- Love, Struggle and Change: Stories by Women
ese 12 stories by and about women cover a wide range of topics, including pregnancy and childbirth, romantic relationships both heterosexual and lesbian, and such political issues as society's treatment of the handicapped and the environment.
- Cretacea & Other Stories from the Badlands
Without that, unusual sexual practices look like decoration or a gimmick covering technical shortcomings.
- Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd
The offerings cover a range of nerdy terrain: tensions within geek communities (the coeditors' story about a Star Wars fan who hooks up with a Star Trek fan at a convention; Cynthia and Greg Leitich Smith's piece involving a divisive Buffy character); the gulf between online
- What You Call Winter: Stories
It covers all the ground between six-year-old Jude Almeida, who in the story “The Crow and the Monkey”witnesses his godmother's wild antics at the New Year party, and 77-year old Roddy D'Souza, who in the title story is haunted by visions of his dead father.
- Lost and Found: Three Dog Stories
Even the endpapers are covered with portraits of the dogs, as though LaMarche's love for them has overflowed beyond the bounds of the stories.
- The Searinged World: Sacred Stories of the Americas
Spanning “north to south, east to west, and back again,” the entries cover a range of locales as well as varied topics and themes, including cosmic tales of creation and destruction (“ ‘Spider Grandmother,’ Hopi tradition”) and the heroic trials of twin brothers visiting the underworld (
- The Best American Short Stories, 2010
Russo likens selecting 20 from the roughly 250 submitted stories to "literary waterboarding" and evokes a metaphor from one of his favorite picks of the collection: stories are like jars of bees, and "we choose the tales that sting us good, leaving us surprised and sore...
- War Stories for Younger Readers
The text covers not just America's entry into the war, but all of World War II.
- A Self-Publishing Story
Her upcoming duology, Anna: One Love, Two Stories and Theo: One Love, Two Stories, will be published in the U.S. in April 2018 by Head of Zeus.
- The Story of Beautiful Girl
She creates and alternates between different voices for the book's characters in a way that is subtle, effective, and never distracting, which only adds to a masterful book that covers subject matter both appalling and enthralling.
- America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs
The images are organized into four regions: “The West & Pacific,” where snow-covered trees stand in Yellowstone National Park and the Golden Gate Bridge in California is shown at sunset; “The East & Mid-Atlantic,” where the Chrysler Building looms in New York City and water cascades ove
- The Turkey: An American Story
Beginning with a scientific description, the historical section covers turkey bones found in North America dating to 3700 B.C., then moves on to the introduction of domesticated turkeys into Europe by explorers of the New World.
- Tuna: A Love Story
Ellis (The Book of Sharks ) covers everything one could want to know about the “biggest, fastest, warmest-blooded, warmest-bodied fish in the world,” describing the various species of tuna and giving a thorough account of the history of recreational and commercial tuna fishing.
- Flow: The Cultural Story of Menstruation
They cover everything from menarche to menopause, including what menstruation is (which receives an outstandingly clear explanation) plus an enlightening discussion of the pad v. tampon debate, which at bottom was a sophisticated marketing strategy.
- Sleep: A Horror Story
When Sleep takes over, Matt never knows where he will awakenzipped into a body bag on the way to the morgue, staring at the torn, red-stained body of a rat, or standing next to a burning house (his own), a blaze set to cover the attempted murder of his girlfriend.