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  • Alarcon, Daniel.
    WAR BY CANDLELIGHT: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book by this award-winning writer who was born in Lima, Peru but grew up in Alabama and writes in English. These nine stories "take the reader from Third World urban centers to the fault lines that divide nations and people. Wars, both national and internal, are waged in jungles, across borders, in the streets of Lima, in the intimacy of New York apartments.. . a devastating portrait ofa world in flux." SIGNED on the title page. 189 pp. ISBN: 0-060594780.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83267
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  • CHEATERS and Other Stories. by Albarelli, Dean.
    Albarelli, Dean.
    CHEATERS and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1996). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a collection of nine stories about men (mostly) on the brink of decisions that will change their lives - among them is "Honeymoon" about a young IRA terrorist, which was included in "20 Under 30: Best Stories by America's Young New Writers." SIGNED on the title page and INSCRIBED and dated in the year of publication on the half title page to the late noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens. Laid in a postcard with a handwritten note by Albarelli to Owens thanking him for his support. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-312142943.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82808
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  • CHEATERS and Other Stories. by Albarelli, Dean.
    Albarelli, Dean.
    CHEATERS and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1996). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a collection of nine stories about men (mostly) on the brink of decisions that will change their lives - among them is "Honeymoon" about a young IRA terrorist, which was included in "20 Under 30: Best Stories by America's Young New Writers." SIGNED on the title page. Laid in is a promotional postcard with a handwritten note by Albarelli to the late Oklahoma collector Larry Owens. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-312142943.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82809
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  • HEAVY WATER and Other Stories. by Amis, Martin.
    Amis, Martin.
    HEAVY WATER and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - Collection of nine satirical short stories originally published between 1979 and 1997. 231 pp. ISBN: 0-224051261.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75454
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  • Ardizzone, Tony, foreword by Gloria Naylor.
    LARABI'S OX: Stories of Morocco.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, (1992). First edition - A collection of interwoven stories that tell of three Americans travelers, each visiting Morocco for the first time. Winner of the 1992 Milkweed National Fiction Prize with a foreword by Gloria Naylor, who was the competition judge. Illustrated with drawings at the beginning of each story by Allan Servoss. 245 pp. ISBN: 0-915943727.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83580
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  • Atherton, Gertrude (1857-1948)
    THE FOGHORN: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1934. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of four supernatural tales, consisting of two novellas and two short stories, set in California and Europe, including - in addition to the classic title story - the often-anthologized "The Striding." Two long and two short stories, the setting shifting from California to Europe. In first of the novellas - 'The Eternal Now' - a man relives his past existence in an earlier century at the height of a party he is giving in the here and now and in 'The Sacrificial Altar' a writer of crime fiction cannot prove his only crime and kills himself. 198 pp.

    Condition: Very good in black cloth with red lettering in a rather poor example of the uncommon dust jacket - the book has a couple of previous owner stamps; the dust jacket has several short tears with associated creasing on the front cover and the loss of about 1 inch at the top of the spine, but the original price of 1.75 is still present.

    Book ID: 83582
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  • Auchincloss, Louis
    SECOND CHANCE: Tales of Two Generations.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories.

    Condition: Good in a good dustjacket (some edgewear to the dustjacket)

    Book ID: 16967
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  • NARCISSA and Other Fables. by Auchincloss, Louis.
    Auchincloss, Louis.
    NARCISSA and Other Fables.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of thirteen short stories which offer a "penetrating glimpse into the ethical malaise" of our time. The title story, about a wealthy muralist and patroness of the arts who poses in the nude for a fellow artist who then blackmails her, could be updated for the internet age, where images all to frequently come back to haunt people. Other stories focus on manipulation - "a socially prominent family conspires to entrap a girl into a 'front' marriage with their homosexual son and heir" - and corruption - "a federal judge sells his opinions to the highest bidder with a recklessness that seems, almost suicidally, to invite detection." 213 pp. ISBN: 0-395331145.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (rubbing and minor edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 76197
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  • THE ANGEL ON THE ROOF: The Stories of Russell Banks. by Banks, Russell.
    Banks, Russell.
    THE ANGEL ON THE ROOF: The Stories of Russell Banks.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Although Banks is best known as a novelist,he has also won awards for his short stories and this collection, which includes stories written over a period of 30 years, contains many examples of his most powerful stories. Included are the best stories from his previous volumes, revised for this collection, and nine new stories, as well as an introduction and afterword by Banks. The settings range from New Hampshire and working class New England to Florida, the Caribbean and Africa. xix, 506 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0173963.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62253
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  • Banks, Russell.
    SUCCESS STORIES.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Hamish Hamilton, (1986.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-241-119278.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 11355
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  • A PERMANENT MEMBER OF THE FAMILY. by Banks, Russell.
    Banks, Russell.
    A PERMANENT MEMBER OF THE FAMILY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press / Harper Collins, (2013). Hardcover first edition - A collection of twelve new stories by the award-winning author of "The Sweet Hereafter" and many other acclaimed novels - stories which "profoundly humane, deeplyÑand darklyÑfunny, and absolutely unforgettable." 228 pp. ISBN: 978-0061857652.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 83222
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  • SUCCESS STORIES. by Banks, Russell.
    Banks, Russell.
    SUCCESS STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1986) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collection of twelve short stories. SIGNED on the title page. 183 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0155671.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.(prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 11356
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  • A PERMANENT MEMBER OF THE FAMILY. by Banks, Russell.
    Banks, Russell.
    A PERMANENT MEMBER OF THE FAMILY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press / Harper Collins, (2013). Hardcover first edition - A collection of twelve new stories by the award-winning author of "The Sweet Hereafter" and many other acclaimed novels - stories which "profoundly humane, deeplyÑand darklyÑfunny, and absolutely unforgettable." SIGNED on the title page. 228 pp. ISBN: 978-0061857652.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 83223
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  • SUCCESS STORIES. by Banks, Russell.
    Banks, Russell.
    SUCCESS STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1986) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collection of twelve short stories. SIGNED on the title page. 183 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0155671.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60989
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  • STAY UP WITH ME: Stories. by Barbash, Tom.
    Barbash, Tom.
    STAY UP WITH ME: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2013) dj. Hardcover first edition - His first collection of short stories, about the myriad ways in which we try to connect with one another. 209 pp. ISBN: 9780062258120.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 75483
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  • MINIMAL DAMAGE: Stories Of Veterans. by Barnes, H. Lee.
    Barnes, H. Lee.
    MINIMAL DAMAGE: Stories Of Veterans.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (2007.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of seven stories and a novella which explore the lives, legacies and memories of veterans, all damaged by their war experiences, living in a society with no need for soldiers. SIGNED on the title page and uncommon thus. A title in the Western Literature Series. 184 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 56873
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  • THE BLOCKADERS and Other Stories. by Barnes, James.
    Barnes, James.
    THE BLOCKADERS and Other Stories.

    Edition: Later printing (code D-Y indicating 1924)

    New York: Harper & Brothers, (c 1905). Hardcover - The title story is an account of the blockade of the Confederacy's ports during the Civil War. Other stories are set among the Anasazi ruins, in the Congo in Africa and elsewhere. Glossy frontispiece. (there are no internal plates) 244 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated tan cloth.

    Book ID: 68344
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  • CROSS CHANNEL. by Barnes, Julian.
    Barnes, Julian.
    CROSS CHANNEL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first collection of short stories, ten stories which explore the British experience of France over a period of 300 years, from the 17th century to the present. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-679446915.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82299
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  • KNOPF SHORT STORY SAMPLER, Spring 1996. by Barnes, Julian; Diane Williams, Sam Shepard, Christine Schutt and Jim Shepard.
    Barnes, Julian; Diane Williams, Sam Shepard, Christine Schutt and Jim Shepard.
    KNOPF SHORT STORY SAMPLER, Spring 1996.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First edition - Includes five stories from collections to be published by Knopf from March through June 1996. 85 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 82022
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  • SADNESS by Barthelme, Donald
    Barthelme, Donald
    SADNESS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1972. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of 16 short stories by this post-modernist writer. 183 pp. ISBN: 0-374253331.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dust jacket (short tear to upper edge of spine of dj, creasing to front flap, original price of 5.95 still present)

    Book ID: 80058
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  • OVERNIGHT TO MANY DISTANT CITIES by Barthelme, Donald
    Barthelme, Donald
    OVERNIGHT TO MANY DISTANT CITIES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1983). Hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories by this important post-modernist writer, stories which take us from New York to Copenhagen, Barcelona, Paris and more. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-399128689.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80068
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  • THE LIVES OF ROCKS: Stories. by Bass, Rick.
    Bass, Rick.
    THE LIVES OF ROCKS: Stories.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2007.). Ten stories which explore our connection to nature, set in locations ranging from Texas to Montana. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-618-90966x.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 45791
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  • THE LIVES OF ROCKS: Stories. by Bass, Rick.
    Bass, Rick.
    THE LIVES OF ROCKS: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006. dj. Hardcover first edition - Ten stories which explore our connection to nature, set in locations ranging from Texas to Montana. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-618-596747.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52234
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  • FIESTAS. by Bautista, Jacqueline .
    Bautista, Jacqueline .
    FIESTAS.

    Edition: Second edition, a trade paperback.

    Huntsville, TX: Texas Review Press, (2006). A collection of eleven short stories about modern Spain, beginning with a story set in the years just before the Spanish Civil War of 1936, and continuing through the twentieth century. Winner of the George Garrett Prize. 166 pp. ISBN: 1-881515958.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 71801
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  • A RELATIVE STRANGER: Stories. by Baxter, Charles.
    Baxter, Charles.
    A RELATIVE STRANGER: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of thirteen short stories, two of which were selected for Best American Short Stories. His second collection of stories, fourth work of fiction. 223 pp. ISBN: 0-393028674.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78365
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  • SECRETS AND SURPRISES by Beattie, Ann
    Beattie, Ann
    SECRETS AND SURPRISES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1978. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - One of her best collections of short stories. SIGNED on the title page. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-394-503117.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good+ dustjacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 65329
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  • WHERE YOU'LL FIND ME and Other Stories. by Beattie, Ann
    Beattie, Ann
    WHERE YOU'LL FIND ME and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1986) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collection of fifteen short stories. SIGNED on the title page. 191 pp. ISBN: 0-671-622220x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 20659
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  • BARKING MAN AND OTHER STORIES. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    BARKING MAN AND OTHER STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1990. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised collection of short stories by this writer who was included on Granta's list of the 20 best young American novelists. SIGNED on the title page. 230 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-835X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 82408
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  • ZERO db and Other Stories. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    ZERO db and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1987. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bell's fourth book and first collection of short stories. SIGNED by author on title page. 179 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-4893.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (appears unread, but some rubbing to the dj).

    Book ID: 82410
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  • ATOMIC LOVE: A Novella and Eight Stories. by Bellamy, Joe David (1941-2014)
    Bellamy, Joe David (1941-2014)
    ATOMIC LOVE: A Novella and Eight Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - A powerful collection of short fiction - stories which "explore love, loss and hope" - by this award-winning author. 133 pp. ISBN: 1557282773.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67325
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