Download E-books PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2011: The Best Stories of the Year PDF

The PEN/O. Henry Prize tales 2011 contains twenty unforgettable tales chosen from countless numbers of literary magazines. The successful stories happen in such far-flung locales as Madagascar, Nantucket, a Midwestern meth lab, Antarctica, and a post-apocalyptic England, and have a desirable array of characters: getting older jazzmen, avalanche researchers, a South African wild baby, and a mute actor in silent movies. additionally integrated are essays from the eminent jurors on their favourite tales, observations from the winners on what encouraged them, and an intensive source checklist of magazines.
 
Your destiny Hurtles Down at You
Jim Shepard
 
Diary of an enticing Year
Helen Simpson
 
Melinda
Judy Doenges
 
Nightblooming
Kenneth Calhoun
 
The recovery of the Villa the place Tibor Kálmán as soon as Lived
Tamas Dobozy
 
Ice
Lily Tuck
 
How to go away Hialeah
Jennine Capó Crucet
 
The Junction
David Means
 
Pole, Pole
Susan Minot
 
Alamo Plaza
Brad Watson
 
The Black sq.
Chris Adrian
 
Nothing of Consequence
Jane Delury
 
The principles Are the Rules
Adam Foulds
 
The Vanishing American
Leslie Parry
 
Crossing
Mark Slouka
 
Bed Death
Lori Ostlund
 
Windeye
Brian Evenson
 
Sunshine
Lynn Freed
 
Never Come Back
Elizabeth Tallent
 
Something You Can’t stay Without
Matthew Neill Null
 
For writer interviews, pictures, and more,  visit www.ohenryprizestories.com 
 
A element of the proceeds from this publication will visit help the PEN Readers & Writers Literary Outreach Program.
 

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The PEN/O. Henry Prize tales 2011 contains twenty unforgettable tales chosen from countless numbers of literary magazines. The successful stories happen in such far-flung locales as Madagascar, Nantucket, a Midwestern meth lab, Antarctica, and a post-apocalyptic England, and have a desirable array of characters: getting older jazzmen, avalanche researchers, a South African wild baby, and a mute actor in silent movies. additionally integrated are essays from the eminent jurors on their favourite tales, observations from the winners on what encouraged them, and an intensive source checklist of magazines.
 
Your destiny Hurtles Down at You
Jim Shepard
 
Diary of an enticing Year
Helen Simpson
 
Melinda
Judy Doenges
 
Nightblooming
Kenneth Calhoun
 
The recovery of the Villa the place Tibor Kálmán as soon as Lived
Tamas Dobozy
 
Ice
Lily Tuck
 
How to go away Hialeah
Jennine Capó Crucet
 
The Junction
David Means
 
Pole, Pole
Susan Minot
 
Alamo Plaza
Brad Watson
 
The Black sq.
Chris Adrian
 
Nothing of Consequence
Jane Delury
 
The principles Are the Rules
Adam Foulds
 
The Vanishing American
Leslie Parry
 
Crossing
Mark Slouka
 
Bed Death
Lori Ostlund
 
Windeye
Brian Evenson
 
Sunshine
Lynn Freed
 
Never Come Back
Elizabeth Tallent
 
Something You Can’t stay Without
Matthew Neill Null
 
For writer interviews, pictures, and more,  visit www.ohenryprizestories.com 
 
A element of the proceeds from this publication will visit help the PEN Readers & Writers Literary Outreach Program.
 

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Download E-books Princess Callie and the Fantastic Fire-Breathing Dragon (The Callie Chronicles, Book 2) PDF

By Daisy Piper

Sign up for Callie and her buddies as they embark on a thrilling undertaking to discover a mystical stone and resolve the secrets and techniques of a misplaced urban in booklet 2 of The Callie Chronicles.

When Callie and Lewis go back to an international of dragons, unicorns, and conversing tiaras, they make a startling discover... darkish forces threaten to overthrow the Palace of Albion with an old magic that has to be destroyed in any respect bills. And that's no longer all. Rumors are stirring that the Raven Queen is alive and well...and bent on revenge.

As Princess Callie reunites with previous pals and meets new ones alongside easy methods to the traditional urban of Antheon, she discovers all isn't really what it seems... And that usually neighbors and foes are one and a similar.

"A fast paced, hugely unique fairy tale." - The Flashlight Reader

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By Daisy Piper

Sign up for Callie and her buddies as they embark on a thrilling undertaking to discover a mystical stone and resolve the secrets and techniques of a misplaced urban in booklet 2 of The Callie Chronicles.

When Callie and Lewis go back to an international of dragons, unicorns, and conversing tiaras, they make a startling discover... darkish forces threaten to overthrow the Palace of Albion with an old magic that has to be destroyed in any respect bills. And that's no longer all. Rumors are stirring that the Raven Queen is alive and well...and bent on revenge.

As Princess Callie reunites with previous pals and meets new ones alongside easy methods to the traditional urban of Antheon, she discovers all isn't really what it seems... And that usually neighbors and foes are one and a similar.

"A fast paced, hugely unique fairy tale." - The Flashlight Reader

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Download E-books The Street of Crocodiles and Other Stories (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Bruno Schulz

The accrued fiction of "one of the main unique imaginations in smooth Europe" (Cynthia Ozick)

Bruno Schulz's premature loss of life by the hands of a Nazi stands as one of many nice losses to trendy literature. in the course of his lifetime, his paintings chanced on little serious regard, yet note of his outstanding skills steadily gained him a global readership. This quantity brings jointly his whole fiction, together with 3 brief tales and his ultimate surviving paintings, Sanatorium lower than the signal of the Hourglass. Illustrated with Schulz's unique drawings, this variation fantastically showcases the targeted surrealist imaginative and prescient of 1 of the 20 th century's so much proficient and influential writers. 

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts greater via introductions and notes through extraordinary students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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By Bruno Schulz

The accrued fiction of "one of the main unique imaginations in smooth Europe" (Cynthia Ozick)

Bruno Schulz's premature loss of life by the hands of a Nazi stands as one of many nice losses to trendy literature. in the course of his lifetime, his paintings chanced on little serious regard, yet note of his outstanding skills steadily gained him a global readership. This quantity brings jointly his whole fiction, together with 3 brief tales and his ultimate surviving paintings, Sanatorium lower than the signal of the Hourglass. Illustrated with Schulz's unique drawings, this variation fantastically showcases the targeted surrealist imaginative and prescient of 1 of the 20 th century's so much proficient and influential writers. 

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts greater via introductions and notes through extraordinary students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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Download E-books The Courage Consort PDF

By Michel Faber

With his based prose and perceptive mind's eye, the bestselling writer of The pink Petal and the White creates a different, self-contained international, the place the perennial human drama performs out in all its ardour and ambiguity. In those acclaimed novellas, Michel Faber takes at the inside global of inventively crafted characters. "The braveness Consort" tells of an a capella vocal ensemble sequestered in a Belgian chateau to rehearse a monstrously complex new piece. yet competing inventive temperaments and sexual wishes create as a lot discordance because the avant-garde tune. In "The Hundred and Ninety-Nine Steps," a lonely girl joins an archaeological dig at Whitby Abbey and reveals a secret concerning a long-hidden homicide. In "The Fahrenheit Twins," unusual young children, exact in all yet gender and left by myself on the icy zenith of the area by way of their anthropologist mom and dad, create their very own ritual civilization.

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By Michel Faber

With his based prose and perceptive mind's eye, the bestselling writer of The pink Petal and the White creates a different, self-contained international, the place the perennial human drama performs out in all its ardour and ambiguity. In those acclaimed novellas, Michel Faber takes at the inside global of inventively crafted characters. "The braveness Consort" tells of an a capella vocal ensemble sequestered in a Belgian chateau to rehearse a monstrously complex new piece. yet competing inventive temperaments and sexual wishes create as a lot discordance because the avant-garde tune. In "The Hundred and Ninety-Nine Steps," a lonely girl joins an archaeological dig at Whitby Abbey and reveals a secret concerning a long-hidden homicide. In "The Fahrenheit Twins," unusual young children, exact in all yet gender and left by myself on the icy zenith of the area by way of their anthropologist mom and dad, create their very own ritual civilization.

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Download E-books Le Horla PDF

By Guy de Maupassant

Paru pour los angeles première fois en 1886, Le Horla est une des premières nouvelles d'horreur et science-fiction dans los angeles littérature française, currenté sous l. a. forme d'un magazine intime du protagoniste, qui raconte l'histoire de sa relation avec un être invisible et mystérieux. Le Horla est ainsi devenu un chef-d'œuvre de l. a. littérature pour jeunes adults.

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By Guy de Maupassant

Paru pour los angeles première fois en 1886, Le Horla est une des premières nouvelles d'horreur et science-fiction dans los angeles littérature française, currenté sous l. a. forme d'un magazine intime du protagoniste, qui raconte l'histoire de sa relation avec un être invisible et mystérieux. Le Horla est ainsi devenu un chef-d'œuvre de l. a. littérature pour jeunes adults.

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Download E-books Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester PDF

By Alfred Bester

"Dazzlement and attraction are Bester's equipment. His tales by no means stand nonetheless a moment."
—Damon Knight, writer of Why Do Birds

Alfred Bester took technological know-how fiction into hyperdrive, endowing it with a wit, pace, and narrative inventiveness that experience encouraged generations of writers. And nowhere is Bester funnier, quicker, or extra audacious than in those seventeen brief stories—two of them formerly unpublished—that have now been introduced jointly in one quantity for the 1st time.

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"Alfred Bester used to be one of many handful of writers who invented sleek technology fiction. "
—Harry Harrison

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By Alfred Bester

"Dazzlement and attraction are Bester's equipment. His tales by no means stand nonetheless a moment."
—Damon Knight, writer of Why Do Birds

Alfred Bester took technological know-how fiction into hyperdrive, endowing it with a wit, pace, and narrative inventiveness that experience encouraged generations of writers. And nowhere is Bester funnier, quicker, or extra audacious than in those seventeen brief stories—two of them formerly unpublished—that have now been introduced jointly in one quantity for the 1st time.

Read concerning the sweet-natured younger guy whose extraordinary reliable success seems to be disastrous for the remainder of humanity. discover why travelers are flocking to a hellish little city in a post-nuclear Kansas. Meet a warlock who practices on Park road and whose potions conform to the natural foodstuff and Drug Act. Make a take care of the Devil—but now not with no calling your agent. staggering, bubbling, horny, and sardonic, digital Unrealities is a historical assortment from considered one of technology fiction's precise pathbreakers.

"Alfred Bester used to be one of many handful of writers who invented sleek technology fiction. "
—Harry Harrison

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Post-mortem fetishes, crippled intercourse slaves, a serial killer who retains the palms of his sufferers, executive conspiracies, lifeless police officers and doomed pornographers. From working room morality performs to a city that serves up piss and cum combined beverages, this is often the unusual and nerve-racking global of Edward Lee. From some of the most infamous, debatable, and severe voices in horror fiction comes a brand new selection of depravity and terror. Carnal surgical procedure collects 11 of Lee's so much wanted stories of intercourse and dismemberment.

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Post-mortem fetishes, crippled intercourse slaves, a serial killer who retains the palms of his sufferers, executive conspiracies, lifeless police officers and doomed pornographers. From working room morality performs to a city that serves up piss and cum combined beverages, this is often the unusual and nerve-racking global of Edward Lee. From some of the most infamous, debatable, and severe voices in horror fiction comes a brand new selection of depravity and terror. Carnal surgical procedure collects 11 of Lee's so much wanted stories of intercourse and dismemberment.

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Download E-books Suddenly, a Knock on the Door: Stories PDF

By Etgar Keret

Bringing up a toddler, mendacity to the boss, putting an order in a fast-food eating place: in Etgar Keret's new assortment, way of life is advanced, harmful, and entire of craving. In his so much playful and so much mature paintings but, the dwelling and the useless, silent childrens and conversing animals, goals and waking existence coexist in an uneasy international. Overflowing with absurdity, humor, unhappiness, and compassion, the stories in without warning, a Knock at the Door identify Etgar Keret―declared a "genius" through The big apple Times―as essentially the most unique writers of his generation.

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By Etgar Keret

Bringing up a toddler, mendacity to the boss, putting an order in a fast-food eating place: in Etgar Keret's new assortment, way of life is advanced, harmful, and entire of craving. In his so much playful and so much mature paintings but, the dwelling and the useless, silent childrens and conversing animals, goals and waking existence coexist in an uneasy international. Overflowing with absurdity, humor, unhappiness, and compassion, the stories in without warning, a Knock at the Door identify Etgar Keret―declared a "genius" through The big apple Times―as essentially the most unique writers of his generation.

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Download E-books The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Finca Vigia Edition PDF

By Ernest Hemingway

THE basically entire assortment by means of THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR
during this definitive number of Ernest Hemingway's brief tales, readers will get pleasure from the author's so much liked classics equivalent to "The Snows of Kilimanjaro," "Hills Like White Elephants," and "A fresh, Well-Lighted Place," and may notice seven new stories released for the 1st time during this assortment. For Hemingway lovers The entire brief Stories is a useful treasury.

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By Ernest Hemingway

THE basically entire assortment by means of THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR
during this definitive number of Ernest Hemingway's brief tales, readers will get pleasure from the author's so much liked classics equivalent to "The Snows of Kilimanjaro," "Hills Like White Elephants," and "A fresh, Well-Lighted Place," and may notice seven new stories released for the 1st time during this assortment. For Hemingway lovers The entire brief Stories is a useful treasury.

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Download E-books Blood & Water PDF

By Camille Alexa, Derryl Murphy, Julie E. Czerneda, Douglas Smith, Claude Lalumière, Kevin Cockle, M.L.D. Curelas, Jean-Louis Trude

Conflicts over assets are as outdated as human history.

Climate swap, besides persevered inhabitants growth and adjustments to the area monetary order, provides an important new issue to the equation. we will stay with out diamonds and gold, we will even locate choices to grease, yet water, nutrition, land, and air are irreplaceable.

Blood & Water provides a powerful choice of writers representing each area of the rustic whose tales are set from coast to coast to coast.

Mostly technological know-how fiction, with a sprinkling of the glorious, Blood and Water offers a bleak destiny – but in addition bargains desire or even joy.

Perhaps that's the 'uniquely Canadian perspective'- each clash has a answer, each challenge has a solution.

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By Camille Alexa, Derryl Murphy, Julie E. Czerneda, Douglas Smith, Claude Lalumière, Kevin Cockle, M.L.D. Curelas, Jean-Louis Trude

Conflicts over assets are as outdated as human history.

Climate swap, besides persevered inhabitants growth and adjustments to the area monetary order, provides an important new issue to the equation. we will stay with out diamonds and gold, we will even locate choices to grease, yet water, nutrition, land, and air are irreplaceable.

Blood & Water provides a powerful choice of writers representing each area of the rustic whose tales are set from coast to coast to coast.

Mostly technological know-how fiction, with a sprinkling of the glorious, Blood and Water offers a bleak destiny – but in addition bargains desire or even joy.

Perhaps that's the 'uniquely Canadian perspective'- each clash has a answer, each challenge has a solution.

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