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  • WHAT KEEPS ME HERE. by Brown, Rebecca.
    Brown, Rebecca.
    WHAT KEEPS ME HERE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories, both realistic and fantastic, by this prize-winning author. INSCRIBED on the title page. 136 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0174404.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64775
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  • DON'T TELL ANYONE. by Busch, Frederick.
    Busch, Frederick.
    DON'T TELL ANYONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of seventeen short stories by this award-winning writers. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-393-049736.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71852
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  • HAD A GOOD TIME: Stories from American Postcards. by Butler, Robert Olen.
    Butler, Robert Olen.
    HAD A GOOD TIME: Stories from American Postcards.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of fifteen short stories, each inspired by the comments written on the back of postcards (the actual postcard is pictured at the beginning of each story.) SIGNED on the title page. 367 pp. ISBN: 0-802117775.

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

    Book ID: 76566
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  • HAD A GOOD TIME: Stories from American Postcards. by Butler, Robert Olen.
    Butler, Robert Olen.
    HAD A GOOD TIME: Stories from American Postcards.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of fifteen short stories, each inspired by the comments written on the back of postcards (the actual postcard is pictured at the beginning of each story.) 367 pp. ISBN: 0-802117775.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 74526
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  • THE COAST OF GOOD INTENTIONS. by Byers, Michael.
    Byers, Michael.
    THE COAST OF GOOD INTENTIONS.

    Edition: Trade paperback original, later printing.

    New York Mariner Books (1998). SIGNED - The author's first book, a collection of short stories that describe living in the Pacific Northwest coast - from the lives of ferry workers, carpenters and park rangers to adolescents leaving home and retirees coming home again. SIGNED on the title page with the words "this one is with all best." A Best American Short Stories Discovery. 163 pp. ISBN: 0-395-891701.

    Condition: Near fine .

    Book ID: 60757
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  • THE COMPLETE STORIES OF TRUMAN CAPOTE. by Capote, Truman; introduction by Reynolds Price.
    Capote, Truman; introduction by Reynolds Price.
    THE COMPLETE STORIES OF TRUMAN CAPOTE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first complete collection of Capote's shorter fiction, including one previously unpublished story written in 1950 - "The Bargain." Biographical note, introduction by Reynolds Price. xv 300 pp. ISBN: 0-679643109.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (small chips to the dj at the top of the flap folds)

    Book ID: 68141
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  • THE PANIC HAND: Stories. by Carroll, Jonathan.
    Carroll, Jonathan.
    THE PANIC HAND: Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - First collection of short fiction by this inventive and award-winning writer. Includes the novella 'Black Cocktail' and the award-winning 'Friend's Best Man.' 295 pp. ISBN: 0-312146981.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (crease to lower corner of rear dj flap).

    Book ID: 63654
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  • THE OFF-SEASON: Stories. by Covino, Michael.
    Covino, Michael.
    THE OFF-SEASON: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Persea Books, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first collection of short fiction - nineteen stories on current American culture, including two - 'Monologue of the Movie Mogul' and 'Matinee at the Bijou' - which were award-winners. 197 pp. ISBN: 0-89255-0996.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59877
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  • THE GOLD DIGGERS and Other Stories. by Creeley, Robert
    Creeley, Robert
    THE GOLD DIGGERS and Other Stories.

    Edition: First UK printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    London: John Calder, (1965.). First edition - A collection of 16 short stories plus a preface by this award-winning Black Mountain poet. (the earlier limited edition published in 1954 under the same title had only 11 stories - among the new stories in this edition are 'The Unsuccessful Husband,' 'The Suitor,' etc.) 158 pp plus Note. ISBN: 0-7145-02561.

    Condition: Fine in glossy brown covers with white and yellow lettering.

    Book ID: 47555
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  • BREAK IT DOWN: Stories. by Davis, Lydia.
    Davis, Lydia.
    BREAK IT DOWN: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first substantial collection of short stories by an author who has gone on to win the McArthur Fellowship and the Man-Booker International Prize in 2013, among other honors. This book, described as "Strong, seemingly effortless, and haunting work" was a finalist for the Pen/Hemingway Award. 177 pp. ISBN: 0-679-435549.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (nick to upper edge of rear cover of dj).

    Book ID: 61530
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  • A TALE OF PIERROT and Other Stories. by Dennison, George.
    Dennison, George.
    A TALE OF PIERROT and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1987). First edition - A collection of seven stories, including two longer one, written over a period of twenty-five years by the author of the classic of alternative education, "The Lives of Children." 287 pp. ISBN: 0-060961694.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 78576
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  • THE SKULL OF CHARLOTTE CORDAY and Other Stories. by Dick, Leslie.
    Dick, Leslie.
    THE SKULL OF CHARLOTTE CORDAY and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first collection of short stories, third book (preceded by two novels.) Notes, 321 pp. ISBN: 0-684-834391.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61137
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  • WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM ME? And Fifteen Other Stories. by Dorrie, Doris.
    Dorrie, Doris.
    WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM ME? And Fifteen Other Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Dorrie's second collection of short stories with settings ranging from her native Germany to Southern California. Translated from the German by John E. Woods. 155 pp. Dust jacket art by Edward Gorey. ISBN: 0-679400923.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79857
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  • WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM ME? And Fifteen Other Stories. by Dorrie, Doris.
    Dorrie, Doris.
    WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM ME? And Fifteen Other Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Dorrie's second collection of short stories with settings ranging from her native Germany to Southern California. Translated from the German by John E. Woods. 155 pp. Dust jacket art by Edward Gorey. ISBN: 0-679400923.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line, some light soiling to cream background of dj, toning to spine)

    Book ID: 77964
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  • SURF GURU: Stories. by Dorst, Doug.
    Dorst, Doug.
    SURF GURU: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book by the author of the award-winning novel "Alive in Necropolis" - a collection of 12 short stories. SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp. ISBN: 978-1594487913.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66989
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  • SEPARATE FLIGHTS. by Dubus, Andre.
    Dubus, Andre.
    SEPARATE FLIGHTS.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, (1975) dj. His second book, featuring the classic novella "We Don't Live Here Any More" and seven short stories. Winner of the first annual Lawrence L. Winship award for an outstanding book of New England origin. 206 pp. ISBN: 0-87923-1238.

    Condition: Very good in printed yellow wrappers (some 'dustiness' to the covers)

    Book ID: 61525
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  • TWILIGHT OF THE SUPERHEROES. by Eisenberg, Deborah.
    Eisenberg, Deborah.
    TWILIGHT OF THE SUPERHEROES.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2006) dj. Hardcover - The author's seventh collection of short fiction. 225 pp. ISBN: 0-33044459X.

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

    Book ID: 67541
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  • OVERGROWN WITH LOVE. by Ely, Scott.
    Ely, Scott.
    OVERGROWN WITH LOVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Fayetteville, Arkansas: University of Arkansas Press, 1993. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His third book, a collection of short stories about contemporary Southerners, with settings ranging from the Vietnam war to the bayous of Louisiana and the French countryside. SIGNED on the title page. 156 pp. ISBN: 1557282943.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61685
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  • THE ANGEL OF THE GARDEN: Stories. by Ely, Scott.
    Ely, Scott.
    THE ANGEL OF THE GARDEN: Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Columbia & London: University of Missouri Press, (1999). SIGNED first edition - His fourth book, second collection of short fiction, eight stories, many about Southerners, loners and Vietnam veterans who experiences are still filtered through the memories of horror. SIGNED on the title page. 159 pp. ISBN: 0-826212115.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66998
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  • WHO WROTE THE BOOK OF LOVE? by Farber, Thomas
    Farber, Thomas
    WHO WROTE THE BOOK OF LOVE?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1977) dj. Hardcover first edition - An early collection of short stories by Farber -" the common theme is the search for new rules to live by, now that the old ones no longer seem to apply." 127 pp. ISBN: 0-393087999.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74198
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  • A PAUSE IN THE DESERT: and Other Stories. by Farge, Oliver La.
    Farge, Oliver La.
    A PAUSE IN THE DESERT: and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1957. dj. Hardcover first edition - A rather uncommon collection of short stories by this Pulitzer Prize winning writer and noted anthrolopolist. He "covers many aspects of everyday life in these sixteen stories, which range from an old man facing death alone in the Mexican bush to some boys facing the responsibilities of life at St. Peter's school; from the science fiction world of computing machines to the world of gourmets; and from the violent death of a man off the Rhode Island coast to the quiet death of a marriage in New Mexico." 235 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.(some edgewear and short closed tears to dj, original price of $3.50 still present on flap)

    Book ID: 61360
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  • SELECTED SHORT STORIES OF WILLIAM FAULKNER. by Faulkner, William.
    Faulkner, William.
    SELECTED SHORT STORIES OF WILLIAM FAULKNER.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Modern Library, (1962) dj. Hardcover - Includes 13 short stories originally published between 1930 and 1955, including Barn Burning, Two Soldiers and A Rose For Emily. Modern Library 324. 306 pp plus 8 pp ads.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to back cover of dj, original price of $2.45 still present)

    Book ID: 74468
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  • THE YEAR OF THE HOT JOCK and Other Stories. by Faust, Irvin.
    Faust, Irvin.
    THE YEAR OF THE HOT JOCK and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of nine short stories, the second by Faust (his first was published in 1965) 220 pp. ISBN: 0-525243437.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 69360
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  • THEY BROUGHT THEIR WOMEN. by Ferber, Edna (1887-1968.)
    Ferber, Edna (1887-1968.)
    THEY BROUGHT THEIR WOMEN.

    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1933. Hardcover first edition - A collection of eight short stories by this author best known for her novels. Includes a preface by Ferber in which she discusses writing short stories. Notable for including 2 separate title pages for each story, one printed on colored paper with art deco style illustrations. viii, 290 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with only a few markings but significant reading wear, and in somewhat soiled, rubbed and worn boards. A reading copy only.

    Book ID: 69392
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  • DRY RAIN: Stories. by Fromm, Pete.
    Fromm, Pete.
    DRY RAIN: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lyons and Burford, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - HIs fourth book, a collection of sixteen stories by this Montana author, stories set in the American West about ordinary people in extraordinary situations. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award. The title story was the basis for a short film starring James LeGros and Nathan Gamble215 pp. ISBN: 1558215549.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64895
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  • RETRIBUTION. by Fulton, John.
    Fulton, John.
    RETRIBUTION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Picador, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a collection of eleven stories "set in cars, laundromats, motels, ranch houses, and roadside diners, where his characters struggle with and against the demands of family loyalty, love, loss, and sexual desire." SIGNED on the title page. Dust jacket comments from Charles Baxter, Pam Houston, and more. 194 pp. ISBN: 0-31227680X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 69100
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  • BECAUSE THEY WANTED TO: Stories. by Gaitskill, Mary.
    Gaitskill, Mary.
    BECAUSE THEY WANTED TO: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second highly praised collection (her third book) of a dozen very original short stories. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-684-808560.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61138
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  • AMERICAN INNOVATIONS: Stories. by Galchen, Rivka.
    Galchen, Rivka.
    AMERICAN INNOVATIONS: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - First collection of short stories (second book) by this award-winning writer. "By turns realistic, fantastical, witty, and lyrical", they reimagine stories from the perspective of female characters. "The Lost Order" covertly recapitulates James Thurber's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," while "The Region of Unlikeness" is a mirror to Jorge Luis Borges's "The Aleph" and the title story, "American Innovations," revisits Nikolai Gogol's "The Nose." 175 pp. ISBN: 978-0374280475.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76883
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  • CONSIDERING HER CONDITION. by Gibson, Margaret .
    Gibson, Margaret .
    CONSIDERING HER CONDITION.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Vanguard, (1978) dj. Hardcover - Award-winning Canadian author's second collection of seven short stories. 130 pp. ISBN: 09814908551.

    Condition: Fine in light tan boards with beige cloth spine with copper gilt lettering in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78750
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  • NEW MYSTERIES OF PARIS: Stories. by Gifford, Barry.
    Gifford, Barry.
    NEW MYSTERIES OF PARIS: Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Livingston: Clark City Press, (1991). First edition - A collection of four stories in which Gifford "borrows the imaginations of four men -the painter August Macke, the narrator of Andre Breton's Nadja, an aide to King Farouk, and the artist and connoisseur of women, Pascin. The four stories that emerge through each narrator's voice are by turns straightforward, fantastic, bitter and erotic." Illustrated. 82 pp. Cover by Russell Chatham. ISBN: 0+944439314.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76306
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