Download E-books Monstress: Stories PDF

By Lysley Tenorio

“The debut of an electrical literary expertise. Brilliantly quirky, usually relocating, consistently gorgeously told….Bravo for this magnificent American fiction!”
—Chang-Rae Lee, New York Times bestselling writer of Native Speaker

“A exceptional tale assortment that’s as broad and wealthy and intricate because the geography it spans.”
— Ben Fountain, PEN/Hemingway award-winning writer of Brief Encounters with Che Guevera

“Tenorio is a deep and unique author, and Monstress is just a stunning book.”
—Jessica Hagedorn, writer of Dogeaters

A luminous selection of heartbreaking, brilliant, startling, and gloriously targeted tales set among the Filipino-American groups of California and the Philippines, Monstress heralds the coming of a wide ranging new expertise at the literary scene: Lysley Tenorio. Already the worthwhile recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Whiting Writer’s Award, and a Stegner Fellowship, Tenorio brilliantly explores the necessity to locate connections, the depression of isolation, and the occasionally suffocating ties of kin in stories that variety from a California military base to a steamy moviehouse in Manilla, to the harmful fake glitter of Hollywood.

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Download E-books Berlin Stories (New York Review Books Classics) PDF

By Robert Walser

A brand new York evaluation Books Original

In 1905 the younger Swiss author Robert Walser arrived in Berlin to affix his older brother Karl, already an enormous stage-set clothier, and instantly threw himself into the colourful social and cultural lifetime of town. Berlin tales collects his alternately celebratory, droll, and satirical observations on each point of the bustling German capital, from its theaters, cabarets, painters’ galleries, and literary salons, to the metropolitan highway, markets, the Tiergarten, rapid-service eating places, and the electrical tram. initially showing in literary magazines in addition to the feuilleton sections of newspapers, the early tales are characterised by way of a joyous urgency and the generosity of an unconventional consultant. Later items take the shape of extra own reflections at the writing approach, thoughts, and personality reviews. All are jam-packed with counter-intuitive photographs and vignettes of startling readability, showcasing a distinct expertise for whom no element used to be trivial, at grips with a urban diving headlong into modernity.

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Download E-books Jump, Didi!: A Collection of Short Stories set in India PDF

By Sharath Komarraju

- Why may you will have your sister to leap off a height?
- What might you do for those who walked right into a song store and met a marginally elderly model of yourself?
- How satisfied might you be in a wedding prepared for you through a machine?
- What if books have been not anything greater than diabolical tools out to trap your soul?
- How simply is justice, really?

These are many of the questions you'll find solutions to for those who open this booklet. As you switch the pages, the folk in them will jump out. they're going to sit down by way of you, they'll smile at you, they are going to drink the phrases with you.

Written in uncomplicated, evocative sort, this number of tales offers you a wealthy, immersive adventure, person who each reader craves.

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Download E-books Get in Trouble: Stories PDF

By Kelly Link

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE | NAMED one of many TEN top FICTION BOOKS OF THE yr by way of TIME AND the best BOOKS OF THE 12 months via BookPage • BuzzFeed • Chicago Tribune • Kirkus Reviews • NPR • San Francisco Chronicle • Slate • Toronto Star • The Washington Post

She has been hailed via Michael Chabon as “the so much darkly playful voice in American fiction” and by means of Neil Gaiman as “a nationwide treasure.” Now Kelly Link’s eagerly awaited new collection—her first for grownup readers in a decade—proves indelibly that this bewitchingly unique author is likely one of the most interesting we have.

hyperlink has received an ardent following for her skill, with every one new brief tale, to take readers deeply into an unforgettable, brilliantly built fictional universe. The 9 beautiful examples during this assortment exhibit her in complete command of her ambitious powers. In “The summer season People,” a tender woman in rural North Carolina serves as uneasy caretaker to the mysterious, never-quite-glimpsed viewers who inhabit the cottage at the back of her apartment. In “I Can See all through You,” a middle-aged superstar makes a aggravating journey to the Florida swamp the place his former on- and off-screen love curiosity is capturing a ghost-hunting truth express. In “The New Boyfriend,” a suburban shut eye social gathering takes an strange flip, and a teenage friendship is confirmed, whilst the spoiled birthday woman opens her colossal current: a life-size lively doll.

Hurricanes, astronauts, evil twins, bootleggers, Ouija forums, iguanas, The Wizard of Oz, superheroes, the Pyramids . . . those are only the various talismans of an mind's eye as capacious and as choked with ask yourself as that of any author at the present time. yet as fantastical as those tales might be, they're regularly grounded via sly humor and an innate generosity of feeling for the frailty—and the hidden strengths—of humans. In Get in difficulty, this different expertise expands the limits of what brief fiction can do.

Praise for Get in Trouble

“Ridiculously tremendous . . . those tales make you chortle whereas staring into the void.”The Boston Globe

“When it involves literary magic, hyperlink is the genuine deal: shrewdpermanent, unbelievable, affecting, fluid and funny.”—San Francisco Chronicle

“With each story [Link] conjures a unique universe, each one extra appealing than the final. . . . You’ll lengthy to come back the minute you permit. [Grade:] A.”—Entertainment Weekly

“Marvelous . . . As a author Kelly hyperlink is possessed of many magical powers, yet to me what’s such a lot awesome approximately [Get in Trouble] is its excellent freedom.”—Meg Wolitzer, NPR

“Sensational . . . stay on your narrative convenience sector, or enterprise into Link’s uncharted sea of issues. Come on. stay a little.”—O: The Oprah Magazine

“This is artwork that re-enchants the realm. Who wishes tediously plausible occasions, O. Henry endings or maybe truthfulness to existence? provide us magic; supply us wonder.”—The Washington Post

“The tales listed here are powerful simply because we think them—not simply their occasions but additionally their hearts.”—Los Angeles Times

“A zero-gravity holiday in a dirt jacket.”—Chicago Tribune

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books Pedal Zombies: Thirteen Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories (Bikes in Space) PDF

By Elly Blue

The zombie apocalypse can be pedal-powered! within the not-so-distant destiny, whilst gas is not any longer to be had, people flip to two-wheeled automobiles to move items, search glory, and safeguard their closing groups. In one other model of the long run, people with the zombie virus may be able to get away persecution and believe nearly alive back on wheels. In another situation, bicycles themselves are reanimated and roam the earth. within the 3rd quantity of annual feminist bicycle technological know-how fiction sequence, motorcycles in house, 12 gifted writers convey their varied visions to this quantity: occasionally frightening, occasionally spooky, occasionally hilarious, continually on wheels.

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Download E-books The Man with the Barbed-Wire Fists PDF

By Norman Partridge

In the course of the nice melancholy, outlaw opponents of Bonnie and Clyde conflict for his or her lives in a bullet-riddled cornfield that holds the key of affection and death.

In a suburban American ghost city, a nervous boy armed with a BB gun stands by myself opposed to a soul-stealing stranger.

In the outdated West, a mythical gunslinger follows a path of severed heads as he provides a mail-order bride to a madman.

Hard-boiled thrillers. Gonzo suspense. Grisly horror. difficult but gentle personality stories. Norman Partridge offers readers all this and extra in his greatest and most sensible choice of brief fiction.

Known for a shiny, exuberant writing sort that is going immediately for the throat, Partridge's resolutely eccentric fiction is powered through an noticeable affinity--and affection--for the outrageous and ugly. yet don't try and positioned a label on him-- Partridge is a author who matches no type yet his own.

Herein you'll locate an unique creation through the writer himself, twenty-plus tales, and fresh stories from a expertise The Washington instances calls "... as loopy as a scorpion on a red-hot skillet--and two times as dangerous."

Gentle reader, you're in for a trip and a half.

Winner of the 2001 Bram Stoker Award for fiction collection!

Seeing previous the Corners (An advent of Sorts)
Red correct Hand
The guy with the Barbed-Wire Fists
The Pack
Blood Money
Last Kiss
Wrong Turn
In attractiveness, just like the Night
Where the Woodbine Twineth
Mr. Fox
The hole Man
Return of the Shroud
Tombstone Moon
The Mojave Two-Step
Do no longer Hasten To Bid Me Adieu
Carne Muerta
Bucket of Blood
Undead Origami
The Bars On Satan's Jailhouse

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Download E-books Strange Wine (The Harlan Ellison Collection) PDF

By Harlan Ellison

From Harlan Ellison, whom the Washington Post regards as a “lyric poet, satirist, explorer of wierd mental corners, and purveyor of natural horror and black comedy,” comes Strange Wine. realize between those stories the spirits of performed Nazi conflict criminals who stroll big apple streets; the damned soul of a murderess escaped from hell; gremlins writing the fantasies of a gone‑dry author; and the beautiful Dr. D’arque Angel, who bargains her sufferers doses of dying. yet much more so, notice the readability of voice and braveness of conviction of an writer who feels passionately, who thinks deeply, and who writes like a locomotive barreling via a tornado.

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Download E-books In the Valley of the Kings: Stories PDF

"One of the best American writers alive . . . he's Melville + Poe + Borges yet with a middle way more capacious."—Junot Díaz

Praised for his "beautifully crafted and surprisingly surreal" (Peter Matthiessen) tales, Terrence Holt have been working lower than the literary radar for greater than fifteen years, putting award-winning tales in such famous journals as Zoetrope, Kenyon Review, and TriQuarterly. With the discharge of this debut assortment, Holt's paintings takes its "rightful position along with these works of genius—fiction, philosophy, theology—unafraid of axing into our iced hearts" (William Giraldi, New York instances booklet Review). even if chronicling an epidemic that ravages a brand new England city or the suffering of a son who retains his father's beating middle in a jar, Holt's tales oscillate among the rational and the surreal, the long run and the previous, masterfully weaving jointly truth and fantasy. Like Poe or Hawthorne, "Holt is a talented wordsmith, his sentences rigorously formed and infrequently appealing, and he spins those historic, irresolvable dilemmas in an elegiac poetry" (Los Angeles Times).

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Download E-books Nightmare Magazine Issue 6 (March 2013) PDF

In our March 2013 factor, we've got unique fiction from David Tallerman ("The sign up the Moonlight") and Jeff VanderMeer ("No Breather on the planet yet Thee"), in addition to reprints through Molly Tanzer ("The Infernal heritage of the Ivybridge Twins") and Livia Llewellyn ("Jetsam").

We even have the newest installment of our column on horror, "The H Word," plus writer spotlights with all of our authors, a exhibit on our conceal artist, and a characteristic interview with bestselling writer Jonathan Maberry.

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