- The Oxford Book of Spy Stories
Seeking to provide a panorama of those spy stories that define espionage in the public imagination, Cox, an editor at OUP, selects 28 short stories covering a variety of international (and in one case, interplanetary) settings and epochs.
- Life Science and Other Stories
Five ``Bear Stories'' build on one another, from the secondhand tale of a man who covers his daughter's hands with honey to lure a bear into a photograph, to the narrator's attempt to shoot one.
- Evolution: The Whole Story
Modestly priced for such a richly detailed hardcover, this book is the essential story of life on earth, and it belongs on the shelf of everyone who is interested in that story.
- SHATTERED: Stories of Children and War
Twelve thought-provoking stories by as many writers cover a wide range of settings and conflicts.
- America: The Story of Us
If every history text was as lively as America, everyone would know our story.
- Coming to America: The Story of Immigration
She astutely makes each reader a part of her story, stating, "All Americans are related to immigrants or are immigrants themselves."
- Mostly Redneck: Stories
It's a fitting match for this assortment of murderers, musicians in small-town cover bands, and ex-cons who fell short of the brass ring that make up this collection.
- Best of Tin House Stories
The cover design is fairly generic compared with the competition (i.e., McSweeney's), but what's inside is anything but.
- Why Religion?: A Personal Story
In her deepest grief, Pagels’s body was covered with boils, like Job’s—an acute stress reaction.
- Stalin in the Bronx, and Other Stories
Many of Ruta's stories are set in Latin America, against a background of suffering and social upheaval.
- Here Until August: Stories
The 10 sharp, vivid stories in Rowe’s first collection (after the novel A Loving, Faithful Animal) showcase characters overwhelmed by the harsh and often beautiful places in which they feel not at all at home.
- One is a Wanderer: Selected Stories
Drawn from earlier collections covering the past three decades, these 21 stories range across a variety of locales, social echelons and literary styles.
- Widow Basquiat: A Love Story
When Basquiat died, Clement writes, “Suzanne covers her mouth with her hands...
- IDEAS OF HEAVEN: A Ring of Stories
Forecast: The dreamy interconnectedness of Silber's stories is elegantly hinted at in the lovely cover art.
- The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov
The 13 stories appearing between hard covers here for the first time--finely translated, like many of the others, by Nabokov's son Dmitri--break no new ground, although one includes an original ending dropped from its first printing.