Book List:6 titles
  • This second installment of The Best Small Fictions continues to celebrate the diversity and quality captured in fiction forms fewer than 1,000 words. Forty-five acclaimed and emerging writers-including Alberto Chimal, Toh EnJoe, Kathy Fish, Amelia Gr...


  • In this remarkable collection of bite-size stories, Stuart Dybek, one of our most prodigious writers, explores the human appetite for rapture and for trust. With fervent intensity and sly wit, he gives each tale his signature mix of characters--some ...


  • A new collection of short stories by a master of the form with a common focus on the turmoils of romantic love --- Ready! Aim! On command the firing squad aims at the man backed against a full-length mirror. The mirror once hung in a bedroom, b...


  • Following his renowned The Coast of Chicago and Childhood, story writer Stuart Dybek returns with eleven masterful and masterfully linked stories about Chicago's fabled and harrowing South Side. United, they comprise the story of Perry Katzek and his...



  • Set in a solid urban landscape that may turn dreamlike in the blink of an eye, these stories balance homely detail and heartbreakingly familiar voices with heroic leaps of imagination. "Moving and real and often brilliantly ambitious."--The Los Angel...