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The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction: 50 North American Stories Since 1970 (Touchstone Books (Paperback))
The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction: 50 North American Stories Since 1970 (Touchstone Books (Paperback))
by Lex Williford
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More than 200 English professors, award-winning short-story writers, novelists, and fiction workshop directors were surveyed and asked to select the best literature written since 1970. The short stories included in this anthology represent the best short... (read more)

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French Stories : a Dual-language Book (90 Edition)
French Stories : a Dual-language Book (90 Edition)
by Wallace Fowlie
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10 unusual stories by French literary masters from Voltaire to Camus: "Micromégas," by Voltaire; "The Atheist’s Mass" by Balzac; "The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaler" by Flaubert; "Spleen of Paris" by Baudelaire; "Minuet" by de... (read more)

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The Art of the Short Story
The Art of the Short Story
by Dana Gioia and R.S. Gwynn
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From Chinua Achebe and Sherwood Anderson to Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf, The Art of the Short Story presents masterpieces of short fiction from 52 classic, contemporary and new voices. No other collection of short stories encompasses such a vast and... (read more)

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Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: Work from 1970 to the Present
Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: Work from 1970 to the Present
by Lex Williford
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An exceptional showcase of topflight memoir, literary journalism, personal essay, and cultural criticism, this uniquely comprehensive collection is the first and only creative nonfiction volume to cover all genres, from magazine writing to book excerpts.... (read more)

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The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition
The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition
by Thomas Cooley
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'As a rhetorically arranged collection of short essays for composition, our Samplerechoes the cloth samplers once done in colonial America, presenting the basic patterns of writing for students to practice just as schoolchildren once practiced their... (read more)

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The Best American Essays 2013 (Best American)
The Best American Essays 2013 (Best American)
by Cheryl Strayed and Robert Atwan
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Selected and introduced by Cheryl Strayed, the New York Times best-selling author of Wild and the writer of the celebrated column “Dear Sugar,” this collection is a treasure trove of fine writing and thought... (read more)

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Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry & Gary Snyder
Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry & Gary Snyder
by Chad Wriglesworth
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In 1969 Gary Snyder returned from a long residence in Japan to northern California, to a homestead in the Sierra foothills where he intended to build a house and settle on the land with his wife and young sons. He had just published his first book of... (read more)

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The Norton Anthology of English Literature: Volume B: The Sixteenth Century/The Early Seventeenth Century (Norton Anthology of English Literature)
The Norton Anthology of English Literature: Volume B: The Sixteenth Century/The Early Seventeenth Century (Norton Anthology of English Literature)
by Stephen Greenblatt
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Firmly grounded by the hallmark strengths of all Norton Anthologies'"thorough and helpful introductory matter, judicious annotation, complete texts wherever possible'"The Norton Anthology of English Literaturehas been revitalized in this Eighth Edition... (read more)

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The Norton Anthology of American Literature
The Norton Anthology of American Literature
by Nina Baym
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The Eighth Edition features a diverse and balanced variety of works and thorough but judicious editorial apparatus throughout. The new edition also includes more complete works, much-requested new authors, 170 in-text images, new and re-thought... (read more)

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Notes from No Man's Land: American Essays
Notes from No Man's Land: American Essays
by Eula Biss
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize A frank and fascinating exploration of race and racial identity In a book that begins with a series of lynchings and ends with a series of... (read more)

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Burnt Tongues
Burnt Tongues
by Chuck (edt) Palahniuk
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Transgressive fiction authors write stories some are afraid to tell. Stories with taboo subjects, unique voices, shocking images—nothing safe or dry. Burnt Tongues is a collection of transgressive stories selected by a rigorous nomination and... (read more)

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The Pushcart Prize XXXVIII: Best of the Small Presses 2014 Edition (Pushcart Prize)
The Pushcart Prize XXXVIII: Best of the Small Presses 2014 Edition (Pushcart Prize)
by Bill Henderson
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Winner of honors from the National Book Critics Circle, Publishers Weekly, Poets & Writers / Barnes & Noble and others, and acclaimed by readers and reviewers internationally, The Pushcart Prize series continues to be a testament to the... (read more)

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Micro Fiction : an Anthology of Fifty Really Short Stories (96 Edition)
Micro Fiction : an Anthology of Fifty Really Short Stories (96 Edition)
by Jerome (ed.) Stern
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Ten years ago, Jerome Stern, director of the writing program at Florida State, initiated the World's Best Short Short Story Contest. Stories were to be about 250 words long; first prize was a check and a crate of oranges. Two to three thousand stories... (read more)

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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories
by Tobias Wolff
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The thirty-three stories in this volume prove that American short fiction maybe be our most distinctive national art form. As selected and introduced by Tobias Wolff, they also make up an alternate map of the United States that represents not just... (read more)

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The Norton Reader, Shorter Twelfth Edition
The Norton Reader, Shorter Twelfth Edition
by Linda H Peterson
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Read by millions of students since it was first published in 1965, The Norton Readeris the bestselling collection of its kind. With readings in a wide variety of genres, subjects, and styles, it offers the largest and most thoughtfully chosen collection... (read more)

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Norton Anthology English Literature. Volume A: Middle Ages (9TH 12 Edition)
Norton Anthology English Literature. Volume A: Middle Ages (9TH 12 Edition)
by Stephen Greenblatt
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The Ninth Edition offers more complete works and more teachable groupings than ever before, the apparatus you trust, and a new, free Supplemental Ebook with more than 1,000 additional texts. Read by more than 8 million students, The Norton Anthology of... (read more)

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The New Kings of Nonfiction
The New Kings of Nonfiction
by Ira Glass
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A collection of stories-some well known, some more obscure- capturing some of the best storytelling of this golden age of nonfiction. An anthology of the best new masters of nonfiction storytelling, personally chosen and introduced by Ira Glass, the... (read more)

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Art of the Story (99 Edition)
Art of the Story (99 Edition)
by Daniel (ed.) Halpern
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Following the immense success of The Art of the Tale, Daniel Halpern has assembled the next generation of short-story writers—those born after 1937—to create a companion volume, The Art of the Story. Attesting to the depth, range, and... (read more)

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In Short: A Collection of Brief Creative Nonfiction
In Short: A Collection of Brief Creative Nonfiction
by Judith Kitchen
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Something is going on out there. Almost simultaneously, many of our finest writers are experimenting with a new nonfiction form: brief pieces that are literary and personal rather than informational, complete in themselves, and short--very short... (read more)

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Next American Essay (03 Edition)
Next American Essay (03 Edition)
by John Dagata
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In this singular collection, John D'Agata takes a literary tour of lyric essays written by the masters of the craft. Beginning with 1975 and John McPhee's ingenious piece, "The Search for Marvin Gardens," D'Agata selects an example of creative nonfiction... (read more)

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