The prize-winning Irish short story writer and author of the highly praised novel My Coney Island Baby delivers his most accomplished book of short fiction to date. A poignant story collection that "grips from the opening page" (Bernard MacLaverty).T... read more
Characterised by its own brand of pleasingly unsettling magic, Naomi Ishiguro's ESCAPE ROUTES matches the inventiveness of David Mitchell with the fairy-tale allure of Angela Carter.
A space-obsessed child conjures up a vortex in his mother's airing cupboard. ... read more
Karen Russell's comedic genius and mesmerising talent for creating outlandish predicaments that uncannily mirror our inner lives are on display in these exuberant, unforgettable stories. In 'The Bad Graft', a couple on a road trip stop in Joshua Tree National Park, w... read more
This is a collection of stories about transformation, with the storyteller and his family shifting through identities drawn from comics, video games, daytime TV, porn flicks and movies, in fantasies of sexual and physical power.
Brutal. Uncompromising. Magnificent. Complex. Unforgettable. A timely debut short story collection that breaks open the idea of women from a powerful new Australian literary voice.She is the explosion, the clamour, the thunder. She is the beat, the rage. She ... read more
THE AWARDWINNING, INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'The Choice is a gift to humanity. One of those rare and eternal stories that you don't want to end and that leave you forever changed' DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize LaureateIn 1944, sixteen-year-... read more
'Magnificent... Her famous seriousness pervades throughout... What's striking is the astonishing scope, potential and possibility Sontag saw in short fiction' Financial Times The complete collected short stories of Susan Sontag, one of the most brilliant and influential w... read more
With a career that spanned more than half a century, William Trevor is regarded as one of the best writers of short stories in the English language. Now, in Last Stories, the master storyteller delivers ten exquisitely rendered tales-nine of which have never been pub... read more
She thought, brightly, This is the worst life decision I have ever made! And she marvelled at herself for a while, at the mystery of this person who'd just done this bizarre, inexplicable thing.
Margot meets Robert. They exchange numbers. They text, flirt and eve... read more
An outstanding new collection of stories from ‘a significant Australian talent’ (Australian) A teenager on the tram meets an old man claiming to be Jesus Christ. Six young women band together on a night prowl. A Filipino immigrant clashes with his el... read more
A biting collection of stories from a bold new voice
A young girl sees ghosts from her third eye, located where her belly button should be.
A one-dimensional yellow man steps out of a cinema screen, hoping to lead a three-dimensional life.
A... read more
This brilliant, bitingly funny novel-in-stories about extraordinary characters living in a crumbling apartment building heralds the arrival of a major new talent. "Maria Reva is a miracle writer: how else to explain how dark and suffused with light the... read more