Category Archives: Short Stories

Nights in the Gardens of Brooklyn (New York Review Books

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Jamie Krakover defined eshorts in The Writers' Lens: [10] " For those unfamiliar with eshorts, they are short stories ranging from 12-150 pages, usually linked to a series. However, I generally like very, very dark books, so I chose to review this one to see if Strand's style of horror and comedy could crack my black soul. I know how hard it is to believe, but although this story may be unpublished, it is not exactly a new story. "Some of My Best Friends are Martians" is a politically charged piece about interracial dating that he wrote in the 50's.

Derelicts, Bummers, Scoundrels and Doves

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If you're used to reading only one genre, you may be surprised that you like other, or overlapping, genres when you are exposed to quality examples. A: No, it’s almost certainly not true, simply because, from everything we can tell, little of what many readers today consider Chopin’s feminist literature was read in the early years of the twentieth century–The Awakening, for example, or “The Story of an Hour,” or, certainly, “The Storm.” You might argue that after the 1960s or 1970s Chopin became “an integral part of the evolution of feminism,” but she probably had little or no influence on early 20th-century feminist readers.

The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Frontier

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For inquiries concerning bulk purchases for corporate use, sales incentives, or nonprofit sales, please email our Special Sales department at TradeSales@hmhco.com Houghton Mifflin encourages you to buy books from both online and local booksellers. Only material shown on this official Piedmont Unified School District web site is approved by the District. In a nutshell, the great diversity and value of anthologies are perfect for fast-paced city dwellers and those longing to expand their literary scope.

The Seven Vagabonds (From "Twice Told Tales")

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Seattle: Broken Moon Press, 1992. 233 p. "A collection of essays, stories, poetry, and reflections" on the Columbian quincentenary by Chicano, Puerto Rican, and Native American writers. And then we signed books until 10 PM, when the book store closed. “That was June 20, and then on Sept. 16, in São Paulo, we had another session of book signing, and actress Cris Nicolotti (stage and TV actor from São Paulo) was in charge of the dramatic reading of that same story.

Skulls & Bones: A Novella: Fourteen Letters from a Sailor at

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These stories give a bittersweet account of reconciliation to the givens of self and life while growing up that will be recognized as authentic by all." Participants will include Kevin Barry, Sinéad Gleeson, Micheál Ó Conghaile and Elizabeth Reapy. Mother and child, husband and wife, people and land, are wrenched apart by the belief systems and power associated with the English language. At times why he includes a writer can be a trifle whimsical, but his individual author analysis is rarely sketchy.

The Trouble With Fire

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I remember authors whose writing gave an insight or two into life. The book begins with a prologue that reads as a poetic warning to men everywhere. Kelly would later admit his performances were uneven and not all of the stories were a good fit to his talents. You can see a preview (and place an order) on the publisher's website or order a copy from Amazon UK or from Amazon.com. All of the stories in this collection are worth the reader�s time, but I shall mention a couple of my favorites. �First and Last and Always� by Thana Niveau is about a college student whose obsession with a local singer compels her to cast a love spell.

Red Fire: A Western Trio

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ISBN: 0378-06375-8. * The Call of Fife and Drum: Three Novels of the Revolution. vi, 568 pp, 24 cm, Contents: The Unvanquished -- Conceived in Liberty -- The Proud and the Free. Wrath James White has experimented with Japanese and Korean poem structures to create something quite unique. Includes stories or poetry by: Nancy Kress, Patricia C. Highly recommended for all library collections. In the western critical tradition, a reader might experience Ayah’s stages of grief as formulated by psychologist, Elizabeth Kubler–Ross in her book On Death and Dying.

City of Kings (Discoveries Series)

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However all are of good quality, including one absolute corker by John Taintor Foote, and the non-fictional articles are interesting to those fascinated by racing. Because of their length, short stories may or may not follow this pattern. Ayah’s life is characterized by a series of traumatic losses of her family members at the hands of white culture. Brendan DuBois takes a non-standard look at cyber-warfare where the Chinese conquer America without firing a shot or shutting down our computer systems with an EMP or anything else so crude or prosaic.

Kijani

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In other words, we can no longer overlook the political import of such stories and conceive them as innocuous pieces of fiction merely designed for entertainment. In Lovecraft Unbound, more than twenty of today’s most prominent writers of literature and dark fantasy tell stories set in or inspired by the works of H. With stories from Dick King-Smith, Michael Bond, Philippa Gregory, Jacqueline Wilson a ... Hydra's short story collection, A Succubus for Halloween, those scares can also be mixed with a bit of titillation and sexiness.

Balikbayan

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Other stories, including "The Shadow", "The Darkness", "Sideshow, and Other Stories", "Teatro Grottesco", and "Gas Station Carnival", had really good elements to them, but were repetitive and sometimes confusing. C., in 1972; and a protest at the historical battle site at Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, in 1973. Fans of the period's popular fiction often found his selections precious or willfully obscure. He recently won the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Prize.
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