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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 291 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Uncanny Ireland: Otherworldly Tales of the Strange and Sublime by Maria Giakaniki (Editor)
    Uncanny Ireland: Otherworldly Tales of the Strange and Sublime - by Maria Giakaniki (Editor)

    £16.99   hardback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9780712355209 | ISBN 10: 0712355200

    At moonrise I lit the fire and cried out the wild little invocation that Neoineen and I had made – gave way to all the crazy anguish withinme – chanted it loud enough for the hills to hear.   Entwined in Ireland’s rich literary history is a ... 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

    £9.99   paperback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9781838856090 | ISBN 10: 1838856099

    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 God
    God's Children Are Little Broken Things - by Arinze Ifeakandu

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781399606271 | ISBN 10: 1399606271

    ‘Although he writes about queer lives and loves in Nigeria, Arinze Ifeakandu’s voice is sensually alert to the human and universal in every situation. These quietly transgressive stories are the work of a brilliant new talent’ DAMON GALGUT, Bo ... 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 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 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 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 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 Transmogrify! 14 Fantastical Tales of Trans Magic by g.haron davis (Editor)
    Transmogrify! 14 Fantastical Tales of Trans Magic - by g.haron davis (Editor)

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780063218796 | ISBN 10: 0063218798

    Perfect for fans of All Out and Cemetery Boys, this anthology claims a seat at the table of fantasy literature for trans and gender nonconforming stories.  Transness is as varied and colorful as magic can be. In Transmogrify!, you’ll embark ... 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Dark Blue Winter Overcoat: And Other Stories from the North by Sjon and Ted Hodgkinson (Editors)
    The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat: And Other Stories from the North - by Sjon and Ted Hodgkinson (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782273820 | ISBN 10: 1782273824

    This exquisite anthology collects together the very best fiction from across the Nordic region. Travelling from cosmopolitan Stockholm to the remote Faroe Islands, and from Denmark to Greenland, this unique and compelling volume displays the thrillin ... more

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