What if you could remember just one thing? Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn't remember...
Gathers all sixty of Twains stories, including tall tales, mysteries, sketches, and tales of travel
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The author of The House On Mango Street gives voice to characters on both sides of the Mexican border, from a young girl harboring special
A collection of short stories dealing with a small town in Ohio.Library Journal praised this edition of Sherwood Anderson's famed short stories as "the finest edition of this seminal work available."
With its unflinching portrayal of the squalor and brutality of turn-of-the-century New York, Maggie: A Girl of the Streetsproduced a scandal when it was first published in 1893. Crane's novel chronicles the
A collection of twelve short stories offers tales of love, rebellion, and dashed dreams set in Ireland.
A new collection of short fiction by the author of Winter's Tale features sixteen stories that profile such colorful characters as a British paratrooper on a mission behind enemy lines, a teenage
With her richly textured novels Susan Vreeland has offered pioneering portraits of the artist's life. Now, in a collection of profound wisdom and beauty, she explores the transcendent power of art through
Four gems, with new introductions, mark acclaimed Indian writer R. K. Narayan's centennial Introducing this collection of stories, R. K. Narayan describes how in India "the writer has only to look out
A seemingly ordinary man, Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning only to discover that he has been transformed into a gigantic insect and must deal with the depression over his new physical
This new selection of Mansfield's stories adds 6 stories to Dan Davin's original selection of 27 and arranges them in the order in which they first appeared, in the definitive text established
The fifth volume of Chekhov short stories completes the publication in the World Classics series of his entire work as a mature fiction-writer. Here are 22 stories, including "The Steppe," Chekhov's first
These four novellas--Family Happiness, The Kreutzer Sonata, The Cossacks, and Hadji Murad--each unique in form, show Tolstoy at his creative height. This edition uses the acclaimed Maude translations, (except for Family Happiness,
This collection of three tales, "A Simple Heart," "Saint Julian," and "Herodias" offers an excellent introduction to the work of one of the world's greatest novelists. In settings as familiar to the
From the award-winning author of Remains of the Day comes an inspired sequence of stories, which is as affecting as it is beautiful. With the clarity and precision that have become his
Married six times, all to women named Brenda, Otis Lee Crenshaw's bourbon-fuelled odyssey takes him from the high mountains of East Tennessee to the bottom of the music charts. A man not