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Catalog Tag: short stories

The Nicotine Chronicles

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Lee Child recruits Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Ames, Cara Black, and others to reveal nicotine’s scintillating alter egos.
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Prayer for the Living

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Topical and timely, Booker Prize–winning author Ben Okri’s new collection of short stories blurs parallel realities and walks the line between darkness and magic.

Speculative Los Angeles

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The debut title in a new city-based anthology series featuring all-new stories with speculative, sci-fi, and paranormal themes—each using distinct neighborhood settings as a launching pad.

*While supplies last, all paperback copies of Speculative Los Angeles purchased through our website will be SIGNED by all 14 contributors and editor Denise Hamilton!

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Tales

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This reissue of a 1967 story collection shows a mind in motion, featuring writing that is provocative, witty, bitter, and aggressive.

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Unstrung: Rants and Stories of a Noise Guitarist

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Forthcoming: 11/1/22

The paperback edition of iconoclastic guitar player Marc Ribot’s darkly funny and subversive collection of writing, featuring brand-new essays not included in the hardcover

This page is for the November 2022 paperback edition of Unstrung: Rants and Stories of a Noise Guitarist. If you’re looking to purchase the exclusive, limited-edition preorder package, please click here.

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