- You Think That's Bad: Stories
The protagonists in Shepard's elegant, darkly tinged stories of love, sometimes misplaced, are searching for something.
- The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories
These 30 SF tales, arranged chronologically from 1903 to 1990, cover a typically wide and uneven range in the genre.
- Corrections to My Memoirs: Collected Stories
The Corrections this certainly isn't, and many pieces aren't really stories, either.
- Years of Dust: The Story of the Dust Bowl
Numerous side panels place aspects of the tragedy in context, e.g., in recounting the slaughter of buffalo, a sidebar shows a drawing of a buffalo hunter on the cover of Harper's Weekly (“Hunters were social outcasts.
- This Is Your World: The Story of Bob Ross
It’s not the most eventful life story, but there is comfort in seeing a gentle soul (he rescued injured animals and “didn’t like to yell”) gradually find his voice and his calling through art and community.
- THE ANCHOR BOOK OF MODERN AFRICAN STORIES
(Dec.)Forecast:Another excellent anthology (Under African Skies, edited by Charles Larson; Noonday, 1998) covers similar ground.
- WOMEN OF ILLUSION: A Circus Family's Story
Still, it's worth the cover price to learn such intriguing facts as what Betty's "tummy money" was (the half dollar emergency fund she stashed in her navel).
- WHITE SWAN, BLACK SWAN: Stories
(June 26)Forecast:Balletomanes will be attracted by this book's evocative cover.
- Looking for a Few Good Stories
People in the book trade are enjoying—and enjoying selling—good stories.
- THE VANISHING POINT: A Story of Lavinia Fontana
An afterword reveals that the real Lavinia wed Paolo and 30 of her paintings still exist, including a self-portrait reproduced on the back cover.
- It's Kind of a Cheesy Love Story
Even the local news covered her birth on a pizza parlor ladies’ room floor, and “no one grows out of anything in a small town”—especially when she takes a job at the Hot ’N Crusty to cover gas, car insurance, and her fancy friend group’s weekend shopping trips.
- A New York Love Story
I've been thinking about a memoir for a long time, but I didn't have a good story."
- Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace
If you are looking for a straightforward depiction of a life’s events, Max’s take covers all the principal mile markers of Wallace’s life.
- Telling History's Stories
"Then he went to Treasure Island in the navy," his story goes on, as Sanchez indicates the tree-covered island that is the center anchor of the extensive Bay Bridge.
- Story of His Life
And a BookScan official noted that some of the book's sales likely happen in food and drug stores, which are not covered by the service.