Category: Short Stories

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 707

"The Swimmer" and "The Death of Justina"

By: N/A

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Audio: 1981

Book ID: EC7692BB

ISBN: 1559945788

Condition: Very Good


R5 - 1 very good cassette that has some yellow stains on one side in a good cover/case that is soiled on the front, back and spine. Approx. 47 minutes. John Cheever reads "The Swimmer" (25:21) and "The Death of Justina" (22:23). John Cheever's clear, jaunty narration underscores the ironies in these two complex stories of sad men coping poorly with upper-class, suburban life. View more info

Harum Scarum

By: Abbott, Keith

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, Coffee House Press: 1984

Book ID: SCW11159

ISBN: 0918273005

Condition: Very Good


CG5 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition with a dust jacket in very good condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in blue wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very light overall rubbing plus there is some very light creasing on the front. A collection of six short stories, by a noted writer of the form, set in the Pacific ... View more info

Ghost Traps

By: Abel, Robert

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, USA, University of Georgia Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12102

ISBN: 0820312525

Condition: Good


CG2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps and label on the top, right, and bottom outside paper edges and the front free endpaper plus there is a large patch of glue staining on the front free endpaper from a pocket. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A collection of twelve short stories by a noted writer of the form. They are about individuals ... View more info

Prize Stories 1984: The O. Henry Awards

By: Abrahams, William (editor)

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Doubleday: 1984

Book ID: SCW02972

ISBN: 0385188552

Condition: Very Good


BD6 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear. A collection of outstanding short stories by American authors. The stories chosen for this volume were published in the period from the summer of 1982 to the summer of 1983. 296p. View more info

Prize Stories 1996: The O. Henry Awards

By: Abrahams, William (editor)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW03965

ISBN: 0385481306

Condition: Good


BD6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in dark red cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamp and label on the top outside paper edges and front endpaper plus a section (about 2"x4.5") cut out of the front endpaper as part of the library's withdrawal process plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket... View more info

Prize Stories 1995: The O. Henry Awards

By: Abrahams, William (editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW03966

ISBN: 038547671X

Condition: Good


BD6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in dark red cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamp and label on the top outside paper edges and front endpaper plus a section (about 2"x4.5") cut out of the front endpaper as part of the library's withdrawal process plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket... View more info

Prize Stories 1992: The O. Henry Awards

By: Abrahams, William (editor)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: SCW11685

ISBN: 0385421923

Condition: Very Good


BD6 - A first edition trade paperback book in very good condition that has tanning and light shelf wear. Signed by Ann Packer and Antonya Nelson on their respective story page. Edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. The winner and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992. The authors include Cynthia Ozick, Lucy Honig, Tom McNeal, Amy Herrick, Murray Pomerance, Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Michael Wagner, Yolanda Barnes, David Long, Harriet Doerr, P... View more info

Quest for an Island

By: Aksyonov, Vassily

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, PAJ Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SW292BB

ISBN: 1555540201

Condition: Very Good


BP2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, fading and taped label on the spine, label on the back, inside flaps taped on the top and bottom to the book cover, and ligth shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has tape stains on the top and bottom of the loose endpapers, library stamping on the top and copyright page with label, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

Image for Letters to Jud: Stories of Another Life

Letters to Jud: Stories of Another Life

By: Alderman, Don

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, iUniverse Inc.: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC37885BB

ISBN: 1440181357

Condition: Very Good


BW6 - A trade paperback book SIGNED by author in very good condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. Letters to Jud is an engaging portrait of a classically American small town experience. 9"x6", 185 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Holiday Tales of Sholom Aleichem

By: Aleichem, Sholom

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book ID: SCW08249

ISBN: 0684161184

Condition: Good


CH3 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of a patch of light surface damage (about 0.5"x1.5") on the front near the bottom left corner plus there is the usual library stamp and pocket on the title page and back fixed endpaper. The dust jacked shows moderate overall wear mainly in the form of a large patch of surface damage (about 1.5"x3") on the front at the top left corner from a library label plus there is a patc... View more info

The Landmark

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Freeport, New York, Books for Libraries Press: 1970

Book ID: EC8231BB

ISBN: 0836933281

Condition: Good


I3 - Book has wrinkling and wear on the spine edges and gutter edges, label on the lower spine, library stamping on the top and bottom page edges, loose endpapers, and title page, label and cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, some stains on the page edges, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise very good. Short Story Index Reprint Series. Light brown covered boards with dark brown design and gilt lettering on the spine. View more info

The Long Chalkboard: And Other Stories

By: Allen, Jenny

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2006

Book ID: EC12165BB

Condition: Very Good


BW2 - Book has light shelf wear otherwise fine. Three delightful, bittersweet, especially-for-our-time adult stories from writer and comic Jenny Allen and her husband, the inimitable cartoonist Jules Feiffer. View more info

Image for Mere Anarchy

Mere Anarchy

By: Allen, Woody

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2007

Book ID: EC28467BB

ISBN: 1400066417

Condition: Very Good


CS2 - An advance uncorrected proof trade paperback book in near fine condition that has crease on the front bottom right corner. The first new collection from Woody Allen in twenty-five years, featuring eight never-before-published pieces. 8.25"x5.5", 160 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Image for Orlo and Leini: Stories

Orlo and Leini: Stories

By: Alvarez, Rafael

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, USA, Woodholme House Publishers: 2000

Book ID: SCW09897

ISBN: 1891521071

Condition: Very Good


BC6 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with heavy clear plastic lamination applied to the covers plus there are the usual library labels and stamps on the back cover, the top outside paper edges, the front endpaper, and the title page. A collection of short stories about Baltimore told through the story of the long term affair between a junkman and pr... View more info

Visigoth

By: Amdahl, Gary

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Milkweed Editions: 2006

Book ID: EC8775BB

Condition: Very Good


AN1 - Visigoth-a collection of riveting short stories-reveals the commonality of rage and violence that creeps into our culture in subtle yet pervasive ways. View more info

The Man Who Could Fly and Other Stories

By: Anaya, Rudolfo A.

Price: $6.25

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 2006

Book ID: EC8853BB

Condition: Very Good


AN3 - Volume 5 in the Chicana & Chicano Visions of the Americas series. View more info

The Little Angel, and Other Stories

By: Andreyev, Leonid N. (Translated from the Russian of)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Freeport, New York, Books for Libraries Press: 1971

Book ID: EC25410BB

ISBN: 0836939654

Condition: Very Good


D4 - A reprint ex-library hardcover book in very good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners, light discooration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Short Story Index Reprint Series. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Image for The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: Exhibits, Oddities, Images & Stories from Top Authors & Artists

The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: Exhibits, Oddities, Images & Stories from Top Authors & Artists

By: Ann & Jeff Vandermeer (Edited by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Voyager: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC43482BB

ISBN: 0062004751

Condition: Very Good


CF2 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by Jeff Vandermeer in very good condition that has remainder mark on the bottom, some bumped corners and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. Also SIGNED by Lev Grossman, Garth Nix, and Michael Moorcock on their respective page. All-new stories and art from the doctor's wondrous collection by Aeron Alfrey, Kelly Barnhill, Holly Black, Greg Broadmore, S.J. Chambers, Stepan Chapman, Ted Chiang, Michael Cisco, Gio Clairval, John ... View more info

Image for The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: Exhibits, Oddities, Images & Stories from Top Authors & Artists

The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: Exhibits, Oddities, Images & Stories from Top Authors & Artists

By: Ann & Jeff Vandermeer (Edited by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Voyager: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC43754BB

ISBN: 0062004751

Condition: Very Good


CF3 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by Jeff Vandermeer in very good condition that has remainder mark on the bottom, some bumped corners and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. Also SIGNED by Lev Grossman, Garth Nix and Michael Moorcock on their respective page. All-new stories and art from the doctor's wondrous collection by Aeron Alfrey, Kelly Barnhill, Holly Black, Greg Broadmore, S.J. Chambers, Stepan Chapman, Ted Chiang, Michael Cisco, Gio Clairval, John C... View more info

Image for The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: Exhibits, Oddities, Images & Stories from Top Authors & Artists

The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: Exhibits, Oddities, Images & Stories from Top Authors & Artists

By: Ann & Jeff Vandermeer (Edited by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Voyager: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC43755BB

ISBN: 0062004751

Condition: Very Good


CF3 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by Jeff Vandermeer in very good condition that has remainder mark on the bottom, some bumped corners and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. Also SIGNED by Lev Grossman, Garth Nix and Michael Moorcock on their respective page. All-new stories and art from the doctor's wondrous collection by Aeron Alfrey, Kelly Barnhill, Holly Black, Greg Broadmore, S.J. Chambers, Stepan Chapman, Ted Chiang, Michael Cisco, Gio Clairval, John C... View more info