Book List in Order: 7 titles


  • A much-anticipated collection of brilliantly observant short stories from one of the great American masters of the form. At times raucously hilarious, at times charming and delightful, at times as solemn and mysterious as a pond at midnight, Debor...



  • One of America's finest writers.--San Francisco Chronicle Concentrated bursts of perfection.--The Times (London) Shimmering stories that possess the power and charm to move us. --The New York Times Exhilarating.--Harper's Magazine Outstanding.--Chris...



  • Deborah Eisenberg is nearly unmatched in her mastery of the short-story form. Now, in her newest collection, she demonstrates once again her virtuosic abilities in precisely distilled, perfectly shaped studies of human connection and disconnection. F...



  • Small masterpieces . . . [a] dazzling collection. . . . Like Alice Munro, virtually her only equal in the field, Deborah Eisenberg here seems incapable of writing a bad short story . . . She focuses on misfits, people who don't feel at home in the wo...



  • When Deborah Eisenberg's first book of stories, Transactions in a Foreign Currency, was published, John Updike noted: "Whenever a new writer arrives, a new window of life is opened, and this has happened here." The scope and depth of Eisenberg's idio...



  • A collection of short stories by the author of Transactions in a Foreign Currency features a tale of a two childhood friends who renew old ties and recall old wounds, and a suburban dinner party that uncovers dark truths. Reprint....






Award-Winning Books by Deborah Eisenberg

The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg
2011 Ambassador Book Award -- Fiction
2011 PEN/Faulkner Award -- Fiction