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Almost Famous Women: Stories

by Megan Mayhew Bergman Scribner (January 06, 2015)

From a prizewinning, beloved young author, a provocative collection that explores the lives of colorful, intrepid women in history. "These stories linger in one's memory long after reading them" (Star Tribune...

Memory Wall

Story Prize 2010

by Anthony Doerr Scribner (July 13, 2010)

In the wise and beautiful second collection from the acclaimed, Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author of All the Light We Cannot See, "Doerr writes about the big questions, the imponderables,...

The New Yorker Stories

by Ann Beattie Scribner (November 16, 2010)

When Ann Beattie began publishing short stories in The New Yorker in the mid-seventies, she emerged with a voice so original, and so uncannily precise and prescient in its assessment of her characters' drift...

The Turning: Stories

by Tim Winton Scribner (October 10, 2006)

Set on a coastal stretch of Western Australia, Tim Winton's stunning collection of connected stories is about turnings of all kinds -- changes of heart, slow awakenings, nasty surprises and accidents, sudden...

The Dog of the Marriage

by Amy Hempel Scribner (June 15, 2010)

Amy Hempel's compassion, intensity, and illuminating observations have made her one of the most distinctive and admired modern writers. In three stunning books of stories, she has established a voice as unique...

Tumble Home

by Amy Hempel Scribner (May 28, 1998)

Critically acclaimed master of the short story Amy Hempel's Tumble Home is narrated by people with skewed visions of home. Not exactly crazy, they become obsessed and irrational as their inner logic leads them...

Madame De Treymes, And Three Novellas

by Wharton Scribner (June 30, 2008)

In addition to Edith Wharton's Madame de Treymes, this eBook set includes three novellas: The Touchstone, Sanctuary, and Bunner Sisters--short works that are as rich in social satire as they are cunningly insightful....

Just After Sunset: Stories

by Stephen King Scribner (November 11, 2008)

A stunning collection from international bestseller Stephen King that displays his phenomenally broad readership (stories published in The New Yorker, Playboy, and McSweeney's and including the 25,000 word story...

Remote Feed: Stories

by David Gilbert Scribner (August 06, 2013)

"Gilbert's dead-on mimicry of conversational rhythms makes even the most ludicrous exchanges sound plausible, and he applies physical details sparingly and potently...wickedly funny." --Adam Goodheart, The New...

Thank You for the Light

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Scribner (November 13, 2012)

This newly discovered short story by one of the greatest writers of twentieth-century American literature, F. Scott Fitzgerald, will surprise and delight. Thank You for the Light is a masterfully crafted story--spare,...

She Loves Me Not: New and Selected Stories

by Ron Hansen Scribner (November 13, 2012)

"Beautifully crafted stories from one of our most honored authors" (The New York Times), Ron Hansen's She Loves Me Not is an acclaimed collection of stunning fiction, three decades in the writing.

Ron Hansen...

Sing to It

by Amy Hempel Scribner (March 26, 2019)




From legendary writer Amy Hempel, one of the most celebrated and original voices in American short...

She Was Like That

by Kate Walbert Scribner (October 01, 2019)


From Kate Walbert, the highly acclaimed, National Book Award nominee, comes a dazzling, career-spanning collection of new and selected stories.

In these twelve...

Red Light Run

by Baird Harper Scribner (August 08, 2017)

When two cars collide at an intersection in a leafy Chicago suburb, Hartley Nolan is not the person police expect to find behind the wheel. After all, he barely drinks; everyone knows it’s his wife who’s...

She Was Like That

by Kate Walbert Scribner (October 01, 2019)


From Kate Walbert, the highly acclaimed, National Book Award nominee, comes a dazzling, career-spanning collection of new and selected stories.

In these twelve...

Rutting Season

by Mandeliene Smith Scribner (February 12, 2019)

This sparkling collection of short stories explores the effects of loss, and the surprising ways people find to keep going, for “fans of Alice Munro and Marilynne Robinson” (Refinery29).

In these lucid,...

Sing to It

by Amy Hempel Scribner (March 26, 2019)




From legendary writer Amy Hempel, one of the most celebrated and original voices in American short...

The Body

by Stephen King Scribner (June 05, 2018)

Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine

#1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King’s timeless novella “The Body”--originally published in his 1982 short story collection Different Seasons,...

Night Hawks

by Charles Johnson Scribner (May 01, 2018)

From National Book Award winner Charles Johnson, “the celebrated novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and essayist…comes a small treasure, one to be read and considered and reread” (The New York...

American Histories

by John Edgar Wideman Scribner (March 20, 2018)

“A powerful assemblage of short stories exploring late-in-life angst through personal myth, cultural memory, and riffs on an empire scorched by its own hubris” (O, The Oprah Magazine) from award-winning...

The Accomplished Guest

by Ann Beattie Scribner (June 13, 2017)

* A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of the Year

A magnificent collection from award-winning author Ann Beattie--“profoundly intriguing and unsettling stories that abound in delectably witty and furious...

The Graybar Hotel: Stories

by Curtis Dawkins Scribner (July 04, 2017)

In this “toughly courageous, unflinching, and unapologetic” (O, The Oprah Magazine) debut collection, Curtis Dawkins, an MFA graduate and convicted murderer serving life without parole, “takes us inside...

I'd Die For You: And Other Lost Stories

by F. Scott Fitzgerald & Anne Margaret Daniel Scribner (April 25, 2017)

A collection of the last remaining unpublished and uncollected short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the iconic American writer of The Great Gatsby who is more widely read today than ever. “A treasure trove...

Last Day on Earth: Stories

by Eric Puchner Scribner (February 21, 2017)

From the award-winning author of Music Through the Floor and Model Home, a riveting and profoundly moving story collection by a writer “uncannily in tune with the heartbreak and absurdity of domestic life”...

The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (July 25, 2002)

The ideal introduction to the genius of Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories contains ten of Hemingway's most acclaimed and popular works of short fiction. Selected from Winner Take Nothing,...

No One Belongs Here More Than You

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2007

by Miranda July Scribner (May 15, 2007)

"These delightful stories do that essential-but-rare story thing: they surprise. They skip past the quotidian, the merely real, to the essential, and do so with a spirit of tenderness and wonder that is wholly...

Intimacy and Midnight All Day

by Hanif Kureishi Scribner (March 02, 2002)

Together in one volume -- Hanif Kureishi's highly acclaimed and controversial novel, Intimacy, and, available for the first time, his latest collection of provocative short stories, Midnight All Day.

Jay, the...

Some Fun

by Antonya Nelson Scribner (March 21, 2006)

One of the most award-winning, critically acclaimed story writers working today, Antonya Nelson has a list of accolades that is astonishing for any writer, but especially for one as young as she. With her newest...

Nothing with Strings

by Bailey White Scribner (October 28, 2008)

For more than a decade, Bailey White has delivered a story each Thanksgiving to National Public Radio's All Things Considered listeners. Long awaited by her many fans, Nothing with Strings is the entire collection...

The Mother Garden

by Robin Romm Scribner (July 10, 2007)

Robin Romm's arresting and resonant stories take on the fundamental themes of the human condition: mortality, loyalty, and love. In fresh and irreverent prose, Romm captures the mo-ments before and after loss,...

The Shell Collector

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2003

by Anthony Doerr Scribner (February 01, 2002)

The "perilously beautiful" (Boston Globe) first story collection by the author of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestseller All The Light We Cannot See.

The exquisitely crafted stories...

Palo Alto

by James Franco Scribner (October 19, 2010)

Now a "provocative" and "impressive" (Variety) film from director Gia Coppola (Francis Ford Coppola's granddaughter)--starring Emma Roberts, James Franco, Nat Wolff, and Val Kilmer--the fiction debut from James...

Female Trouble

by Antonya Nelson Scribner (April 23, 2002)

"Nelson's prose is precise and energetic, and her insights delight because they manage to be at once surprising and so right as to seem inevitable."

-- The New York Times Book Review

Antonya Nelson is widely...

Tenney's Landing

by Catherine Tudish Scribner (February 07, 2006)

The lives and histories of the denizens of Tenney's Landing, a small Pennsylvania river town, intersect in ways both incidental and intimate as the townspeople learn that their capacity for hope and forgiveness...

The Varieties of Romantic Experience

by Robert Cohen Scribner (March 25, 2002)

For years Robert Cohen has been praised by reviewers and readers alike for his masterful prose and his exuberant and penetrating comic vision. The New York Times has even called his writing redemptive -- so...

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: The Inspiration for the Upcoming Major Motion Picture

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Scribner (August 14, 2007)

Today, F. Scott Fitzgerald is known for his novels, but in his lifetime, his fame stemmed from his prolific achievement as one of America's most gifted story writers. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," a...

Riding the Bullet

by Stephen King Scribner (March 14, 2000)

From international bestseller Stephen King the first ebook ever published--a novella about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side.

Riding the Bullet is "a ghost story in the grand manner"...

Perfect Recall

by Ann Beattie Scribner (April 13, 2001)

Ann Beattie published her first short story in The New Yorker in 1972. Twenty-eight years later, she received the 2000 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. She is, as the Washington Post Book World...

The Laws of Evening

by Mary Yukari Waters Scribner (April 11, 2003)

In this dazzling debut collection, Mary Yukari Waters, a remarkably gifted, award-winning Japanese-American writer, opens a window onto a foreign culture as she reveals the universal humanity of her characters....

Our Kind

by Kate Walbert Scribner (November 01, 2007)

From the award-winning author of The Gardens of Kyoto comes this witty and incisive novel about the lives and attitudes of a group of women--once country-club housewives; today divorced, independent, and breaking...

Controlled Burn

by Scott Wolven Scribner (April 12, 2005)

Once or twice a decade, an unknown short-story writer blazes onto the literary scene with work that is thrilling and new. Scott Wolven is such a talent, and his raw, blistering tales of hard-bitten convicts,...

Awake in the Dark

by Shira Nayman Scribner (October 03, 2006)

Bold and deeply affecting, Awake in the Dark is a provocative and haunting work of fiction about who we are and how we are formed by history. These luminous stories portray the contemporary lives of the children...


by Ann Beattie Scribner (May 03, 2005)

Ann Beattie's Follies is a superb novella and collection of stories about adult children, aging parents, and the chance encounters that irrevocably alter lives. Beattie, winner of four O. Henry prizes, has been...

Bad Dirt

by Annie Proulx Scribner (November 30, 2004)

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Annie Proulx returns with another stellar collection of short stories bound to be even more successful than her bestselling, critically acclaimed Close Range.


The Empty Family

by Colm Toibin Scribner (January 04, 2011)

Colm Tóibín's exquisitely written new stories, set in present-day Ireland, 1970s Spain and nineteenthcentury England, are about people linked by love, loneliness and desire. Tóibín is a master at portraying...

Heart Songs and Other Stories

by Annie Proulx Scribner (December 01, 2007)

Before she wrote her Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller The Shipping News, E. Annie Proulx was already producing some of the finest short fiction in the country. Here are her collected stories, including two...

Mothers and Sons

by Colm Toibin Scribner (January 02, 2007)

Each of the nine stories in this beautifully written, intensely intimate collection centers on a transformative moment that alters the delicate balance of power between mother and son, or changes the way they...

The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (July 25, 2002)

Before he gained wide fame as a novelist, Ernest Hemingway established his literary reputation with his short stories. This collection, The Short Stories, originally published in 1938, is definitive. Among these...

Birds of a Lesser Paradise

by Megan Mayhew Bergman Scribner (March 06, 2012)

An "astonishing debut collection, by a writer reminiscent of such greats as Alice Munro, Elizabeth Strout, and even Chekhov" (Sara Gruen, author of Water for Elephants), focusing on women navigating relationships...

Boys and Girls Like You and Me

by Aryn Kyle Scribner (April 20, 2010)

ARYN KYLE, whose award-winning novel The God of Animals was hailed as "reason for readers to rejoice" (USA Today), turns her gift for storytelling to the lives of girls and women in this spectacular collection....