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  • Uncommon Type: Some Stories
    Tom Hanks
    Hardcover: 10/17/2017
     
    A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented ...
  • Five-Carat Soul
    James McBride
    Hardcover: 09/26/2017
     
    Exciting new fiction from James McBride, the first since his National Book Award–winning novel The Good ...
  • The Graybar Hotel: Stories
    Curtis Dawkins
    Hardcover: 07/04/2017
     
    In this stunning debut collection, Curtis Dawkins, an MFA graduate and convicted murderer serving life without...
  • What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky: Stories
    Lesley Nneka Arimah
    Hardcover: 04/04/2017
     
    A dazzlingly accomplished debut collection explores the ties that bind parents and children, husbands and ...
  • Temporary People
    Deepak Unnikrishnan
    Paperback: 03/14/2017
     
    Until now, the humanitarian crisis of the so-called "guest workers" of the Gulf has barely been addressed in ...
  • Eveningland: Stories
    Michael Knight
    Hardcover: 03/07/2017
     
    These stories, told with economy and precision, infused with humor and pathos, excavate brilliantly the latent...
  • The Love Object: Selected Stories
    Edna O'Brien
    Paperback: 02/07/2017
     
    Collected here for the first time are stories spanning five decades of writing by the "short story master." (...

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