Voice of America: Stories - E.C. Osondu

A collection of short stories set in both Nigeria and the United States, the stories are simultaneously dark and funny. The tone is straightforward and matter of fact, but the subject matter can be intense and fantastical. There are no O. Henry twists in the tale here, but no maddening New Yorker vagueness, either. Here is the story; deal with that.

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$14.99
ISBN: 9780061990878
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 25th, 2011

Errantry: Strange Stories - Elizabeth Hand

Errantry is Elizabeth Hand’s first short story collection since 2006. If you like fiction that is dark and strange (the subtitle is indeed quite apt), you will love this collection. Hand’s tales are all about characters finding something otherworldly in everyday life. Some stories, like “Winter’s Wife,” possess a numinous quality of a myth retold. Others are unsettling or dream-like in their peculiarity but always beautiful and magical.
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$16.00
ISBN: 9781618730305
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Published: Small Beer Press - November 13th, 2012

Suddenly, a Knock on the Door: Stories - Etgar Keret

These are short-short tales, most only 3-to-4 pages, the right length to read between metro stops. Each is a bracingly original shot of absurdity, pathos, black humor, and soul. (Bonus: It's great on audio, too. The all-star narrators include Ira Glass, Dave Eggers, Nicole Krauss, George Saunders, Michael Chabon, Nathan Englander, and Gary Shteyngart.)
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By Etgar Keret, Nathan Englander (Translated by), Miriam Shlesinger (Translated by), Sondra Silverston (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780374533335
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Published: FSG Originals - March 27th, 2012

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