Book List in Order: 8 titles


  • Ben Marcus returns with a collection of timely dystopian visions of alienation in a modern world. Here a hapless, corporate drone finds love after being disfigured from testing his employer’s newest nutrition supplement; a father starts to suspect ...



  • In New American Stories, the beautiful, the strange, the melancholy, and the sublime all comingle to show the vast range of the American short story . In this remarkable anthology, Ben Marcus has corralled a vital and artistically singular crowd of ...



  • In "New American Stories," the beautiful, the strange, the melancholy, and the sublime all comingle to show the vast range of the American short story . In this remarkable anthology, Ben Marcus has corralled a vital and artistically singular crowd of...





  • From one of the most innovative and vital writers of his generation, an extraordinary collection of stories that showcases his gifts -- and his range -- as never before. In the hilarious, lacerating “I Can Say Many Nice Things,” a washed-up w...



  • In The Flame Alphabet, the most maniacally gifted writer of our generation delivers a work of heartbreak and horror, a novel about how far we will go, and the sorrows we will endure, in order to protect our families. A terrible epidemic has struck...



  • Ben Marcus achieved cult status and gained the admiration of his peers with his first book, The Age of Wire and String. With Notable American Women he goes well beyond that first achievement to create something radically wonderful, a novel set in a w...



  • A debut collection of short stories by the editor of Conjunctions draws on the familiar everyday world of food, the weather, shelter, and more, all radically altered in terms of their relationship to one another and the reader. A first collection....