s not typically represented: liminal or uncertain identities, queer conception and queer joy.   In this delightful debut coll ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories For Winter and Nights by the Fire by Various authors
    Stories For Winter and Nights by the Fire - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780712354691 | ISBN 10: 0712354697

    Stories for Winter is a collection of short stories that take their inspiration from this cold, snowy season, whether it’s winter holidays, weather-related predicaments or seasonal celebrations. In keeping with the spirit of the Women Writers serie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ghost Lover by Lisa Taddeo
    Ghost Lover - by Lisa Taddeo

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526653185 | ISBN 10: 1526653184

    From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Three Women and Animal comes an electric masterclass in short fiction.  'Fearless... This summer's must-read literary thriller' EVENING STANDARD   'Showcases Taddeo's dark imagination, confronting pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strings of Fate: an Anthology of Stories, Poetry & Script by Various authors
    Strings of Fate: an Anthology of Stories, Poetry & Script - by Various authors

    £3.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781910580912 | ISBN 10: 1910580910

    Strings of Fate is an anthology of stories, poetry, and script revealing a tangled web of heartbreak, inner battles, self-growth, and adventure. The experiences these new writers bring to their work, woven like strings through these stories, invite y ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pulp Idol Firsts 2023 by Various authors
    Pulp Idol Firsts 2023 - by Various authors

    £4.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781910580974 | ISBN 10: 191058097x

    Champion – Addae G   Runners Up – Chandana Das & Lee Stevenson  Finalists – Rachel Backland, Angela Cheveau, Patrick Graham, Matt Holland, Helen Jones, Phil Jones, Alisha Osman, Susan Stout & Amy Watkins.   Writing on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Night Side of the River by Jeanette Winterson
    Night Side of the River - by Jeanette Winterson

    £18.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781787334175 | ISBN 10: 1787334171

    The genre-bending and masterful new collection of ghost stories from Jeanette Winterson.  A ghost has no substance, but it has power - and presence - and it can appear in alternative forms. In the metaverse, we are all alternative forms. The Dead ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Winter Spirits: Ghostly Tales for Frosty Nights by Various authors
    The Winter Spirits: Ghostly Tales for Frosty Nights - by Various authors

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781408727584 | ISBN 10: 1408727587

    FROM THE CREATORS OF THE HAUNTING SEASON COMES A DAZZLING COLLECTION OF NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN GHOSTLY TALES.  ‘Terrific – every bit as good as an MR James collection’ ROSIE ANDREWS, author of THE LEVIATHAN  Featuring new and original storie ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Stroke of the Pen: The Lost Stories by Terry Pratchett
    A Stroke of the Pen: The Lost Stories - by Terry Pratchett

    £20.00   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780857529633 | ISBN 10: 0857529633

    Far away and long ago, when dragons still existed and the only arcade game was ping-pong in black and white, a wizard cautiously entered a smoky tavern in the evil, ancient, foggy city of Morpork...   A truly unmissable, beautifully illustrated co ... more

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  • Cover image of book So Late in the Day by Claire Keegan
    So Late in the Day - by Claire Keegan

    £8.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780571382019 | ISBN 10: 0571382010

    An exquisite new short story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Small Things Like These and Foster.  ‘A genuine once-in-a-generation writer.’ The Times  After an uneventful Friday at the Dublin office, Cathal faces into t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Illuminations by Alan Moore
    Illuminations - by Alan Moore

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526643179 | ISBN 10: 1526643170

    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  'A wonderful collection, brilliant and often moving ... Both mind-expanding and cosmic while utterly rooted in our urban reality' NEIL GAIMAN  'One of the great fiction minds of his generation' ROLLING S ... more

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  • Cover image of book Normal Rules Don
    Normal Rules Don't Apply - by Kate Atkinson

    £18.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780857529183 | ISBN 10: 0857529188

    The first story collection from Kate Atkinson in twenty years, Normal Rules Don't Apply is a dazzling array of eleven interconnected tales from the bestselling author of Shrines of Gaiety and Life After Life.   In this first full collection si ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Snow Ghost and Other Tales: Classic Japanese Ghost Stories by Various authors
    The Snow Ghost and Other Tales: Classic Japanese Ghost Stories - by Various authors

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781784878726 | ISBN 10: 1784878723

    Enter the haunted world of Ancient Japan in this spine-tingling collection of ghostly tales told and retold across the centuries.  From Goblin infested caves and haunted Tombs, to vengeful spirits and strange, sinister happenings, Ancient Jap ... more

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  • Cover image of book Balkan Bombshells: Contemporary Women
    Balkan Bombshells: Contemporary Women's Writing from Serbia and Montenegro - by Will Firth (Editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781912545841 | ISBN 10: 1912545845

    A collection to whet the appetite of anyone wishing to learn more about a region rich in history, folklore and (her)stories. Telling it like a woman does not mean literature for women only: it provides an insight into half of humanity, a window onto ... more

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  • Cover image of book Immigrant Sci-Fi Short Stories by Various authors, with a Foreword by E.C. Osondu
    Immigrant Sci-Fi Short Stories - by Various authors, with a Foreword by E.C. Osondu

    £20.00   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781804172735 | ISBN 10: 1804172731

    Tales from writers with Latinx, Caribbean, Asian, African, Arabic, North American, East European origins, and more, challenge the reader with stories that spill out into space, parallel realms or just hidden in plain sight. The stories explore the wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Adventures in Space: New Short Stories by Chinese and English Science Fiction Writers by Various authors, edited by Patrick Parrinder and Yao Haijun
    Adventures in Space: New Short Stories by Chinese and English Science Fiction Writers - by Various authors, edited by Patrick Parrinder and Yao Haijun

    £12.95   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781787588158 | ISBN 10: 1787588157

    Authors: Patrick Parrinder, Yao Haijun, Leah Cypess, Ronald D. Ferguson, Russell James, Alex Shvartsman, Amdi Silvestri, Allen Stroud, Eleanor R. Wood, Bao Shu, Zhao Haihong, Chen Zijun, Han Song, Wang Jinkang, He Xi   An impressive joint projec ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cat Brushing by Jane Campbell
    Cat Brushing - by Jane Campbell

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529421699 | ISBN 10: 1529421691

    "Sensual, spiky, tender and utterly original"(Pandora Sykes) "A fierce and fascinating debut"(Lily King) I was told of an older woman who was asked by her granddaughter, 'Granny, when was the happiest time of your life?''I don't know,' she repl ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Worries If Not: A Funny(ish) Story of Growing Up Working Class and Queer by Soph Galustian
    No Worries If Not: A Funny(ish) Story of Growing Up Working Class and Queer - by Soph Galustian

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781804190081 | ISBN 10: 180419008x

    No Worries If Not is a funny, relatable coming-of-age story, that explores Soph Galustian’s experiences of poverty, queerness, mental health, grief and community. She recounts her life from childhood, to teens, into adulthood through a mixture of s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Because I don
    Because I don't know what you mean and what you don't - by Josie Long

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781838856083 | ISBN 10: 1838856080

    From a comic mastermind comes this brilliant collection of stories   Three teenagers believe they are witches. A woman defaces a local billboard. A bored landlord tries to influence his son’s best friend. A cul-de-sac WhatsApp group discusses ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Life, Queer Love: The Second Anthology by Matt Bates, Julie Bell, Sarah and Kate Beal (Editors)
    Queer Life, Queer Love: The Second Anthology - by Matt Bates, Julie Bell, Sarah and Kate Beal (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781739123826 | ISBN 10: 1739123824

    Queer Life, Queer Love celebrates the best new queer writing from around the world, by both new and established writers and features voices across all narrative forms. The new book includes 44 stories, poems, essays and flash-fiction. This is writing ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Best of World SF: Volume 2 by Lavie Tidhar (Editor)
    The Best of World SF: Volume 2 - by Lavie Tidhar (Editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781803280332 | ISBN 10: 1803280336

    Twenty-nine new short stories representing the state of the art in international science fiction. The second annual instalment to the 'rare and wonderful' (The Times) The Best of World SF Volume 1, this collection of twenty-nine stories, including ei ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Suns 2: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color by Nisi Shawl (Editor)
    New Suns 2: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color - by Nisi Shawl (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781786188588 | ISBN 10: 1786188589

    Octavia E. Butler said, “There’s nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.”  New Suns 2 brings you fresh visions of the strange, the unexpected, the shocking — breakthrough stories, stories shining with emerging truths, stories t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Furies: Stories of the Wicked, Wild and Untamed by Various authors
    Furies: Stories of the Wicked, Wild and Untamed - by Various authors

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780349017143 | ISBN 10: 034901714x

    ‘Wonderful... all killer, no filler’ Red Magazine  A FUN AND FEARLESS ANTHOLOGY OF FEMINIST TALES, to celebrate Virago’s 50th birthday.  Featuring NEW AND ORIGINAL STORIES by Margaret Atwood, Susie Boyt, Eleanor Crewes, Emma Don ... more

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  • Cover image of book Old Babes in the Wood by Margaret Atwood
    Old Babes in the Wood - by Margaret Atwood

    £22.00   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781784744854 | ISBN 10: 1784744859

    New stories of love and mischief from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Handmaid’s Tale.  Atwood's first new fiction publication since The Testaments, this deeply personal collection includes a stunning sequence that follows a marr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hurricanes in Perfect Power: Tales of Modern Motherhood by Candice Brathwaite (Editor)
    Hurricanes in Perfect Power: Tales of Modern Motherhood - by Candice Brathwaite (Editor)

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781784878313 | ISBN 10: 1784878316

    A stunning new collection of short stories about motherhood, selected and introduced by Candice Brathwaite.   'To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colours of a rainbow' MAYA ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Universe Remembers by Various authors
    The Universe Remembers - by Various authors

    £3.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781910580875 | ISBN 10: 1910580872

    The Universe Remembers is a collection that plays with fantasy, love, memory, grief, and a sprinkling of revenge.  The characters in these short stories and poems are haunted by ghosts, abuse, regrets and what they have lost, yet these stories h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blink That Killed The Eye by Anthony Anaxagorou
    The Blink That Killed The Eye - by Anthony Anaxagorou

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781914344145 | ISBN 10: 1914344146

    A stunningly crafted debut short story collection, The Blink That Kills the Eye takes a poetic torch to the shadows of daily life, illuminating the characters, situations, emotions and dilemmas that pour into even the most ordinary existences.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Surface/Below: A Collection of New Writing by Various authors
    Surface/Below: A Collection of New Writing - by Various authors

    £2.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781910580554 | ISBN 10: 1910580554

    "By turns masterful, surprising and funny this collection of new Liverpool voices will keep you on your toes. Written under the altogether unreal conditions of a post-pandemic world, it reflects the best kind of artistic reaction to shared trauma, ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bliss Montage by Ling Ma
    Bliss Montage - by Ling Ma

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781911231356 | ISBN 10: 1911231359

    Shortlisted, The Story Prize, United States, 2022  What happens when fantasy tears through the screen of the everyday to wake us up? Could that waking be our end?  In Bliss Montage, Ling Ma brings us eight wildly different tales of pe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Little Nightmares: An Anthology of Monstrous Fiction and Poetry by David Ly and Daniel Zomparelli (Editors)
    Queer Little Nightmares: An Anthology of Monstrous Fiction and Poetry - by David Ly and Daniel Zomparelli (Editors)

    £17.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781551529011 | ISBN 10: 1551529017

    The fiction and poetry of Queer Little Nightmares reimagines monsters old and new through a queer lens, subverting the horror gaze to celebrate ideas and identities canonically feared in monster lit. Throughout history, monsters have appeared in popu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories for Christmas and the Festive Season by Various authors
    Stories for Christmas and the Festive Season - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780712354523 | ISBN 10: 0712354522

    The British Library Women Writers series is a curated collection of novels by female authors who enjoyed broad, popular appeal in their day. In a century during which the role of women in society changed radically, their fictional heroines highlight ... 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

    £16.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529504378 | ISBN 10: 1529504376

    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-renowned ar ... more

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

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780349016986 | ISBN 10: 0349016984

    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’s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women and Love by Miriam Burke
    Women and Love - by Miriam Burke

    £10.00   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913724818 | ISBN 10: 1913724816

    'I couldn’t sleep that night; our conversation was like a trapped bird flying around inside my head. The next morning, I texted to say I wouldn’t be coming back. I lied about having to return to my country to nurse a sick relative. I couldn’t b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nearly All the Men in Lagos are Mad by Damilare Kuku
    Nearly All the Men in Lagos are Mad - by Damilare Kuku

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781800751910 | ISBN 10: 1800751915

    One night, you will calmly put a knife to your husband’s penis and promise to cut it off. It will scare him so much that the next day, he will call his family members for a meeting in the house. He will not call your family members, but you will no ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dead-End Memories by Banana Yoshimoto
    Dead-End Memories - by Banana Yoshimoto

    £20.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781640093690 | ISBN 10: 1640093699

    Japan’s internationally celebrated master storyteller returns with five stories of women on their way to healing that vividly portrays the blissful moments and everyday sorrows that surround us in everyday life.   First published in Japan ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Walls Collapse: Stories of Separation by Sarah Cleave and Will Forrester (editors)
    All Walls Collapse: Stories of Separation - by Sarah Cleave and Will Forrester (editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781912697571 | ISBN 10: 1912697572

    The history of walls – as a way to keep people in or out – is also the history of people managing to get around, over and under them. From the Berlin Wall to the U.S.-Mexico border, the short stories in this collection take place across thousands ... more

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  • Cover image of book Figurehead by Carly Holmes
    Figurehead - by Carly Holmes

    £10.00   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781914595059 | ISBN 10: 191459505x

    'Beneath her soft skin covering, my mother was once made of twigs and branches. Sometimes in the autumn I swear there was a gleam of berry in her eye, a sloe-shine peep between the thorny tangle of her lashes.’   In this debut collectio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cast A Long Shadow: Welsh Women Writing Crime by Katherine Stansfield and Caroline Oakley (Editors)
    Cast A Long Shadow: Welsh Women Writing Crime - by Katherine Stansfield and Caroline Oakley (Editors)

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781912905584 | ISBN 10: 1912905582

    20 original stories commissioned for this new volume... A striking collection of the widest range of crime short stories from contemporary urban thriller to historical rural mystery and the speculative and uncanny.  Includes stories from Tiff ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life Ceremony by Sayaka Murata
    Life Ceremony - by Sayaka Murata

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781783787371 | ISBN 10: 1783787376

    From the author of international bestseller Convenience Store Woman comes a collection of short fiction: weird, out of this world and like nothing you’ve read before.  An engaged couple falls out over the husband’s dislike of clothes and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tiny Tales by Alexander McCall Smith, illustrated by Iain McIntosh
    Tiny Tales - by Alexander McCall Smith, illustrated by Iain McIntosh

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781846975738 | ISBN 10: 1846975735

    Stories do not have to be long. In the space of a couple of sentences – or even a page or two – we can see the human heart exposed in a way that is more powerful than in a novel.  In Tiny Tales Alexander McCall Smith explores romance, amb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Saki
    Saki's Cats - by Saki

    £6.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913724177 | ISBN 10: 1913724174

    Saki’s Cats rounds up the tales about cats, big and small, by the undisputed master of the short story.   ‘Tobermory’, one of Saki’s most famous pieces, demonstrates the danger that would ensue from granting cats the power of speech ... more

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  • Cover image of book Catalyst by Various authors, illustrated by Ayoola Solarin
    Catalyst - by Various authors, illustrated by Ayoola Solarin

    £14.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781914224027 | ISBN 10: 1914224027

    Stories by Asia Alfasi, Charlotte Bailey, Jason Chuang, Dominique Duong, Catherine Anyango Grünewald, Shuning Ji, Pris Lemons, Sonia Leong, Calico N.M., Tyrell Osborne and Woodrow Phoenix.  Collecting stories from a range of artists of colou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ruin by Cara Hoffman
    Ruin - by Cara Hoffman

    £13.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781629639291 | ISBN 10: 162963929x

    A little girl who disguises herself as an old man, an addict who collects dollhouse furniture, a crime reporter confronted by a talking dog, a painter trying to prove the non-existence of god, and lovers in a penal colony who communicate through tech ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walking on Cowrie Shells: Stories by Nana Nkweti
    Walking on Cowrie Shells: Stories - by Nana Nkweti

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781911648277 | ISBN 10: 1911648276

    An adoptee leverages her new parents to fast track her fortunes. A sword-wielding teenager navigates a crush at Comic-Con. A jaded PR man tries to spin a zombie outbreak in West Africa. A mother and daughter search for spiritual meaning in the midst ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book Of The Modern American Short Story by John Freeman (Editor)
    The Penguin Book Of The Modern American Short Story - by John Freeman (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781984877826 | ISBN 10: 1984877828

    A selection of the best and most representative contemporary American short fiction from 1970 to 2020, including such authors as Ursula K. LeGuin, Toni Cade Bambara, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandra Cisneros, and Ted Chiang, hand-selected by celebrated editor a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Polluted Sex by Lauren Foley
    Polluted Sex - by Lauren Foley

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781910312919 | ISBN 10: 1910312916

    "Lauren Foley is a gifted, fearless writer. These vivid, dynamic stories range from the visceral to the experimental with moments of intense, expressive lyricism. They announce a strong new voice on the literary scene, bound to make her presence felt ... more

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  • Cover image of book Of Myths and Mothers: Short Stories by Various authors
    Of Myths and Mothers: Short Stories - by Various authors

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913211783 | ISBN 10: 1913211789

    Folklore and futurism: these stories question everything from the guest worker economy to childbirth as the world collapses.   Follow hairpin turns into the remote hillsides of North Yorkshire, where two boys take a holiday with their besom-w ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Pen is the Wing of a Bird: New Fiction by Afghan Women by Various authors
    My Pen is the Wing of a Bird: New Fiction by Afghan Women - by Various authors

    £12.00   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529422214 | ISBN 10: 1529422213

    “My pen is the wing of a bird; it will tell you those thoughts we are not allowed to think, those dreams we are not allowed to dream”   A woman’s fortitude saves her village from disaster. A teenager explores their identity in a moment of qu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Test Signal: A Northern Anthology of New Writing by Nathan Connolly (Editor)
    Test Signal: A Northern Anthology of New Writing - by Nathan Connolly (Editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781526630902 | ISBN 10: 1526630907

    A ground-breaking anthology of the best contemporary northern writing from Dead Ink and Bloomsbury, showcasing the wealth of literary talent in the North of England.  'Test Signal ... is testament to the fact that there is no singular prescri ... more

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  • Cover image of book First Person Singular by Haruki Murakami
    First Person Singular - by Haruki Murakami

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529113594 | ISBN 10: 1529113598

    A mindbending new collection of short stories from the unique, internationally acclaimed author of Norwegian Wood and The Wind-up Bird Chronicle.  THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  The eight masterly stories in this new collection are all ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Earth, Thy Great Exchequer, Ready Lies by Jo Lloyd
    The Earth, Thy Great Exchequer, Ready Lies - by Jo Lloyd

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781800750128 | ISBN 10: 1800750129

    Shortlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize   Whether seeking knowledge, riches, or a better life, the characters in these stories are united by a quest for lasting value, as they ask how we should treat our world, our work, our selves, an ... more

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  • Cover image of book I, Nerd by Max Sydney Smith
    I, Nerd - by Max Sydney Smith

    £5.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781916413672 | ISBN 10: 1916413676

    Robin plays the Game in a club on the top floor of a converted warehouse. Every week Robin’s Halflings do table top battle against Daemons, Dwarves, Elves, Orcs, Humans and the forces of Undead. And every week he loses.   But when the twin w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Galatea: A Short Story by Madeline Miller
    Galatea: A Short Story - by Madeline Miller

    £6.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781526652065 | ISBN 10: 1526652064

    From the internationally bestselling and prize-winning author of The Song of Achilles and Circe, an enchanting short story that boldly reimagines the myth of Galatea and Pygmalion.  **Featuring a new afterword by Madeline Miller**  In ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who
    Who's Loving You : Love Stories by Women of Colour - by Sareeta Domingo (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781409193746 | ISBN 10: 1409193748

    "A beautiful collection that I both lost and found myself in. Unbelievably exciting stories from some show-stoppingly talented writers."(Candice Carty-Williams, author of Queenie.) Lost love. Forbidden Love. Unrequited love. Tenderness. Desire. Ro ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enriquez
    The Dangers of Smoking in Bed - by Mariana Enriquez

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781783788217 | ISBN 10: 1783788216

    "Mariana Enriquez is a mesmerizing writer who demands to be read. Like Bolano, she is interested in matters of life and death, and her fiction hits with the full force of a train"(Dave Eggers) Welcome to Buenos Aires, a city thrumming with murdero ... more

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  • Cover image of book Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel W. Moniz
    Milk Blood Heat - by Dantiel W. Moniz

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781838950606 | ISBN 10: 1838950605

    "A seething excavation of want and human error"(Raven Leilani, author of Luster) "Glorious, ecstatic, devastating… A gorgeous debut from a wickedly talented new author"(Lauren Groff, author of Florida) "Sultry, dark, thick with the heat of bo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Awkward Black Man by Walter Mosley
    The Awkward Black Man - by Walter Mosley

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781474623643 | ISBN 10: 1474623646

    Bestselling author Walter Mosley has proven himself a master of narrative tension, both with his extraordinary fiction and gripping writing for television. The Awkward Black Man collects seventeen of Mosley's most accomplished short stories to showca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Life, Queer Love: An Anthology by Golnoush Nour, Matt Bates and Sarah & Kate Beal (Editors)
    Queer Life, Queer Love: An Anthology - by Golnoush Nour, Matt Bates and Sarah & Kate Beal (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838110161 | ISBN 10: 183811016x

    All aspects of the queer experience is reflected in this sparkling collection.  The anthology comprises 42 stories, non-fiction pieces, flash fiction and poetry, the winning entries from an international competition to capture the best of Que ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tongues and Bellies by The Whole Kahani
    Tongues and Bellies - by The Whole Kahani

    £11.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838060312 | ISBN 10: 1838060316

    A third collection of short-form stories from The Whole Kahani. The mood is mischievous and ingenious as characters invent and seek half-hidden truths and half-forgotten memories. From these pages floats a mouth-watering aroma of cherished childhood ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Decameron Project: 29 New Stories from the Pandemic by New York Times Magazine (Editors)
    The Decameron Project: 29 New Stories from the Pandemic - by New York Times Magazine (Editors)

    £10.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781398502185 | ISBN 10: 1398502189

    A stunning collection of new short stories originally commissioned by The New York Times Magazine as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, from twenty-nine authors including Margaret Atwood, Tommy Orange, Colm Toibin, Kamilia Shamsie, David Mitchell ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Twelve Even Stranger Days of Christmas by Syd Moore
    The Twelve Even Stranger Days of Christmas - by Syd Moore

    £6.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786079794 | ISBN 10: 1786079798

    From the twice CWA Dagger shortlisted author of The Twelve Strange Days of Christmas come twelve stories to transport you to the macabre world of inexplicable phenomena.   As the dark winter nights get longer, prepare to lose yourself in the world ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year
    The Year's Best Science Fiction Vol. 2: The Saga Anthology of Science Fiction 2021 - by Jonathan Strahan (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781534449626 | ISBN 10: 1534449620

    The most celebrated science fiction short story editor of our time, multi-award-winning editor and Locus Magazine critic Jonathan Strahan presents the definitive collection of best short science fiction of 2021.   With short works from some o ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Scandinavian Christmas: Festive Tales for a Nordic Noel by Various authors
    A Scandinavian Christmas: Festive Tales for a Nordic Noel - by Various authors

    £12.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781784877675 | ISBN 10: 1784877670

    Ranging from Hans Christian Anderson to Karl Ove Knausgaard, have yourself a nordic noel with the very best Scandinavian Christmas tales.  Have yourself a truly Scandinavian Christmas... Of visions and prophesies seen in dark, dark woods. Of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book of Christmas Stories by Jessica Harrison (Editor)
    The Penguin Book of Christmas Stories - by Jessica Harrison (Editor)

    £12.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241455654 | ISBN 10: 0241455650

    The perfect gift this Christmas season: a generous selection of some of the greatest festive stories of all time - now in a beautiful clothbound edition.  This is a collection of the most magical, moving, chilling and surprising Christmas sto ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Mountain and Other Stories by Gerry Adams
    Black Mountain and Other Stories - by Gerry Adams

    £11.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781847176301 | ISBN 10: 1847176305

    In this collection, one of Ireland's best-known political figures brings us new and selected stories of politics, of family, of love and of friendship.  These are portraits of Ireland, and especially Belfast, old and new, in times of struggle and in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of the Ruins by Preston Grassmann (Editor)
    Out of the Ruins - by Preston Grassmann (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781789097399 | ISBN 10: 1789097398

    This anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction asks, what would you save from the fire? In the moments when it all comes crashing down, what will we value the most, and how will we save it?  Featuring stories from China Mieville, Emily St John Ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Sci-Fi Short Stories by Various authors
    Black Sci-Fi Short Stories - by Various authors

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781839644801 | ISBN 10: 183964480x

    A deluxe edition of new writing and neglected perspectives.  Dystopia, apocalypse, gene-splicing, cloning and colonization are explored here by new authors and combined with proto-sci-fi and speculative writing of an older tradition (by W.E.B. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Reykjavik: A City in Short Fiction by Becca Parkinson & Vera Juliusdottir (Editors)
    The Book of Reykjavik: A City in Short Fiction - by Becca Parkinson & Vera Juliusdottir (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781910974032 | ISBN 10: 191097403x

    Featuring Friðgeir Einarsson, Kristín Eiríksdóttir, Þórarinn Eldjárn, Einar Már Guðmundsson, Björn Halldórsson, Fríða Ísberg, Auður Jónsdóttir, Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir, Andri Snær Magnason & Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson  Re ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Horizons: The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction by Tarun K. Saint (Editor)
    New Horizons: The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction - by Tarun K. Saint (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781473228689 | ISBN 10: 1473228689

    The citizens of Karachi wake up and discover the sea missing from their shores, the last Parsi on Earth must escape to other worlds when debt collectors come knocking, and a family visiting a Partition-themed park gets more entertainment than they ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things Remembered and Things Forgotten by Kyoko Nakajima
    Things Remembered and Things Forgotten - by Kyoko Nakajima

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781908745965 | ISBN 10: 1908745967

    'If we want to understand what has been lost to time, there is no way other than through the exercise of imagination... imagination applied with delicate rather than broad strokes'.  So wrote the award winning Japanese author Kyoko Nakajima of h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Ramallah: A City in Short Fiction by Maya Abu Al-Hayat (Editor)
    The Book of Ramallah: A City in Short Fiction - by Maya Abu Al-Hayat (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781912697427 | ISBN 10: 1912697424

    Featuring Maya Abu Al-Hayat, Anas Abu Rahma, Liana Badr, Ahlam Bsharat, Ameer Hamad, Khaled Hourani, Ahmad Jaber, Ziad Khadash, Ibrahim Nasrallah & Mahmoud Shukair   A coffee seller waits all day for one of his customers to ask him how he is, u ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Quarry by Ben Halls
    The Quarry - by Ben Halls

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349701103 | ISBN 10: 0349701105

    You can see it in them; all that anger inside, it's toxic. Throw some drink into it and everything bubbles over. People say that they never see it coming, the swing of the fist that kicks it all off, but I can tell.   In these interconnected shor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women
    Women's Weird 2: More Strange Stories by Women, 1891-1937 - by Melissa Edmundson (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912766444 | ISBN 10: 1912766442

    Women’s Weird 2 contains thirteen remarkably chilling stories originally published from 1891 to 1937, by women authors from the USA, the UK, New Zealand, Canada, India and Australia.   Read thoroughly frightening fiction by the most unexpected ... more

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  • Cover image of book Supporting Cast by Kit de Waal
    Supporting Cast - by Kit de Waal

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241973424 | ISBN 10: 0241973422

    ***From the acclaimed author of My Name is Leon***  As she walks out of her marriage, a woman remembers the day her husband rescued a boy from drowning. A blind man on his wedding day celebrates the pursuit of love. And a young man leaves pri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Algorithm Party by Roy
    Algorithm Party - by Roy

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912722907 | ISBN 10: 1912722909

    Algorithm Party is a debut publication in which an utterly original, fully-formed literary voice announces itself, somehow full of life, on the page.   Liverpool’s spoken-word performer Roy’s deft, articulate and startlingly observed stor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why the Moon Travels by Oein DeBhairduin, illustrated by Leanne McDonagh
    Why the Moon Travels - by Oein DeBhairduin, illustrated by Leanne McDonagh

    £11.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781916493506 | ISBN 10: 1916493505

    Why the Moon Travels is a haunting collection of twenty tales rooted in the oral tradition of the Irish Traveller community.   Brave vixens, prophetic owls and stalwart horses live alongside the human characters as guides, protectors, friends and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Jakarta: A City in Short Fiction by Maesy Ang and Teddy W. Kusuma (Editors)
    The Book of Jakarta: A City in Short Fiction - by Maesy Ang and Teddy W. Kusuma (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912697328 | ISBN 10: 1912697327

    Featuring: utiuts ., Sabda Armandio, Hanna Fransisca, Cyntha Hariadi, Afrizal Malna, Dewi Kharisma Michellia, Ratri Ninditya, Yusi Avianto Pareanom, Ben Sohib & Ziggy Zezsyazeoviennazabrizkie   A group of senior citizens set out to visit an amus ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sudden Traveller by Sarah Hall
    Sudden Traveller - by Sarah Hall

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780571345052 | ISBN 10: 0571345050

    *WINNER OF THE BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD 2020 *SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDGE HILL SHORT STORY PRIZE *SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE  A Guardian, Financial Times and Irish Times Book of the Year  In Turkish fores ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best British Short Stories 2020 by Nicholas Royle (Editor)
    Best British Short Stories 2020 - by Nicholas Royle (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781784632359 | ISBN 10: 178463235x

    The nation's favourite annual guide to the short story, now in its tenth 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 Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa by Various authors
    Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781780265056 | ISBN 10: 1780265050

    Check-in... To five-star neon-lit luxury. To budget motels with the option to pay by the hour. To intimate anonymous rooms wiped clean every twenty-four hours or clammy beds where remnants of yesterday's guests still lurk.   Check-in... Lovers ... more

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

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241983126 | ISBN 10: 0241983126

    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 else ... 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

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529111286 | ISBN 10: 1529111285

    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 Hag: Forgotten Folktales Retold by Various authors
    Hag: Forgotten Folktales Retold - by Various authors

    £12.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780349013596 | ISBN 10: 0349013594

    Dark, potent and uncanny, Hag bursts with the untold stories of our Isles, captured in voices as varied as they are vivid.   Here are sisters fighting for the love of the same woman, a pregnant archaeologist unearthing impossible bones and lost chil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Funny Ha, Ha: 80 of the Funniest Stories Ever Written by Paul Merton (Editor)
    Funny Ha, Ha: 80 of the Funniest Stories Ever Written - by Paul Merton (Editor)

    £15.00   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838939021 | ISBN 10: 1838939024

    The Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year.   80 of the funniest stories ever written, selected and introduced by Paul Merton. From Anton Chekhov to Ali Smith, from P.G. Wodehouse to Nora Ephron, the greatest writers are those who know how to l ... 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

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912836246 | ISBN 10: 1912836246

    ‘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 Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Manchester Happened - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786077769 | ISBN 10: 1786077760

    A stunning new story collection from Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, acclaimed author of Kintu and winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014 and the Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction 2018.  If there's one thing the characters in Jennifer Mak ... more

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  • Cover image of book Episodes: A Collection by Christopher Priest
    Episodes: A Collection - by Christopher Priest

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781473200630 | ISBN 10: 1473200636

    Christopher Priest is one of the most acclaimed writers of both SF and literary fiction at work today. Here, for the first time in almost twenty years, is a collection of his short work. Largely previously uncollected, ranging from the horrific to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Shanghai: A City in Short Fiction by Jin Li and Dai Congrong (Editors)
    The Book of Shanghai: A City in Short Fiction - by Jin Li and Dai Congrong (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912697274 | ISBN 10: 1912697270

    Featuring Wang Anyi, Xiao Bai, Shen Dacheng, Chen Danyan, Cai Jun, Chen Qiufan, Xia Shang, Teng Xiaolan, Fu Yuehui & Wang Zhanhei  As the end of the world arrives in downtown Shanghai, one man’s only wish is to return a library book... ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ministry of Guidance - and Other Stories by Golnoosh Nour
    The Ministry of Guidance - and Other Stories - by Golnoosh Nour

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781916129283 | ISBN 10: 1916129285

    Set mostly in Iran, but making forays to London, Germany, and the transit area of a Ukrainian airport, the stories are brilliantly deft in summoning up the dilemmas of their protagonists, be they characters who are kicking against the confines of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Salt Slow by Julia Armfield
    Salt Slow - by Julia Armfield

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529012590 | ISBN 10: 1529012597

    THE ELECTRIFYING DEBUT FROM THE WINNER OF THE WHITE REVIEW SHORT STORY PRIZE 2018   In her brilliantly inventive and haunting debut collection of stories, Julia Armfield explores bodies and the bodily, mapping the skin and bones of her character ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where The Wild Ladies Are by Aoko Matsuda, translated by Polly Barton
    Where The Wild Ladies Are - by Aoko Matsuda, translated by Polly Barton

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781911284383 | ISBN 10: 191128438x

    Winner of an English PEN Award Named a ‘new book you need to read in 2020‘ by i-D Named a ‘best book of the year so far‘ by Tatler  Witty, inventive, and profound, Where the Wild Ladies Are is a contemporary feminist retelling of tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Are Attempting To Survive Our Time by A L Kennedy
    We Are Attempting To Survive Our Time - by A L Kennedy

    £16.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781787331822 | ISBN 10: 1787331822

    A master-class in the short story, from the Costa Book Award winning author of Day.  A. L. Kennedy’s new collection of stories show us women and men wrestling with the lives they have been given and the times spinning out around them. Humou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Resist: Stories of Uprising 2 by Ra Page (Editor)
    Resist: Stories of Uprising 2 - by Ra Page (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912697311 | ISBN 10: 1912697319

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

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  • Cover image of book Women
    Women's Weird: Strange Stories by Women, 1890-1940 - by Melissa Edmundson (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912766246 | ISBN 10: 1912766248

    Early Weird fiction embraces the supernatural, horror, science fiction, fantasy and the Gothic, and was explored with enthusiasm by many women writers in the United Kingdom and in the USA in the late Victorian period and in the early twentieth centur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dragon Bike: Fantastical Stories of Bicycling, Feminism & Dragons by Elly Blue (Editor)
    Dragon Bike: Fantastical Stories of Bicycling, Feminism & Dragons - by Elly Blue (Editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781621060475 | ISBN 10: 1621060470

    From the great, winged, fire-breathing lizards of the west to the wise, flying serpents of the east, dragons play a powerful role in our myths and imaginations.  In these fourteen stories and one comic, bicyclists encounter a diversity of dragon ... more

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  • Cover image of book Not So Stories by David Thomas Moore (Editor)
    Not So Stories - by David Thomas Moore (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781781087800 | ISBN 10: 1781087806

    Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories was one of the first true children's books in the English language, a timeless classic that continues to delight readers to this day. Beautiful, evocative and playful, the stories of How the Whale Got His Throat or H ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lake Like a Mirror: Stories by Ho Sok Fong
    Lake Like a Mirror: Stories - by Ho Sok Fong

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846276903 | ISBN 10: 184627690x

    A portrait of Malaysian society in nine stories, by an author described by critics as 'the most accomplished Malaysian writer, full stop'.   Lake Like a Mirror is a scintillating exploration of the lives of women buffeted by powers beyond the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Broken Stars: Sixteen Stories from the New Frontiers of Chinese Science Fiction by Edited and translated by Ken Liu
    Broken Stars: Sixteen Stories from the New Frontiers of Chinese Science Fiction - by Edited and translated by Ken Liu

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788548120 | ISBN 10: 1788548124

    A new anthology of Chinese short-fiction by award winning author Ken Liu.  Here are sixteen short stories from China's groundbreaking SFF writers, edited and translated by award-winning author Ken Liu.  In Hugo award-winner Liu Cixin' ... more

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  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
    Friday Black - by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

    £9.99   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 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 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 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 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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